200+ Holiday and Seasonal Names for Dogs

Updated on June 27, 2019
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If you love a particular holiday or season and are looking for a dog name inspired by it, then check out this list of over 200 of them. You'll find names inspired by all of the major holidays and the 4 seasons.
If you love a particular holiday or season and are looking for a dog name inspired by it, then check out this list of over 200 of them. You'll find names inspired by all of the major holidays and the 4 seasons. | Source

It's exciting to get a new dog. There's so much to think about, like where he'll sleep, what he'll eat, and probably the most important thing, what to name him.

With so many names to choose from, it helps to narrow your choices down a bit, and this article helps you do that. It has suggestions for people who love holidays and seasons.

Did you get your new furry friend from Santa and want to give her a Christmas name, or are you inspired by springtime and think your pup deserves a flowery name?

Whatever your reasons, you'll find over 200 awesome choices for your best buddy. Every major holiday and all four seasons are covered, so the hard part will be deciding which one is your favorite.

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Dog Names Inspired by the Holidays

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Did you get a new puppy for Christmas? Is your house decorated for this holiday all year round?

It's the most wonderful time of the year for many people, and if it is for you, then a Yuletide name might be just what your puppy needs.

 
 
 
Angel
Elf
Merry
Candy Cane
Ginger
Noel
Carol
Holly
Prancer
Cookie
Jack
Rudolph
Dancer
Jingles
Santa
Dasher
Joy
Scrooge
Donner
Kringle
Star
Egg Nog
Kris
Sugar Plum
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Not only does the Easter Bunny make an appearance at this holiday, but so do new puppies who need names.

So if you love everything pastel and eat jelly beans all year round, then your furry friend needs a name to match. One of them is sure to make an egg-cellent choice!

 
 
Bunny
Hoppy
Carrot
Jelly Bean
Chick
Lily
Cotton Ball
Marshmallow
Egg
Peep
Faith
Peter
Fluffy
Violet
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If you and your dog bleed red, white, and blue, then I bet one of these patriotic names is just what you are looking for.

Your buddy will shine brighter than the fireworks on the fourth with one of these choices.

 
 
Bean
Glory
Belle
Independence
Betsy
Liberty
Big Red
Picnic
Blue
Rocket
Dandy
Sam
Doodle
Sparkles
Eagle
Star
Fire Cracker
Yankee
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Are ghosts and goblins your thing? Does your pup love spooky nights? Then a Halloween-themed name could be the perfect trick for your treat.

 
 
Bogey
Hocus
Boo
Jack
Bones
Midnight
Candy
Mummy
Casper
Pocus
Creeper
Reaper
Fang
Shadow
Frank
Skull
Ghost
Spooky
Goblin
Wolf
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If Hanukkah is your favorite time of year, then a name from this list will be shinier than the gold coins you get throughout the season.

Your pup will be the hit of your Hanukkah Shabbat dinner. Just don't let her eat the latkes!

 
 
Challah
Jelly
David
Kip
Donut
Latke
Dreidel
Maccabee
Gelt
Shamash
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"Laissez les bon temps roulez" or "Let the good times roll," as they say in New Orleans during Mardi Gras.

If you and your dog like to dance the days and nights away during this holiday and throughout the whole year, then one of these names will be better than all of the beads you get!

 
 
Ash
Flame
Bacchus
Fleur
Bijou
King
Captain
Krewe
Carnival
Mardi
Domino
Queen
Doubloon
Rex
Duchess
Whodat
Duke
Zulu
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Top of the morning to you! Do you wear green all year around instead of only on St. Patrick's Day? Is your puppy all about the Irish?

You won't go wrong if you decide on a name from the biggest celebration on the Emerald Isle.

 
 
Banshee
Lucky
Bernie
Paddy
Blarney
Rainbow
Clover
Saint
Emerald
Shamrock
Erin
Shillelagh
Goldie
Snake
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Are you one of those people who cook like it's Turkey Day throughout the year? Is your dog a big turkey?

If you go gaga over Thanksgiving, then you may just want a name inspired by this delicious day. Hopefully one of these yummy ideas will suit you.

 
 
Drumstick
Pumpkin
Gravy
Stuffing
Giblet
Sweet Potato
Maple
Syrup
Muffin
Tom
Pilgrim
Wishbone
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Valentine's Day, that day of the year when everyone is a romantic. Some puppies are just like that; they ooze romance.

So if you and your lovebug pup can't get enough of each other, then one of these dreamy names will be sure to steal your heart for good.

 
 
Arrow
Huggybear
Beau
Lovebug
Candy
Lovey
Cherish
Pinky
Cupid
Rosie
Cutie Pie
Sweetness
Desiree
Sweetpea
Honey
Valentine

Dog Names Inspired by the Seasons

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Bundle up, it's cold outside. For all of you fans of winter months, then a pup with one of these names will remind you of the frosty forecast all year long!

 
 
Boots
Mittens
Chilly
Olaf
Dusty
Pinecone
Elsa
Shimmer
Frostbite
Shivers
Frosty
Sniffles
Frozone
Snowball
Icicle
Snowflake
Long John
Sparkles
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Who doesn't like spring flowers? For those of you who anxiously wait for the first signs of the season to arrive, why not keep it alive all year around with a spring-themed name for your furry friend?

 
 
April
Raindrop
Blossom
Robin
Daffodil
Snowdrop
Flora
Spring
Hyacinth
Sprout
Pansy
Tulip
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Don't they call it the "dog days of summer" because no one ever wants them to end? All you summer people who think it should be sunny and hot all year will love these summer-inspired names, and so will your pup.

 
 
Breeze
Sailor
Daisy
Sandy
Frisbee
Stormy
Junebug
Sunny
Lightning
Thunder
Popsicle
Vacay
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When the leaves start to fall and the fireplaces start going, then nothing is better than curling up with a dog and admiring the beauty that is this season. To keep that fall feeling every day of the year, why not choose a name inspired by it?

 
 
Acorn
Maizie
Autumn
Moonshine
Chestnut
Peanut
Cider
Rusty
Corny
Scarecrow
Goldie
Smokey
Harvest
Spice

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I Hope You Found the Perfect Name

It's not easy picking out that perfect name for your new furry friend. There are so many to choose from, and you want to make sure it's just right. After all, he or she is going to have it for a long time.

Take your time to decide, and if you found one you love on this list, then congratulations. I'm happy I could help!

Thank you to some special pups!

I have to thank my silver and black labradoodle who is in many of these photos. He is always a good sport when modeling holiday attire, even if he only cooperates for about a minute or two.

Thank you, as well, to other friends who let me take photos of their awesome dogs!

© 2019 Claudia Mitchell

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    • Glimmer Twin Fan profile imageAUTHOR

      Claudia Mitchell 

      10 months ago

      Thanks so much Liz. I appreciate that.

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      Liz Westwood 

      10 months ago from UK

      The illustrations to go with this imaginative list are outstanding.

    • Glimmer Twin Fan profile imageAUTHOR

      Claudia Mitchell 

      10 months ago

      Thanks Ellison - I think that Wednesday would definitely serve as a Halloween name.

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      Ellison Hartley 

      10 months ago from Maryland, USA

      This is cool, a lot of really unique names! I guess my cat is sort of holiday and season inspired if you stretch it, Wednesday, as in the Adams family, is sort of a Halloween name!

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