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150+ Dog Names Starting With F for Your Friendly Pup

Written by: Kerry-Ann Kerr

Last Updated on May 19, 2024 by Dogster Team

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150+ Dog Names Starting With F for Your Friendly Pup

Finding the right name for your new dog can be challenging, but you can narrow down your search by choosing a theme, such as the letter F. Unsurprisingly, several words start with the letter F. So, we’ve found some of the best, from the funny to the funky. Hopefully, you find what you’re looking for from our list, but if not, our themes can possibly inspire you!


How to Name Your Dog

Everyone goes about naming their pets in different ways. Baby name sites work great if you want a more traditional name, but if you’re looking for something unique, you will need to widen your search. By the end of the day, you might have multiple tabs open, which can be overwhelming.

Some people already have the perfect name because they’ve been waiting for a new dog since they were old enough to ask for one. There’s no right or wrong way, but there are easier ways, which is where we come in! We’ve gathered a list of names so you don’t have to search.

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Cute Names Starting With F

If you’re looking for something as cute as a button, just like your new puppy, these are your names. They’re as sweet as they are unique.

  • Fairy
  • Fella
  • Fendy
  • Ferdinand
  • Fidget
  • Finch
  • Fitz
  • Flannery
  • Flower
  • Foo-Foo
  • Foster
  • Francesco
  • Freckles
  • Fresca
  • Frey
  • Furby

Food Names Starting With F

These names might make you feel hungry after reading through them, but that’s a risk you’ll have to take to pick a yummy-sounding name.

  • Fajita
  • Falafel
  • Farfalle
  • Farina
  • Farkleberry
  • Fennel
  • Feta
  • Fiddlehead
  • Figs
  • Fioretto
  • Fish Finger
  • Flapjack
  • Flitch
  • Flounder
  • Focaccia
  • Fondue
  • French Fry
  • Fritter
  • Fudge
  • Fufu
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Names Starting With F Inspired by the Outdoors

If you plan on spending a lot of time with your dog outdoors, you might want something that reminds you of it when you’re stuck inside!

  • Fall
  • Fallow
  • Farley
  • Feather
  • Ferret
  • Fire
  • Flame
  • Flamingo
  • Flea
  • Flip Flop
  • Flood
  • Floral
  • Flower
  • Foggy
  • Foliage
  • Fort
  • Frisbee
  • Froggy
  • Frontier
  • Fuji

Famous Names Starting With F

What better way to remind your dog that they are the shiny star in your life than by naming them after a famous person whose name starts with the letter F!

  • Fairuza Balk
  • Faith Hill
  • Famke Janssen
  • Farrah Fawcett
  • Faye Dunaway
  • Fela Kuti
  • Felicity Jones
  • Fergie
  • Fernando Torres
  • Finn Wolfhard
  • Finneas O’Connell
  • Fiona Apple
  • Florence Pugh
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • Forest Whitaker
  • Francesca Eastwood
  • Francis Bacon
  • Franz Kafka
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Frida Kahlo
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Male and Female Names for Dogs

As always, we separate these lists into two, but there are no rules. So, if you want to mix it up and name your boy dog Fluffy, it’s okay.

Male Names Starting With F

  • Fabio
  • Fagan
  • Fairmont
  • Fallon
  • Fang
  • Fanta
  • Faustus
  • Felipe
  • Felix
  • Fenwick
  • Fergus
  • Ferris
  • Festus
  • Fetch
  • Finley
  • Finnegan
  • Fitz
  • Flash
  • Fleetwood
  • Fletcher
  • Flint
  • Flix
  • Fonzie
  • Francois
  • Freud
  • Frisco
  • Fritz
  • Frodo
  • Frost
  • Fumbles

Female Names Starting With F

  • Fable
  • Fae
  • Fame
  • Fancy
  • Fantasia
  • Fantine
  • Fara
  • Fauna
  • Fay
  • Felicite
  • Feodora
  • Fern
  • Fia
  • Fiola
  • Flair
  • Fleur
  • Flo
  • Flora
  • Floss
  • Flurry
  • Foxy
  • Franky
  • Frannie
  • Frau
  • Freya
  • Friday
  • Frieda
  • Frutti
  • Fuddles
  • Fuzzy
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Fictional Characters Starting With F

These fictional characters might have just the unique name you’re looking for, or maybe your dog has the same big personality as someone on our list.

  • Falcon (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)
  • Faramir (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Fat Amy (Pitch Perfect)
  • Father Christmas (Christmas Movies)
  • Fawkes (Harry Potter)
  • Figaro (Pinocchio)
  • Filch (Harry Potter)
  • Fíli (The Hobbit)
  • Filius Flitwick (Harry Potter)
  • Finch (American Pie)
  • Firefly (DC Comics)
  • Firenze (Harry Potter)
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy (Pride and Prejudice)
  • Flash (The Flash)
  • Flynn Rider (Tangled)
  • Foggy Nelson (Marvel Comics)
  • Forrest Gump (Forrest Gump)
  • Four (Divergent)
  • Frank Castle (The Punisher)
  • Frankenstein (Frankenstein)
  • Fred Flintstone (The Flintstones)
  • Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
  • Frodo Baggins (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Frosty (Frosty the Snowman)
  • Frozone (The Incredibles)



Finding the perfect name for your new dog is challenging, but it doesn’t need to be stressful. We hope our list has come in handy and you’ve found some inspiration from our lists. There are some traditional names mixed in with the more unique. Of course, even if other people think the name is on the strange side, it doesn’t matter. Your new dog will love it because you’re the one who gave it to them!

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