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50 Dog Names Based on TV Shows in 2024

Written by: Rachael Gerkensmeyer

Last Updated on May 14, 2024 by Dogster Team

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50 Dog Names Based on TV Shows in 2024

Every dog deserves a cool name that describes their personality and temperament. Virtually any word can be used to name a canine, even ones that are made up! With so many options to consider, though, the process of picking a name for your dog can be a bit overwhelming and stressful.

If you’re thinking about going with something fun or quirky, why not use TV shows for inspiration? Here are 50 dog name ideas that are based on TV shows in 2024.

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The 7 Name Ideas Based on Dogs in 2024 TV Shows

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There are so many shows on TV—some geared toward kids and others designed for the whole family to enjoy—that feature at least one dog as a notable character in storylines. Maybe your pup has a similar personality to a canine featured in these shows. Here are dog names based on 2024 TV shows that might be right for your furry family member:

  • Bluey (“Bluey”)
  • Bingo (“Bluey”)
  • Rubble (“Paw Patrol”)
  • Everest (“Paw Patrol”)
  • Arrby (“Paw Patrol”)
  • Bandit (“Bluey”)
  • Chilli (“Bluey”)

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The 8 Dog Names Based on Grumpy/Mean 2024 TV Show Characters

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Some dogs tend to be grumpy for one reason or another. If this is the case for your dog, it might be a good idea to name them after a grumpy TV show character. Here is a selection of grumpy 2024 TV characters that might remind you of your pup:

  • Grumpy (“Blue Bloods”)
  • Oscar (“Sesame Street”)
  • Squidward (“SpongeBob SquarePants”)
  • Chancellor (“The Regime”)
  • Muffin (“Bluey”)
  • Griselda (“Griselda”)
  • Sato (“Tokyo Vice”)
  • Ava (“Abbott Elementary”)

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The 10 Dog Names Based on Funny 2024 TV Show Characters

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One common personality trait that many dogs share is being funny! They love life and enjoy celebrating all the good things that they experience, and they might even take on a goofy persona when interacting with others. Here are a few funny TV characters in 2024 that could be fun to name your dog after:

  • Molly (“Loot”)
  • Larry (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”)
  • Jim (“Extended Family”)
  • Stan Flute (“Grimsburg”)
  • Abby (“Night Court”)
  • Nell (“Not Dead Yet”)
  • Sheldon (“Young Sheldon”)
  • Stewie (“Family Guy”)
  • Abishola (“Bob Hearts Abishola”)
  • Tariq (“Abbott Elementary”)

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The 15 Dog Names Based on Male 2024 TV Show Characters

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If you’re looking to name a male dog, you can find inspiration from the variety of characters in 2024 TV shows. Here is a list of interesting male characters that play important roles in television storylines this year.

  • Bruce (“The Brother’s Sun”)
  • Kingpin (“Echo”)
  • Spade (“Monsieur Spade”)
  • Major Gale (“Masters of the Air”)
  • Mr. (“Mr. and Mrs. Smith”)
  • Dior (“The New Look”)
  • Sokka (“Avatar: The Last Airbender”)
  • Stripe (“Bluey”)
  • Garcian (“Parish”)
  • Ripley (“Ripley”)
  • Oswald (“The Penguin”)
  • Colin (“Bridgerton”)
  • Carmy (“The Bear”)
  • Malcolm (“Genius: MLK/X”)
  • Lord Toranaga (“Shogun”)

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The 10 Dog Names Based on Female 2024 TV Show Characters

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Like there are interesting male characters in 2024 TV shows to look toward for inspiration when naming your dog, there are female characters who are just as interesting. Here are 10 options for you:

  • Joy (“Apples Never Fall”)
  • Maxine (“Palm Royale”)
  • Ye (“3 Body Problem”)
  • Lucy (“Fallout”)
  • Barb (“In the Know”)
  • Margaret (“Expats”)
  • Olivia (“Law and Order”)
  • Darlene (“The Conners”)
  • Gemma (“The Neighborhood”)
  • Janine (“Abbott Elementary”)

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TV is a great inspiration when choosing a new name for a dog. The characters whom we all know and love come to life on our screens and can give us a feel for what personalities and traits their names represent. If you can see a few of the same traits in your dog as you do in your favorite TV characters, it’s easy to decide on a new name!

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