Many families will welcome a new pup into the family over the holiday season. And one of the many joyful tasks ahead of you is to find the perfect name. Whether you’ve got a male or female puppy, we’ve put together a list that will get you thinking about the perfect name for your perfect dog.
Will any of these names make sense for your new pet?
Dog Names Inspired by The North Pole
Dasher (nickname: Dash)
Vixen (nickname: Vicki)
Nicholas (nickname: Nick)
Rudolf (nickname: Rudy)
Cookie (in honor of the treats left for Santa)
Dog Names Inspired by Holiday Cheer
Dog Names Inspired by Hanukkah
Maccabee (Nickname: Mac)
Dreidel (Nickname: Dre)
Menorah (Nickname: Norah)
Dog Names Inspired by Holiday Sweets
Ginger or Gingersnap
Dog Names Inspired by Holiday Books and Movies
Buddy (from Elf)
Grinch (from The Grinch Who Stole Christmas)
Max (from The Grinch Who Stole Christmas)
Cindy Lou Who (from The Grinch Who Stole Christmas)
Cratchit (from A Christmas Carol)
Scrooge (from A Christmas Carol)
Tiny Tim (from A Christmas Carol)
Elsa (from Frozen)
George (from It’s A Wonderful Life)
Clarence (from It’s A Wonderful Life)
Kevin (from Home Alone)
Hans Gruber (from Die Hard)
McClane (from Die Hard)
Dog Names Inspired by Winter
Snowy or Snow
(snow) Banks or Banksy
Keystone Puppies wishes you and your family a happy new year. If you’d like to explore puppy breeds, click here. If you want to get started to find your forever dog, click here.
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