Small Dog Names

Small pup, big attitude. These adorable little names are perfect for small dogs of all kinds, including chihuahuas and pomeranians.

Small Dog Names

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All Small Dog Names

  • They're heavenly cute, gentle, and bring joy like celestial beings.
  • Babe suggests cuteness, youthfulness, and a tiny, lovable size.
  • They're tiny, cute, and need lots of love and care!
  • Bambi's gentle, innocent nature mirrors that of tiny, lovable pups.
  • Bantam means tiny and feisty, just like these pint-sized pups!
  • Beans are tiny, cute, and fit snugly in your palm, like pups!
  • They're cuddly, fierce, and loveable, just like real bears!
  • Bitty means tiny, perfect for pint-sized pups with big personalities!
  • Bubbles are playful, cute, and light, just like tiny pups!
  • Buddy suggests friendliness, warmth, and companionship, perfect for pint-sized pups.
  • Cute, round, and tiny as a sewn-on fastener, perfect for cuddling!
  • Chicklet mirrors a tiny, cute gum piece, perfect for pint-sized pups.
  • Chico means tiny in Spanish, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Cute, sweet, and easy to peel, just like the citrus fruit!
  • Cob
    Cob is short and sweet, just like these pint-sized pups!
  • Coco sounds sweet, playful, and perfectly suits a pint-sized pup!
  • Sweet, bite-sized, and brings joy like a delicious treat.
  • Bouncy, lively nature mirrors a cork popping from a bottle.
  • Cub
    Cubs are young, playful, and cuddly, just like tiny pups!
  • Sweet, petite, and a delightful treat to cuddle with.
  • Adorable pups melt hearts, and "Cutie" perfectly captures their charm.
  • Daisies are petite, cute, and bring joy, just like tiny pups!
  • Dolly oozes cuteness, perfect for petite pups with big personalities!
  • Doodles are playful, cute, and as lovable as a quick sketch!
  • They're round, soft, and oh-so-squishy, just like a real dumpling!
  • Elf
    Elves are tiny, playful, and magical, just like pint-sized pups!
  • Fifi sounds dainty, delicate, and perfectly suited for petite pooches.
  • Quick, playful movements mimic a flickering flame or a light switch.
  • Gidget combines "girl" and "midget", perfect for petite, playful pups!
  • Gigi sounds cute, playful, and perfect for a pint-sized pup!
  • Half Pint refers to their pint-sized stature and big personality!
  • Hazel evokes warmth, sweetness, and a dash of playful mischief.
  • They're pint-sized adventurers with big hearts, just like Tolkien's characters!
  • Sweet, warm, and comforting, just like the golden syrup.
  • Sweet, colorful, and bite-sized, just like the sugary treat.
  • Klein means tiny in German, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Lille means little in French, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Liten means tiny in Swedish, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Tiny stature and petite size make this moniker perfectly fitting.
  • Micro means tiny, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Mimi sounds cute, petite, and playful, perfect for tiny pups!
  • Mini signifies tiny size, perfect for pint-sized pooches!
  • Minnie sounds like mini, hinting at a petite, pint-sized pup!
  • Tiny pups are like tasty tidbits, easily gobbled up with love.
  • Munchkins are tiny, cute creatures, just like pint-sized pups!
  • Nacho is cute, playful, and perfect for a pint-sized pup!
  • Niblet suggests a tiny, cute, and bite-sized morsel of joy.
  • Noodle is playful, wiggly, and as lovable as a bowl of spaghetti.
  • Tiny, golden, and precious like a piece of gold.
  • Olive suggests petite size, cute roundness, and a dash of spunk!
  • Opie sounds cute, playful, and perfect for a pint-sized pup!
  • Osito means little bear in Spanish, perfect for cuddly pups!
  • Pea
    Peas are tiny, cute, and easy to cuddle, just like pint-sized pups!
  • Peanuts are tiny, cute, and loved by all, just like these pups!
  • Pearls are precious, tiny, and bring joy, just like petite pups!
  • Tiny stones are cute and adorable, just like petite pups!
  • Peewee means tiny, perfect for pint-sized, pocket-sized pups!
  • Pequeña translates to "tiny" in Spanish, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Petit means tiny in French, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Petunia sounds cute, delicate, and brings to mind tiny, colorful flowers.
  • Piccolo means tiny in Italian, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Pickles are tiny, cute, and loved by many, just like petite pups.
  • Pieni means tiny in Finnish, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Pip
    Pip sounds peppy, playful, and perfectly suits pint-sized pooches!
  • Pippin means seed or kernel, perfect for tiny, sprightly pups!
  • Pixies are tiny, playful, and magical, just like these adorable pups!
  • Pops with energy, light as a kernel, and irresistibly snackable!
  • Poppies are petite, vibrant, and bring joy, just like tiny pups!
  • Porkchop is cute, chunky, and brings to mind cuddly, playful pups.
  • Puny means tiny, perfect for a pocket-sized pooch!
  • Runt means the tiniest pup in a litter!
  • Scamp suggests mischief, energy, and playful naughtiness, perfect for pups!
  • Scouts are adventurous, curious, and always ready to explore!
  • Shows their feisty spirit and never-give-up attitude despite their size.
  • Shorty suits pint-sized pups because it means not tall or long.
  • They're tiny, cute, and can fit in your pocket like sea critters!
  • Shrimpy suggests tininess, like the petite seafood snack!
  • They often hop around joyfully, like they're skipping!
  • Colorful, playful, and sweet, just like the candy!
  • The name playfully hints at their petite, pint-sized stature.
  • Cute, clever, and compact, they're like bite-sized bundles of brilliance!
  • Spot is playful, easy to say, and reminds us of tiny markings.
  • Potatoes are tiny, cute, and cuddly, just like little pups!
  • Squirt suggests a tiny, energetic burst, just like pint-sized pups!
  • Sweet, tiny, and brings joy just like a spoonful of sugar.
  • This name mirrors their cute, tiny, and lovable nature.
  • Cute, cuddly pups often have endearing, affectionate personalities like a sweetheart.
  • Tad
    Tad means a tiny amount, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Cuddly and cute, they resemble a child's favorite plush bear.
  • Teensy suggests a tiny, adorable pup that fits in your pocket!
  • She's a tiny fairy tale character, perfect for pint-sized pups!
  • Tiny, playful, and quick like the pop of a minty candy.
  • Tinkering around, they're playful, energetic, and always up to mischief!
  • The name mirrors their pint-sized, pocket-friendly stature perfectly.
  • Titch suggests tininess, perfect for pint-sized pooches!
  • Tonka toys are tough and tiny, just like these feisty pups!
  • Famous tiny pup from Wizard of Oz sets the pint-sized standard!
  • Trixie sounds playful, cute, and full of spunky energy!
  • Tweek suggests energy, playfulness, and a dash of adorable mischief.
  • Twiglet suggests a tiny, playful, and adorable creature.
  • Sparkles in their eyes match stars, while their energy mimics shooting stars.
  • Twisty movements and playful energy often characterize these pint-sized pups.
  • Webster sounds like a tiny, feisty, and playful pup!
  • They're energetic, always bouncing and jiggling with joy and excitement.
  • Yoshi means "good luck" in Japanese, perfect for tiny pups!
  • They're quick, energetic, and full of life, just like lightning!

