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260+ Sport Inspired Dog Names For Male And Female Puppies




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Naming your dog is a big decision. After all, this is the animal you’ll be spending the next 10-15 years of your life with.

So why not choose a name that’s both sporty and chic?

We’ve compiled a list of names inspired by some of the world’s top sports stars.

Whether your pup loves to play fetch or simply likes to lounge in the sun, one of these names is sure to fit him or her perfectly! Check out our favorites below.

Baseball Dog Names

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Names Notes
Lou Lou Gehrig
Trout Mike Trout
Babe
Babe Ruth, often considered one of the greatest of all time
Peanut
Famous baseball snack
Harry Harry Carey
Crackerjack
Or jack for short, famous baseball snack
Hercules
Mastiff in The Sandlot
Kirby Kirby Puckett
Ortiz David Ortiz
Pete
Pete Rose, record setting player and manager, who was banned from the Hall of Fame for gambling
Wrigley
Wrigley Field, Chicago Stadium
Comiskey Comiskey Park
Brewer
Milwaukee Brewers
Scully
Vin Scully, sportscaster
Dorothy
Dorothy Kamenshek, female pro ball player
Chopper
Ball hit into the dirt by the plate
Bender Curve ball
Dinger Home run
Miller Miller Park
Ty Ty Cobb
Jackie
Jackie Robinson, broke down race barriers in baseball
Griffey
Ken Griffey, one of the top home run hitters
Hank
Hank Aaron, broke Babe Ruth’s home run record
Fenway
Boston stadium, home of the Green Monster
Homer Home Run
Rocki
Colorado Rockies
Cal
Cal Ripken Jr., great hitter broke Lou Gehrig’s consecutive game record
Astro Houston Astros
Yogi
Yogi Berra, player, coach and manager
ARod Alex Rodriguez
Dodger
Team from Los Angeles
Honus
Honus Wager, great hitting infielder
Ranger Texas Rangers
Slugger Hitter
Bonds Barry Bonds
Ichiro Ichiro Suzuki
Mickey
Mickey Mantle, greatest switch hitter of all time
Willie
Willie Mays, one of the greatest offensive players of all time
Meatball Easy pitch to hit
Teddy Ted Williams
Mitt Baseball glove
Sox
White or Red Sox
Ozzie Ozzie Smith
Cy
Cy Young, famous pitcher with most lifetime victories
Jeter Derek Jeter
Yankee
After the New York Yankees
Nolan
Nolan Ryan, impressive pitcher
Angel
Los Angeles Angels
Bo Bo Jackson
Albert Alber Pujols
Prince Prince Fielder
Chipper Chipper Jones
Mauer
Joe Mauer well known Minnesota Twin

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Football Dog Names

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Names Notes
Tom Tom Brady, Patriots quarterback
Ditka Mike Ditka
Walter
Walter Payton top running back
Heisman
Best college player
Bear Chicago Bears
Bronco Denver Broncos
Gronk
Rob Gronkowski, Patriots tight end
Charger
San Diego Chargers
Peyton
Peyton Manning, Colts & Broncos quarterback
Skol
Viking chant, meaning cheers or in good health
Elway
John Elway, Broncos quarterback
Omaha
Term used by some quarterbacks to signal an audible
Madden
John Madden, player and coach with a famous video game
Coach Leader
Brett
Brett Favre, Packers quarterback
Starr
Bart Star, Packers quarterback
Unitas
Johnny Unitas, Colts & Chargers quarterback
Raven
Baltimore Ravens
Buc
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Packer
Green Bay Packers
Chief KC Chiefs
Brady
Tom Brady, Super Bowl winning quarterback
Deion
Deion Sanders, defensive back
Blitz Quick rush
Vince Vince Lombardi
Emmitt
Emmitt Smith, Cowboys runningback
Cam Cam Newton
Soldier Soldier Field
Colt
Indianapolis Colts
Reggie
Reggie White, hall of fame defensive end
Montana
Joe Montana, 49ers quarterback
Lambeau Lambeau Field
Barry
Barry Sanders, Lions runningback
Titan
Tennessee Titans
Jet NY Jets
Steeler
Pittsburgh Steelers
Raider
Oakland Raiders
Wilson
Russell Wilson, quarterback

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Hockey Dog Names

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Names Notes
Teemu Teemu Selanne
Jet Winnipeg Jets
Bauer Hockey brand
Apple Assist
Celly
Celebration after a goal
Captain Team leader
Stanley The cup
Crosby Sidney Crosby
Lucky
Lucky Luc Robitaille
Mitts Hands / gloves
Hobey Hobey Baker
Cheese
Top shelf of the net
Zamboni
Machine that cleans the ice between periods
Blue
St Louis Blues / Blue Line
Mario Mario Lemieux
Hawk
Chicago Blackhawks
Bobby
Multiple famous players with this name including Mcgee, Hull, Orr
Puck  
Hattie Hack trick
Kane Patrick Kane
Gordie Gordie Howe
Grinder
Player known for working hard
Brett Brett Hull
Jagr Jaromir Jagr
Ranger NY team
Pavel Pavel Datsyuk
Sniper
Perfectly placed shot
Oshie TJ Oshie
Biscuit The puck
Goon
Player who is a fighter
Easton Hockey brand
Moose
Mark “Moose” Messier
Chirper Trash talker
Gretzky
Wayne Gretzy, the great one

