Chihuahua Names: 100+ Fabulous Names For Your Little Pup

Congratulations, you have chosen to welcome a family member into your home.

Are you struggling to find a name for your new furry friend?

Naming your new pup can be challenging, but we have got some paw-some names for you and your new Chihuahua. Ranging from cute to silly, there is a name out there for your little pal.

Take a look below for a name that gets your Chihuahua’s tail wagging.

You would be barking mad to miss out on these great names:

Chihuahua Names


Chihuahuas are well known for often having a bark bigger than… well, them!

We think that it’s really important to choose a name that lives up to their famous yap. Because they make such bold and brave buddies, they truly deserve the perfect name. Take a look at our names below, which one is your favorite?

Chihuahua Names
Yapper Dotty
May Coco
Kylie Finn
Peyton Piper
Ramona Sweetie
Gracie Whiskey
Jak Harry
Sammy Brutus
Chewwie Maximus
Will Mickey
Noah Paws
Levi Amy
Missy Cosmo
Wyatt Pebbles
Cody Tango
Bill Domino
Scotty Jessie
Corky Kira
Ellie Zippy
Carly Caleb
Lola Pearl
Winston Patch
Emily Cola
Zoe Waldo
Pepper Solo
Alexa Biscuit
Emilia Olivia
Pip Nemo
Bruno Rosie
Nikki Elmo
Milo Kirsty
Boris Todd
Paige River
Isla Alison
Lark Skye
Cooper Nina
Piper Kiki
Oscar Ezra
Lucky Luke
Nora Quinn
Tess Bobby
Billy Bingo
Spencer Eddie
Timmy Morris
Aiden Hollie
Misty Robin
Star Lolly
Elijah Chuck
Fido Violet
Cindy Honey

Female Chihuahua Names


Are you looking for a fab-fur-lous name for your feisty female Chihuahua?

We have picked some brilliant names that we think you will woof.

A great way to choose a name for your furry-friend is by looking and finding a character that you love, that may reflect your pet’s personality. For a sassy pup, we think that Sansa would be a great pick…

  1. Regina – Mean Girls character.
  2. Felicia
  3. Pumpkin
  4. Petunia – Great for a pup as pretty as the flower.
  5. Deedee
  6. Sansa – Game of Thrones.
  7. London
  8. Ursula
  9. Leia – Star Wars.
  10. Margarita
  11. Aurora
  12. Sugar
  13. Ariel – Disney.
  14. Peach
  15. Fifi
  16. Tiffany
  17. Princess
  18. Buffy – The famous vampire slayer.
  19. Coral
  20. Duchess
  21. Beauty
  22. Paris
  23. Katniss – The Hunger Games.
  24. Mia
  25. Penny – Great for a Chihuahua because of their small size.
  26. Angel
  27. Kardashian
  28. Scarlett – Gone with the Wind.
  29. Penelope
  30. Gigi
  31. Harriet
  32. Carmen

Male Chihuahua Names

Even though Chihuahuas are small, they are known for being fierce and bold. So, your male Chihuahua needs a name that reflects his macho and masculine personality!

Here are some great names for your male Chihuahua. Our favorite is Butch. What is yours?

  1. Butch
  2. Andre
  3. Rex – This is a tough name, for your tiny tough pup.
  4. Duke
  5. Cub
  6. Asher
  7. Otis
  8. Bailey
  9. Bam-Bam
  10. Elvis
  11. Pop-Eye – The famous cartoon sailor.
  12. Scooter
  13. Croft
  14. Hulk
  15. Bubba
  16. Brewster
  17. Astro
  18. Gnasher – After Dennis the Menace’s faithful hound.
  19. Buddy
  20. Flintstone – After The Flintstones, Yabba-dabba-doo!
  21. Zeb
  22. Ralph
  23. Phillip
  24. Hero
  25. Scar
  26. Louis
  27. Meeko
  28. Rogue
  29. Tigger
  30. Rambo
  31. Hercules

Chihuahua Puppy Names

Did you know that the smallest dog in the world is a Chihuahua named Milly? It’s fair to say that your Chihuahua pup will be just as tiny as her to start with.

We think that Chihuahua puppies are so a-paw-arable. After all, who could resist those tiny delicate paws? These names are sure to have you going “awwww”.

  • Titan – This name is ironic for such a tiny tot.
  • Bambi
  • Clove
  • Sage
  • Furby
  • Cookie
  • Poncho
  • Cinnamon
  • Babe
  • Tinker
  • Fluff
  • Marshmallow
  • Bob
  • Ant
  • Squirt
  • Shelby
  • Button
  • Peanut
  • Rascal
  • Pixie

Cute Chihuahua Names

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A Chihuahua Mix

Still not found the right name for your pup

Whether your Chihuahua is a deer head or an apple head, they are bound to be the cutest canine around. Our favorite name from this list is Waffle. Take a look at our list below and let us know which name you think is the best:

Cute Chihuahua Names
Sweet Pea

Mexican Chihuahua Names

Chihuahua and Yorkshire Terrier
Chihuahua and Yorkshire Terrier

Did you know that Chihuahuas originate from Mexico?

