Girl and Boy Dog Names That Start with B

The following is a list of B dog names. Some of the  dog names that start with B are very popular. Butch, for example, is a popular name for dog characters on TV.

Some of these B dog names will match the physical appearance of your dog. Leonberger, for example, are large dogs that resemble the bear. Consequently, Bear is a great dog name beginning with B for such large outdoor dogs.

One of the most popular female dog names is Bella. It is a great name for dogs that have a cheerful temperament. Babe and Boo are also popular dog names that are given to dogs of all sizes and colors.

Girl Dog Names that Start with B (BA – BI)

The lists of dog names that start with B are grouped by gender. Also included is an extensive list of tough B dog names.
Dog names that start with B

Bella means “beautiful” or “pretty”. This popular girl dog name is of French (Belle) and Spanish (Bella) origin. Bella can be short for Isabella.

It is also short for other names that have “bella” in them, including Annabelle, Isabelle, Annabella, Amabella and Isabele. Most dogs named Bella are also charming, friendly, pleasant, cheerful and gentle.

  1. Babe
  2. Babette
  3. Babushka
  4. Baby
  5. Bacon
  6. Bailey
  7. Bambi
  8. Bandit
  9. Banjo
  10. Baroness
  11. Basil
  12. Bea
  13. Bean (Beans)
  14. Bear
  15. Beatrice
  16. Beauty
  17. Becca
  18. Becks
  19. Bee
  20. Bell (Belle)
  21. Bella
  22. Bellatrix
  23. Belle
  24. Bertha
  25. Berty
  26. Bessie (Bessy)
  27. Beth
  28. Betsy
  29. Betty
  30. Bianca
  31. Bibi
  32. Billie
  33. Bindi
  34. Birdie
  35. Biscuit
  36. Bitsy
  37. Bittersweet

More Girl Dog Names that Start with B (BJ – BZ)

Boo is a female name that is given to a person we love. Other sweet girl names for the dog you love include honey, love and babe (baby).

Boo was also the name of the “world’s cutest dog”, a cute Pomeranian that rose to social media fame in 2011. The dog’s owners had created very popular Instagram and Facebook pages – with millions of fans.

Boo was the name of a famous Pomeranian
A Pomeranian is small and fluffy

But Boo was a male dog. He lived to be 12 years old. Sadly, Boo died in 2019. He left many sad pet lovers.

  1. Blair
  2. Blakely
  3. Blanche
  4. Bliss
  5. Blondie
  6. Blossom
  7. Blue (Blu)
  8. Blueberry
  9. Blush
  10. Bobbin
  11. Bonnie
  12. Boo (Boo Boo)
  13. Boots
  14. Bowie
  15. Bramble
  16. Brandy
  17. Bridget
  18. Brielle
  19. Bright-Eyes
  20. Brooklyn
  21. Brownie
  22. Brynlee
  23. Brynn
  24. Bubblegum
  25. Bubbles
  26. Buddy
  27. Buffy
  28. Bug
  29. Bugget
  30. Bugsy
  31. Bunny
  32. Buttercup
  33. Butternut
  34. Butterscotch
  35. Button (Buttons)

Male Dog Names that Start with B (BA – BL)

Bear is another popular male dog name that starts with B. The name has European origins. Bear has the meaning of “strong and brave”. This is a great name for the big and strong dog breeds such as Pit bulls, Great Dane, German Shepherds and the English Mastiff.

Bear is a good dog name that starts with B for the Alaskan Malamute
Bear is a good name for the Alaskan Malamute

Chow Chow, Tibetan Mastiff, Alaskan Malamute, Shiba and Akita Inu, and the large Ovcharka look like a bear. As a result, Bear is a great name for these breeds.

  1. Bacon
  2. Bailey
  3. Baloo
  4. Bamey
  5. Bandit
  6. Banjo
  7. Barkley
  8. Barky
  9. Barley
  10. Barney
  11. Baron
  12. Barry
  13. Barton
  14. Basil
  15. Baxter
  16. Bayer
  17. Bean (Beans)
  18. Bear
  19. Beast
  20. Beau
  21. Beauty
  22. Beckett
  23. Beckham
  24. Becks
  25. Beethoven
  26. Beetle
  27. Ben
  28. Benedict
  29. Benjamin
  30. Benji
  31. Bennett
  32. Benny
  33. Benson
  34. Bentley
  35. Bernard
  36. Bernie
  37. Bertie
  38. Bertrand
  39. Beta
  40. Biggie
  41. Bill
  42. Billy
  43. Bingo
  44. Biscuit
  45. Bix
  46. Blade
  47. Blake
  48. Blaster
  49. Blaze
  50. Blu
  51. Blue

Male Dog Names that Start with B (BO – BZ)

A buddy is a close friend. Dogs are man’s best friend. Consequently, Buddy is one of the most popular male dog names that start with B.

Buddy is a great name for a Toy Poodle
Toy Poodles are excellent companion dogs. Why not call them Buddy?

This name is especially fitting for companion dogs and the lap dog breeds such as Shih Tzu, Poodle, Pekingese and the small, gentle but fearless Maltese.

