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Christmas Puppy Names

Need some Christmas Puppy Names for that adorable little one that’s on your wish list this season?

Or, maybe your new puppy was born on Christmas Day, so a name that reminds you of his/her birthday would be a perfect choice. 

If you think this is a great idea, you’re in luck because there are many names reminiscent of the season that make perfect dog names.

Think about all you love about Christmas and ideas will pop into your head.  Whether you love about Christmas, the best pooch name is just around the corner. 

Think delightful aromas radiating from the kitchen, cold and snowy days, the warmth around the hearth, good times, great friends, happiness and joy.  

Presents and Decorations—each can inspire a name.

Movies, shows and characters will not mind sharing their names with your fur baby.

Last but certainly not least, Christmas is a religious holiday. 

Less we not forget the reason for the season, there are many spiritual names that make ideal dog names.

Browse through the list.  If you know of more names for us to add, please use the form at the bottom of the page.  We will add all reasonable names to our list as we update the pages.

Dog Names Based on the Christmas HolidayDog Names Based on the Christmas Holiday

The Weather Out there is Frightful:  Winter Dog Names

Dog Names Inspired by WinterPuppy Names Inspired by Winter Weather
  • Beanie
  • Berry
  • Blizzard
  • Boots
  • Frosty
  • Icicle
  • Igloo
  • Jack Frost
  • Lacy
  • Mittens
  • Old Man Winter
  • Polar
  • Snowball
  • Snowdrop
  • Snowflake
  • Snowman
  • Snowy
  • Vortex


from Puerto Rico has a dog named Frost.

Great addition to this list

Mark Bardo From PA, USA Suggested

Jingle Bell


The Reason for the Season: Religious and Spiritual Names

  • Angel
  • Baby
  • Carol
  • Charity
  • David
  • Glory
  • Gloria
  • Gold (Goldie)
  • Hope
  • Joseph
  • Joy
  • King
  • Mary
  • Myrrh
  • Noel
  • Star
Christmas dog names inspired by the Christian Christmas StoryChristmas Dog Names Based on Spiritual or Religious Themes

Gifts from the Kitchen:  Names Inspired by Food and Drink

Christmas Dog Names based on Food and DrinksChristmas Dog Names Based on Food and Drink Names
  • Brandy
  • Candy Cane
  • Chestnut
  • Cinnamon
  • Cocoa
  • Cookie
  • Cranberry
  • Fruit Cake
  • Ginger
  • Honey Ham
  • Marshmallow
  • Nog
  • Nutmeg
  • Nutcracker
  • Peppermint Patty
  • Pudding
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Spicy
  • Vanilla

Jimmy McKinnon from Farmington, NM suggested the name

Peppermint Bark

Christmas Puppy Names from Books, Movies and Songs

  • Antler
  • Blitzen
  • Charlie Brown
  • Claus,  (Klaus)
  • Comet
  • Cupid
  • Dancer
  • Dasher
  • Donner
  • Drummer (Boy)
  • Elf
  • Grinch
  • Jeanette (Bring a Torch)
  • Kringle
  • Kris
  • Lucy
  • Midnight
  • Prancer
  • Rudolph
  • Santa
  • Saint Nick
  • Tiny Tim
  • Vixen

Christmas Puppy Names Based on Movies, Books and SongsChristmas Puppy Names Based on Books, Movies, and Songs

Jake Scatton from Connecticut, USA, suggested..

Winter and

Tara, from Crittenden, KY,
suggested the name: Olive,

like the dog from the children's book Olive the other reindeer.

All that Glitters:  The Look and Feel of the Holiday Season

  • Bows
  • Ribbon
  • Jolly
  • Holly
  • Garland
  • Glitter
  • Ivy
  • Jingle Bells
  • Mr. Jingles
  • Eve
  • Tinsel
  • Yule
  • Twinkle
  • Sugar Plum
  • Magic
  • Sparkler
  • Stocking
  • Stockings
  • Cheer
  • Gala
  • Wreath
  • Light
  • Deco (Decoration)

Christmas Puppy

May the spirit of Christmas bring you peace, the gladness of Christmas give you hope, the warmth of Christmas grant you love.


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