Poodle Names: 450+ Perfect, Popular and Pretty Names for Poodles

Poodle Names Feature

Cuddly, curly-haired and adorable, Poodles are a great and popular choice for those bringing a dog into the family.

Poodles are a beloved breed all over the world, but they are especially beloved in the US – where they rank as the seventh most popular breed.

If you are bringing a pet Poodle home soon, then you are probably thinking about Poodle names!

Which name would make the perfect choice?

Read through our extensive lists of the most popular, best and cutest names for toy, miniature and standard Poodles below…

Toy Poodle Names

Toy Poodle Names

Toy Poodles are good natured, loving and very small!

If you are bringing a Toy Poodle home soon, there are plenty of places to find inspiration to choose the perfect Poodle name for him.

We like the idea of using popular and modern names for children that will work just as well for puppies.

Why not use names from your favorite storybooks and fables?

Use this list to find something truly creative and perfect:

  • Alice
  • Amelia
  • Arden
  • Ariel
  • Aroha
  • Ava
  • Baker
  • Belle
  • Charlotte
  • Cinderella
  • Dakari
  • Dakota
  • Damica
  • Dorothy
  • Eddie
  • Emma
  • Ensley
  • Evelyn
  • Freddie
  • Gage
  • Genesis
  • Gretel
  • Hansel
  • Harper
  • Heber
  • Hermione
  • Irving
  • Isabella
  • Izzie
  • Jaxtyn
  • Jedda
  • Kahlil
  • Karsyn
  • Katniss
  • Keily
  • Kenzo
  • Kylo
  • Lauge
  • Lior
  • Logan
  • Lucas
  • Luna
  • Maeghan
  • Maeve
  • Mason
  • Merida
  • Mia
  • Milo
  • Neveah
  • Noah
  • Novah
  • Oaklynn
  • Oliver
  • Olivia
  • Peter
  • Pocahontas
  • Posie
  • Rapunzel
  • Rei
  • Rowena
  • Sadik
  • Saint
  • Samira
  • Sena
  • Tinkerbell
  • Walkten
  • Watson
  • Yara

Miniature Poodle Names

Miniature Poodle Names

Miniature Poodles are adorable, small, and very popular with people looking for a great dog.

We think there are lots of creative ways to name your Miniature Poodle.

Why not use water themed names, as Miniature Poodles are fond of swimming?

We also love the idea of using celebrity names, or fashion-themed names, due to the fact that Miniature Poodles are so popular and fashionable.

You could use a name with a friendly and fashionable meaning, to match your Miniature Poodle’s appearance. Use this list to find a name that is truly perfect for a Miniature Poodle.

Adrian Dior Ocean
Amaya Dover Prada
Aruba Dune Rain
Aukai Elle Reef
Bay Fisher Ripple
Bayou Foam River
Beck Ford Riviera
Bondi Gaultier Scale
Brooke Gucci Shelly
Burberry Haute Squirt
Cascade Hermes Stream
Caspian Isla Tallulah
Chic Lagoon Tidal
Clifford Lake Valentino
Como Loire Varuna
Conch Makara Versace
Cordelia Marlowe Vogue
Couture Mazu Water
Daria Mermaid Waterfall
Delta Nerida Zale
Destan Nixie Yarn

French Poodle Names

French Poodle Names

Poodles are the national dog of France, so it is no surprise that many people choose a name with French roots for their pet.

You could choose a classic French name with a great meaning.

Why not name your pooch after your favorite French food or French city?

