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60+ Cheese Inspired Dog Names For Your Love Eating Feline Friends


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Do you love cheese as much as your furry friend does?

Then you’ll both be happy to know that there are plenty of great dog names inspired by cheese!

Just like there are so many different types and flavors of cheese, there’s a perfect name for every pup out there.

So whether your pooch is a fan of cheddar, brie, or gouda, we’ve got the perfect list of cheesy names for them. Let’s take a look at some of our favorites!

Male Cheese Dog Names

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Names Meanings
Blue A universal term for blue-veined cheeses; usually accompanied by a strong smell and taste
Epoisses
After Époisses de Bourgogne, a pungent, paste-soft cow’s milk cheese from France
Edam
A salty, nutty, semi-hard cheese from Holland
Jack
A mild, yellow cheese from the United States
Muenster
A soft, smooth yellow cheese with a savory flavor from the United States
Cabrales
A strong blue cheese from Spain
Durrus
A full-flavored and buttery cow’s milk cheese from Ireland
Manchego
A tangy, nutty, sheep’s milk cheese from Spain
Mascarpone
A fresh, soft, creamy cheese from Italy
Reggiano
After Parmigiano Reggiano, or Parmesan, highly used in Italian cooking; popular on pizza
Shepherd
One of several sheep’s milk cheeses
Pecorino
A buttery, nutty, sheep’s milk cheese from Italy
Comte
A dense, firm, smoky and savory cheese from France
Provolone
A firm, sweet, and tangy cow’s milk cheese from Italy
Limburger
A stinky, earthy cheese from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands
Morbier
A tangy, fruity semi-hard cheese from France
Taleggio
A fruity, tangy, cow’s milk cheese from Italy
Roquefort
Sheep milk cheese from France; one of most popular and well-known blue cheeses in the world
Hooligan
A stinky cheese from Connecticut with a savory, vegetal flavor
Romano
A tangy type of Parmesan from Italy
Caprino
An Italian goat’s milk cheese
Montcabrer
A goat cheese from Spain
Stichelton
A potent blue cheese from England
Boerenkaas
A type of Dutch Gouda cheese
Monterey
After Monterey Jack, a buttery but firm, mild, yellow cheese from Mexico and the US
Calcagno
An herbaceous, sweet, sheep’s milk Italian cheese
Grayson
A sweet, nutty, crumbly cheese from the United States
Mahon
A cow’s milk Spanish cheese that ranges from hard to soft; sweet, salty, and buttery
Beaufort
A creamy, smooth, yellow cheese from France
Stilton
A spicy, crumbly blue cheese from England

Female Cheese Dog Names

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Names Meanings
Pepper
After Pepper Jack, a spicy version of the creamy mild Jack cheese
Colby
A firm, sweet, yelow cheese from Wisconsin
Ricotta
A firm, fresh, creamy Italian cheese
Havarti
A buttery, creamy yellow cheese from Wisconsin
Gorgonzola
A crumbly blue cheese from Italy
Telemea
A creamy, feta-like cheese from Romania
Ibores
A peppery and salty Spanish goat’s milk cheese
Roncal
A Spanish cheese made from raw sheep’s milk with an earthy, nutty flavor
Parmigiano
After Parmigiano Reggiano, better known as Parmesan cheese in America, though the term is generic
Mozza
After Mozzarella, a highly-popular Italian cheese with a creamy, milky, almost sweet flavor
Padano
After Grana Padano, a savory and sweet Parmesan from Italy
Asiago
A hard, sharp cheese that can be widely used
Gruyere
A hard yellow cheese from Switzerland that is sweet, salty, creamy, and nutty
Normandie
After Camembert de Normandie, a soft, buttery cow’s milk cheese from France
Savoie
After Tomme de Savoie, an earthy, semi-soft cheese from the French Alps/Switzerland
Piave
A sweet, dense cheese from Italy
Serena
After La Serena, a creamy, spreadable cheese from Spain
Cantal
A hard, nutty cheese from France
Folie
A soft, sheep’s milk cheese
Feta
A soft, brined cheese from Greece
Brie
A soft, cow’s milk cheese from France
Grana
A flaky, grainy, Parmesan type cheese from Italy
Gouda
A full-flavored sweet and nutty cheese from the Netherlands
Charolais
A creamy, cow or goat’s milk cheese from France
Bergere
After Bergere Bleue, a blue cheese from the United States
Leonora
A semi-soft Spanish cheese with a tangy flavor and creamy texture
Swiss
A firm, pale, yellow, nutty cheese from the United States, well-known for its hole-filled composition
Cheddar
One of the most popular cheeses in America, most popular in the world; numerous types
Goat
A universal term for any cheese made from goat
Stanser
After Stanser Schafkaese, an earthy, creamy cheese from Switzerland

And there you have it, a comprehensive list of cheese dog names to get you started. We hope you found this post helpful and that your pup loves their new name as much as we love ours!

If you are looking for more ideas, you can check our food inspired dog names!

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