English Bulldog Names

Ideas for English Bulldog Names

Picking out suitable English Bulldog names is just part of the fun of living with this breed. The following pages offer plenty of ideas you can use to select just the right name for your new pet. Even if one of these names doesn't quite suit your dog, you just might come up with a few of your own along the way once your wheels start turning. Without further ado...

English Actors

Consider a few names from the present and past:

  • Helena (Bonham-Carter)
  • Nell Gwyn
  • Kiera (Knightly)
  • Kate Winslet
  • Gielgud (Sir John)
  • Olivier (Lawrence)
  • Rufus (Sewell)
  • Jude Law

English Singers

There's no shortage of names in this genre. Here are just a few to get you started:

  • Bowie (David)
  • Johnny Rotten
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Lennon (John)
  • McCartney (Paul)
  • Dido
  • Lilly (Allen)
  • Amy (Winehouse)
  • Annie Lennox

English Authors

There are a lot of famous names to choose from in this category. For starters, how about:

  • Dickens (Charles)
  • Blake (William)
  • Chaucer (Geoffrey)
  • Tolkien (J.R.R.)
  • Rowling (J.K.)
  • Jane Austen
  • Beatrix (Potter - Benjamin Bunny)

British Royalty

Why not choose a name that fits this breed's regal character?

  • King Henry
  • Prince William
  • King Arthur
  • Guinevere
  • Princess Diana
  • Boudicca (Ancient British queen)

Other Famous Brightons

These names are easily recognized.

  • Churchill (Winston)
  • Cromwell (Oliver)
  • Beckham (David)
  • Moll Flanders
  • Posh (Victoria Beckham)
  • Thatcher (Margaret or Maggie)

Famous Gangsters

Since Bulldogs have that "tough guy" look, some famous oldtime gangster names fit this breed quite well. Breaking with any "English" theme, consider:

  • Capone
  • Baby Face (Nelson)
  • Gotti
  • Lucky (Luciano)
  • Corleone (from The Godfather)
  • Clyde
  • Bonnie
  • Ma Barker

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English Bulldog Names