We also love the idea of naming your Poodle after a famous French celebrity, to match the Poodle’s superstar image and beautiful looks. Take a look at this list to find some inspiration for your Poodle’s name:

  • Adelyn
  • Adore
  • Aime
  • Alain
  • Aubin
  • Bechet
  • Bernadin
  • Bernard
  • Bisous
  • Blaise
  • Bleu
  • Bordeaux
  • Brie
  • Brigitte
  • Brioche
  • Camembert
  • Camille
  • Camus
  • Chanel
  • Chien
  • Courentin
  • Croissant
  • Cyrille
  • Éclair
  • Eiffel
  • Elise
  • Esmé
  • Geoffroi
  • Guillaumine
  • Hilaire
  • Janine
  • Jeanne
  • Joie
  • Jolie
  • Jourdain
  • Jules
  • Juste
  • Justis
  • Kiki
  • Lac
  • Lafayette
  • Landry
  • Laurent
  • Leon
  • Lilou
  • Louis
  • Lyon
  • Macaron
  • Mael
  • Maison
  • Manon
  • Marguerite
  • Marseille
  • Marshall
  • Mathilde
  • Maxime
  • Merle
  • Mimi
  • Mireille
  • Monet
  • Nanou
  • Nathalie
  • Nicaise
  • Nice
  • Nichele
  • Nicole
  • Nina
  • Noel
  • Noir
  • Nougat
  • Oceane
  • Pain-Au-Chocolate
  • Paris
  • Pascal
  • Petite
  • Pomme
  • Quiche
  • Raclette
  • Ratatouille
  • Rififi
  • Rose
  • Rouge
  • Serge
  • Simone
  • Vert
  • Vincent

Cute Poodle Names

Cute Poodle Names

If there’s one thing all types of Poodle have in common, it is that they’re completely adorable!

If you want to name your Poodle something really cute, then we think there are plenty of innovative choices:

  • Why not name your Poodle after something from nature, or even outer space?
  • We love the idea of naming a Poodle a food name; this is a cute and comedic choice that is increasingly popular for all dog breeds.
  • Poodles are known for their beautiful soft coat, so we also love the idea of naming them something soft and gentle.

We have plenty of cute names to look at, we’re sure you’ll be inspired:

Almond Fauna Neptune
Apollo Feather Nettle
Apple Flapjack Nova
Aries Flora Orion
Astro Fluffy Pluto
Atlas Fudge Porky
Bellatrix Furry Porridge
Blankie Galaxy Portia
Blossom Gemini Queso
Bracken Granola Rhea
Bun Gummy River
Burrito Hazelnut Salami
Butter Heather Saturn
Butterscotch Io Sausage
Cashmere Iris Scorpio
Cassiopeia Jammy Seren
Celeste Jello Shortcake
Cherry Juniper Sirius
Cinnamon Jupiter Softie
Cliff Larissa Solaris
Coffee Leaf Spaghetti
Comet Leah Star
Compote Lemon Strawberry
Cookie Leo Taco
Cosmo Lyra Taurus
Cressida Mars Thistle
Crumble Marzipan Vanilla
Cumin Mercury Vega
Cupcake Miranda Velvet
Curly Moon Venus
Estella Mozarella Wooly

Standard Poodle Names

Standard Poodle Names

The Standard Poodle is a cute and popular breed of dog and they are what most people think of when people think of Poodles.

There are plenty of creative choices when it comes to naming a Standard Poodle.

The Poodle can be apricot orange, jet black, pure white, and many other colors. Why not look at the different colors this breed can be, and base the name on this?

We also think strong and happy names will work well to compliment the Poodle’s vibrant personality.

We have compiled this list of Poodle names that would all be great choices:

  • Abigail
  • Ada
  • Aida
  • Alani
  • Alaska
  • Alba
  • Amber
  • Aoife
  • Apricot
  • Asher
  • Auburn
  • Autumn
  • Beatrice
  • Beetle
  • Blanca
  • Bliss
  • Blythe
  • Brick
  • Bruno
  • Bruno
  • Carmine
  • Carrot
  • Cheeto
  • Clara
  • Clementine
  • Cloud
  • Coal
  • Coconut
  • Copper
  • Coral
  • Daisy
  • Dove
  • Dream
  • Ebony
  • Fawn
  • Felicia
  • Felicity
  • Flynn
  • Gale
  • Gannon
  • Garfield
  • Gigi
  • Ginger
  • Goldie
  • Gwyn
  • Hana
  • Igloo
  • Ivory
  • Jet
  • Jolly
  • Jovie
  • Keiko
  • Kiki
  • Lava
  • Luana
  • Magma
  • Melanite
  • Melon
  • Meringue
  • Merry
  • Midnight
  • Moonflower
  • Ollie
  • Onyx
  • Opal
  • Panther
  • Papaya
  • Pearl
  • Peel
  • Penny
  • Peonie
  • Persimmon
  • Popcorn
  • Pumpkin
  • Rafa
  • Raven
  • Ray
  • Saffron
  • Snow
  • Snowflake
  • Sooty
  • Stormy
  • Tangerine
  • Tawny
  • Tiger
  • Tourmaline
  • Trixie
  • Vermilion

