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200+ Holiday and Seasonal Names for Dogs

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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.

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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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

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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

Comments

Claudia Mitchell (author) on January 09, 2019:

Thanks so much Liz. I appreciate that.

Liz Westwood from UK on January 09, 2019:

The illustrations to go with this imaginative list are outstanding.

Claudia Mitchell (author) on January 08, 2019:

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

Ellison Hartley from Maryland, USA on January 07, 2019:

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!