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284 Popular & Unique Pekingese Dog Names

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Congratulations! You’ve just adopted a precious Pekingese, which is one of the sweetest, smartest, and most outgoing dog breeds on planet Earth! You’ve got everything your pretty little Pekingese needs, including a collar, a comfy bed, brushes, bowls, a leash, and all the rest! There’s only one thing left to do, but it might be the most difficult: choosing a name for your furry new friend.

The big question is, what type of name do you want to bestow on your new Pekingese? Maybe you want a name that goes along with their cheerful personality? You might want a name from your favorite TV show, movie, or book series or a moniker you’ve always loved and have been waiting to use. To help, we’ve collected 284 names that go perfectly with the Pekingese below!


The Best Way to Name Your Pekingese

The thing about naming a dog, especially a special breed like the Pekingese, is that you don’t want to go the well-traveled route. Lady for a female, for example, has been used so many times that it’s become a bit boring. You can say the same thing for Max or Rocky, which have been used more times than there are Rocky sequels!

It should be something you won’t get sick of saying after a few weeks or months. For that reason, knowing the personality traits of a Pekingese can be helpful. They include:

  • Friendly
  • Highly extroverted (outgoing)
  • Affectionate
  • Barks frequently
  • Intelligent
  • Loyal
  • Stubborn
  • Slightly jealous
  • Devoted to their family
  • Independent

You should also consider the physical traits of the Pekingese when choosing a name. Although they look petite, Pekingese are quite strong, muscular, and stocky. When naming your new Peke, keep all these personality and physical traits in mind if you want to choose a name that fits them perfectly.

Fun Pekingese Dog Names Based on Their Character and Looks

The following Pekingese names for both males and females use the traits we just mentioned as a guideline, especially their face, fur, and fun personality. They also roll off your tongue easily (with a couple of exceptions), which is helpful as you’ll probably be saying your Peke’s name a lot in the next few weeks!

  • Bango
  • Brownie
  • Buttercup
  • Cotton Candy
  • Dusty
  • Fluffernutter
  • Furball
  • Foxy
  • Fuzzy
  • Lil’ Grizz
  • Mugsy
  • Happy
  • Loverboy
  • Mellow
  • Pooh Bear
  • Powderpuff
  • Ruff
  • Sasha
  • Scruffy
  • Shaggy
  • Snuggles
side view of a pekingese
Image Credit: Madhurima Handa, Pixabay


Pekingese Dog Names Based on Favorite Foods

There’s no law saying you need to name your Pekingese based on their looks or personality; far from it. You can name them after anything you like, including your favorite foods! This next steaming hot batch of names does just that, so grab a fork and dig in!

  • Beanie
  • Belgian Waffle
  • BonBon
  • Boo Berry
  • Butterbean
  • Butterscotch
  • Candy
  • Candy cane
  • Cannoli
  • Captain Crunch
  • Cheesy
  • Chocolate Chip
  • Cinnamon
  • Cocoa
  • Cookiepuss
  • Dumpling
  • Fishsticks
  • Gumbo
  • Honeydew
  • Lil’ Bit
  • Meatball
  • Mocha
  • Pickles
  • Peanut Brittle
  • Picklepuss
  • Porkchops n Applesauce (Porky for short)
  • Pumpkin
  • Sweet-n-Sour
  • Sugar
  • Stud Muffin
  • Taco Supreme
  • Tater-tot
black and white pekingese
Image Credit: Korey Lowdon, Pixabay


Pekingese Dog Names Based on Characters from TV, Film, Music, and Books

Everyone has their favorite characters, whether they’re from a TV show like Friends or the Star Trek series of movies. There are also songs you love from today or yesteryear, like Hey Jude, Rosanna, Billie Jean, or Alejandro. Are you a big fan of books? Hundreds of great names from books would be great for a Pekingese! Below we have all the best lined up for you and your Peke!

  • Angie
  • Ariel
  • Atticus
  • Baby Yoda
  • Bark Kent.
  • Bathound
  • Beatrix
  • Bert
  • Big Bird
  • Buck or Bucky
  • Bugs or Bugsy
  • Bullwinkle
  • Captain Kirk
  • Caroline
  • Chewie
  • Crusoe
  • Darth
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • Elektra
  • Elmo
  • Ernie
  • Genie
  • Gatsby
  • Gizmo
  • Hannibal
  • Hester
  • Holly
  • Íñigo Montoya
  • Jasmine
  • Jimmy Chew
  • Jude
  • Lady Brett Ashley
  • Kenobi
  • Milo
  • Morpheus
  • Spock
  • Mustapha
  • PeeWee
  • Pierce
  • Redshirt
  • Rosanna
  • Scarlett
  • Sherlock
  • Snuffleupagus
  • Spongebob (or, SpongeBetty!)
  • Sylvester (Sly for short)
  • Rhiannon
  • Robinson
  • Thor Jr.
  • Tiberius
  • Timba
  • Tyson
  • Underdog
  • Vader
  • Veruca
pekingese with long fur
Image Credit By: Andrea Sebastiano Floriani, Pixabay


Pekingese Names Based on Sports and the Outdoors

Millions of people enjoy sports and physical activities. Many people are truly devoted to their sports and their sports teams and not afraid to show their pride. If that’s you, you can gift your Pekingese with an instant classic and score in the naming department by choosing one of the names below.

