Pekingese Dog Names

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Introduction

What a cute, cuddly little Pekingese pup you have sitting on your lap!  She's so small and adorable ... and did I say "cuddly"?  Your husband brought her home to you for a gift recently, and now, comes the naming part of the process, a task which can be fraught with stress, a path which seems endless!  This task doesn't need to be stressful but, rather, it can be quite fun ... especially if you have a plan ... (drum roll heard here) but wait, Wag! to the rescue!  We're here to help with some ideas which may help start those wild imaginative juices to flow, helping you to come up with just the perfect name for the cute and cuddly canine who's warming your lap.

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Pekingese Dog Name Considerations

The task of selecting the perfect name for that precious pooch is an important one, though it can be fraught with stress and seem quite the overwhelming task.  For many people, the stress potential seems to grow daily as they keep calling her "dog", "baby" or "sweetie pie" so they just opt for the standard stereotypical and common dog names to get the job done and move on.  And, of course, there is nothing wrong with that naming tactic ... unless you want your new pooch to have a special and unique name to set her apart from all of the dogs with whom she will eventually be associating at the dog park.  If you're of the latter frame of mind, then let's talk briefly about some options you may have.  Many pet owners will utilize the color or texture of her coat for name clues, while others will consider some special attribute or personality trait she possesses to stir up some "magical", or even regal, names and still others will use the breed of their new pet for imaginative stimulation.  As is the norm for seemingly daunting tasks, if you approach this task with a plan, it will seem less overwhelming, and it is this last option that we are suggesting to you today ... Pekingese dog names.   Now that we've lit the fire of imagination, let's consider some names or variations of names which are very popular for Pekingese dogs.

Male Pekingese Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
7
Gizmo
One of the lead characters in the movie called "The Gremlins"
7
Little Doodle
A cute small name for a large dose of puppy love
6
Bon Bon
A yummy bite-sized chocolate-covered candy that melts in your mouth, or that sits in your lap
6
Pete
A Greek name (Petros) which means "stone"
6
Noah
A Hebrew name which means "to comfort"
5
Shortstuff
A variation of Shorty, nickname for a short person or dog
5
P-nut
A cute variation for Peanut
5
Pipsqueak
A name for an incredibly small or but not so unimportant pup; a 20th century colloquialism
5
Tiny Max
For the little terror who's probably chasing the cat about now
5
Dinky Dog
If you're into alliteration, this one can describe your pocket-sized precious pooch
5
Puffin
The name of a bird species with large black and white plumage; might be good for that salt and pepper pup
5
Winston
An English word which mean "from Wine's Town"
5
Roswell
A Teutonic name which means "mighty horse"
4
Gutsy
A name that means having a great deal of courage
3
Mini Mite
As we all know, many large "things" can come in small packages
3
Basil
A Greek name which means "kingly"
3
Chaka
A name meaning "the lion hunter" ... by the way, where is the cat
2
Zeus
A great name for the little pup who has a huge attitude
2
Rocky
For that little fighter who's curled up in your lap
2
Bandit
Check your local post office, his picture might be there as the "dog most wanted"
2
Buddy
What a wonderful name for your new best friend
1
Malachy
Best in Show winner in 2012 at Westminster Dog Show
1
Gobbler
A name for that little crumb muncher who's begging at your feet
1
Squirt
A name that might fit that small, frisky pup
0
Teeny bug
Another sweet reference to your pup's small size
0
Ivan
Ivan the Terrible, a Russian Tsar, though your pup is probably not so "terrible"
0
Nugget
A great name for the "pure gold" treasured canine
-1
Nimble
A fitting name for the pesky pup who's always moving
-1
Little Button
A name that might describe that cute little black nose or the bulgy black eyes of your precious pup
-2
Metro
A great name for those city dwelling canines

Female Pekingese Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
6
Chaos
A great name for that extra hyper pup in the litter
6
Maya
A Hindu term which means "magic"
6
Cora
A Greek name which means "maiden"
5
Pumpkin
A descriptive name for a Pekingese with a reddish or brown coat
5
Munchi
Another descriptive name for the crumb cruncher who's warming herself in the sunlight by the patio door
5
Sydney
An English name which means "wide Island, south of water"
5
Pia
A Latin work which means "from Mount Olympus"
4
Fifi
Fifi the Peke, Pluto's love interest in Mickey Mouse cartoons and comic strips
4
Kud-le-peke
A play on the term "cuddly" Pekingese
4
Candy
The sweetest thing in your life
4
Kaylee
An English name that means "pure, keeper of the keys"; a variation of Kay or Kayla
4
Tessie
An English abbreviation of Teresa which means "harvester"
4
Violet
A Hindi word that means "happy girl"
3
Misty
A shortened version of "mystique"
3
Pepper
A descriptive name for that spunky pup or for one that has black and white (salt and pepper) coat
3
Velvet
A name that describes the soft and plushy feel of her coat
3
Isabella
A Latin word which means "devoted to God"; a variation of Elizabeth
2
Little Princess
One who may not yet be queen
2
Nutmeg
A Latin word (Muscada), the feminine form of muscat which means "musky"
2
Mercedes
A Spanish name which means "gracious, gifts, benefits"
1
Midgie
A Greek variation of Margarites which is derived from maragon (pearl)
1
Jade
A precious and valuable gem, especially if she's white
0
Twigs
A variation of the name Twiggy, which generally refers to a really slim female
0
Cinnamon
A name for that pup whose coat resembles the reddish brown spice that's great in your morning oatmeal or applesauce
-1
Pixie
For that pup who's right out of a Disney tale
-1
Molly
A pretty common dog name that just rolls off the tongue
-1
Daisy
An English name, also a flower name, that means "days eye"
-1
Scarlett
An English word that means "the color red"
-2
Emma
An English, German and Swedish name which means "complete, whole, universal, also can mean nanny"
-3
Ginger
An English name that means "pure, chaste, virginal"

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