Teacup Poodle Names

Teacup Poodle Names

Teacup Poodles are absolutely tiny, and completely adorable!

They are called ‘teacup’ Poodles due to their teeny size and the fact that they can comfortably fit in a teacup.

If you are looking to bring home a Teacup Poodle, there are many creative places to look for naming inspiration.

We like the idea of naming a Toy Poodle after sweet and small things, to reflect their size and their adorable nature.

Why not choose a name with an adorable meaning?

We also think vintage names work really well for these puppies, as they are charming and quirky. Take a look at our Teacup Poodle names list to find some naming inspiration.

Arabella Georgia Phoebe
Atom Gizmo Pip
Bean Grace Pixie
Beatrix Gumdrop Pop
Beth Harriet Powell
Bubble Hattie Pudding
Bunny Hiccup Pup
Button Honey Red
Candy Hope Rufus
Caramel Ingrid Sassy
Chica Jacqueline Sebastian
Chick Jasper Sonny
Cog Jemima Sugar
Cutie Katherine Sweetie
Darling Kip Syrup
Dee-Dee Kit Teddy
Diddy Lulu Teeny
Dinah Maple Timothy
Doodle May Tiny
Duckling Micro Toffee
Dumpling Mina Treacle
Dwarf Minnie Twinkle
Elspeth Muffy Tyler
Fairy Nano Victoria
Faith Nibble Virginia
Flicker Ophelia Wanda
Francisco Orla Wiggle
Gadget Pecan Zach
Gem Philip Zap

Tips for Naming a Poodle

Poodle Names Feature

If the challenge of naming your Poodle is very daunting, it might help to have to some guidance. Take a look through our five speedy tips to help with naming your Poodle:

  • Use your Poodle’s Roots

Poodles originate from France, and are the national dog of France! This is a great start to naming your dog, as it might be a good idea to use French culture as inspiration.

  • Watch Movies

Poodles are a popular choice of star in films and TV shows with dog characters. This means there are plenty of famous Poodles with names that might fit yours perfectly!

  • Check Online

We have a wealth of great lists of names that are sure to spark some inspiration when naming your Poodle. The Internet is full of creative choices.

  • Personality is Everything

Poodles are known for their strong and brilliant personalities, so it would be ridiculous not to use this as a springboard when looking for the perfect name.

  • Ask a Friend

Bringing home a Poodle is a big deal, so it would be a good idea to ask friends and family for some help in the hunt for a good name. Just make sure you always follow your own instincts!


The Poodle is a bright and beautiful pet and a loving dog.

So you have to pick the perfect name for them.

You can use their amazing personality as inspiration, or look to the natural world and beyond!

Whether you choose a cute, funny or beautiful Poodle name, we’re sure you’ll find something absolutely amazing.

Do let us know if you choose one of our names on our list. We would also love to hear if you have any ideas for other perfect Poodle names, so leave a comment.

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John Woods is the founder of All Things Dogs, member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, graduate in Animal Behavior & Welfare and recognized author by the Dog Writers Association of America.


  1. My miniature silver poodle was named “Chelsea Grace” it means”grace by the sea” … and she was just that- she was a very gentle & sweet girl…And my standard white poodle was named “Lacey Hope” and again ,her personality fit that as she was fearless,& she went on hope and she lived on Hope

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