  • Ace
  • Babe
  • Beck
  • Bender
  • Birdie
  • Bolt
  • Bo, or Beau
  • Blitz
  • Champ
  • Coach
  • Coco
  • Danica
  • Deuce
  • Frisbee
  • Gabby
  • Gordy
  • Gronk
  • Heisman
  • Homer
  • Hope
  • Kobe
  • Lionel
  • LoLo
  • Magic
  • Maverick
  • Misty
  • Mulligan
  • Payton
  • Picabo
  • Rally
  • Rookie
  • Serena
  • Shaq
  • Slugger
  • Sugar Ray
  • Tiger
  • Venus
  • Willie
  • Wilma
  • Yogi
Image Credit: No-longer-here, Pixabay


Genuinely Chill Names for Your Pekingese

If your lifestyle is laid-back, you’ll want a name for your Pekingese that fits the vibe. Something you can say in a quiet voice or a name that soothes the soul. If a cool dog name is what you seek, the names we’ve collected below are ideal.

  • Angel
  • Aries
  • Bentley
  • Brando
  • Caesar
  • Chill
  • Duke
  • Frankie
  • Gracie
  • Gypsy
  • Harley
  • Jelly Bean
  • Jesse James
  • Love
  • Mason
  • Queen
  • Rascal
  • Rebel
  • Red
  • Reese
  • Ripley
  • Rosco
  • Rumble
  • Snoop or Snoopy
  • Sugar Pie
  • Sunshine
  • The Duke
  • The Duchess
  • Tramp
  • Tucker
  • Zeke
pekingese walking
Image Credit: everydoghasastory, Shutterstock


Silly Names You Can Give Your Pekingese

Pekingese dogs are typically very playful and fun, especially as puppies. They bark a lot, want to be involved in everything, and are smart as a whip. It can sometimes be overwhelming, which is why a silly name works well for them. Expect friends and family to laugh if you choose any of the following silly Pekingese names.

  • After You (“I named my new Pekingese After you.”)
  • Banana Pudding
  • Barky the Wonder Dog
  • Boston Baked Beans
  • Captain Obvious
  • Chuck Norris! (With the “!” included.)
  • CocoaPuff
  • Count Barkula
  • Dick Butkus
  • Joe Cool
  • Dingleberry
  • Dogzilla
  • Barkenstein
  • Fuzzbucket
  • Fuzzy Britches
  • Fatty Bo Batty
  • Hercules
  • Honey Butter
  • Huckleberry Hound
  • Lord Barkington
  • Ma Barker
  • Major Pain
  • Miss Beazley
  • Notorious D.O.G.
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Pork n Beans
  • Prince or Princess Hugsalot
  • Screech
  • Shiitake Mushroom
  • Spotted Dick
  • Subwoofer
  • Tic-Tac-Toe
Image Credit By: T.Den Team, Shutterstock


Old Fashioned Pekingese Dog Names

If you want to go old-school when naming your Pekingese, we have a bunch of great choices for you. These are all throwbacks to an earlier time but still work well and have a certain savoir-faire that everyone will love.

  • Achilles
  • Ajax
  • Anastasia
  • Annabelle
  • Aphrodite
  • Archie
  • Beauty
  • Benji
  • Bessie
  • Brandy
  • Brutus
  • Contessa
  • Daisy
  • Daphne
  • Dolly
  • Fannie
  • Flossie
  • Ginger
  • Hera
  • Jezebel
  • King
  • Lady
  • Linus
  • Luna
  • Major
  • Milo
  • Nellie
  • Penelope
  • Princess
  • Roxy
  • Sadie
  • Scamp
  • Spot
  • Squire
  • Tillie
  • Zelda
Image Credit By: T.Den_Team, Shutterstock


Diminutive Dog Names for Your Pekingese

There’s no doubt that Pekingese are tiny dogs with big personalities. They need a name that fits their size, one that will instantly identify their stature. The names below are the last on today’s list and are all perfect for an adorable dog with a small size but a big heart.

  • Baby
  • Bacon Bits
  • Belle
  • Bingo
  • Boo Bear
  • Bootsie
  • Bubbles
  • Buttons
  • Butterball
  • Chico
  • Cloud
  • Cosmo
  • Crackers
  • Crusher
  • Droopy
  • Giggles
  • Gumball
  • Gumdrop
  • Lil’ Eggy
  • Lola
  • Moose
  • Pepe
  • Pixie Dust
  • Roo
  • Short Stack
  • Snookums or Snookie
  • Snowball
  • Sprinkles
  • Sprout
  • Spud
  • Squirt
  • Stormy
  • Sweet Pea
  • Teddy Bear
  • Trinket
  • Tulip
  • Twinkle Toes


Final Thoughts

They say that having too many choices can sometimes make it more challenging to pick the one you want. Hopefully, we’ve given you just the right amount of name choices today to find one that fits your Pekingese pup, like a nice pair of well-worn jeans.

Many names on today’s list have been used before, but some less than others if you want one that’s unique. You can always change them up slightly, too! There are no rules or regulations to follow, and nothing stopping you from coming up with a name nobody’s used before. Have fun with it and, if you like, get family and friends involved and make it a party!

Featured Image Credit: No-longer-here, Pixabay

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