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!

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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
19
Milo
An old Germanic form of Miles
9
Harley
Courteney Cox and Julianne Hough have pooches named Harley
7
Charlie
Inspired by Jennifer Love Hewitt
-1
Pip
Ideal for the small pooch; inspired by Teri Hatcher
-6
Dudley
Originally the surname of a British noble family
-8
Rex
President Reagan also loved his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
-9
Sherlock
Inspired by detective Sherlock Holmes
-9
Yogi
Inspired by the lovable animated bear from Jellystone Park
-10
Ernie
Deriving from the name Ernest meaning serious
-11
Dash
Inspired by Queen Victoria's beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
-11
Wilbur
Meaning wild boar
-12
Neal
Inspired by Liv Tyler and her beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
-12
Henry
A royal name, King Charles II named one of his dogs Henry
-12
Albert
Inspired by Queen Victoria's beloved husband Prince Albert
-12
Byron
Inspired by famous poet Lord Byron
-13
Rowley
Princess Margaret owned a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Rowley
-13
Klaus
Inspired by Desperate Housewife star Teri Hatcher
-14
Hopper
Inspired by pooch Hopper Cox owned by Courtney Cox
-14
Boots
An ideal name for a tough little pooch
-15
Chuck
The name Chuck derives from the name Charles
-15
Windsor
Inspired by Windsor Castle in England
-15
Leopold
A popular name amongst German royalty
-16
Blenheim
Color inspiration and inspired by Lauren Bacall
-16
Balthazar
A Biblical name often said to be one of the three wise men
-16
Dart
For the pooch that loves to dart about
-16
Echo
Meaning a reflected sound
-16
Tudor
The name of a historic royal family from the UK
-17
Sir Digby
Inspired by actor Mickey Rooney's beloved pooch
-20
Holler
Inspired by country music singer Brad Paisley
-22
Doodle
Archaic, meaning silly or foolish person, a cute name for your pooch

Female Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
23
Hazel
A color inspired name for the dog with hazel eyes or coat coloring
13
Angel
Because your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an angel
10
Ruby
Color inspiration if you have a red colored Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
10
Eva
This derives from the biblical name Eve
9
Lexi
The name of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel owned by Julianne Hough
9
Bella
In Italian Bella means beautiful
8
Violet
A violet is a purple flower
7
Ellie
After the lovable Ice Age movie character
2
Poppie
Inspired by the red flower, poppy
0
Lola
Deriving from the Spanish name Lolita
0
Hope
First used by the Puritans in the 17th century
-2
Trixie
A cute dog name deriving from the name Beatrix
-3
Jessie
A cute name deriving from Jessica
-4
Kendall
Meaning Valley on the River Kent in Northwest England
-7
Anne
A royal name given to King Charles II pooch
-7
Estelle
An old French name deriving from Stella and meaning star
-8
Yasmin
From Persian, deriving from the name Jasmine
-8
Cosmo
Inspired by the astrological term cosmo
-9
Jojo
The name of a Powerpuff girl; Deriving from the name Jolene
-10
Midge
Inspired by actress Amanda Bynes
-10
Kirby
Old Norse saying for church settlement
-10
Queenie
Perfect for the dog that is the queen of the home
-11
Kimsy
A cute dog name deriving from Kim
-12
Yara
From Iara meaning lady or mistress; also a Brazilian nymph
-12
Margaret
Inspired by King Charles II of England and his royal pooch
-13
Betsy
Deriving from the name Elizabeth
-14
Niagra
Inspired by Niagra falls
-17
Zoe Trent
Animated Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in The Littlest Pet shop TV show
-19
Brinklow La Bamba Lila
Inspired by Good Morning America host Diane Sawyer
-19
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

Scout's name story for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names
Scout
Female
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Salem, SC
Personality
Snuggle but very playful. Loves people.

Because we liked it.

Marsha's name story for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Names
Marsha
Female
Golden Cavalier
Sun Lakes, AZ
Personality
Lovable
Sweet
Clumsy
Funny

We got it from the brady bunch. Marsha Marsha Marsha!