Political Dog Names

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Introduction

Whether you are a democrat, a republican or an independent, choosing the right dog name can be a fun way to show your love of politics. Usually, politics can be a very hot topic that can incite a crowd or unite a country. Picking a name that is politically charged may make your dog a target at the dog park or show you which friends are true. Finding a name that fits your new pup may be difficult, but then again, maybe you have a favorite president or lawmaker that will inspire you. Whatever name you choose, be prepared for strong feelings from family and friends regarding the name.

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Political Dog Name Considerations

It can be stressful trying to find a name that the entire family can agree; however, this should not be a stressful time. When a new dog joins your family, this is a happy time that should be filled with joy. Many people tend to shy away from politics and go to great lengths to hide their political preferences because this can be such a sensitive subject. However, there are others who proudly proclaim their political preferences and dive wholeheartedly into any conversation related to politics. These people will be more than willing to find a name that proudly proclaims their political views. Other people may not be fond of trumpeting their views on politics but have a favorite president, first lady or other political figure. Naming your pup after a favored famous person is perfectly acceptable without seeming to offend those of opposing views. Therefore, you may be a member of the Democratic Party and adore former president Bill Clinton or his wife, Hillary. Naming your new pooch Clinton, Bill, Billy or Hillary is a great way to honor your admiration for the Clintons. On the other side of the aisle, Republicans may admire Ronald Reagan or his wife, Nancy. Their new pup could easily be named Reagan, Ronnie or Nancy.

Male Political Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
18
Indy
As in being an independent political party
13
Kennedy
As in John F. Kennedy; president assassinated during his presidency
11
Teddy
The eccentric 26th president’s nickname
9
Lincoln
Sitting president at the start of the Civil War
9
Patriot
A loyal supporter and defender of their country
9
Calvin
As in Calvin Coolidge who became president after Warren Harding died while in office
9
Quincy
As in John Quincy Adams the sixth president
8
Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson is the third president; his face is on the $2 bill
8
Yankee
Supporters of the northern states during the Civil War
7
Nixon
The scandalous 37th president Richard Nixon
6
Senator
Person elected to represent the people in government
5
Sam
After Uncle Sam, the personification of the United States government
4
Governor
Head of state elected official
4
Barack
The 44th president Barack Obama
3
Justice
A judge sitting on the Supreme Court
3
Cheney
George W. Bush’s vice president Dick Cheney
3
Jackson
President Andrew Jackson; face on the $20 bill
3
Carter
Jimmy Carter was the 39th president; sitting president at the end of the Vietnam War
2
Franklin
Famous inventor & activist Benjamin Franklin; on the $100 bill
2
Harrison
The 9th president William Henry Harrison and his grandson the 23rd president Benjamin Harrison
1
Barron
Son of the 45th president Donald Trump
0
Veto
To reject a proposal or bill
-1
Caucus
The meeting of people of one political party
-1
Clinton
As in Bill Clinton the 42nd president
-2
Pub
From republican; as in the republican political party
-3
Roosevelt
As in the 26th president Theodore Roosevelt and the 32nd president Franklin D. Roosevelt
-5
Court
Place where judges hear various cases ranging from civil to criminal
-11
Delegate
An elected representative sent to speak for the people
-13
Trump
The business man and reality star that became the 45th president
-14
Treason
Betraying your country; severe crime that can result in imprisonment or death

Female Political Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
20
Reagan
After Nancy Reagan, wife of the 40th president Ronald
15
Cora
Cora Belle Reynolds Anderson was the first Native American woman elected to a state legislature
15
Peach
For impeachment
14
Monroe
The fifth president James Monroe
12
Jackie
Classy first lady; wife of John F. Kennedy
11
Liberty
After the Statue of Liberty
10
Connie
For the part of the legislative branch called Congress
9
Minnie
Short for the Prime Minister
9
Rebel
Nickname of Confederate soldiers and their supporters during the Civil War
9
Ally
As in an alliance
8
Sandy
After Sandra Day O’Connor the first female federal Supreme Court Justice
6
Ballot
Used when voting lists the candidates and issues
6
Candy
Short for candidate
6
Maddie
After Madeleine Albright the first woman appointed Secretary of State
5
Tory
English supporters during the American Revolution
4
Melania
First immigrant to become First Lady of the United States
2
Madison
The fourth president James Madison
2
Sasha
After former First Daughter Sasha Obama; daughter of Barack and Michelle Obama
1
Judy
For the judicial branch of government
0
Martha
First woman to hold the title First Lady of the United States
0
Michelle
Wife of 44th president Barack Obama
0
Chelsea
Daughter of 42nd president Bill Clinton
-1
Polly
As in politics
-1
Nancy
Former first lady; wife of Ronald Reagan
-2
Demi
As in the democratic party
-3
Hattie
The first woman elected to the upper chamber of Congress Hattie Wyatt Caraway
-5
Ivanka
First daughter of 45th president Donald Trump
-7
Appeal
To apply to a higher court to reverse the decision of a lower court
-8
Daca
Immigration policy started by President Barack Obama
-12
Hillary
Wife of Bill Clinton; first female presidential candidate

Community Dogs With Political Names

Brudice's name story for Political Dog Names
Brudice
Male
Great Dane
Fruitvale, TX
Personality
Playful

I named my dog brudice because it was my moms list and I loved the name brudice

Kennedy's name story for Political Dog Names
Kennedy
Female
Yorkie
Covina, CA
Personality
Loving

All of our Yorkie has presidents names: Lincoln, Franklin, Madison, Kennedy & Reagan

Noah's name story for Political Dog Names
Noah
Male
Maltipoo
Millville, MN

I love the way name Noah sounds, and I LOVE the story of Noah in the Quran. My dad also liked the name, and although my mom wasn't very fond of it (she's a Hindu), she was outnumbered, 2 against 1.