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Cowboy Dog Names: 300+ Names to Unleash Your Canine’s Inner Cowboy!

Names By Kate Brunotts 3 min read February 28, 2022

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As the owner of a dog named “Spicy,” I know just how important it is to have a name that fits your dog’s unique personality.

And if your Yorkie is full of “Yeehaws,” or buddy looks more like a “Billy the Kid,” a cowboy dog name might be perfect for your furry best friend! 

Giving your dog a cowboy-themed name can be fun, help show off his personality, and pay homage to your favorite western characters and stories!

Check out some of our favorite rodeo ready names below! 

Cowboy Dog Names: Cowboy-Inspired Names for Male Dogs 

Cowboy Names for Dogs

Here are some of our favorite canine cowboy dog names that are sure to bring out your dog’s wild & western side. 

  • Alfred
  • Amos
  • Baylor
  • Beast
  • Bishop
  • Blaze 
  • Blue 
  • Bo
  • Boone
  • Bram
  • Brett
  • Brigg
  • Brody
  • Bronco
  • Bubba
  • Buck
  • Buster 
  • Calvin
  • Camo
  • Charlie
  • Chet
  • Chief
  • Chips
  • Chuck
  • Claude
  • Colt
  • Colton
  • Cooper
  • Dash
  • Deacon
  • Denim
  • Diesel
  • Donnie
  • Duke 
  • Earl
  • Eli
  • Elvis
  • Emmett
  • Farley
  • Flip 
  • Frank
  • Garth
  • Gunner
  • Gus
  • Hank
  • Harlan
  • Harley 
  • Hector
  • Homer
  • Hunter
  • Jack
  • Jeb 
  • Jefferson
  • Jimmie
  • Kenny
  • Kit
  • Leroy
  • Levi
  • Maverick
  • McKinley 
  • Otis
  • Otto
  • Parker 
  • Percy
  • Pinkerton
  • Pip
  • Presley
  • Ranger
  • Red
  • Remington
  • Rocky
  • Roscoe
  • Russell
  • Sawyer
  • Shadow
  • Sheriff
  • Smokey
  • Spur
  • Sundance
  • Tank
  • Tanner
  • Teddie 
  • Texas
  • Wellington
  • Wesley
  • Wilder
  • Winchester
  • Wrangler 
  • Wylie
  • Ziggy

Cowgirl Dog Names: Cowboy-Inspired Names for Female Dogs

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Do you have a doggie darling at home? Check out some of these cowgirl names so that she can help you rule the rodeo. 

  • Abby
  • Aggie
  • Anabelle
  • Anna Mae or Annie May
  • Bailey
  • Belle
  • Betty
  • Brandy 
  • Buttercup 
  • Cassie
  • Cheyenne
  • Clementine (Clem for short!)
  • Cookie
  • Daisy
  • Darling
  • Diamond
  • Dolly
  • Dottie
  • Dusty
  • Faith
  • Goldie
  • Gracie
  • Harper
  • Hattie
  • Honey
  • Jessie 
  • Jojo
  • Jolene
  • Josie
  • Lacy
  • Lady
  • Lillian 
  • Lottie
  • Lulu
  • Maggie
  • Maisy
  • Marge 
  • Martha 
  • Matilda
  • Maxie
  • Merle 
  • Millie
  • Minnie
  • Missy
  • Molly (One of the most popular dog names)
  • Montana
  • Paisley 
  • Patty
  • Penny
  • Pip
  • Piper
  • Pistol
  • Polly
  • Poppy
  • Prairie
  • Queenie
  • River
  • Rose 
  • Rosie
  • Roxanne or Roxy
  • Sally
  • Scout (Perfect choice for a hunting dog)
  • Shania
  • Siera
  • Sky
  • Star
  • Sugar
  • Susie
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tex
  • Tilly 
  • Trixie 

Famous Cowboys and Cowgirls to Name Your Dog After

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These cowboy and cowgirl names are directly inspired by good, bad, and ugly folks from the Wild West. 

