Cocker Spaniel Dog Names
101 Names for your Cocker Spaniel Dog
Discover 101 Cocker Spaniel dog names for this loveable dog with long floppy ears, endearing eyes and a wagging tail. Cockers are adorable dogs that gently take over your house and your heart. Give them a name that fits.
So, what should you call your new pup? Well, Cocker Spaniels can be American or English. Suffice it to say that any British or American sounding name will do. But then again, you can pick any name that suits your fancy.
NOTE: If you simply need more information about this breed, review the breed information page.
Let’s just say you want to stick to the traditional. “Alec,” “Ace” and “Albert” are great options. A peaceful pup deserves a name like “Chesney” while a dog that makes you laugh deserves the name like “Ike.” (hey, that rhymes) Don’t forget “Irving” which means handsome and “Maximus” to refer to “the greatest” dog you will ever have (at least in terms of temperament and beauty).
Female Cocker Spaniel dog names include “Goldilocks” for the sweet curly fur and “Purdy” as in pretty. “Bessie,” “Bianca” and “Roxy” will do as well. If you want to be in with the popular crowd, choose “Bella” for her obvious good looks. Bella also ranks as one of the most popular female dog names.
Because Spaniels are also very intelligent, you can name your pet “Sophie” as the name means wisdom. A male Cocker Spaniel can also be named “Otis” for being of good hearing, as one of the features that most of these intelligent animals possess.
In the end, it’s up to you to pick the best name for your pup. The idea is to consider the things you love about your dog and pick something that fits. Here are 101 Cocker Spaniel dog names to consider.
|Topnotch or first rate/ Latin ‘unity’
|Son of Adam
|Commander in chief of a fleet of ships
|Greek author and ex-slave Aesop (620-560BC?). Author of Aesop’s fables
|Noble and illustrious
|Famous Name: Albert Einstein was one of the most famous and influential physicists of the 1900s. Born in Germany on March 14, 1879, Einstein developed the Theory of Relativity, won a Nobel Prize, and in 1999 was named Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Century.’ He died on April 18, 1955.
|Protector of men
|Protector of men
|Bundy short for Australian Bundeberg Rum
|Dweller, fortified enclosure
|Masculine in appearance or manner
|To move quickly and busily, to bustle
|Famous Name: Edwin Eugene “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. (born January 20, 1930) was an American astronaut landed on the moon next to Neil Armstrong. “Return to Earth” (1973) and “Magnificent Desolation” (2009) are two memoirs wrote by Aldrin.
|Famous Name: Charles Spencer Chaplin also known as Charlie Chaplin was born in London, England on April 16, 1889. Because of his inherited natural talents from his parents who also was a performers, Chaplin became one of the most famous actors in his era. When he was 12, he got his first role as a page boy named “Billy” in support of William Gillette in “Sherlock Holmes”.
|One in highest rank or authority
|Fried slice of potato. Small piece of candy e.g. chocolate chip
|One that dodges or evades
|Belonging to the Lord – Born on the Lord’s Day
|Famous Name: Born on December 8, 1976, Dominic Monaghan is an English actor best known for his role in the movie “Lord of the Rings”. He was born in Berlin, Germany but his family moved to England. He was also one of the cast in the hit series “Lost” where he played the role as “Charlie”.
|Lord and master
|Hard, heavy, durable wood
|Repetition of a sound caused by the reflection of sound waves. For one that barks or meows a lot.
|From Edward – Prosperous guardian
|Famous Name: Being naturally-born class clown, Eddie Murphy (Born on April 3, 1961) already doing stand-up gigs when he was 15 years of age. Because of his exceptional talent in Comedy, he became one of the backup performers on the NBC comedy weekly Saturday Night Live. He voiced the role of Donkey in the hit animated film series Shrek.
|A plastic disc shaped toy that is actively thrown and caught
|A rich cake containing dried or candied fruit
|Name of one of the soft toy characters called a Furby
|The act of liquefying through the application of heat
|The destroyer; brave spirit
|Famous Name: St. Gideon is the son of Joash according to Judges 6 – 8.
|A mechanical device or gadget.
