75+ Mind-Blowing Clever Dog Names

Everybody would love to give their dog a name which is clever. This is because having a clever dog name is fun. When naming your pup, you should definitely look at the options.

These 75+ eye-catching and clever dog names are bound to bring a smile to your face!

A dog is a friend for a lifetime so giving a name that suits your relationship with him is all good. There are all-time favorite names like Rocky, Bella, Max, Lucy, and King. However, clever names for dogs are unique in their own meaning.

An example would be my own Golden Retriever whom we named Toby. Toby is a common dog name which means that he got his other nicknames like Toby of owner Phil.

This makes the dog less special. Hence it is a nice idea to give your puppy a name that is unique and these names are known as clever dog names.

Now if you really want to give your dog a unique name then do choose a name from the list below. I have given an exhaustive list of clever and unique dog names.

This means that you need not look beyond this list to find more names for your puppy.

The literal meaning of clever is to use the brain to show some kind of uniqueness.

The official definition from Dictionary is “mentally bright; having sharp or quick intelligence; able” and “showing inventiveness or originality; ingenious.”

Now I will list clever dog names for various categories of puppies and dogs that include both male and female.

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Punny, Clever Dog Names For Male Pups

When you hear someone naming his/her puppy with a unique name that sticks around in everyone’s mind, it’s going to be a part of your gossips. These funny and punny puppy names will definitely blow your mind.

These super clever puppy names for male are too good:

  1. Chewbarka
  2. Jimmy Chew
  3. Bark Wahlberg
  4. Droolius Caesar
  5. Bark Twain
  6. Hairy Paw-ter
  7. The Notorious D.O.G.
  8. Orville Redenbarker
  9. Salvador Dogi
  10. Sherlock Bones
  11. Woofgang Puck
  12. Bark Obama
  13. James Earl Bones
  14. L.L. Drool J
  15. Beowoof
  16. William Shakespaw
  17. Jabba the Mutt
  18. Bark Griswold
  19. Bilbo Waggins
  20. Bob Scratchit
  21. Sir Arthur Canine Doyle
  22. Dogstoyevsky
  23. Fuzz Alrdrin
  24. Jake Gyllenpaw
  25. Jude Paw
  26. Luke Skybarker
  27. Karl Barx
  28. Ron Fleasly
  29. Bone, James Bone
  30. Ryan Fleacrest
  31. Taylor Pawtner
  32. Winston Furchill
  33. Muttley Crew
  34. Fur-Dinand 
  35. Indiana Bones
  36. Pablo Escobark
  37. Santa Paws
  38. Franz Fur-dinand
  39. Fyodor Dogstoevsky
  40. Kareem Abdul Ja-Bark
  41. Ozzy Pawsborne
  42. 50 Scent
  43. Groucho Barks
  44. Paw-casso
  45. George Bernard Paw
  46. Dumbledog
  47. Bill Furry
  48. Fleasy E
  49. Andy War-Howl
  50. Boba Fetch
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Punny, Clever Dog Names For Female Pups

Next, I have some funny and clever names for the female pups. After all, females also need to be pampered. My personal favorite is Tina Spay on this list.

  1. Virginia Woof
  2. Mary Puppins
  3. Sarah Jessica Barker
  4. Billie Holidog
  5. Katy Pawry
  6. Rosa Barks
  7. Tina Spay
  8. Queen Elizabark
  9. Bone Crawford
  10. Winnie the Pooch
  11. Britney Ears
  12. JK Growling
  13. Catherine Zeta-Bones
  14. Hairy Underwood
  15. January Bones
  16. Jennifer Pawrence
  17. Katy Hairy
  18. Mariah Hairy
  19. Phoebe Ruffay
  20. Olivia Chewton John
  21. Vera Fang
  22. Waggie Gyllenhall
  23. Tankerbell
  24. Jane Pawsten
  25. Ma Barker
  26. Ellen Degeneruff
  27. Woofie Goldberg
  28. Lady Dogiva

Other Creative & Clever Dog Names

We are not done yet as I have more names to share today. The clever names for dogs are loved by everyone. Your dog is going to make your proud and popular with its unique name. This one name is 100% unique and I highly recommend it.


For Dog Names in Other Languages

Even if you are staying in English speaking countries, there is no one stopping you from using a name from other languages which will make your dog so special in the neighborhood.

  1. Perro (Spanish)
  2. Hund (German)
  3. Chien (French)
  4. Cane (Italian)
  5. Pes (Czech)
  6. Koira (Finnish)
  7. Hundur (Icelandic)
  8. Madra (Irish)
  9. Canis (Latin)

More Funny Dog Names

If you want more dog names that are funny, then do look around on my website. I have added a number of articles with different categories of dog names.

These categories range from silly to clever, movies, TV, books, comics, music, history, food and everything in between.

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If you have a name for your dog that is unique or you have a name that is not included in the above list then do share it with me in the comments below.


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