Boston Terriers are intelligent, attention craving small breed dogs.
They are entirely individualistic which means that each one of them have their own unique personality.
It is a tough choice – much like naming your own child – since that is what they will be known as from that point on.
You must make sure whatever you dog name them fits their look, personality, and behavior.
Therefore, to help you out with such a decision, we bring to you the latest list of fashionable, suitable names for your Boston Terrier dog breed.
Male Dog Names
Some of the names below are part of a list of popular male dog names, but also recommended monikers that fit the overall look or feel of the Boston Terrier.
It is an the ideal name for your male Boston Terrier as the name originated in Germany and means free spirited.
This name sounds perfect for your petite sized puppy who is a treat in itself. It is also a suitable name for a puppy who loves to eat.
This name is short and sweet. Its an old German version of the name Miles which is equally interesting. This name is associated with being powerful and merciful.
Boston Terriers are not referred to as yappy dogs but if your little boy likes to bark to draw your attention this name is perfect.
The latin meaning of the word is red or reddish. If your boy comes in a reddish or brindle shade you can name him Rufus – perfect for any cute and scruffy Terriers.
It’s an Irish masculine name which goes well with your bouncy and lively little puppy
The meaning of the word ‘archie’ is noble and bold. Suitable for calmer yet inquisitive Boston Terriers.
This name is yet another food name but it sounds lively and fresh, befitting those pups that have the same personality.
Bullet is an on-point name for any speedy young fellow who is likes to move around and remain active.
This name is associated with strength in character and physique, so while it may be rather random for a small pup like the Boston Terrier, it is helps size the dog up a bit.
Female Dog Names
The list below tries to provide the best list of names that are befitting your Boston Terrier’s appearance or personality, but are specifically great for females.
The Hebrew origin name means bundle of joy, exactly what your pup may act and seem like.
Literally means needing to be chewed, something your cute and adorable Boston Terrier may make you want to do to it.
Another food name. This goes well with small female dogs due their nature of being adorably delicious.
The name of a blackish and bronze colored hummingbird. While this name is a bit random, it is definitely a beautiful, unique choice for your special female Boston Terrier friend.
Matches the personality of your sweet and humble little female puppy, yet may be more befitting for more relaxed pups.
If your young little pup likes to follow you around everywhere; shadow is the perfect name for her
Tizzy is a state of nervous excitement, a trait defining many Boston Terriers like your own.
Yappy is the name for any loud, yappy Boston Terriers that are overly expressive
It refers to a female partner, a simple and clean name for puppies that enjoy wagging their tail.
Mean ‘life’ in Greek, this name is perfect for those Boston Terriers that are at the center of your life.
Movie Dog Names
Naming your Boston Terrier after a character in a movie or a dog from a famous film is the best way to give a name that is fashionable, unique name, and possibly recognizable by many.
- Bernard’s Tom
Ancestor of the Boston Terrier breed.
Female character in Hocus Pocus movie.
From the movie Familiar Strangers.
A dog in the movie Iron Will.
From the dog from the comics of Marvin.
From the tv show, The Peoples Choice.
The dog from the movie Look Who’s Talking Now.
The dog in the Nickelodeon series Rugrats.
From the movie Good Boy.
From the movie Animal Farm.
Exotic Dog Names
These days it seems naming your dog something exotic is a great trend. Therefore, we had to include some of these words that may not be commonly known to provide some foreign variety.
Known for luck and charm, the four leaf whole spice is a national emblem of Ireland and is great for any puppies that serve as your good luck charm.
German word for attention, something that all Boston Terriers seek.
Irish for redhead, great for Boston Terriers with a red shade.
Indian for a girl with lovely hair, a great name for puppies with a beautify lock of hair
African word meaning beautiful, a lovely name to choose for your lovely pet.
Bulgarian inspired name meaning happy, something that clearly defines a Boston Terrier’s mood
French name meaning handsome, a great choice for those handsome little pups
German for household ruler, a name for those Boston Terriers that are stubborn to the max
Meaning small one in Greek and perfect for your little Boston Terrier
Hawaiian name which means ‘sun,’ for those pups that brighten up your day
Appearance-Based Dog Names
One thing that many dog owners tend to do is name their dog after its appearance or personality. There are a lot of factors to consider when examining what goes into a dog’s defining features, whether it’s their actions in itself or simply just the color of their coat and/or size of their body.
This is a true match for your rebel breed. It means a sexually precocious young girl.
If you have wild female dog who is a little dare devil, this is the name for her.
This name is for a female Boston Terrier who acts like it owns you.
This is an Asian inspired name, it’s a title given to rulers.
Based on a psychological horror novel by Stephen King about a rabid dog, good for pups that are wild and fierce.
In Norse mythology, loki was a father of fire and magic, a name that well defines a puppy that is full of energy and holds a special place in your home.
Sound of the name is scary yet hilarious for your wacky Boston Terrier puppy.
Opal is a name of a precious stone, believed to have originated from Sanskrit word upala. This is a good name for a pup that is precious to your heart.
Derived from Douglas, meaning dark and black.
Biblical name for just and upright, a good name for those pups that behave well.
Funny Dog Names
There is no doubt that some people don’t need to give their dog a super serious name that has some profound meaning. Some dog owners like to take it easy and simply name their dog after funny.
Sounds funny yet meaningful, it’s a variant of name Susan or Susannah. The word means lily or rose, which is a nice association to those lovely pups.
Japanese for craziness, a great name for any Boston Terrier that drives you crazy with their hyperactive personality.
Yet another Japanese word which means chance.
This name goes best for tiny hyperactive dogs.
This is the new style of naming your dog and is rather easy to pronounce.
Short for bag of bones for a skinny Boston Terrier, although the sound of it may be rather simple and unappealing.
Egyptian Arabic word which means like a cat, great for if your Boston has some resemblance to cats.
This one is good one for your lazy one, since it means potato.
Remember the Jedi master in the Star Wars movie? The Hebrew meaning of the name is ‘the one who knows’ but ears of the yoda character matches your Boston Terrier’s sprung ears.
If your Boston is little on the crazy side and pig headed, there is no better name than bonks as in ‘bonkers’
Famous Dog Names
The names below list out some famous dog names grabbed from history, film, TV, and/or simply through the sheer fact that they are the pet of a well-known celebrity.
Originally Japanese, this name is an umbrella term for small trees.
Literally means affectionate, silly and light hearted – an ideal name for Boston Terriers with such a personality.
A term for a person that is unusually small, something that characterizes all Boston Terriers.
From a 1977 American movie about a dog called Poco who gets lost and its journey finding its way back home.
A brand of cute figurine dolls from a famous comic strip, which is perfect for a cute adorable breed like the Boston Terrier.
Is a Hebrew translation for name Toviah, which means good – a good name for those well-behaved pups.
Yet another name for a rebellious one. In greek mythology it refers to a God of Thunder and Sky.
If your puppy is one of those dogs who is the life of the whole family, Gizmo is an excellent name that means entertainment.
Meaning mischievous elf or fairy, a perfect name for a mischievous Boston Terrier.
Sound of a light object striking a echoing metal, great for your light Boston Terrier.