600 Unforgettable Bulldog Names
to Begin a Beautiful Friendship

The ultimate Bulldog names list is here! Bulldogs are the 4th most popular dog breed because they are friendly, calm, courageous and adorable. This breed has its origin in the British islands where it was originally used in an extremely cruel, and now banned, sport called "bull baiting".

I recommend you look through our list of bulldog names specifically chosen for this breed and when you pick one make a memorable moment out of it. Gather the family around and teach your new family member its name. It's a fun and easy activity that will introduce you and your new puppy to positive training methods.

How you teach your bulldog its name? Simple, grab several pieces of kibble or yummy treats and say its name. As soon as your dog looks at you, say "good boy!" and give him the treat. If there are many members of the family around, you can make a circle and call your puppy one by one. He will learn his name in no time at all!

Start training your bulldog puppy right away to prevent problem behaviors later on. Here are 3 tips to have your home ready when your new bulldog puppy arrives.

  1. Toys! The first few days you bring your puppy home, he may seem calm, this is because he is adjusting to his new home. Once he settles, he will want to explore and chew on everything. That is way I recommend you have plenty of toys for your puppy to explore (instead of your furniture!). Kong Dog Toys are the best for your puppy because they are interactive, indestructible and safe.

  2. Potty training! It may take a few weeks or months for your puppy to be fully potty trained, but it helps if you are ready for it. Choose the area you want your puppy to do his business and cover it with Puppy Pee Pads, any brand is good, you can even use newspaper or nothing at all! You will take your puppy to this area every 1-2 hours and give him a treat if he pees or poops. If your puppy pees in other places DO NOT punish him, simple clean up after him with enzymatic dor urine cleaner which is the only way to get all the urine smell and avoid your puppy peeing always in the same places.

  3. Socialization! You have a limited window of opportunity to make sure your puppy grows up to be a social, friendly and confident dog. when you are ready, visit our . Bulldog training guide for step-by-step tutorials.

Now, lets pick a name for your Bulldog!

Bulldog names

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Names for Sweet and Chunky Bulldogs

Bulldogs are cute and friendly, their wrinkled faces make us want to squish them all around. The best bulldog names are short, sharp and memorable. However, longer names can also be a good choice if the word is very different from the English language, that way your dog will be able to differenciate it from the rest of your babling.

Girl Bulldog Names

Boy Bulldog Names

ANGEL
APPLE
BABETTE
BABUSHKA
BABY
BERNADETTE
BETTY
BON-BON
BUBBA
BUFFY
BUNBUNS
BUTTERBALL
CHARMINITA
CHIQUITA
CHUBALUB
CUPCAKE
DHALIA
DIVA
DULCE
FIFI
GIGGLES
HERSHEY
JELLY ROLL
JEZEBEL
JUICY
LADYBUG
LOLLYPOP
LUNA

MACBETH
MAI TAI
MAMA
MARSHMALLOW
MATILDA
MELON
MIDNIGHT
OLGA
PAM
PEACH
PETUNIA
PRUNE
PUDDIN
PUMPKIN
REESES
ROLY POLY
RUMBA
SANSA
SKITTLES
SNOWBALL
SOLE MIO
TILLY
TINA
TINY
TULIP
TWINKIE

BALOO
BANJO
BEAR
BIG RED
BINGO
BOGART
BOLERO
BOO
BUDDHA
BUTTERBALL
CHUNKY
DONUT
DUMBO
FELIX
FERGUS
GNOCCHI
GOLLUM
GOOFY
GROUCHO
HOSS
HURLEY
JOJO
JUMBO
MAMBO
MARSHMALLOW
MONSTER
MUSTANG
MUSTARD

OTTO
PEPE
PIGLET
POOKIE
PORK CHOP
PUDGE
PUMBA
PUTT-PUTT
RAZOR
REGGAE
ROCKY
ROSCOE
RUFUS
SAMSON
SAUSAGE
SCOOTER
SKIPPER
SLUGGO
SPARROW
SULTAN
TANGO
TUBBY
TUMMY
WALDO
YODA
ZEPPELIN

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Did you know?

