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100 Music-Inspired Dog Names

Written by: Elise Remp

April 7, 2022

Ah, musicians. Their creativity flows not only through the music they create, but also shines through the unique and quirky stage names and nicknames they make for themselves. Fortunately for this list, those names can really capture a person’s (or dog’s) personality. Here are some of our favorite music-inspired things we think would make great dog names, too.

1. Abba

2. Arietta (a short melody)

3. Beethoven

4. Billie (Billie Eilish/Billie Holiday)

5. Bing (Bing Crosby)

6. Blink (Blink-182)

7. Blondie

8. Bono

9. Brahms

10. Broadway

11. Bruno (Bruno Mars)

12. Bublé (Michael Bublé)

13. Cage (Cage the Elephant)

14. Cambria (Coheed and Cambria)

15. Cash (Johnny Cash)

16. Charlie (Charlie Daniels)

17. Charlotte (Good Charlotte)

18. Chesney (Kenny Chesney)

19. Chester (Chester Bennington)

20. Chopin

21. Clef (musical symbol)

22. Cobain (Kurt Cobain)

23. Cooper (Alice Cooper)

24. Creedence (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

25. Crosby (Bing Crosby)

26. Cyrus (Miley/Billy Ray Cyrus)

27. Danzig (The Misfits)

28. Denver (John Denver)

29. Dierks (Dierks Bentley)

30. Iggy Azalea (Iggy Azalea)

31. Dolly (Dolly Parton)

32. Dylan (Bob Dylan)

33. Dua Lipa

34. Durk (Lil Durk)

35. Ed (Ed Sheeran)

36. Elton (Elton John)

37. Elvis

38. Floyd (Pink Floyd)

39. Frank (Frank Sinatra)

40. Franz (Franz Ferdinand)

41. Fray (The Fray)

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42. Freddie (Freddie Mercury)

43. Foo (Foo Fighters)

44. Gabriel (Peter Gabriel)

45. Garth (Garth Brooks)

46. Gotye

47. Hank (Hank Williams)

48. Harlow (Jack Harlow)

49. Harmony

50. Harry (Harry Styles)

51. Hendrix (Jimi Hendrix)

52. Huey (Huey Lewis)

53. Jagger (Mick Jagger)

54. Joplin (Janis Joplin)

55. Jovi (Bon Jovi)

56. Judah (Judah And The Lion)

57. Kane (Kane Brown)

58. Kawai (Piano manufacturer)

59. Kip (Kip Moore)

60. Kodak (Kodak Black)

61. Lennon (John Lennon)

62. Lenny (Lenny Kravitz)

63. Leon (Kings of Leon)

64. Lorde

65. Mac (Mac Miller)

66. Malone (Post Malone)

67. Martin (Dean Martin)

68. Marley (Bob Marley)

69. McGraw (Tim McGraw)

70. Marren (Marren Morris)

71. Melody

72. Merle (Merle Haggard)

73. Miles (Miles Davis)

74. Missy (Missy Elliot)

75. Ozzy (Ozzy Osbourne)

76. Paak (Anderson Paak)

77. Perry (Katy Perry)

78. Poco (Musical term for ‘a little’)

79. Prince

80. Reba (Reba McEntire)


81. Ringo

82. Santana

83. Shay (Dan + Shay)

84. Snoop Dogg

85. Stevie (Stevie Nicks)

86. Sting

87. Taylor (Taylor Swift)

88. Tyson (Tyson Ritter, or for chicken nuggets, whichever you prefer)

89. Usher

90. Velvet (The Velvet Underground)

91. Weezer

92. Willie (Willie Nelson)

93. Who (The Who)

94. Yoko (Yoko Ono)

95. ZZ (ZZ Top)

96. Zappa (Frank Zappa)

97. Zendaya

98. Zeplin (Led Zeplin)

99. Ziggy (Ziggy Marley)

100. Zombie (Rob Zombie)

Written by: Elise Remp

April 7, 2022

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