Ghost Inspired Dog Names

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Introduction

Ghost is a 1990 romantic thriller film that stars Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg as the lead characters. Directed by Jerry Zucker, with the screenplay written by Bruce Joel Rubin, the film’s premise is centered on the ghost of a murdered investment banker killed (Swayze) who uses a charlatan (Goldberg) to communicate with his lover (Moore) and save her life from the same people who killed him. The movie also features Tony Goldwyn and Rick Aviles in supporting roles. Ghost premiered on July 13, 1990 and was a success both commercially and critically. In fact, it became the highest-grossing movie in 1990, earning more than $505 million against a $22 million budget. It also collected a number of nominations during the 63rd Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Goldberg.

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Ghost Inspired Dog Names in Pop Culture

Ghost Inspired Dog Name Considerations

Over the years, the process of naming your dog has become more and more complex. The days of giving your dog common names such as Spot, Fido or Fluffy are long gone. Instead, dog owners love to put a lot of effort into their choices. They also take into consideration a number of aspects, which help them with the naming process. As a furparent, you should also put great thought into your decision.

The easiest way to pick a name for your dog is to choose a famous reference. This could include anything from movies, television shows, literary works and the like. A favorite among dog owners are fictional characters; you can practice calling your dog a certain character from pop culture and see if it sticks.

You can also pay homage to your own favorites by basing your name choice on them. For example, the critically-acclaimed 1990 film Ghost has gained a cult following since its premiere. Even decades later, the film is still a relevant movie and considered one of the greats. You can choose a character from Ghost and name your dog after them. You can also give your dog a name based on the artists, cast and crew involved with the film.

Male Ghost Inspired Dog Names

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Sam
After Sam Wheat, an investment counselor who was killed
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Wheat
From Sam Wheat, a banker murdered as he was about to uncover a money laundering scheme
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Carl
After Carl Brunner, Sam’s friend and co-worker
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Brunner
From Carl Brunner, Sam’s co-worker who is revealed to be the mastermind behind his death
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Willie
After Willie Lopez, the mugger who kills Sam
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Lopez
From Willie Lopez, a hired killer who murders Sam
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Orlando
One of the ghosts that Sam befriends
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Lyle
After Lyle Ferguson, the bank employee who gives “Rita Miller” her money
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Ferguson
From Lyle Ferguson, a bank worker
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Patrick
After Patrick Swayze, the actor who portrayed Sam Wheat
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Swayze
From actor Patrick Swayze, who played the role of Sam Wheat
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Tony
After Tony Goldwyn, the actor who portrayed Carl Brunner
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Goldwyn
From actor Tony Goldwyn, who played the character Carl Brunner
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Rick
After Rick Aviles, the actor who played Willie Lopez
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Aviles
From actor Rick Aviles, who portrayed the role of Willie Lopez
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Augie
After Augie Blunt, the actor who portrayed Orlando
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Bruce
After Bruce Jarchow, the actor who portrayed Lyle Ferguson
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Phil
After Phil Leeds, the actor who portrayed the Emergency Room ghost
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Stephen
After Stephen Root, the actor who portrayed the police seargeant
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Vincent
After Vincent Schiavelli, the actor who portrayed the subway ghost
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William
After William Cort, the actor who portrayed the bank co-worker
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Said
After Said Faraj, the actor who portrayed the cab driver
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Thom
After Thom Curley, the actor who portrayed the loft workman
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Hugh
After John Hugh, the actor who portrayed the surgeon
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Jerry
After Jerry Zucker, the director of the film
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Adam
After Adam Greenberg, the film’s cinematographer
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Jaffe
After Steven-Charles Jaffe, one of the film’s executive producers
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Bruce
After Bruce Joel Rubin, one of the film’s executive producers
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Howard
After Howard Koch, one of the film’s executive producers
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Walter
After Walter Murch, the editor of the film

Female Ghost Inspired Dog Names

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Molly
After Molly Jensen, Sam’s girlfriend
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Jensen
From Molly Jensen, a potter and Sam’s lover
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Oda Mae
After Oda Mae Brown, a charlatan who pretends to have the ability to talk to ghosts
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Brown
From Oda Mae Brown, a self-proclaimed psychic used by Sam to talk to Molly
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Louise
Oda Mae’s sister
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Clara
The sister of Oda Mae
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Rosa
After Rosa Santiago, one of Oda Mae’s customers
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Ortisha
Orlando’s lover
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Rita
After Rita Miller, the fictitious identity used by Brunner to launder money
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Demi
After Demi Moore, the actress who portrayed Molly Jensen
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Moore
From actress Demi Moore, who played the role of Molly Jensen
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Whoopi
After Whoopi Goldberg, the actress who portrayed Oda Mae Brown
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Gail
After Gail Boggs, the actress who portrayed Louise
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Armelia
After Armelia McQueen, the actress who portrayed Clara
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Angelina
After Angelina Estrada, the actress who portrayed Rosa Santiago
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Vivian
After Vivian Bonnell, the actress who portrayed Ortisha
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Martina
After Martina Degnan, the actress who portrayed Rose
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Susan
After Susan Breslau, the actress who portrayed Susan
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Macka
After Macka Foley, the actress who portrayed one of the movers
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Laura
After Laura Drake, the actress who portrayed one of the police officers
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Charlotte
After Charlotte Zucker, the actress who portrayed the bank officer
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Faye
After Faye Brenner, the actress who portrayed one of the nuns
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Minnie
After Minnie Lindsay, the actress who portrayed one of the apartment women
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Mabel
After Mabel Lockridge, the actress who portrayed one of the apartment women
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Sharon
After Sharon Breslau, the actress who portrayed the cemetery ghost
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Alma
After Alma Beltran, the actress who portrayed one of the ghosts that Sam befriends
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Lisa
After Lisa Weinstein, one of the film’s producers
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Maurice
After Maurice Jarre, the composer who scored the film’s soundtrack
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Janet
After Janet Hirshenson, one of the film’s casting directors
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Jenkins
After Jane Jenkins, one of the film’s casting directors

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