We think that it would be awesome to give your pup a Mexican inspired name, to connect them to their heritage. A Mexican name would also be sure to make your Chihuahua stand out from the crowd.

Mexican Chihuahua Names
Burrito – The name of a famous Mexican dish.
Tabasco – A Mexican hot sauce, great for a fiery Chihuahua.
Miguel – The Mexican equivalent of Michael.
Consuelo – Comfort.
Coqueta – Meaning flirtatious (great for a Chihuahua who steals everyone’s heart).
Paloma – Dove.
Perrito – Meaning little dog.
Loca – Crazy.
Solana – Meaning sunny place.
Pedro – Equivalent to Peter.
Juarez – Mexican city.
Fiesta – Meaning party.
Taco – Another Mexican dish.
Tortilla – A flat bread like food, a Mexican staple.
Rojo – This means red.
Rico – Meaning rich (perfect for a pup living the Beverly Hills life-style).
Querida – This means dear.
Blanca – Meaning white.
Antonio – Equivalent to Antony.

Spanish Chihuahua Names

Still haven’t found the right name for your Chihuahua?

As Mexico is a Spanish-speaking country, it’s only fair that we provide you with some more names that link with your Chihuahua’s South-American heritage.

Did you know that the Chihuahua’s closest ancestor is the Techichi? This was a small South-American hunting dog, worshipped by the Toltec people.

  • Amor/Amar – Meaning love.
  • Chico – Boy.
  • Amigo – This means friend.
  • Bolero – A Spanish dance.
  • Mija – My daughter.
  • Flor – Meaning flower.
  • Gitano – This means gypsy.
  • Luna – This means moon.
  • Mariposa – Fitting for a dog as beautiful as its meaning (butterfly).
  • Chica – Meaning girl.
  • Cruz – Cross.
  • Reina – This means queen.
  • Santo – This means holy.
  • Zorro – Meaning fox.

Funny Chihuahua Names

Maybe you are looking for a more light-hearted name for your Chihuahua?

Picking a funny name for your new pooch is a great way to make your pup stand out from other dogs. These names would be great for a cheeky Chihuahua who loves to clown around.

These names are bound to have you howling with laughter:

Funny Chihuahua Names
Krusty – Like the clown off The Simpsons. Elf
Goliath Killer
Pocket Scrappy
Thumbelina Tiny-Tot
Yoda – Star Wars. Mouse
Prince of Barkness Shrek
Big Mac Gremlin

Beverly Hills Chihuahua Dog Names

Chihuahuas gained popularity thanks to Disney’s movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua. We think it would be an awesome idea to name your Chihuahua after one of these Disney dogs – especially if you are a fan of the movie.

  1. Chloe
  2. Papi
  3. Delgado
  4. Diablo
  5. Chico
  6. Vasquez
  7. Marcus
  8. Montezuma
  9. Delta
  10. Rosa
  11. Manuel
  12. Chucho
  13. Loretta
  14. Maria
  15. Chiquita

Famous Chihuahua Names

Chihuahuas have risen in popularity. Many celebrities even own a Chihuahua as they are favored for their cuteness.

There are also many Chihuahuas on our TV screens, so maybe you would like to name your Chihuahua after one of these Hollywood hounds? Take a look at all the A-list Chihuahua names we have found:

Famous Chihuahua Names
Boo-Boo – Formerly the smallest dog in the world in the Guinness Book Records.
Mimi – The Osborne’s pet Chihuahua.
Tito – An animated Disney Chihuahua.
Gidget – The famous Taco Bell pup.
Mammoth Mutt – From the cartoon series Krypto the Super Dog.
Bit Bit – Britney Spears’ former Chihuahua pup.
Tinkerbelle – Paris Hilton’s teacup Chihuahua.
Ren – From the cartoon Ren and Stimpy.
Coco – from The Dog Whisperer.
Lou – The Chihuahua from the TV series The Soup.
Mojo – The Chihuahua in Transformers.
Choo-choo – The name of the former Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe’s Chihuahua.
Evita – A Chihuahua owned by Madonna.


Choosing a name for a Chihuahua is hard. Their small and feisty nature makes them a great and fun canine companion to have around, but such a cute and bold breed deserves the perfect name.

A great way to choose a name for your new mini four-legged pal is to find one that fits their looks or personality.

We think another great way to choose a name is based on their Mexican heritage, or if you are looking for a name with a bit of fun, choose something ironic!

Hopefully these lists have lent a helping paw in your search for your Chihuahua’s name.

Let us know which one you choose in the comments section below…

Thomas Woods Face Portrait
Thomas has been a dog lover since he was 6 years old when his parents got him a rescue Labrador. Since then his love for dogs has lead him to study Animal Behavior & Welfare. He now keeps a six year old English Bullmastiff and educates pet parents through his online publication Perfect Dog Breeds.

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