Bulldogs are not very good swimmers, their large head, short legs and wide body size makes it hard for them to stay above water.

Always keep an eye your Bulldog around bodies of water!

Names for Brave and Energetic Bulldogs

English bulldogs tend to be calm and don't require as much exercise as American bulldogs, so if you are adopting and American Bulldog, this list of bulldog names can be very useful. If you will adopt an English bulldog, this list is also a good one, since their stocky bodies makes this breed look badass!

Female Bulldog Names

Male Bulldog Names

AKUMA
ATHENA
BELLADONA
BLAZE
CALYPSO
CARRIE
CHANCE
CORA
DAISY
ELSA
ESME
FURY
GEISHA
HANNA
HAZAMA
INDIANA
IVY
KARMA
KATNISS
KIERRA
KRAVEN
LASH
LILITH
MAFIA
MALAK
MARGA
MARION

NEMESIS
ODA
OLYMPIA
OPAL
PANDORA
PAX
PUMA
REBEL
REGINA
ROGUE
ROSE
SAXA
SCULLY
SHAKA
STORM
SYTHE
TEMPERANCE
TEMPEST
TIGRESS
TRINITY
TROPICANA
URSULA
VEGAS
VENOM
VIOLA
VODKA
WILMA
XENA
YOKO

AMMO
APOLLO
ATLAS
ATTICUS
AXEL
BALBOA
BEAST
BRONCO
BRUISER
BRUTUS
BUCK
BULLWINKLE
BUTCHER
CAPONE
CHOMPERS
CHUMLEE
COFFIN
COLOSSUS
COYOTE
CYPHER
DANDY
DANTE
DIESEL
DURANGO
DYNAMO
FENRIR
GODZILLA

GOLDUST
GOLIATH
HAGRID
HANNIBAL
HERCULES
HITCHCOCK
HULK
JOKER
KHAN
KONG
MAGNUS
MOBY
NOOK
PIZARRO
POE
PRIME
RAMBO
REAPER
REX
RHINO
SOLO
STAG
STALLONE
TANK
TEX
TRON
VECTOR
VOLTRON
WAHOO

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Bulldog Fun Fact!

English Bulldogs, as we know them today, are different from the original bulldogs used for bull-fighting.

Today's Bulldogs are less aggressive, in fact, they make excellent family pets.

Famous Bulldogs and Celebrity Bulldog Owners

There are not as many famous bulldogs as other breeds, but here is a list of the ones that have starred in TV shows and movies, are known sports mascots or have become celebrities online! You will also find a list of celebrities that own bulldogs and their names to inspire you.

Famous Bulldogs from TV shows and movies

HECTOR:

A Bulldog cartoon in the Tweety and Sylvester cartoon


BUTCH:

A bulldog cartoon that first appeared in the Pluto cartoon in the 1940s.


SPIKE:

A bulldog cartoon in the Tom and Jerry series. He had a pup named Tike.


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MAX:

“Jake and the Fatman” US TV series that run from 1987 to 1992. It was a detective series and the main character, a prosecutor, had an English Bulldog named Max.


McBARKER:

“Mr. Magoo” started as short cartoon film that become a popular cartoon TV show in the 1960s. The main character was a wealthy retiree who can’t see very well and thus gets into funny situations with his talking bulldog McBarker.


Angus:

In 1997, Leslie Nielsen starred in the “Mr. Magoo” movie that portrayed a bulldog named Angus. The role of “Angus” is played by 4 English bulldogs, three females and one male. Their names were: Lili, Cissy, Lazania and Billy.


Mr. BEEFY:

From the movie “Little Nicky”, Mr. Beefy is a talking Bulldog that helps one of Satan’s sons who goes to earth to save his father. The role of Mr. Beefy is actually played by 3 Bulldogs named Roo, Harvey and Harley.


