Cocker Spaniel Dog Names: Find 101 Names and Meanings for your Cocker Spaniel Dog

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101 Names for your Cocker Spaniel Dog

Cocker Spaniel Dog NamesDiscover 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.

AceTopnotch or first rate/ Latin ‘unity’
AdamsonSon of Adam
AdmiralCommander in chief of a fleet of ships
AesopGreek author and ex-slave Aesop (620-560BC?). Author of Aesop’s fables
AlbertNoble 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.
AlecProtector of men
AlexProtector of men
BundyBundy short for Australian Bundeberg Rum
BusterExtraordinary one
BurtonDweller, fortified enclosure
ButchMasculine in appearance or manner
BuzzTo 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.
CharlesManly, strong
CharlieManly, strong
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”.
ChesterFortified camp
ChicoYoung man
ChiefOne in highest rank or authority
ChipFried slice of potato. Small piece of candy e.g. chocolate chip
DodgerOne that dodges or evades
DominicBelonging 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”.
DominoLord and master
EbonyHard, heavy, durable wood
EchoRepetition of a sound caused by the reflection of sound waves. For one that barks or meows a lot.
EddieFrom 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.
FrisbeeA plastic disc shaped toy that is actively thrown and caught
FruitcakeA rich cake containing dried or candied fruit
FurballName of one of the soft toy characters called a Furby
FusionThe act of liquefying through the application of heat
GideonThe destroyer; brave spirit
Famous Name: St. Gideon is the son of Joash according to Judges 6 – 8.
GizmoA mechanical device or gadget.
GladstoneA light four-wheeled carriage
GoldenPertaining to gold
HardyBrave and strong
HaroldA mighty general
HarrisonFrom Harris – Harold’s son
HarryFrom 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”.
IkeHe will laugh
IndianaState, USA referring to the native American Indians
IndigoColor of the deep midnight sky
IrvingBeautiful/Handsome. Most appropriate for the Cocker Spaniel dog names list.
JackFrom 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).
JacksonSon of Jack
JacobThe supplanter
KodakA brand of camera
KojakPolice drama series starring Telly Savalas as a lollipop sucking lieutenant
KramerZany 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.
LuckyHaving good luck.
LukeLight. Added to the Cocker Spaniel Names list for Star Wars fans.
MaxLarge spring
MaximusThe greatest
MaxwellGreat spring
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.
NelsonSon 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
NemoAfter the 2003 film “Finding Nemo”.
NesbitNose-shaped bend in the road
OthelloTitle character from Shakespeare’s play “Othello” (1604) who was a Moor general bound with jealousy
OtisGood hearing. One of my favorite male Cocker Spaniel dog names.
OzzyFrom 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.
PachaCommander of the Ottoman Turkish naval forces
PaddieFrom Patrick – One of noble birth. Also Paddy.
PaddingtonSuburb in London In Michael Bond’s book, A Bear Called Paddington, the little bear was found on the railway at Paddington Station, London.
QuentinFifth child
Riderone who rides
RiggsSon of Rigg
RileyValiant and warlike
SpiritPart of the human being associated with the mind. Vigorous or animated state – spirited. Also distilled alcohol
SquireA gallant man who escorts a woman
StanleyFrom 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.
SterlingBritish money or coin. A type of silver. Of good character
TannerLeather worker
TiggerBoundless tiger in the “The House at Pooh Corner” from Winnie the Pooh.
TobiasGod is good
ToraThe tiger
TrackerOne who tracks
UrchinA playful youngster, a sea creature
UnoFirst in Spanish
VanCloud or male
WinstonFrom a friend’s estate
WoodyPassage in the woods. Or, for those who love Toy Story.
XanderDefender of men
XaneGod is gracious
YogiLead character in “Yogi the Bear”
YokoAmbitious and determined
ZackThe Lord remembers
ZedFrom Zedekiah – The Lord’s justice
ZeusFather of the Gods
ZiggyReggae singer Ziggy Marley. David Bowie’s 1972 album “The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust.” The name of a comic strip.
ZorroMeans fox in Spanish

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