  1. Bo
  2. Boba
  3. Bobby
  4. Bogart
  5. Bolt
  6. Bond
  7. Boo
  8. Boomer
  9. Boone
  10. Boots
  11. Bora
  12. Boris
  13. Bosco
  14. Bowie
  15. Bozo
  16. Bradford
  17. Bradley
  18. Brady
  19. Brain
  20. Braxton
  21. Brewster
  22. Brian
  23. Brigham
  24. Bristol
  25. Brock
  26. Broderick
  27. Brodie
  28. Brody
  29. Brogan
  30. Bronson
  31. Brown (Brownie)
  32. Bruce
  33. Bruiser
  34. Bruno
  35. Brutus
  36. Bryce
  37. Bubba
  38. Bubbles
  39. Bubs
  40. Buck (Bucky)
  41. Buddy
  42. Bugs (Bugsy)
  43. Bull
  44. Bullseye
  45. Buster
  46. Butch
  47. Butters
  48. Buttons
  49. Buzz
  50. Byron

Badass Male and Female Dog Names that Start with B (BA – BI)

Beast is a strong name for a male dog. It means “brave and fearless”. The name is a good fit for wolf dog breeds such as Samoyed, Utonagan and Rottweilers.

Beast is a good dog name that starts with B for the huge Leonberger
Beast is a good name for the huge Leonberger

Beast is a great name for dog breeds that look like a lion: Chow Chow, Tibetan Mastiff, Leonberger, Nepali Mountain Dog, Newfoundland and the beast-like Bangar Mastiff.

  1. Bain
  2. BamBam
  3. Bandanna
  4. Bandit
  5. Bane
  6. Banner
  7. Banshee
  8. Barbarian
  9. Barrel
  10. Bart
  11. Batsy
  12. Battle
  13. Bazooka
  14. Beamer
  15. Bear
  16. Beast
  17. Beau
  18. Bee
  19. Bell
  20. Bella
  21. Belle
  22. Bender
  23. Benz
  24. Beorwulf
  25. Beretta
  26. Bernard
  27. Bernie
  28. Bertha
  29. Bessie
  30. Bianca
  31. Big
  32. Big foot
  33. Billy
  34. Bimbo
  35. Bingbong
  36. Bingo
  37. Binnie
  38. Bishop
  39. Bismarck
  40. Bites
  41. Bitsy

More Tough Dog Names that Start with B (BL – BR)

Do you have a bossy dog breed? Just call them Boss.

Boss is a great male name for stubborn and independent dog breeds such as the British Bulldog, Akita Inu, the wiener dog (Dachshund), Pugs and the little but feisty Chihuahua.

West Highland White Terrier are bossy
The West Highland White Terrier are hypoallergenic dogs. They are small, fluffy and bossy

Westies are also famously beautiful but bossy.

  1. Blackbeard
  2. Blackbird
  3. Blackie
  4. Blade
  5. Blake
  6. Blanca
  7. Blast
  8. Blaze
  9. Blazer
  10. Bleak
  11. Bling
  12. Blitz
  13. Blitzer
  14. Blizzard
  15. Blood
  16. Blue
  17. Bo
  18. Boeing
  19. Bolt
  20. Bomber
  21. Bond
  22. Bone
  23. Bones
  24. Boomer
  25. Boots
  26. Boris
  27. Borris
  28. Boss
  29. Bouncer
  30. Bow
  31. Bran
  32. Brando
  33. Brandy
  34. Brassy
  35. Bravo
  36. Brawler
  37. Brawn
  38. Brawny
  39. Breanne
  40. Bree
  41. Brett
  42. Brewski
  43. Briana
  44. Brick
  45. Bridget
  46. Brigadier
  47. Brisket

More Tough Dog Names that Start with B (BR – BZ)

Butch is a badass male dog name that has been made popular by TV characters such as Butch (also called Spike) on Tom & Jerry cartoons.

Dogs named Butch on TV
Butch (sometimes called Spike) is a popular name for dog characters on TV

This is also the name of the dog on the animated cartoon called Butch. Here are more tough dog names that start with B.

  1. Broadway
  2. Brock
  3. Bronco
  4. Bronson
  5. Bronx
  6. Bronze
  7. Brooklyn
  8. Brownie
  9. Bruce
  10. Bruin
  11. Bruiser
  12. Bruno
  13. Bruno
  14. Brute
  15. Brutus
  16. Bubba
  17. Buck
  18. Buckeye
  19. Buckler
  20. Bud
  21. Buddy
  22. Buffalo
  23. Buffy
  24. Bugsy
  25. Bull
  26. Bullet
  27. Bullseye
  28. Bully
  29. Bumper
  30. Burly
  31. Burma
  32. Burn
  33. Buster
  34. Butch
  35. Button
  36. Buzz

You may have noticed that some of the names on this list of dog names that start with B are unique. Names like Blueberry, Buckler and Bingbong and Bittersweet are uncommon. But they are great B dog names for your lovely pet.

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