COLOSSUS:

In the 2002 Romantic comedy “Van Wilder”, the main character has an English Bulldog named Colossus. The role is played by one dog named Taker.


ROCKY:

From the movie 2008 Leatherheads American Sports Comedy movie. Curly is the team mascot and is played by a dog named Rocky.



University Bulldog Mascots

Ironclas Tupper, such a cute dog and name!

BRUISER: Mascot of Adrian College

SPIKE: Mascot of Allan Hancock College

JERRY: Mascot of Arkansas Tech University

BULLY: Mascot of Barton College

BUTCH: Mascot of Bowie State University

IRONCLAD TUPPER: Mascot of Bryant University

BUTLER BLUE: Mascot of Butler University

TIMEOUT and VICTOR E.: Mascot of California State University, Fresno (Fresno State)

GENERAL and BOO V.: Mascots of The Citadel

BOOMER: Mascot of Dean College

GRIFF: Mascot of Drake University

BRUTUS: Mascot of Ferris State University

The dog in the picture is the first Handsome Dan, mascot of Yale University. It was adopted in 1889 and you can see how the breed characteristics have changed since then.

JACK: Mascot of Georgetown University

BARNEY: Mascot of Gardner-Webb University

UGA: Mascot of University of Georgia

SPIKE Q. GONZAGA: Mascot of Gonzaga University

DUKE DOG: Mascot of James Madison University

GENERAL DETERMINATION: Mascot of Kettering University

TECH XX and CHAMP: Mascots of Louisiana Tech University

BEN: Mascot of McPherson College

CHAMP: Mascot of University of Minnesota Duluth

CHARGE: Mascot of University of Montana Western

BULLY: Mascot of Mississippi State University

BUSTER: Mascot of Union University

ROCKY: Mascot of University of North Carolina at Asheville

TARZAN: University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

This is UGA, mascot of the University of Georgia.

ADDIE/ADELAIDE: University of Redlands

SPIKE: Samford University

BRANDI and DUKE: Southwestern Oklahoma State University

SPIKE and SIMONE: Truman State University

COLONEL ROCK: Western Illinois University

VICTOR E. BULLDOG: Wingate University

HANDSOME DAN: Yale University


Celebrities and their Bulldogs

Adam Sandler has 3 bulldogs and even had a role in the movie "Little Nicky" with a dog of this breed.

Adam Sandler and MEATBALL, MATZOBALL and BABU

Ozzy Osbourne and LOLA

Olivia Wilde and LOLA

Pink and ELVIS

Brad Pitt and JACQUES

Janice Dickinson with LLOYD

Willow Smith with ROCKEFELLER

Joe Jonas with WINSTON

Verne Troyer with BANANA

Chris Brown with CHIEF and DIAMOND

Michael Phelps with HERMAN

Jessica Biel with EAST

Miley Cyrus with her Bulldog. She has also owned several other dogs of various breeds and even other pets.

Gloria Estefan with ISAAC, BIGGIE and NOELLE

David Beckham with COCO

Reese Witherspoon with FRANK SINATRA

Danny Trejo with DAISY

Calvin Coolidge with BOSTON BEANS

Warren Harding with BUDDY

John Legend & Christy Teigen with PUDDY

Miley Cyrus with ZIGGY

Jay Baruchel with PAL

Shia Labeous & Carey Mulligan with BRANDO

Samantha Ronson with CADILLAC

Truman Capote with MAGGIE

Ice-T with SPARTACUS

Howard Sterns & Beth Ostrosky with BIANCA

Brad Pitt and his Bulldog JACQUES

Jason Aldean with ATHENS

Rob Dyrdek with BEEF and MEATY

Jodie Marsh with PADDY

Pete Went & Ashlee Simpson with HEMINGWAY

Michale Jackson with LARGE

Valentino Rossi with GUIDO, CESARE and CECILIA

Val Chmerkovskiy with SIR SLEEP A LOT

Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling with MAGGIE

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Funny Names for Bulldogs

Bulldogs are such adorable dogs, they are big, clumsy and wrinkled. The perfect breed for funny bulldog names that will make you smile everytime.

