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Introduction

It is well known that Friends is one of the most popular television shows of all times. If you’re one of the show’s millions of fans, perhaps you will consider naming your dog in honor of the show. After all, dogs are man’s best friend. What better way to feel close to your favorite character than hearing their name each time you call your canine best friend? Whether you have an episode that calls out to you or a particularly funny aspect of the show, the possibilities are endless when one considers Friends as a theme for a new canine addition to the family. Gather your friends around and get their opinion on a name for your new best pal.

Friends Dog Names in Pop Culture

Friends Dog Name Considerations

When choosing a Friends inspired name for your pup there are many factors to consider. Perhaps you want to name your pup after your favorite character on the show. If your dog is food obsessed then Joey is the obvious choice, or if he tends to be comical and animated maybe you ought to name him Chandler. Or, if your dog is the hyper, high strung type Monica is definitely a fitting name.

You could also consider location for further name inspiration. The characters live in New York City and make many references to different aspects of the experience of living in New York. They also mention many of the famous landmarks such as Central Park and the Met, among others. Details like this could be a great way to give your pup a more subtle Friends inspired name.

And of course, there is the myriad of guest stars to consider. Everyone from Julia Roberts to Brad Pitt and Isabella Rossellini has appeared on the show. Needless to say, the name options are practically endless. Before your head starts spinning, start with these suggestions.

Male Friends Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
7
Ranger
The male friends love to attend New York Rangers hockey games
7
Ross
Ross Gellar, nerdy character played by David Schwimmer
7
Rembrandt
The Rembrandts, the band that plays the theme song for the show
6
Marcel
Marcel was the name of Ross's pet monkey
6
Tag
Rachel's assistant who she has a crush on
6
Pitt
Brad Pitt guest starred on the show as a high school friend of Ross's
6
Vegas
Ross and Rachel get married in Vegas
6
Clunkers
The name of the dog Phoebe hides in Monica's apartment
5
Ben
The character Ross has a son named Ben
5
Minsk
Phoebe's love, David, moves to Minsk
4
Troubador
Phoebe is a troubadour of sorts
3
Gavin
Rachel's boss who she has a crush on
3
Joey
Joey Tribbiani, one of the friends
3
Treeger
For Mr. Treeger, the superintendent of Monica and Rachel's building
3
Rudd
For Paul Rudd, who played Phoebe's husband, Mike
3
Craps
Monica and Chandler vow to get married in Vegas if they roll sevens during a craps game in Vegas
2
Yonkers
Monica's old friend from Yonkers visits and has mysteriously acquired a British accent
1
Perk
Central Perk is the name of the coffee shop where the Friends spend most of their time
1
Dino
The character Ross is a palaeontologist and very interested in dinosaurs
1
Yemen
Chandler goes to Yemen to escape Janice
1
Bing
For the character Chandler Bing
0
Gellar
Last name of characters Monica and Ross
0
Hank
For Hank Azaria, who portrayed Phoebe's love, David
0
Perry
For Mathew Perry, who plays Chandler
-1
Gunther
The barista who was in love with Rachel
-1
Richard
Monica's much older boyfriend, played by Tom Selleck
-1
Clooney
George Clooney guest starred as an attractive doctor
-1
Ramoray
Drake Ramoray is the character Joey plays on "Days of Our Lives"
-2
Chef
Monica's character is a chef
-3
Barry
Barry was Rachel's finace who she left at the altar

Female Friends Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
6
Cox
Courtney Cox played the character Monica Gellar
6
Lauren
Rachel works for Ralph Lauren for many years
6
Elizabeth
The name of a student that Ross dates
5
Cathy
Joey's girlfriend who Chandler had a crush on
5
Erica
Erica is the woman whom Monica and Chandler adopt their babies from
5
Janine
Joey's very attractive roommate who he wishes to date
5
Judy
Judy Gellar is the name of Ross and Monica's mom
5
Marta
For Marta Kauffan, one of the creators of Friends
4
Regina
Phoebe's alter ego is a woman named Regina Phalange
4
Amy
Rachel's sister, Amy, was played by Christina Applegate
4
Jill
Rachel's youngest sister, played by Reese Witherspoon
4
Candy
Monica makes Christmas candy one year and her neighbors riot when she won't give them more
3
Janice
Chandler's ex girlfriend with an unforgettable laugh
3
Estelle
The name of Joey's agent
3
Buffay
Phoebe's last name is Buffay
2
Ursula
Phoebe's (evil) twin sister
2
Fergie
Joey meets Sarah, Duchess of York (aka Fergie) during his trip to London for Ross's wedding to Emily
1
Muriel
Chandler's middle name is Muriel
1
Karen
Rachel's middle name is Karen
1
Coco
Real life daughter of Courtney Cox, who played Monica Gellar
1
Happy
When Joey is depressed that Rachel doesn't love him back, Phoebe brings him "the happiest dog in the world" to cheer him up
0
Emily
Ross married Emily in London
0
Charlie
The name of Ross's girlfriend, who is a fellow palaeontologist, played by Aisha Tyler
-1
Emma
The name of Ross and Rachel's daughter
-1
Mona
Ross dates a woman named Mona, who he consistently forgets about
-1
Monica
Monica Gellar is the type A friend
-1
Joanna
The name of Rachel's boss who falls for Chandler
-1
Carol
Carol is the name of Ross's first wife
-2
Susan
Susan is the life partner of Ross's ex wife, Carol
-2
Rachel
Rachel Green is the friend played by Jennifer Aniston

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