There are a lot of Beagle names but finding the perfect Beagle name for your new puppy is challenging. These adorable, intelligent dogs are so unique it can be hard to decide what quality you want their name to highlight.
Do you choose a dog name based on their personality, hunting talents, or gender? Perhaps, you choose a name inspired by their voice, since Beagle means “whiner” in Middle French.
Fortunately, you can’t go wrong when naming your Beagle puppy. No matter what you choose, find a name that’s easy to say, will fit them even when they are older, and that you love to speak and hear. So whether you’re thinking of getting a Beagle or already have a new puppy, try these different Beagle names inspired by the many unique qualities of Beagles.
Hunting-Inspired Beagle Names
Beagles love to explore nature and go on the hunt! Their nose can lead them (and you!) on many a merry adventure as they doggedly track a scent trail. Here are some nature and hunting inspired dog names that may capture your Beagle’s adventurous spirit.
- Sniff, Sniffer, or Sniffy
Beagle Names Based on Their Unique Braying Howl
Beagles are known to be big talkers. Their distinctive howl can get noisy, but it’s also cute and endearing to hear such big sounds from a small to medium-sized dog. Here are some noisy Beagle names:
We have a lot more unique dog names to choose from.
Famous Beagle Names from Books, Comics, or Movies
Beagles’ tendency to be loyal companions has resulted in many famous Beagles – real and fictionalized, over the years. Beagles are well-represented in comic strips, books, and movies and here are some famous Beagle names:
- Brains – Brains is Inspector Gadget’s beloved, super-intelligent sidekick. He is known to many kids from the popular television series and movies also named, Inspector Gadget.
- Gromit – Gromit is another intelligent Beagle on the claymation show, Wallace and Gromit. He has many talents, including cooking, playing chess, and reading.
- Odie – Odie is the beloved dog in the Garfield series. This dog highlights the lovable and loyal side of Beagles.
- Rusty – Rusty is a smart Beagle who sets off in the children’s movie, Rusty the Great Rescue, to save some kidnapped puppies. He highlights the determination, loyalty, and intelligence of Beagles.
- Shiloh – In this popular book, Shiloh escapes an abusive owner and finds safety and companionship with a young boy named Marty.
- Snoopy – Snoopy is perhaps the most famous fictional Beagle. Appearing as Charlie Brown’s dog in the comic series, Peanuts, Snoopy embodies the personality, smarts, loyalty, and guts of Beagles everywhere.
- Underdog – The Beagle Underdog was the main character of the animated television, Underdog.
Beagle Names Based on Their Personality
These loyal companions can also have a mischievous side that can lead to them nosing their way into everything! That said, their infectious, cute curiosity, and loving nature keeps them from getting into too much trouble and here are some related Beagle names:
Cute Beagle Names
If you’re looking for a cute name that matches your adorable Beagle puppy, then consider one of these fun Beagle names.
Check out our Cute dog names post for cute names for your Beagle.
Fun, Food-Inspired Beagle Names
If your Beagle loves to eat, a name based on a type of food can be fun. Additionally, the coloring of many Beagles’ fur can remind people of different foods. Here are some fun food-inspired Beagle dog names.
Female Beagle Names
If you prefer a name that highlights your Beagle’s gender, then consider one of these girl Beagle names.
- Rosey or Rosie
For more dog name ideas check out our Female dog names as well.
Male Beagle Names
If you want a name that fits your dog’s gender, then consider one of these male Beagle names.
Have Fun Finding the Perfect Beagle Name for Your Dog
Every Beagle has its special characteristics, so don’t be afraid to take a little time discovering your dog’s distinctive qualities before selecting a name. Plus, it can be fun to try out different Beagle names to see what suits your dog the best. Lastly, there’s no right or wrong name. You and your dog will know when you’ve found the right Beagle name.