We all know how hard it can be to come up with good pet names when naming dogs, which match the personality of our pet.
It is even harder when you’re trying to find unique puppy names to suit a feisty, cute, little Chihuahua!
Chihuahuas ooze attitude, so naming your Chi after a mythical God might match his personality and character way beyond his tiny size. Our list of names for Chihuahuas below is made up of some unusual pet names which include film characters from Conan to the Terminator.
Watch the reactions of people around you when you call the smallest member of your family with the biggest attitude, by one of these good pet names!
Armani – Italian clothing designer
Achilles – Greek hero of the Trojan war
Anubis – Jackal headed god in Egyptian mythology
Aphrodite – Greek goddess of love, beauty and sexuality
Apollo – Greek god of light and sun
Aragorn – King of Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings
Aristotle – Greek philosopher
Arwen – Female Elf in Lord of the Rings
Atermis – Greek goddess of the wilderness
Attila – Ruler of the Huns
Athena – Greek goddess of war
Bambi – Baby deer from the famous film
Bilbo – A Hobbit in the Lord of the Rings
Boromir - Character from Lord of the Rings
Buffy – A vampire slayer
Bismarck – Prussian / German statesman
Cabal - King Arthur's dog
Caesar – Roman general and statesman
Capone – Italian American gangster
Casanova – Famous womanizer
Chewbacca – Character from Star Wars
Churchill - Former British leader
Conan – Movie barbarian
Copernicus – Polish astronomer and mathametician
Deputy Dawg – Terrytoons cartoon character
Dogmatix - Obelix’s dog in the Asterix comic books
Dogtanian – Cartoon dog based on the Three Musketeers
Dionysus – Greek god of winemaking and ritual madness
Einstein – German born physicist
Electra – Daughter of King Agamemnon in Greek mythology
Elrond - Half Elven character in The Lord of the Rings
Fang - Hagrid's dog in the Harry Potter books
Flash - The Basset Hound from The Dukes of Hazzard
Frodo – Hobbit in The Lord of the Rings
Gandalf - Wizard in The Lord of the Rings
Gimli - Dwarf in The Lord of the Rings
Gnasher – Character from the Beano comic strip
Gnipper - Gnasher's son, from the Beano comic strip
Goofy – Animated cartoon character from Walt Disney
Gromit - Animated character from the Wallace and Gromit series
Genghis – Founder of the Mongol empire
Geronimo – Native American leader of the Apaches
Goliath – Character from the Old Testament
Godzilla – Japanese movie monster
Hector - Bulldog from the Sylvester and Tweety cartoons
Hecuba – Queen in Greek mythology
Hong Kong Phooey – Dog in the animated Hanna Barbera series
Hades – God of the Greek underworld
Helios – Greek god of the sun
Hercules – Son of Jupiter in Roman mythology
Hermes – Guide to the underworld in Greek mythology
Hestia – In Greek mythology the virgin goddess of the hearth
Hogan – American professional wrestler
Hulk – Fictional, Marvel comics superhero
Jabba – Slug like alien from Star Wars
Jaws – Terrifying great white shark
Krypto - Superman’s pet dog
Laika – The Soviet space dog
Lassie – The famous Collie
Legolas - Elf in The Lord of the Rings
Leonidus – King of Sparta
Lurch - Fictional Character in the Adamms family
MacBeth – Character in a William Shakespeare play
Marmaduke – Comic strip about a Great Dane
Meatloaf – American rock musician and actor
Merlin – Wizard in Arthurian legend
Midas – King who turned everything into gold
Milo – Dog in the film, The Mask
Mr Peabody - Fictional dog from an animated TV series
Mr Bojangles – Popular country song
Muttley – Animated Hanna Barbera character
Nanook – Master of the bears in Inuit mythology
Napoleon – Military and political leader of France
Nosferatu – Film about a vampire
Obelix – Fictional character from the Asterix comics
Othello – Character in a play by William Shakespeare
Perseus – Hero in Greek mythology
Pinky – Animated character from Pinky and the Brain
Pippin - Hobbit in THe Lord of the Rings
Plato – Classical Greek philosopher
Pluto – Disney animated dog
Pochacco - Anime character
Rambo – Fictional TV soldier
Remus – Founder of Rome
Ren – Psychotic Chihuahua from the Ren and Stimpy series
Ringo – Popular musician who was part of The Beatles
Rin Tin Tin – The most recognized German Shepherd ever
Rocky – Lead character in the popular boxing films
Romeo – Famous character from the William Shakespeare play
Romulus – Founder of Rome
Roobarb – Character from a British animated TV series
Samson – Character from the Old Testament
Samwise - Hobbit in The Lord of the Rings
Santa’s Little Helper – Dog from the Simpsons
Saruman - Evil wizard in The Lord of the Rings
Scooby Doo – Hanna Barbera cartoon dog
Scrappy Doo - Hanna Barbera cartoon dog
Shaq – American professional basketball player
Shakespeare – English poet and playwright
Shrek – Animated comedy character
Slinky – Dog from Disney’s Toy Story film
Snert – Hagar the Viking’s dog
Snoopy – Character from the comic strip Peanuts
Socrates – Classical Greek philospher
Spock – Character from Start Trek
Spot – Cartoon dog in the UK
Stimpy – Dimwitted cat from the Ren and Stimpy series
Tarzan – Fictional character raised in the jungle
Terminator – Lead character in the science fiction film by James Cameron
Thor – Hammer wielding god in Norse mythology
Titan – Family of giants in Greek mythology
Toto - Dog from The Wizard of Oz
Vulcan – Roman god
Yoda – Powerful Jedi Master in the Star Wars films
Yogi – Famous bear from the Hanna Barbera cartoon
Zeus – God in Greek mythology
Did you manage to find any good pet names? If you have, congratulations! You are well on the way to embarking on an adventure with a faithful little companion.
If you didn't, why not look through the books shown below for some help!
Numerology for Pets is a cute and informative book which teaches you the basics of numerology and how to analyze your pet's name to enhance their personalities. This book is fun to read and it's for children and adults. The animated pictures and clear descriptions will hold your attention from beginning to end.
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