Small and adorable, the Chihuahua is a popular pet for dog lovers everywhere.
Originating from Mexico, they are named after the state of Chihuahua.
Many people view the Chihuahua as a bite-sized ball of energy, sass and attitude, but, some are very shy and timid – it all depends on the dog!
If you are looking for some amazing Chihuahua names for your little friend, take a look at this list of over 400 for inspiration.
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Male Chihuahua Names
If you’re bringing home a male Chihuahua soon, there are plenty of places to find some inspiration for the perfect name.
Some people like to use classic names; this is especially cute if you use a short name for your short dog (e.g. Abe or Jak)!
You can also use names that are inspired by the physical traits of your Chihuahua, such as their bark or their tiny size!
If you are still stuck, you can use the names below to reflect your pup’s masculine traits:
Female Chihuahua Names
When choosing a name for your female Chihuahua there are plenty of perfect ones out there!
Names that are short but sweet can work very well for such a small breed.
We also like names that are very feminine, or that are inspired by the physical traits of a Chihuahua.
Take a look through this list to find some great inspiration:
|Female Chihuahua Names|
Cute Chihuahua Names
Due to their small size and adorable expressions, it is only natural to want to pick super adorable Chihuahua names for your Chi!
We like names inspired by nature, especially fruit and flower names.
It is also very cute to choose names that could be used as terms of endearment for humans.
Another way to find an adorable name is to use words that emphasise the cutest aspect of your dog, such as their size and their fur!
Mexican Chihuahua Names
As Chihuahuas are originally from Mexico (from the state of Chihuahua) it makes sense to choose a name with Mexican roots!
If you’re a foodie, you could go for a super adorable Mexican food name (e.g. Taco and Guacamole)!
We also love traditional Mexican names that work really well for dogs (e.g. Pedro):
Unique Chihuahua Names
To choose a name that is truly unique and perfect for your puppy, the first thing that you can do is look for alternate and different spellings of popular names.
You can also find a truly standout name by looking for inspiration from space (e.g. Galaxy).
We also like the idea of using color names, as they’re often beautiful and very unique (e.g. Cyan)!
|Chihuahua Names Based on Space and Color|
Funny Chihuahua Names
It can be really great to choose a name for your pup that is both suitable and very funny.
We love names that cause you to giggle, such as hilarious food and drink names.
You can also find great funny names by using irony – as Chihuahuas are so small, why not choose a name that sounds like it is for a big dog?
Another great idea for an amusing name is to just go with something completely ridiculous and funny sounding!
Although choosing an amazing name for your Chihuahua may seem difficult, it is actually a super fun opportunity to show off your creativity!
Use nature, space or your favorite food as inspiration, you are sure to find perfect Chihuahua names.
If you have used any of the names on this list, be sure to let us know! We’d love to hear any names we might have missed, so leave us a comment if you have got any great suggestions.