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Golf Dog Names

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Names Notes
Mulligan Redo a shot
Eagle Two under
Ryder Ryder Cup
Taylor
Taylormade golf brand
Caddie
Club carrying assistant
Dottie
Dottie Pepper golfer and broadcaster
Scratch Even par
Wedge Short iron
Bunker In the trap
Daly John Daly
Ace Hole in one
Ping Golf brand
Happy Happy Gilmore
Bear
Jack Nicklaus’ nickname, the Golden Bear
Augusta
Home of the Masters
Watson Tom Watson
Bryson
Bryson DeChambeau
Shooter
Shooter Mcgavin from Happy Gilmore film
Morris Old Tom Morris
Hacker Mediocre golfer
Duffer
Inexperienced golfer
Tiger
Tiger Woods, a dominant player with Nike brand and video game series
Torrey Torrey Pines
Stinger Low shot
Divot
Spot on the ground left after a club strike
Gimme
Shot so close that no more play is needed
Freddy Fred Couples
Rory
Rory Mcilroy, major champion from Ireland
Jack
Jack Nicklaus, winner of 18 majors, the Golden Bear
Sandy
Hit out of the sand and get in the hole with one putt
Obie Out of bounds
Palmer Arnold Palmer
Byron
Byron Nelson, classic golfer who won 11 tournaments in a row
Carl
Carl Spackler, Bill Murray’s character in Caddyshack
Bogey 1 over par
Callie
Callaway golf brand
Fuzzy Fully Zoeller
Bubba Bubba Watson
Phil
Phil Mickelson, one of the top winners on tour
Flyer
Shot that sails further than expected
Chunk Bad shot
Ernie
Ernie Els, winner of 4 majors
Bertha Golf club brand
Chip Short shot
Hogan
Ben Hogan, the Hawk a great shotmaker
Links
Golf course style
Yip Swing issues
Condor Four under par
Birdie 1 under par
Noonan
Danny Noonan, character from Caddyshack
Arnie
(Or Arnold) Arnold Palmer, brought attention to the sport like no other

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Soccer Dog Names

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Names Notes
Timber Portland Timbers
Pele
Great Brazilian player
Shadow
Shadow play without opponents
Keeper Goalie
Milan Soccer Club
Rooney Wayne Rooney
Umbro Soccer gear
Howler Grave mistake
Skipper
Captain of the team
Lilly Kristine Lilly
Nutmeg
Kicking the ball through another player’s legs
Striker
Forward position
Jersey Team shirt
Poacher
Someone who stays near the goal box to try and score
Ronaldo Brazilian player
Mia Mia Hamm
Pablo Pablo Zabaleta
Kasey Kasey Keller
Brandi Brandi Chastain
Arsenal Soccer Club
Diego
Diego Maradona
Solo Hope Solo
Captain Team leader
Cobi Cobi Jones
Landon
Landon Donovan
Gaffer
British slang for the head coach
Franz
Franz Beckenbauer
Becks David Beckham
Lionel Lionel Messi
Hope Hope Solo
Winger
Side forward position
Lotta Lotta Schelin
Chelsea
Premier League Club
Sweeper
Defensive position
Howard Tim Howard
Claudio Claudio Reyna

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Basketball Dog Names

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Names Notes
Kidd Jason Kidd
Jackson Phil Jackson
Kyrie Kyrie Irving
Dish Assist
Bull Chicago Bulls
Rain
Making lots of baskets aka making it rain
Bird Larry Bird
Duncan Tim Duncan
Spalding Brand
Ewing Patrick Ewing
Wade Dwayne Wade
Dirk Dirk Nowitzki
Wilt
Wilt Chamberlain
Warrior
Golden State Warriors
Sky Sky hook shot
Penny
Anfernee ‘Penny’ Hardaway
Nugget Denver Nuggets
Swish
Sound made when the ball goes directly through the hoop
Pistol
‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich
Hoops
Playing some b-ball
Magic
Orlando Magic / Magic Johnson
Pippen Scottie Pippen
Dunk Slam dunk
Buck
Milwaukee Bucks
Barclay Barclays Center
Rocket
Houston Rockets
Payton Gary Payton
Wolf
Minnesota Timberwolves
Curry Stephen Curry
Nera Nera White
Spud
Anthony ‘Spud’ Webb
Kobe Kobe Bryant
Kareem
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Malone Karl Malone
Walton Bill Walton
Jordan Michael Jordan
Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
Shaq
Shaquille O’Neal
Blazer
Portland Trail Blazers
Moses Moses Malone
Mav
Dallas Mavericks
Raptor Toronto Raptors
King
Sacramento Kings
Jazz Utah Jazz
LeBron LeBron James
West Jerry West
Barkley Charles Barkley
Reggie Reggie Miller
Hoosier
Indiana Hoosiers
Knicks
New York Knicks
Gunner
Player who shoots a lot
Grizz
Memphis Grizzlies
Scottie Scottie Pippen

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Whether you’re a sports fan or not, we hope you found our list of sport inspired dog names helpful. And if your pooch needs a little more encouragement to get moving, maybe one of these running dog names will be the motivation he needs.

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