23 Movie Dog Names Inspired By Dog Characters From Movies

There are several shining human being stars in Hollywood, so do dogs. Movie dog names are perfect choices for your pups, because these names are telling beautiful stories and these dogs are well liked by people. We believe these movie dog names will call your beautiful memories. If you like one of these dog characters from films, check out the below list and select your favorite dog names for your beloved boy or girl puppies.

Baxter: The title character of the 1989 French horror film, a murderous white Bull Terrier who tells the story of his search for a proper master in voice-over narration. Baxter is a name of Scottish origin, originally from the English occupational surname meaning "baker."

Beethoven: The title character of the 1992 family comedy film, directed by Brian Levant, a St. Bernard dog named after the composer Ludwig van Beethoven and owned by the Newton family. Emily plays a portion of Ludwig van Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, the dog barks along and they name him Beethoven. The name Beethoven means "beetroot farms" in German.
Benji: The title character of 1974 film, a small, lovable golden mixed breed dog with an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time, usually to help someone overcome a problem. The name Benji is a diminutive of Benjamin, which means "right-hand son."
Bingo: The title character of the 1991 American family comedy film, a runaway circus dog saves the life of Chuckie, a young boy who is somewhat an outcast within his family. The word Bingo is used to express satisfaction or surprise at a sudden positive event or outcome. Also There was a farmer had a dog, and Bingo was his name.
Bolt: A fictional White Shepherd and the eponymous protagonist of the 2008 animated feature film Bolt. Bolt is a created name from the English word "thunderbolt." Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter who is regarded as the fastest human ever timed.
Buddy: Buddy, sometimes credited as Buddy the Wonder Dog, was a dog actor, best known for playing Buddy in Air Bud, and Comet in Full House. Buddy the dog is a golden retriever. The name Buddy means friend in English, and it is a very popular dog name.
Chance: Chance, a disobedient American Bulldog and narrator of the 1993 American adventure comedy film Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey. Chance means good luck in English.
Digby: An Old English Sheepdog in the British children's film Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World. In the movie, Digby accidentally drinks a liquid growth formula, and expands to gigantic proportions. So Digby is a perfect name for your bog dog. The name Digby is of Norse origin and it means "town by the ditch."
Einstein: Einstein, often known as "Einie", was Doc Brown's pet sheepdog in 1985 in the film Back to the Future, and later pet to the Brown family. The dog is named after the great scientist Albert Einstein. Einstein is a surname of German origin and it means "to enclose or surround with stone."
Hercules: A large magical talking dog from the 2012 film Hercules Saves Christmas. The name Hercules is a Latin name means "Glory of Hera." In Greek mythology, Hercules was the son of Zeus, and he was famous for his strength and for his numerous far-ranging adventures.
Hooch: A large and slobbery Dogue de Bordeaux in the 1989 Metrocolor American detective comedy film Turner & Hooch. The name Hooch is a colloquial term for alcoholic beverages.
Lady: A female American Cocker Spaniel dog in the Disney animated musical comedy film Lady and the Tramp. Lady lives with a refined, upper-middle-class family, and a male stray mutt named Tramp. The name Lady means "a woman who is refined, polite, and well-spoken."
Lassie: A fictional female Rough Collie dog in the 1994 American adventure family film Lassie. The name Lassie is of Middle English origin and it means "little girl."
Marley: A yellow Labrador Retriever in the 2008 American comedy-drama film Marley & Me. Marley is described as a high-strung, boisterous, and somewhat uncontrolled dog. He is strong, powerful, endlessly hungry, eager to be active, and often destructive of their property. His acts and behaviors are forgiven, however, since it is clear that he has a heart of gold and is merely living within his nature. The name Marley means "pleasant seaside meadow" in English.

Milo: A brown and white Jack Russell Terrier wearing a chain collar in the 1994 action comedy film The Mask. Milo is of Old German origin and it means "oldier or merciful."
Otis: A pug-nosed pug puppy in the 1986 Japanese adventure comedy-drama film The Adventures of Milo and Otis. The name Otis means Wealthy in German.
Shadow: A wise, old golden retriever and the protagonist of the Disney film, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey. The name Shadow means "shade from sun" in English. Your dog named Shadow is your close companion, just like your shadow.
Shiloh: An abused dog character in the 1996 family drama film produced and directed by Dale Rosenbloom. The name Shiloh is a Hebrew name that means "the one to whom it belongs." In the bible Shiloh is a prophetic name for the Messiah.
Skip: A Jack Russell Terrier in the 2000 family drama film My Dog Skip. The name Skip means "skipper, sea captain" in American.
Slink: Slinky, often referred to as "Slink," is a toy Daschund with a stretchy Slinky as his middle in the Toy Story franchise. He's Woody's sidekick and willing to go to great lengths to help his toy friends. Slinky is a toy, a precompressed helical spring invented by Richard James in the early 1940s. It can perform a number of tricks, including travelling down a flight of steps end-over-end as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and its own momentum, or appear to levitate for a period of time after it has been dropped.
Toto: A little black dog with long silky hair and small black eyes that twinkled merrily on either side of his funny, wee nose in the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz. The name is pronounced with a long "O", a homophone of "toe toe". The name Toto means "priest" in Greek.
Tramp: A medium-sized mutt, scruffy looking male dog from Disney's 1955 animated film Lady and the Tramp. He is mostly medium brown with a light tan muzzle and stomach. The name Tramp means "a person who travels from place to place on foot in search of work or as a vagrant or beggar."
Uggie: A very smart and energetic Jack Russell Terrier dog famous for his roles in Water for Elephants and The Artist. He worked hard and he was not afraid of things.

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