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The 50 Best Harry Potter Dog Names

Rachel Poli Author
Rachel
Aug 3 ·

Congratulations on bringing home a new canine companion! Now here comes the hard part (and also the fun part) – naming your pooch. No matter what dog breed your new furry friend is, if you enjoy Harry Potter, then there are plenty of names to choose from. So, take a look at the 50 best Harry Potter dog names.

Naming your new puppy

So, you’re bringing home a new puppy, and you don’t know what to name it. Naming your doggo is an important process, but it’s also one of the most fun. You can allow your puppy to name themselves if you’re torn between a few different ideas. For example, call the dog different names and see which one they respond to the most. Puppies will reply to certain sounds and syllables.

Just be sure the name isn’t too similar to someone else’s, favorite toy, or common command. You don’t want them to get confused. You can also wait and see their personality a little bit before choosing a name to compliment them. Or, if you’re a pop culture fan and love Harry Potter, there’s a lot of inspiration to be found. 

the 50 best harry potter dog names

The 50 best Harry Potter Dog Names

Male Harry Potter names

  • Arthur
  • Cedric
  • Dobby
  • Draco
  • Dumbledore
  • Fred
  • George
  • Hagrid
  • Harry
  • James
  • Neville
  • Remus
  • Ron
  • Snape
  • Viktor

Female Harry Potter names

  • Bellatrix
  • Cho
  • Dolores
  • Fleur
  • Ginny
  • Hermione
  • Lily
  • Leta
  • Minerva
  • Molly
  • Petunia
  • Rita
  • Rowena
  • Trelawny
  • Queenie

the 50 best harry potter dog names

Inspired by Harry Potter animals

  • Buckbeak
  • Crookshanks
  • Errol
  • Fang
  • Fawkes
  • Fluffy
  • Mrs. Norris
  • Nagini
  • Scabbers
  • Trevor

Inspired by mythical creatures

  • Basilisk
  • Centaur
  • Dragon
  • Goblin
  • Hippogriff
  • Mandrake
  • Nymph
  • Pheonix
  • Pixie
  • Willow

Which name is right for your dog?

If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, then naming your pooch after one of the characters (or a pet from the series) is a great idea. Not only will your dog’s name be unique, but it will also have a fun meaning. 

Similar reading: other dog names inspired by pop culture

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