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Pop Culture Dog Names 2020

The Best Names For Dogs in 2020 That Come Straight From Pop Culture

Naming a new dog can be tough — especially when you want to move away from things like Rover or Max — which is where pop culture can come in to save the day. With each new year, new pop-culture moments make their marks on our memories — for 2020, the movie recording of Hamilton, Disney's lineup of new movies including Onward and the book-to-movie Artemis Fowl, and shows like Little Fires Everywhere, Outer Banks, and I May Destroy You come to mind. And even though they're not current, per se, the hype lives on with franchises like Game of Thrones and Marvel.

Scroll through for some of our favorite names for dogs in 2020 that come from all different pop-culture references — some very new and some a bit older, but all totally hyped by fans.

Dog Names From Pop Culture

A

Arabella (I May Destroy You)
Archie (Riverdale)
Arlo (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
Artemis (Artemis Fowl)
Arya (Game of Thrones)

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B

Barley (Onward)
Betty (Riverdale)
Bruiser (Legally Blonde)
Buzz (Toy Story)

C

Chewbacca (Star Wars)
Cosmo (Guardians of the Galaxy)

D

Dobby (Harry Potter)
Drogon (Game of Thrones)
Duke (Toy Story)

E

Eleven (Stranger Things)
Elsa (Frozen)

F

Fang (Harry Potter)
Fleabag (Fleabag)
Frodo (The Lord of the Rings)

G

Ghost (Game of Thrones)
Godzilla (Godzilla)
Gollum (The Lord of the Rings)
Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy)

H

Hedwig (Harry Potter)
Hiccup (How to Train Your Dragon)
Holly (Artemis Fowl)
Hopper (Stranger Things)
Hulk (The Hulk)

I

Izzy (Little Fires Everywhere)

J

Jackson (A Star Is Born)
Jasmine (Aladdin)
Jughead (Riverdale)
June (The Handmaid's Tale)

K

Khaleesi (Game of Thrones)
Kiara (Outer Banks)

L

Leia (Star Wars)
Lightfoot (Onward)
Loki (Thor)
Luke (Star Wars)

M

Marvel
Mowgli (Jungle Book)

N

Nagini (Harry Potter)
Nala (The Lion King)
Nymeria (Game of Thrones)

P

Pearl (Little Fires Everywhere)
Pearson (This Is Us)
Pikachu (Detective Pikachu)
Piper (Orange Is the New Black)
Pope (Outer Banks)
Pumbaa (The Lion King)

R

Rex (Toy Story)

S

Scar (The Lion King)
Sebastian (The Little Mermaid)
Simba (The Lion King)
Skywalker (Star Wars)
Slinky (Toy Story)
Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)

T

T'challa (Black Panther)
Thanos (The Avengers)
Thor (Thor)
Topper (Outer Banks)
Trip (Little Fires Everywhere)

V

Villanelle (Killing Eve)

Y

Yoda (Star Wars)

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