Small Dog Names meaning Small

Staying on the small theme, these names mean small or are in some way related to the word.

Meaning: Small
Meaning: small
Meaning: Small
Meaning: small
Meaning: small
Meaning: Small
Meaning: Small hummingbird.
Meaning: Small or tiny
Meaning: Small and cute.
Meaning: Small, little
Meaning: small and unimpressive
Meaning: Small, little

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How popular are Small Dog Names?

Small Dog Names currently rank in 48th place out of all categories.

As of June 2024, small dog names are trending down with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that they are less fashionable than they were at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation for this category, which suggests its popularity could be seasonal or based on cultural events.

Which are the cutest and most unique Small Dog Names?

These small dog names range from cute to badass, and from traditional to unique. Click each circle to see the name.

Teddy is among the cutest of these. If you prefer tougher, edgier dog names, the one considered the most badass is Yoshi.

Shrimp scored high for its uniqueness, which would help your dog to stand out. But if you prefer more common, old-fashioned names, the more traditional option here is Buddy.

How does interest compare across the United States for Small Dog Names?

The map below compares each state by the number of people browsing Small Dog Names.

The states that love small dog names the most are Louisiana, Rhode Island and Utah.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in District of Columbia, Wyoming and Hawaii.

Which countries have the most love for Small Dog Names?

Here's a world map showing the popularity in each country of small dog names.

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE small dog names are Togo, Botswana and Yemen.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in Serbia, Estonia and China.

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