|A light four-wheeled carriage
|Pertaining to gold
|Brave and strong
|A mighty general
|From Harris – Harold’s son
|From Harold – Army commander. A mighty general
|Famous Name: Prince Henry Charles Albert David or better known as Prince Harry, is the second son of Prince Charles and Princess Dianna. He is the third in line to the English throne. He also travelled through Australia, Argentina, and Africa after finishing his school. He also created a documentary titled as “The Forgotten Kingdom: Prince Harry in Lesotho”.
|He will laugh
|State, USA referring to the native American Indians
|Color of the deep midnight sky
|Beautiful/Handsome. Most appropriate for the Cocker Spaniel dog names list.
|From John – God’s gracious gift
|Famous Name: Jack Black is a 44-year-old actor, musician, and comedian born in Santa Monica, California. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles but was dropped-out to pursue his career. His acting career began with prime time TV in which he played roles on several shows such as: The Golden Palace (Taxi Driver), Life Goes On (skinhead), Northern Exposure (Kevin Wilkins, prom king), HBO’s Mr. Show, and Picket Fences (Curtis Williams).
|Son of Jack
|A brand of camera
|Police drama series starring Telly Savalas as a lollipop sucking lieutenant
|Zany character Cosmo Kramer in US TV sitcom “Seinfield”.
|Famous Name: Born on Springfield, Missouri on November 23, 1984, Lucas Grabeel, is an actor who became famous for his role Ryan Evans in a Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical. Before his successful High School Musical career, he appeared in installments of the Halloweentown series Halloweentown High.
|Having good luck.
|Light. Added to the Cocker Spaniel Names list for Star Wars fans.
|Famous Name: Maxwell Davenport “Max” Taylor was a U.S Army four star diplomat who was born on August 26, 1901, Keytesville, Missouri. During Korean war, he became a superintendent of West Point and directed UN forces. Taylor was also a trusted adviser to John F. Kennedy. He died in 1987.
|Son of Neal. Or for fans of Nelson Mandella.
|Famous Name: Nelson Mandela was a former President of South Africa. He was elected as President of a truly democratic South Africa in 1994, and served until 1999. Mandela was also an anti-apartheid activist
|After the 2003 film “Finding Nemo”.
|Nose-shaped bend in the road
|Title character from Shakespeare’s play “Othello” (1604) who was a Moor general bound with jealousy
|Good hearing. One of my favorite male Cocker Spaniel dog names.
|From Osbert – Divinely bright warrior. Or, for those who love Ozzy Osbourne.
|Famous Name: Pablo Ruiz Picasso is a famous painter, artist, and also considered as one of the most recognized figures of the 20th century because of his work during his career. He started to paint when he was eight years old. He created 13,500 paintings, 100,000 prints and engravings, and 34,000 illustrations which were used in books.
|Commander of the Ottoman Turkish naval forces
|From Patrick – One of noble birth. Also Paddy.
|Suburb in London In Michael Bond’s book, A Bear Called Paddington, the little bear was found on the railway at Paddington Station, London.
|one who rides
|Son of Rigg
|Valiant and warlike
|Part of the human being associated with the mind. Vigorous or animated state – spirited. Also distilled alcohol
|A gallant man who escorts a woman
|From the stony meadow
|Famous Name: Stanley David Griggs (1939-1989) was a NASA astronaut and a United States Navy officer who graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1962. In August 1979, after finishing a year of training and evaluation, he became eligible for Space Shuttle flight crew assignment.
|British money or coin. A type of silver. Of good character
|Boundless tiger in the “The House at Pooh Corner” from Winnie the Pooh.
|God is good
|One who tracks
|A playful youngster, a sea creature
|First in Spanish
|Cloud or male
|From a friend’s estate
|Passage in the woods. Or, for those who love Toy Story.
|Defender of men
|God is gracious
|Lead character in “Yogi the Bear”
|Ambitious and determined
|The Lord remembers
|From Zedekiah – The Lord’s justice
|Father of the Gods
|Reggae singer Ziggy Marley. David Bowie’s 1972 album “The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust.” The name of a comic strip.
|Means fox in Spanish
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