Girl Bulldog Names

Boy Bulldog Names

BACHATA
BARBIE
BINX
BISCUIT
BITSY
BUTTERS
CHA-CHA
CHALUPA
CHICA
CHUNKALUNK
CRINKLES
DIMPLES
DONUT
FIZZLE
FOOFOO
GNOCCHI
GUMDROP
HASHTAG
LOO LOO
MERCY
MILONGA
MISS PIGGY
MUNCHKIN
NOVA
NUGGET
NUTELLA

OCEAN
ORCA
PANCAKE
PANDA
PEE WEE
PICKLE
PIGGIE
PIGGY
PILLSBURY
PLANET
POOF
POOFY
POTLUCK
PUDGE
PUDGY
SALSA
SISSY
SUNDAY
TALULA
TANKERBELL
TOOTSIE
TURKEY
TWINKLE
WAFFLES
WOBBLES
WRINKLES
WRINKLY
ZUMBA

BACON
BEEFCAKE
BIG MAC
BON-BON
BUBBA
BUDWEISER
BURRITO
BUTTON
CARTMAN
CHEESEBURGER
CHUBBLES
CHUBZ
CHUMLEY
CHUNK
CHUNK NORRIS
COOKIE MONSTER
CUPID
DROOLIUS CAESAR
FIG
HEFFALUMP
HOT DOG
JABBA
JABBA THE HUTT
LINEBACKER
MATZO BALL
MEATLOAF
MELON

MOOSE
OREO
OZZY PAWSBORNE
PIGWIDGEON
POMELO
PORKY
POTLUCK
PUDGY
PUGSLEY
REESES
RUMPLES
SHERLOCK BONES
SNACK-PACK
SNUFFLEUPAGUS
SPUD
STIMPY
SULLEY
SUMO
SUPERSIZE
TACO
TAQUITO
TELETUBBY
TERMINATOR
TOTO
TWO-BY-FOUR
VALENTINE
WAFFLES
ZAPPER

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British vs. American vs. French Bulldog Names

Bulldogs come in a nice variety of nationalities, why not pick a traditional name from the country of your dog origin? These 3 breeds come from the Old English Bulldog created in England to fight with bulls. Immigrants from England brought their Old English Bulldogs to America and created the new breed. The French Bulldog was actually created in England as a toy version of the Bulldog and later became very popular in France due to English immigrants. 

Traditional English Names

Traditional American Names

Traditional French Names

Girls

AGATHA
AGNES
AGRONA
AISLINN
ALVINA
ARLA
ARWEN
ASHLEY
AUDREY
AVON

Boys

ARCHIBALD
ARNOLD
ASTON
BAXTER
BENEDICT
BYRON
CASH
CASPIAN
CHAD
CLAYTON

Girls

ADDISON
ALABAMA
AMERICA
AMY
ASHTON
AVERY
BARBARA
BLUE
BROOKLYN
CAMERON

Boys

BILLY
BLAZE
BRANDON
BRENT
BROCK
BRODY
BRONX
COBY
DUKE
DWIGHT

Girls

AMÉLIE
ANAÏS
ANDRÉE
ANTOINETTE
AURÉLIE
BRIGITTE
CAMILLE
CÉLINE
CHEYENNE
COLETTE

Boys

ALPHONSE
ANDRÉ
ANTOINE
ANTON
CLEMENT
DIDIER
ÉTIENNE
FLORENT
GASTON
JACQUES

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BETH
BLYTHE
BRIENNE
BRITTANY
BROOK
BRYONY
CARMEL
CHELSEA
DAWN
DOTTIE

