50 Dalmatian Dog Names

By Julie •  Updated: 11/20/20 •  9 min read
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Have you just adopted a beautiful Dalmatian dog? Do you need a name that fits them? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!

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We’ve put together names for boy and girl Dalmatians that are fitting for these lovely dogs. First, let’s take a quick look at the Dalmatian dog breed!

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Now let’s take a look at some dog names Dalmatian for girls and boys!

Dalmatian Names Female

Here are some great Dalmatian girl dog names, hopefully one of these will be a good fit for your lady canine companion!

1). Penny: from the film 101 Dalmatians, this is the name of the puppy that stayed at her father’s feet. Plus this would be a cute name for a girl dog, one you don’t hear too often on at the dog park!

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2). Chaplin: this is the name of the famous actor, Charlie Chaplin, who made black and white movies. You could shorten this name to something like “Chappie.” How cute is that?

3). Lady: from the Lady and the Tramp, another famous Disney film, she was a very regal dog, which would be a fitting description of a lady Dalmatian.

4). Whitie: a name of the one of the puppies from Disney’s Dalmatian film. What an adorable name for a girl Dalmatian!

5). Blackie: another puppy name from the 101 Dalmatians. Some Dalmatians do tend to be more black than white, so this would be a fitting name if your Dalmatian girl dog is more dark than white.

6). Pepper: what a great name for a black and white dog! You know there are black and white types of pepper, too!

7). Salt: if you have two Dalmatians, and you name one “Pepper,” then why not name the other “Salt?”

8). Domino: dominoes are used in the game of the same name and are white tiles with black spots on them. This is another unique name you won’t hear too often anywhere else!

9). Panda: this a cute name that comes from the bear of the same name, who comes from China and is colored black and white.

10). Perdita: this is the name of the mother dog of the Dalmatian puppies, who is also the wife of Pongo.

11). Nana: this is the name of the dog, a St. Bernard, who was in the Disney version of Peter Pan in 1953. Wouldn’t this be a sweet name for a dog who loves to watch over you?

12). Harlequin: this is a type of print that is famous for being white and black. You could even shorten this name to “Harlie.” How cute is that?

13). Corky: the name of the one of the puppies from the 101 Dalmatians.

14). Peppermint Patty: this is the name of a wonderful chocolate bar that has white peppermint in the middle, and dark chocolate on the outside.

15). Checkers: this is the name of a very popular game, which is played on a black and white board.

16). Minnie Mouse: this is the black and white mouse who is a Disney character, and the girlfriend of Mickey Mouse.

17). Blot: this was another name for the 101 Dalmatians and is the name of a psychological test that uses ink blots. It’s also the method you use to wipe up something wet.

18). Sundae: you know this great treat—it’s vanilla ice cream with dark chocolate served over the top! That sure does sound good right now!

19). Shadow: if you have a lady Dalmatian who has more spots than white, then this would be a great name for her!

20). Bit: on the other hand, if your fur baby has only a few spots, then this would be a name that really fit her! You could even call her “Li’l Bit.”

21). Georgette: this name of a goofy Poodle who was in the movie Oliver & Company. While the Poodle may have been a little silly, this is a very regal name that would fit a Dalmatian girl dog.

22). Blanca: this is a Spanish name that means white and would be a great name for a dog that is more white than black.

23). Noir: because some Dalmatians have more black than white, this would be a pretty name for a lady dog.

24). Dalma: this is a nickname for “Dalmatian,” and would be a cute, unique name for a girl dog. You won’t hear this name very often!

25). Dottie: OK, we couldn’t let this one get by. What could be a more fitting name for a lady Dalmatian dog?

Dalmatian Names Male

Now, here are some great names for Dalmatian boy dogs!

26). Tux: the name of the formal suit that men wear for special occasions. These are usually black and white. This would be fitting for a body Dalmatian if he’s mostly white or black.

27). Max: this is the name of the Disney character Goofy, who has a son by this name. This name also ahs a regal sound to it and would be a great fit for a Dalmatian male dog!

28). Puddles: what a cute name! This also comes from the movie 101 Dalmatians. If your dog makes puddles around his water dish, this is the perfect name for him!