  • Annie (Sharpshooter Annie Oakley)
  • Billy (Outlaw Billy the Kid)
  • Baxter (Cowboy Baxter Black)
  • Bullock (Lawman Seth Bullock)
  • Butch (Outlaw Butch Cassidy)
  • Buffalo Bill (Soldier Buffalo Bill Cody)
  • Calamity (Sharpshooter Calamity Jane)
  • Champion (Rancher Nate Champion)
  • Clay (Cowboy Clay Carr)
  • Connie (Cowgirl Connie Douglas Reeves)
  • Davy (Frontiersman Davy Crockett)
  • Doc (Gunslinger Doc Holliday)
  • Eaton (Cowboy Frank Eaton)
  • Fisher (Gunslinger John King Fisher)
  • Harvey (Outlaw Harvey Logan)
  • Jack (Outlaw Jack Dunlop)
  • Jesse (Outlaw Jesse James)
  • Ketchum (Outlaw Tom Ketchum)
  • Lucille (Cowgirl Lucille Mulhall)
  • Maynard (Cowboy Frank H. Maynard)
  • Milton (Lawman Jeff Milton)
  • Montie (Cowboy Montie Montana)
  • Nash (Pioneer Henry Nash)
  • Nat (Cowboy Nat Love)
  • Kitty (Female cowboy Kitty Canutt)
  • Oakley (Sharpshooter Annie Oakley)
  • Oliver (Rancher Oliver Loving)
  • Pearl (Outlaw Pearl Heart)
  • Pickett (Cowboy Bill Pickett)
  • Reg (Cowboy Reg Kesler)
  • Slim (Cowboy actor Slim Whitaker)
  • Theodore (President Theodore Roosevelt)
  • Tibbs (Cowboy Casey Tibbs)
  • Ty (Cowboy Ty Murray)
  • Wild Bill (Folk hero Wild Bill Hickok)
  • Wyatt (Lawman Wyatt Earp)

Famous Western Characters and Places

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Famous western characters and places can also make great doggo names for your cow-pooch. Check out some of our favorite western dog names!

  • Alamo (Texas mission)
  • Amarillo (Texan town)
  • Antler (North Dakota ghost town)
  • Aspen (Colorado cowtown)
  • Barbarosa (Famous film outlaw)
  • Bodie (California ghost town)
  • Cassidy (Film cowboy Hopalong Cassidy)
  • Cisco Kid (Fictional desperado)
  • Cody (Wyoming cowboy town)
  • Dakota (Western territory)
  • Dallas (Home to NFL cowboys)
  • Deadwood (Famous gold-rush town)
  • Dodge (Famous cowtown Dodge City)
  • Durango (Colorado cowboy town)
  • Elko (Nevada cowboy hangout)
  • Ellsworth (Famous cowtown)
  • Hondo (Western film hero)
  • Houston (Texan city)
  • Jungo (Nevada ghost town)
  • Lobo (Comic book cowboy)
  • Lone Ranger (Fictional crimefighter)
  • Lucky Luke (Cowboy cartoon)
  • Marston (Fictional cowboy John Marston)
  • Morgan (Fictional cowboy Arthur Morgan)
  • Old Yeller (Fictional frontier dog)
  • Rawhide (Nevada ghost town)
  • Red Ryder (Cowboy cartoon character)
  • Shane (Fictional gunfighter)
  • Shotgun Red (Cowboy puppet)
  • Tennessee (Home to many cowboys)
  • Tombstone (Arizona cowboy town)
  • Tonto (Lone Ranger’s fictional friend)
  • Woody (Animated cowboy character)
  • Yosemite Sam (Fictional cowboy)
  • Zapata (New Mexico ghost town)
  • Zorro (Fictional masked vigilante)

Funny Cowboy Names

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If your hound is a hoot, one of these funny cowboy names is sure to wrangle in your heart. Check out these hilarious cowboy and country dog names.

  • Bandit
  • Bang
  • Banjo
  • Bazoo
  • Beans
  • Billy Bob
  • Bingo
  • Biscuit
  • Black Jack 
  • Boots
  • Britches
  • Buckaroo 
  • Buckle
  • Bucky
  • Cacti 
  • Cinnamon
  • Cotton-Eyed Joe 
  • Cowpoke
  • Deputy
  • Desperado
  • Dynamite
  • Fiddle
  • Flap Jack 
  • Foxy
  • Fried Chicken
  • Gambler
  • Gaucho
  • Gitty (Gitty-up!)
  • Gravy
  • Grit
  • Hitch
  • Hooch
  • Huckleberry
  • Jackpot
  • Lammy
  • Lasso
  • Lawless
  • Mojo
  • Moneybags
  • Muffin 
  • Mustang
  • Outlaw
  • Partner
  • Peaches
  • Pickle
  • Pork Chop
  • Pudding
  • Quirley
  • Rascal
  • Rattler
  • Rodeo
  • Rooster
  • Rowdy
  • Rusty
  • Saloon
  • Sassy
  • Skedaddle
  • Snake
  • Squirrel
  • Stallion
  • Sweet Tea
  • Tumbleweed
  • Varmint
  • Vixen 
  • Waddie
  • Whiskey

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Did we miss any canine cowboy dog names? Let us know your favorite cowboy dog names in the comments below, and be sure to check out some of our other fun name articles:

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Kate Brunotts

Kate is a dog-loving content specialist with over a decade of canine-care experience. She is currently a professional dog walker and pet sitter, with previous experience working at the Heart of Chelsea Animal Hospital in Manhattan. When not spending time with four-footers, she can usually be found crafting top-notch dog-care articles that pet parents can trust. Kate loves dogs of all shapes and sizes, but Bernese Mountain Dogs hold a special place in her heart.

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