CLIVE
CORMAC
CURTIS
DALTON
DARCY
DEXTER
EARL
ELTON
EWAN
EWIN

DAKOTA
DALLAS
DONNA
GEORGIA
GRACE
HARPER
HAVEN
HONOR
HOPE
INDIANA

ELLIOT
ETHAN
FELIX
FOREST
GREY
HUNTER
JACOB
JOSH
JUSTIN
KYLE

CORALIE
DANIELLE
JOSETTE
JULIETTE
LORRAINE
MADELEINE
MARIE
MARION
ODETTE
PAULETTE

JÉROME
JULIEN
MARCEL
MASON
MAXIME
PIERRE
QUENTIN
RÉMY
RENÉ
TRISTAN

EDITH
ELEANOR
EMMA
ENYA
ESTELLE
FAITH
FELICITY
GEORGIANA
HANNAH
HARMONY
HAZEL
HERMIONE
HOLLY
HOPE
JANE
JEMIMA
KITTY

FERGUS
GARETH
HARVEY
HERBERT
HUDSON
HUGH
HUGHIE
KINGSLEY
LEIGHTON
LEWIS
LLOYD
MONTAGUE
MURRAY
MYLO
NEVILLE
NIGEL
ORSON

JENNIFER
JESSICA
JORDAN
JOYCE
JUSTIVE
KAREN
LIBERTY
MADISON
MARGARET
NANCY
RACHEL
RAVEN
SARAH
SAVANNAH
SKYE
TIFFANY
WILLOW

LANDON
LARRY
LIAM
LOGAN
MIKE
NOAH
PERRY
RANDY
RAYMOND
ROY
RYDER
SCOTT
SPENCER
STONE
TROY
TYLER
ZACK


LORENE
LOWRI
MELODY
NELLIE
PEGGY
PHOEBE
POLLY
PRIMROSE
SCARLETT
THELMA
VIVIAN
WHITNEY

OSMAN
PERCY
PHILIP
PORTER
REUBEN
ROGAN
RONALD
RONNIE
RUPERT
SAXON
WILFRED
WINSTON

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Girl Bulldog Names

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Cocos Islands
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Hungary
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AKEYSHA
BAYLEE
COURTNEY
DAISY
DUCHESS
EMBER
FIDGET
FREYA
GENTRY
GIDGET
HASINA
HAZEL
KARMA
KHALEESI
LATER
LIZZY
LOLA
LUCKY
LUNA
NELLY
POPPY
WINNIE
ZOE
ZOVO

Boy Bulldog Names

Brazil
Australia
Canada
NA
NA
US
US
US
NA
US
US
NA
UK
UK
US
US
Japan
US
UK
US
Australia
Hungary
US
NA
Russia
US
Hungary
NA
US
NA
US
Canada
US
UK
US
US
US
UK
US
US
US
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French bulldog
American Bulldog
American Bully
French bulldog
French bulldog
French Bulldog
French Bulldog
American bully
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American bulldog
French Bulldog
French bulldog
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English bulldog
French Bulldog
Bulldog
French bulldog
French bulldog
Bulldog
French bulldog
English bulldog
English Bulldog
English bulldog
French Bulldog
American bulldog
French bulldog
French Bulldog
French bulldog
French bulldog
French bull dog
America bulldog
Bulldog
English bulldog
Bulldog
Bulldog
Bulldog
French bulldog
American bully
French Bulldog
French Bulldog
American bully

ACE
ANY
ATLAS
BANE
BENTLEY
BLEU
BOB
BUSTER
CHARLIE
CONWAY
DAVE
DECTER
DONT KNOW
FRANK
FRANKIE
FRENCH BULLDOG
J-J
JACK
JAX
KANO
KICKS
LUCKY
MACK
MAX
MISHA
MUFASA
MY
ODIE
OLIVER
PONTIAK
ROCKY
ROLLIE
SARI
SEBASTIAN
SMOKEY
SPIKE
TAKIN NO BULL
TROY
TYSYNN
VICTOR
YODA
ZEUS

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I searched and put together this list of bulldog names just for you, the lucky owner of a brand new bulldog puppy. I truly hope you find the perfect name and enjoy life with your new furry best friend!

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