Fat Dog Names: Perfect Names For Your Pudgy Pup!

Names By Abby Dole 1 min read July 20, 2021


Is your new pooch a little pudgy? Trying to find a good name for that sweet pup? We can help! Here’s a list of fun names for a canine that has a little extra chub.

Chubby Dog Names In Different Languages

  • Oslin (Scottish for big warrior)
  • Taro (Japanese for “Big Boy”)
  • Azam (Arabic for “The Biggest”)
  • Dulce (The Spanish word for sweets)
  • Oni (Giant creature in Japanese mythology)
  • Gordo (Italian and Spanish word for fat)
  • Da-Xai (Chinese name that means “Big Hero”)
  • Skadi (A giantess who lives in the mountains in norse mythology)
  • Taba (The Filipino word for fat)
  • Grande (Spanish word for big)
  • Fitu (Icelandic word for Fat)

Chubby Dog Name Ideas From Films and TV:

  • Kong
  • Jabba (Star Wars)
  • Cartman (Southpark)
  • Fat Tony (Simpsons)
  • Heffalump (Winnie the Pooh)
  • Miss Piggy (The Muppets)
  • Wookie (Star Wars)
  • Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy)
  • Violet (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Bluto (Animal House)
  • Sobchak (Big Lebowski)
  • Chunk (Goonies)
  • Totoro (My Neighbor Totoro)
  • Pumba (Lion King)
  • Rocksteady (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Shrek
  • Maui (Moana)
  • Ursala (The Little Mermaid)
  • Winnie (Winnie the Pooh)
  • Iroh (Avatar the Last Airbender)
  • Hurley (LOst)

Animal-Inspired Fat Dog Names:

Food Inspired Pudgy Names:

  • Beans
  • Burrito
  • Butterball
  • Chowder
  • Twinkie
  • Donut
  • Angus (Angus Beef)
  • Meatball
  • Pork Chop
  • Jello
  • Dumpling

Descriptive Fat Dog Names:

  • Biggy
  • Brawny
  • Curvy
  • Goliath
  • Stocky
  • Chunk
  • Chunky
  • Chubz
  • Chubby
  • Chubbles
  • Hammy
  • Porky
  • Pudge
  • Pudgy
  • Juicy
  • Poofy
  • Roly
  • Dumpy
  • Mighty
  • Wobbly/Wobbles
  • Jumbo
  • Boomer
  • Macro
  • Mac
  • Max
  • Tubby
  • Tubbs

Other Pudgy Dog Name Ideas:

  • Bowser (Super Mario)
  • Diesel
  • Monster
  • Pudgepup
  • Semi
  • Thunder
  • Titan
  • Beast
  • Belly
  • Jupiter
  • Magnus
  • Sequoia

Do you have a pudgy pup with a pudgy name? Did we miss any? Feel free to share your pup names in the comments below!

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Abby Dole

Abby Dole is passionate about pooches, and is the owner of a sweet little Terrier Mix named Maggie. She is not only a lover of dogs, but also of poetry, baking, and the outdoors. You can usually find her drinking tea, listening to Norah Jones, and wishing it was raining.


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