100 of the most popular names for a spotted dog

When it comes to naming our furry companions, the possibilities are endless.  But what if your four-legged friend happens to be a charming spotted dog? Finding the perfect name that encapsulates their unique charm and personality can be both thrilling and daunting. Fear not, for we’ve scoured the world of canine names to compile a list of 100 of the most famous names for a spotted dog. Whether your new companion is a Dalmatian, a Catahoula Leopard Dog, or simply a mixed breed with a speckled coat, our list is bound to inspire you and help you find the ideal name for your spotty sidekick. So, grab your coffee, get cozy, and let’s embark on a journey to discover the perfect name for your spotted friend.

spotted dogs that is a mom and puppy Dalmatian

You will find up to 15 names under each category listed below:

  • Spotted Dog Names
  • Female Spotted Dog Names
  • Fitting Names for your Dalmation (Disney Names included)
  • Perfect Names for a white spotted dog
  • A Classic Name for a Classy spotty dog
  • Spanish Names for a spotted dog

Spotted Dog Names

If you have adopted a fun mutt from the shelter that has some great spots on him or her, this list is an excellent start to finding the perfect name for them. Spots can come in all shapes and sizes and they don’t have to be thought of as only for the traditional Dalmatian breed. Many rescue pups are mixed mutts, therefore they are going to come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and of course spots! Whether your new rescue put has black spots, white spots, spots that look more like patches, or spots that are odd shapes, you will still find great names to try out on them below!

  1. Speckle: A favorite name for your furry friend
  2. Domino: A fan favorite!
  3. Marbles
  4. Patches: Great for a dog with an eye patch type of look.
  5. Freckles
  6. Dot
  7. Checkers: What a great name if you are a sports fan. Just seems fitting for a bachelor with a dog who hangs out at the bar with their dog a log!
  8. Mosaic
  9. Blotch
  10. Dabble
  11. Inkspot: Definitely an interesting name but if you are a tattoo artist and you have a spotted dog, I could see this being very fitting. 
  12. Polka
  13. Splotch: Good name for a Border Collie.
  14. Pixel
  15. Stipple: This is definitely a unique name for a special pup

Female Spotted Dog Names

There are so many female names for your adorable spotted dogs. Check out the list below and see if one is fitting for your furry best friend.

  1. Daisy: I love this name for Cocker Spaniels
  2. Rosie: I love this name for a reddish Golden Retriever. This is definitely the most beautiful dog in my opinion.
  3. Bella: A beautiful name for a beautiful dog!
  4. Luna
  5. Sophie: A dog with a sweet personality would wear this name well.
  6. Ruby
  7. Penny
  8. Stella
  9. Lily
  10. Chloe
  11. Mia
  12. Olive
  13. Willow
  14. Zoey: Perfect for any female dog.
  15. Ginger: Another great name for a reddish Golden Retriever. 
spotted mommy dog with her spotted puppies nursing

Fitting Names for your Dalmatian (Disney Names included)

Who doesn’t love Disney movies? 101 Dalmations is an iconic Disney movie and a family favorite. If this movie inspired you to adopt a spotted dog, it would be very fitting for you to name your new pup after one of the many beloved Dalmatians from the movie.

  1. Dottie
  2. Pongo: Fun Fact, This is the most popular name from the Disney movie for pet owners to name their spotted dogs. 
  3. Perdita 
  4. Cruella 
  5. Lucky 
  6. Patch: Of course if your spotted dog has a patch-like spot over their eye, this name is their name no matter what!
  7. Jasper 
  8. Anita 
  9. Roger 
  10. Nanny: If your sweet girl is kid-friendly and is protective of your kiddos, try this name out!
  11. Rolly: This name belongs to the mischievous pup.
  12. Freckle: Popular choice for little dogs.
  13. Dipstick 
  14. Pupcake
  15. Thunderbolt: If you have a spotted dog who is fast and his/her zoomies are even faster, I think we found their name.

Perfect Names for a White-Spotted Dog

If your new rescue dog has white spots, you will surely find some great choices below to give them a fitting name for their unique appearance. Many rescue dogs have white markings that may not look exactly like spots, but these cool names below will work perfectly for them too!

  1. Ghost
  2. Ivory
  3. Frost
  4. Snowflake: Great for a playful pup who loves the snow!
  5. Marshmallow: An adorable name for an adorable pup.
  6. Crystal
  7. Pearl
  8. Blizzard: Maybe your dog comes in like a blizzard when they enter a room!
  9. Casper: A very playful name if you were a child who grew up with the classic movie “Casper the Friendly Ghost”.
  10. Winter
  11. Cotton: Can’t go wrong with this name for a  big fluffy white spotted dog
  12. Chalky
  13. Alabaster: If your dog is both white-spotted and a classy little mutt, Alabaster could be the name for him.
  14. Glacier
  15. Stardust

A Classic Name for a Classy Spotty Dog

If your dog has a very dignified personality and also has spots, a name from the list below will be very fitting for him or her.

  1. Winston: An English Springer Spaniel could probably wear any of the names below well, but Winston is so sophisticated that it seems fitting for this breed.
  2. Charlotte
  3. Theodore: It feels like all smart dogs should be named Theodore!
  4. Victoria
  5. Alexander
  6. Eleanor
  7. Benjamin
  8. Isabella: You can always shorten this one to Izzy!
  9. Nathaniel
  10. Penelope
  11. Christopher
  12. Margaret: This was my great-grandmother’s name and can even be shortened to Maggie if you prefer!
  13. William
  14. Olivia: One of my favorite names for both dogs and humans or any pet of your choosing. 
  15. Henry: I don’t know exactly white but if your dog has brown spots, Henry would make a great name for your rescue dog!
Beautiful spotted brown dog

Spanish Names for a Spotted Dog

Best names for anyone whose first language is Spanish or someone who just loves the culture! Note: the Spanish name is first while the translation in English is in the parenthesis. 

  1. Luna (means “moon”): Such a great Spanish name for your new dog.
  2. Estrella (means “star”)
  3. Paco: This name screams to belong to German Shepherds. 
  4. Mariposa (means “butterfly”)
  5. Chico (means “small” or “boy”)
  6. Bella (means “beautiful”)
  7. Sol (means “sun”)
  8. Dulce (means “sweet”)
  9. Rosa (means “rose”)
  10. Coco (inspired by the movie “Coco”): If you have a brown labrador retriever, this would be a great name for her.
  11. Pepita (inspired by the movie “Coco”)
  12. Diego: I can definitely see a Boston Terrier being named Diego!
  13. Paloma (means “dove”): Perfect fit for white dogs
  14. Amarillo (means “yellow”)
  15. Caliente (means “hot”)


These lists above should give you plenty of options to choose from for your spotted dog, whether you’re looking for something unique, gender-specific, inspired by Disney, or with a touch of elegance or Spanish flair. Choosing a name for your spotted put is important and you want to make sure it’s perfect for your dog’s personality too. There are so many name ideas out there so if you did not find your perfect pick for your pup, try out these names in this post here. You may find one you like more or one you want to just try out!

Don’t be shy to choose common dog names. This does not mean your dog is anything but unique and adorable, regardless of their name. Choose the name that is fitting for him or her and you can’t go wrong! 

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