Perhaps some of the cutest names are derived from food names. Foodies know what we are talking about! Not only are these names cute, they are endearing as well! So without further ado, let’s see some of those names, shall we?

Cute sweets inspired dog names

You know it, we know it – you got yourself a precious adorable creature. And, sometimes the name Sugar is just not enough! So, why not give it a deservingly cute sweets inspired name? Here’s our list.

● Buttercup

● Butterscotch

● Biscotti

● Cupcake

● Muffin

● Macaroon

● Teddy (After Australia’s favorite Tiny Teddies)

● Tim Tam (another Australian classic)

● Eclair

● Choco

● Coco (from Coconut or Cocoa bean)

● Pancake

● Twizzler

● (Nut)Ella

● Crepe

● Oreo

● Raisin

● Licorice

● Cookie

● Nilla

● Kix

● Biscuit

● Crumpet

● Caramel

● Chex

● Newton

● Swirl

● Galette

● Toffee

● Honey

● Rolo

● Zero

● Mars

● Ruth

● Pop Tart

● Brownie

● Jelly

● Puff (from Cream Puff)

● Flan

● Tootsie

● Dot

● Graham

● Rye

● Peep

● Moon(cake)

● Pie

● Pudding

● Waffle

● (Swiss) Roll

● Fudge

● Custard

● Skittles

● BonBon

● Doughnut

● Munchkin

● Mochi

● Crumble

● Mousse

● Churro

● Taffy

● Cream

● Lolly (as in Australian slang word for candy)

● Pavlova (or Pav for short)

● Reese(s cups)

● Maple

● Dulce

Savory Food Inspired Names

puppy eating savory food

If you and your pup share the love for savory foods, then savory foods inspired names are just the right thing for you.

If savory foods are more of your vibe, then you definitely might want to consider choosing a name from our savory food inspired names. Let’s take a deep dive!

● Kimbap

● Falafel

● Bao

● Fondue

● Toffee

● Dumpling

● Pringle

● Penne

● Bagel

● Ike

● Chutney

● Fritter

● Cobb

● Riblet

● Ratatouille

● Pico

● Yuca

● Knack

● Lay

● Bass

● Kakuni

● Popcorn

● Nigiri

● Hake

● Shawarma

● Prata

● Chianti

● Kulfi

● Sate

● Latke

● Tapas

● Marmite

● Caviar

● Bulgogi

● Ritz

● Ruffle

● Pretzel

● Saltine

● Mahi

● Beans

● Bacon

● Butter

● Mole

● Roe

● Nacho

● Taco

● Chalupa

● Wonton

● Chip

● Nugget

● Surimi

● Wahoo

● Croissant

● Empanada

● Pumpernickel

● Scone

● Shrimp

● Sausage

● Gumbo

● Gas(pacho)

● Schnitzel

● Meatball

● Tater Tot

● Alfredo

● Caesar (derived from the one and only Caesar salad, of course)

● Pringle

● Noodle

● Gordita

● Crackling

● Chicharon

● Burrito

● Ziti

● Brie

● Feta

● Kofta

● Dorito

● Chowder

● Roti

● Naan

● Momo (a variant of a Japanese dumpling)

● Kimchi

● Tofu

● Nori

● Sushi

● Ceviche

● Gnocchi

● Kebab

● Maki (a sushi roll)

● Miso

● Rosti

● Shabu (a type of Japanese hotpot dish)

● Tuna

● Queso

● Pickle

● Reuben

● Kobe (after one of the finest – Kobe beef)

● Rue

● Chili

● Curry

● Pita

● Bisque

● Spam

● Clam

● Grits

● Cracker

● Hash (after hashbrowns)

● Hummus

● Quiche

● Pesto

● Tamale

Names derived from spice & herbs & some condiments

If you like your spices and herbs, then come on up! Here’s some names derived from spice & herbs we found the cutest.

● Pepper

● Ginger

● Ketchup

● Basil

● Mayo

● Relish

● Sage

● Cinnamon

● Nutmeg

● Vanilla

● Aji

● Thyme

● Dijon

● Tamarind

● Saffron

● Harissa

● Cajun

● Rosemary

● Nettle

● Cayenne

● Jasmine

● Chive

● Star (Star Anise)

● Mint

● Dill

● Rose

● Caraway

● Tahini

● Bay (from bayleaf)

● Tajin

Fruit & Veg Names

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If you love fruit and veg, why not take inspiration from them for your pups name?

If you are a bit of a health nut yourself, and you love food – maybe fruit and veg names are a good option for naming your furry pal!

Let’s see what’s out there!

● Peach(es)

● Pumpkin

● Avo (Avocado)

● Bean(s)

● Mung

● Bell (for bell pepper)

● Olive

● Kiwi

● Guava

● Sakura

● Apricot

● Edamame

● Kumquat

● Soy

● Shallot

● Elote

● Carrot

● Daikon

● Parsnip

● Pear

● Chanterelle

● Lentil

● Bok Choy

● Fig

● Bamboo

● Cherry

● Potato

● Taro

● Tapi (from Tapioca)

● Tater

● Truffle or (Truffles)

● Sprout

● Clementine

● Jalapeno

● Yam

● Spud (another word for potato in the UK)

● Acai

● Pom (from pomegranate)

● Limon (Lemon with a bit of a Spanish flare)

● Kale

● Berry

● Wasabi

● Hilla (Finnish, cloudberry)

● Okra

Names that will make you go nuts

If you are a snakish person, and if your dog is anything like you – you just might want to consider some of these names inspired by nuts. Also, yes – we did this because of the dogs’ universal love for peanut butter. Let’s see those names!

● Peanut

● Walnut

● Pistachio

● Hazel (form hazelnut)

● Macadamia (for a very trendy, fashionable pup)

● Pecan

● Chestnut

● Coconut

● Cashew

● Kola

● Chickpea

Beverage inspired names

Some would argue that beverages are not food – but, dare you say that to the people of the Czech Republic who consider beer food or to people who think coffee is food? Anyway, don’t worry – we’ll keep this list a bit shorter. Let’s get into it!

● Guinness

● Stella

● Amber

● Porter

● Bud

● Stout

● Cappuccino

● Lungo

● Chai

● Moka

● Manilo

● Sake

● Pinot

● Hops

● Matcha

Cheeses as inspiration for your pup’s name

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Cheese names make for one fancy pup!

If you are a wine and cheese connoisseur yourself, why not transfer that love into your pup’s name as well. Let’s look at some names inspired by cheeses.

● Brie

● Blue (from blue cheese)

● Feta

● Wagasi

● Halloumi

● Paneer

● Chimay

● Livno

● Saga

● Tybo

● Aura

● Muenster

● Jack (after Monterey Jack or Pepper jack cheese)

● Goya

● Parmesan

● Mozza (after Mozzarella)

● Asiago

● Gouda

● Cotija

Other interesting food inspired names

● Poppy

● Julienne

● Ambrosia

● Bran

● Rue

● Lotus

● Cassia (Cinnamon in Greek)

● Bay (Latin for berry)

● Miel (French for honey)

● Bezai (Hebrew for eggs)

● Meva (Uzbek for fruit)

● Omena (Finnish for apple)

● Lilikoi (Hawaiian word for passionfruit)

● Anara (Persian pomegranate)

● Meg (Greek for pear)

● Choux (from Choux pastry)

That’s it – our list of the best food names for your little fur ball of joy. No matter which delicious name you pick, you can’t go wrong! Just remember to shower your little one with love and care in return for the unconditional love you will receive.