Chicago Dog Names

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Introduction

Chicago is  a city that loves its dogs. From tiny Terriers to  massive Mastiffs, you'll find them all in the Windy City. Dog boutiques are common and pampered pooches have doggy spas aplenty. There are dog parks all around the city that cater to both large and small breeds and there are even multiple Dog Park Beaches where you can let your dog run off leash, socialize, and splash to his heart's content.  Picking a Chicago name for your pup is a way to display your pride in Chi-town.. From sports figures to politicians, Chicago offers up a variety of unique and interesting names for your pet. Chicago is a huge city filled with individual neighborhoods that each have their own personality, so you might want to narrow your search to places or items that represent your part of town. There are many things to consider when choosing a name for your dog.

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Chicago Dog Name Considerations

Chicago named dogs come in all breeds and mixes. When considering a Chicago name for your pup think about his size, his breed, and his personality. Is he a big tough bruiser of a dog? Then maybe a name like Ditka would suit. Or perhaps you have a dog with a big personality. Then maybe you should consider names like Barack or Daley, two famous politicians who represented the Chicago area. Your dog's name should reflect your personality and his so be sure to choose a name that you feel a tie to. When considering names, think about whether it's easy to say or if you'll stumble over its pronunciation every time you call your pet. An easy call name makes life with a dog simpler and when training as well. There are plenty of dog friendly areas in Chicago, including shopping malls that allow dogs. What activities do you want to share with your pup? Maybe you will find the perfect Chicago name for your dog if you take that in consideration.

Male Chicago Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
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Hugh
Hugh Hefner was the founder of the Playboy empire.
7
Clark
Named after the famous Clark Street
7
Robin
In honor of Robin Williams, a famous comedian from Chicago
6
Harvey
Named after Harvey Korman, a great comedian
6
Wicker
Wicker Park is home to an annual art festival and is a cool area of the city
5
Murray
Bill Murray, actor, is from Chicago
5
Jordan
For fans of Michael Jordan
5
Washington
Harold Washington was the first black mayor of Chicago
5
Devon
This name is after Devon Avenue
5
Zane
Billy Zane is an American producer and actor
5
Benny
This is in recognition of Jack Benny, a legendary entertainer from Chicago
5
Bernie
For Bernie Mac, a comedian who was raised on the south side of Chicago
4
Hemingway
Author Ernest Hemingway was born and raised in Chicago
4
Ryan
In honor of Ryan Sandberg, a retired Cubs player
4
Chase
The JP Morgan Chase Tower is a beautiful skyscraper on Dearborn Street
3
Berkus
A well known interior designer
3
Kanye
Kanye West, well known hip hop artist married to Kim Kardashian
3
Wrigley
One of America's most beloved ballparks and home of the Cubs
2
Ditka
One of the most famous NFL players and coach of the Bears
2
Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan portrayed John Coffey in The Green Mile
1
Mayor
A salute to all the mayors of chicago
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Quincy
Quincy Jones, songwriter, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013
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Barack
After President Barack Obama
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Lincoln
This name is after Lincoln Park
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Garfield
This name recognizes Garfield Park Conservatory
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Palmer
The Palmer House Hilton is a historic hotel in the city
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Harrison
Named for Harrison Ford, legendary actor from Chicago
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Cornelius
A salute to Don Cornelius, the long time host of the dance show Soul Train
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Cubby
After the world series winning Cubs, of course

Female Chicago Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
7
Windy
Honoring the Windy City, of course
6
Macy
A block long department store formerly owned by Marshall Field
6
Lake
After Lake Michigan
6
Blossom
In recognition of the Blossom Foundation
6
Tori
President, Cook County Board of Commissioners
5
China
For those who love the Chinatown neigborhood
4
Naomi
A lawyer and activist, founder of Blacks in Green
4
Penny
Penny Pritzker, the 38th U.X. Secretary of Commerce
4
Mcihelle
First lady Michelle Obama is a native of Chicago
3
Snowy
A salute to the cold, wet winters in Chi-town
3
Goldie
In honor of the Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago
3
Mrs. O'Leary
It was said that Mrs. O'Leary's cow was responsible for starting the Great Chicago fire
2
Roxie
Featured character in the musical Chicago
2
Amanda
Amanda Lannert is the CEO of the Jellyvison lab
2
Karlie
Top model Karlie Kloss started her career in Chicago
2
Cindy
Supermodel Cindy Crawford is proud to hail from suburban Chicago
1
Margo
Acclaimed business executive, president of the Americas
1
Gwendolyn
Gwendolyn Brooks is a revered poet and winner of the Pulitzer Prize
1
Jewel
Jewel Lafontant was the first African-American woman to graduate from the University of Chicago Law School
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Melissa
Melissa McCarthy, star of film and TV, is from Chi-Town
0
Jennifer
A wonderful singer from Chicago, Jennifer Hudson
-1
Beverly
If you live in this neighborhood this could be the perfect name for your dog
-1
Hillary
Hillary Clinton was born in the suburbs of Chicago
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Maggie
Maggie Daley, wife of long time Mayor Richard Daley, was known as the First Lady of Chicago
-2
Raquel
As in Raquel Welch; this sexy actress was born in Chicago
-3
Unity
Unity Temple is a Frank Lloyd Wright landmark
-3
Ida
In honor of Ida B. Wells Barnett, investigative journalist and civil rights activist
-3
Shonda
Shonda Rhimes is the creator of such hit TV shows as Scandal and Gray's Anatomy
-3
Oprah
Oprah Winfrey, who hosted her award-winning TV show for 25 years in the Windy City
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Suzie
Suzie Ortman is a well know investment specialist, author, and TV personality

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