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 a perfect choice?
Read through our extensive lists of the most popular, best, and cutest names for a toy, miniature and standard Poodles below…
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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 also work as puppy names.
Why not use names from your favorite storybooks and fables?
Use this list to find something truly creative and perfect:
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.
French Poodle Names
Poodles are the national dog of France, so it is no surprise that many people French dog names 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:
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:
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:
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.
Tips for Naming a Poodle
If the challenge of naming your Poodle is very daunting, it might help to have 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 dog 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.