Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names

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Introduction

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was originally named after King Charles II of England who was inseparable from his companions, Henry, Charles, Anne and Margaret.  This breed is very cute, and very family oriented.  If you own, or are considering adding a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel to your family, it needs to have a special name, to match its friendly and loving nature.  King Charles II gave his pets royal names that had been used previously when naming kings and queens in the United Kingdom, but if you want inspiration beyond this, reading this name guide is a must!

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names in Pop Culture

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Name Considerations

When considering a name for your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel there are several considerations that you can make.  Color is certainly one consideration to make and this breed often comes in two or three colors.  Actress Lauren Bacall was inspired by color, and named her four-legged friend, Blenheim. You might consider the breed’s origins, for example, it’s named after King Charles II in the United Kingdom, so a royal name might be fitting, like Henry, Charles or Charlie, or Anne.  Lizzie could also be quite cute and derives from the name Elizabeth, another royal name.  Queen Victoria owned a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Dash, who she loved dearly.

Ronald and Nancy Reagan owned Rex the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, ideal if your pooch suits a presidential name! Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are a small breed of dog, so you might feel inspired by actress, Teri Hatcher, who has Pip, and actress Amanda Bynes, who has Midge, which is thought to derive from the word midget. Mickey Rooney often referred to his pooch Sir Digby, and his loving eyes.  Cavalier King Charles Spaniels certainly have puppy-dog eyes.  They are often dark and deep, and this again can provide further name inspiration.  Read the list below and make a list of your favorite names!

Male Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
13
Milo
An old Germanic form of Miles
6
Charlie
Inspired by Jennifer Love Hewitt
5
Harley
Courteney Cox and Julianne Hough have pooches named Harley
-1
Rex
President Reagan also loved his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
-1
Hopper
Inspired by pooch Hopper Cox owned by Courtney Cox
-1
Pip
Ideal for the small pooch; inspired by Teri Hatcher
-2
Neal
Inspired by Liv Tyler and her beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
-2
Dudley
Originally the surname of a British noble family
-3
Blenheim
Color inspiration and inspired by Lauren Bacall
-3
Dash
Inspired by Queen Victoria's beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
-3
Sherlock
Inspired by detective Sherlock Holmes
-4
Sir Digby
Inspired by actor Mickey Rooney's beloved pooch
-4
Balthazar
A Biblical name often said to be one of the three wise men
-4
Windsor
Inspired by Windsor Castle in England
-4
Tudor
The name of a historic royal family from the UK
-4
Byron
Inspired by famous poet Lord Byron
-5
Klaus
Inspired by Desperate Housewife star Teri Hatcher
-5
Boots
An ideal name for a tough little pooch
-5
Dart
For the pooch that loves to dart about
-5
Ernie
Deriving from the name Ernest meaning serious
-5
Henry
A royal name, King Charles II named one of his dogs Henry
-5
Wilbur
Meaning wild boar
-5
Yogi
Inspired by the lovable animated bear from Jellystone Park
-6
Rowley
Princess Margaret owned a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Rowley
-6
Chuck
The name Chuck derives from the name Charles
-6
Albert
Inspired by Queen Victoria's beloved husband Prince Albert
-8
Leopold
A popular name amongst German royalty
-9
Echo
Meaning a reflected sound
-11
Holler
Inspired by country music singer Brad Paisley
-11
Doodle
Archaic, meaning silly or foolish person, a cute name for your pooch

Female Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
9
Eva
This derives from the biblical name Eve
7
Lexi
The name of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel owned by Julianne Hough
7
Violet
A violet is a purple flower
7
Hazel
A color inspired name for the dog with hazel eyes or coat coloring
7
Bella
In Italian Bella means beautiful
5
Angel
Because your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an angel
4
Ruby
Color inspiration if you have a red colored Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
4
Kendall
Meaning Valley on the River Kent in Northwest England
3
Jessie
A cute name deriving from Jessica
3
Ellie
After the lovable Ice Age movie character
2
Poppie
Inspired by the red flower, poppy
2
Lola
Deriving from the Spanish name Lolita
2
Hope
First used by the Puritans in the 17th century
1
Cosmo
Inspired by the astrological term cosmo
-1
Yasmin
From Persian, deriving from the name Jasmine
-1
Jojo
The name of a Powerpuff girl; Deriving from the name Jolene
-1
Estelle
An old French name deriving from Stella and meaning star
-2
Midge
Inspired by actress Amanda Bynes
-4
Kimsy
A cute dog name deriving from Kim
-5
Anne
A royal name given to King Charles II pooch
-5
Niagra
Inspired by Niagra falls
-5
Trixie
A cute dog name deriving from the name Beatrix
-6
Yara
From Iara meaning lady or mistress; also a Brazilian nymph
-6
Margaret
Inspired by King Charles II of England and his royal pooch
-6
Queenie
Perfect for the dog that is the queen of the home
-7
Zoe Trent
Animated Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in The Littlest Pet shop TV show
-8
Kirby
Old Norse saying for church settlement
-8
Betsy
Deriving from the name Elizabeth
-10
Brinklow La Bamba Lila
Inspired by Good Morning America host Diane Sawyer
-11
Nada
Means hope in south Slavic

Community Dogs with Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Names

Chester's name story for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names
Chester
Male
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Grand Ledge, MI

I picked Chester as he seemed to be all fun, wiggly and cute

Lilibet's name story for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names
Lilibet
Female
King Charles Spaniel
Colville, WA

Queen Elizabeth's

Mango's name story for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names
Mango
Male
Schnoodle
Arlington, TX
Personality
Energetic
Dumb

I love mangoes so I named my apricot colored schnoodle mango.

Fiona's name story for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names
Fiona
Female
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Saint Augustine Beach, FL

Inspired by Princess Fiona.. Also, Fiona from Shameless