29). Dodger: this name comes from Olive & Company and was the name of the Jack Russell in the movie. Does your dog enjoy playing outside, running and dodging after a ball or a frisbee? Then why not choose this name for him?

30). Zebra: these are a type of horse from Africa, which are famously black and white. This would be perfect for a Dalmatian male dog that is mostly white or black.

31). Latch: another cute name from Disney’s Dalmatian film. Just a really cute name!

32). Tramp: from the movie Lady and the Tramp, he was the dog from the wrong side of the tracks, who was interested in Lady, who came from the wealthy side of the tracks.

33). Shamu: the famous orca from Sea World; these whales are famously black and white like Dalmatians.

34). Jock: the name of the Scottish Terrier who was quite noble from Lady and the Tramp.

35). Junior Mint: this is another great candy that has white peppermint filling covered by dark chocolate on the outside.

36). Pongo: the name of the father dog in the 101 Dalmatians, he was the husband of Perdita. Plus it’s a really cute name—it sound energetic like a Dalmatian.

37). Scamp: another cute name from the movie Lady and the Tramp.

38). Bruno: this is a great name and comes from the name of the dog in Disney’s movie Cinderella.

39). Penguin: this is a bird that lives in Antarctica and is famously black and white. You could even shorten this name to “Pangy.”

40). Dipper: the name of a puppy from the 101 Dalmatians.

41). Snoopy: the name of Charlie Brown’s dog from the comic strip; this dog is a black and white beagle.

42). Lenny: another name from Disney’s famous Dalmatian movie.

43). Petey: the name of the black and white terrier in the TV series the Little Rascals.

44). Chip: this name is inspired by the famous cookies—chocolate chip cookies—that look like they’re dotted with chocolate chips.

45). Bravo: this name comes from the 101 Dalmatians.

Dalmatian Puppy Names

Here are some cute names for Dalmatian puppies!

46). Speck: if you have a dog that has small black spots, this could be a great name!

47). Flapper: this was the name of a puppy in the 101 Dalmatians.

48). Spotty: what a cute name for a puppy that is covered in lots of spots!

49). Jolly: was the name of one of the puppies in the 101 Dalmatians.

50). Lucky: this was the name of the puppy in the 101 Dalmatians who had spots that were shaped like horseshoes on his back!

What is a Dalmatian?

Remember the famous Disney animated film called The 101 Dalmatians? The dogs in this Disney film were Dalmatians. Did you know this dog breed is hundreds of years old? They were originally bred to run alongside carriages to keep robbers away! Today, these dogs are adopted to be family companions and they’re great at this, as they love their pet parents!

Most people in the world are familiar with these beautiful dogs and their spotted coats. These elegant dogs are muscular and built to run for long distances, which means they’re full of energy. And they’re a large dog standing at 19 to 24 inches, and weighing between 45 to 70 lbs. They’re average life expectancy is between 11 and 13 years.

These dogs love their humans and usually have one they prefer most of all. If you’re one of these, then consider yourself blessed! Dalmatians tend to be intelligent, loyal, and loving dogs. They can, however, be wary of strangers and make good watchdogs.

Your Dalmatian will need plenty of exercise on a regular basis. They love chasing a ball, running with you, running alongside your bike, or hiking. And they have endurance and stamina, so they may keep going when you’re ready to poop out!

Because these dogs are very dependent on their preferred person, they can suffer from separation anxiety if left along for long periods. This may cause them to become destructive, meaning you may come home from work and find your pillows and other chewables destroyed.

Dalmatians have a lovely white coat with black spots that doesn’t require too much extra care. Your dog will need to have a bath once in a while and should be brushed about once a week.

These are some quick facts on your dog! Your Dalmatian will be a loving companion who enjoys doing everything with you! We hope you’ve enjoyed reading through all these Dalmatian dog name ideas! And we hope you’ve found the best name for your canine companion!

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Julie

Julie is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, where she studied Animal science. Though contrary to the opinion of her parents she was meant to study pharmacy, but she was in love with animals especially cats. Julie currently works in an animal research institute (NGO) in California and loves spending quality time with her little cat. She has the passion for making research about animals, how they survive, their way of life among others and publishes it. Julie is also happily married with two kids.

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