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Funny Female Dog Names Inspired by Movie Characters

Updated on October 28, 2016
Maybe she's a Clementine?
Maybe she's a Clementine? | Source

As a continuation of the Funny Male Dog Names article, if your puppy is a girl, let’s focus on some female movie characters that you could name her after. These days, many lead roles in blockbusters are for males; however, there are still a number of legendary heroines in film. Whether it’s a woman warrior in action, a princess in animated films or a signing starlet in musicals, there are various possible names to put on your puppy’s collar.

Female Dog Names Inspired by Action & Sci-Fi Movies

  • Sara Connor (The Terminator) – for courageous pups who start off weak but become strong after overcoming an attack of cyber genetic puppy Terminators
  • Ripley (Alien Series) – for tough terriers who are never fazed by hissing cats
  • Newt (The little girl in Aliens) – reserved for smaller breeds who tend to hide under the bed
  • Princess Leia (Star Wars) – for posh puppies that like to curl their fur in elaborate hair buns
  • Buffy (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) – if you want to protect the backyard from big bloodhounds
  • Hermione (Harry Potter Series) – for bookish Beagles with magic wands that can turn anything they touch into dog biscuits
  • Miss Moneypenny (James Bond) – likely the most appropriate female name, other than the “Bond Girls,” reserved for James Bond fanatics
  • The Bride (Kill Bill) – if your Collie has a fetish for yellow spandex and sword shaped doggy snacks

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Female Dog Names Inspired by Animated Films

  • Jessica Rabbit (Who Framed Roger Rabbit) – if you mistook your Schnauzer for a furry bunny or scampering hare
  • Lady (Lady and The Tramp) – ideal for pretty Cocker Spaniels with a boyfriend on their tail
  • She-Ra (He-Man) – for powerful princess pups that ride for the honor of Greyskull
  • Betty Rubble (The Flintstones) – for black haired hounds with a longing for the Stone Age
  • Belle (Beauty and The Beast) – appropriate for a prettier puppy accompanying a Great Dane
  • Rapunzel – for Komondors with excessively long hair and impressive shedding habits

"Lady" was a Cocker Spaniel
"Lady" was a Cocker Spaniel | Source

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Female Dog Names Inspired by Musicals

  • Amelie – commonly selected for French Bulldogs with angelic barks
  • Annie – for adorable Dachshunds that are always betting their bottom dollar that the sun will come out tomorrow
  • Mary Poppins – for young puppies who chew on umbrellas
  • Scarlett O’Hara (Gone with the Wind) – vivacious Papillons who enjoy occasional bouts of flatulence
  • Dorothy Gale (The Wizard of Oz) – ideal for Golden Retrievers who tend to agree that there really is no place like home
  • Miss Gulch (The Wizard of Oz) – appropriate for ill-tempered dogs that gnaw on brooms and obsess over getting little dogs too

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More Female Dog Names for Your Puppy

  • Clarice Starling (Silence of the Lambs) – if you expect to say “Hello Clarice” to greet your dog on a frequent basis
  • Clementine (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) – for puppies with purple hair dye and salivate over other fur styling products
  • Nurse Ratched (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest) – a proper name for possessive dogs taking medication
  • Scully (X-Files) – the other dog must be named Mulder or it just wouldn’t be acceptable
  • Maude (Harold and Maude) – for older dogs that like to rock the cradle
  • Juno – quirky Beagles with a few extra pups in the litter
  • Joan of Arc – for French puppies destined to be iconic revolutionaries of dog chow
  • Lassie – why not name your Collie after the most famous dog in the world?

"Lassie" was a Collie
"Lassie" was a Collie | Source

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So there you have it – a collection funny female dog names inspired by famous movie characters to choose from. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite name in each section before you go.

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      StricktlyDating 2 years ago from Australia

      A fun read and very cute topic!

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      Brenda Thornlow 3 years ago from New York

      Great name ideas! Love this pics, too!