If you’ve got a dog that looks like the cutest teddy bear ever, then you have to give your pet one of the most adorable bear names for dogs. Bears are actually considered the symbol of strength and power. Even though your pet may be tiny, won’t it be nice to name him after a formidable yet cuddly bear?
Teddy bears, on the one hand, remind us of love, sweetness, companionship happiness, and all the positive things that we expect to share with our canine pets. Giving your dog a bear-related name is not only cute and adorable, but it will also symbolize the strong and unbreakable bond that will soon form between you.
In this article, we’ll first talk about some of the cutest Teddy Bear Dog breeds. We’ll then share with you a long list of great pet names that are related to “bear.” Then we’ll give you several excellent names for fluffy dogs to choose from, since fluffy dogs almost always resemble bears. We can’t forget all the famous bear characters, so we’re giving you a short list of some of the most popular bear characters of all time.
The Cutest Teddy Bear Dogs
Teddy bear dogs are not exactly a breed, but they are named so for their striking resemblance to adorably cute teddy bears. They’re usually small, with large round eyes and fluffy coat. Their tiny size and helpless, needy expressions just make you want to cuddle them and protect them all the time.
Cavapoo. A mix between a Cavalier King Charles and a poodle, the Cavapoo is a recent addition to the Teddy Bear Dog group. They’re known for their gentle nature, intelligence, and non-shedding coat derived from their Toy Poodle parent.
Cockapoo. Warm-hearted and intelligent, the Cockapoo is a mix between a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle. This Teddy Bear Dog is quite small, loving, and loyal.
Corky. Breeding a Cocker Spaniel and a Yorkshire Terrier will give you diminutive yet independent, lively, and responsive Corky.
Pomapoo. If you want a sociable yet home-loving Teddy Bear Dog, you should breed a Pomeranian and a Poodle to get a Pomapoo.
Pomchi. Undeniably one of the cutest Teddy Bear Dogs, the Pomchi is a mix of a Pomeranian and a Chihuahua.
Bear-Inspired Names For Your Cuddly Pet
For dogs that remind you of a cuddly and cute bear, you can’t go wrong with a name that’s bear-inspired or has a meaning that’s related to “bear.” Here’s a long list of excellent names for you to choose from.
Name Meaning Arcadia or Arcadius Derived from the Greek word Arktos which means bear Arktos In Greek, it means bear Armel From Arthmael, Old Breton for bear chief or warrior prince Art Short for Arthur, which in Celtic, means bear-man Artair The Scottish version of the Celtic name Arthur Arthfael Welsh form of Arthmael Arthmael Means bear chief in Old Breton Arthur Means bear man, also means strong as a bear Artie Pet form of Arthur Arto or Arttu The Finnish version of Artie Artorius Latin form of Arthur Artturi Finnish form of Arthur Artur Early English form of Arthur Arturas Lithuanian version of Arthur Arturo Spanish and Italian form of Arthur Åsbjörn Means divine bear in Swedish Avonaco A Cheyenne name, it refers to a lean bear Barney It may remind you of the green and purple Tyrannosaurus, but it's actually the English pet form of Bernard Bearnard Gaelic form of Bernard Benat Basque form of Bernard Beornheard An anglo-saxon version of Bernard Beowulf A metaphorical expression in Old English that means bear Ber Yiddish name that means bear Bera Means she-bear in German Berdine Shortened form of Bernardine, the feminine version of Bernard in French Berend Low German form of Bernhard Berengar Italian name meaning bear-spear, derived from the Latin name Berengarius Berengaria Feminine form of Berengarius Berengarius In Latin, it means bear-spear Berenger Old French form of Berengarius Beringar In Old German, "ber" means bear and "ger" means spear, hence the name means bear-spear Bernadette Feminine form of Bernard Bernadine or Bernardine Means bold as a bear, feminine form of Bernard Bernard Means bold as a bear in Anglo-Saxon and Norman French Bernardino Italian pet form for Bernardo Bernardita Spanish feminine version of Bernardo Bernardo Spanish and Italian form of Bernardus Bernardus Latin form of Bernhard Bernat Catalan form of Bernardus Bernd or Berndt Low German name meaning bold as a bear Bernhard or Bernhardt Old High German name meaning bold as a bear Bernie English pet form of Bernard Bernou In Dutch, it means sacred female bear Bernat Hungarian form of Bernhard Biorna Gaelic name meaning bear Bjarne The modern form of Bjorn, also means bear Bjarni Icelandic form of Bjorn Bjorn Old Norse name meaning bear Björne Swedish pet form of Björn Chyanne Means loving bear Cinnamon In reference to the cinnamon bear, a subspecies of the American Black Bear Dov It means bear in Yiddish and Hebrew Duroj In Albanian, it means bear Enyeto In Miwok, it refers to someone who walks like a bear Esben The scandinavian name meaning divine bear, derived from Old Norse Ásbjorn Espen The sweddish name meaning divine bear, derived from Old Norse Ásbjorn Glacier In reference to the glacier bear, a subspecies of the American Black Bear that has gray or silver-blue hair Gobi A brown bear, this species is found only in the Gobi desert Grizzly In reference to the grizzly bear, which has a grizzled fur color Honaw In Hopi, this name means bear Ibatu The Maltese word for bear Iomair In Scots-Gaelic, this word means bear K'eyush In Inuit, this refers to a bear cub Kuma In Japanese, this name means bear Kuruk In Pawnee, this is a name that means bear Lusela A Native American-Miwok name for females, it refers to a bear that is licking its foot while swinging it Mahon Derived from the Irish Gaelic name Mathuin, it means bear calf Mathuin From the Old Gaelic Mathghamhain, the name means bear calf Matoskah In Sioux, the name refers to a white bear Mecho In Bulgarian, this is a pet name for a teddy bear Monarch A Californian wild grizzly bear Nadine In German, it refers to the courage of a bear Nanook or Nanuk In Eskimo mythology, it refers to the master of bears; also means polar bear in Inuit Nita It means bear in Native American Choctaw Nokoski It means bear in Seminole Orsina Female form of Orsino, an Italian name that means bear-like Orsino From the Latin Ursinus Orso Italian form of Ursus, the Roman Latin word for bear Orsola Means she-bear in Italian, from the Latin name Ursula Orsolya Hungarian form of Ursula Orson Derived from Old Norman French, it means little bear or bear cub Osbeorn Anglo-Saxon name meaning divine bear Osborn Middle English form of Osborn Osbourne A variant of Osborn Otso In Finnish, the name means bear Ours In French, it means bear Panda Giant pandas also belong to the same family as bears Preben Shortened form of the Danish name Predbjørn Predbjørn A Danish name that means magnificent bear Sapata In Miwok, it means dancing bear Sloth In reference to the Sloth Bear, an insectivorous bear found in the Indian subcontinent Sun The Sun Bear is found in Southeast Asian forests Taqukaq In Inuit, it means grizzly bear Tarben In Old Norse, it means Thor's bear or thunder bear Thorben or Thorbern Danish name derived from Tarben, also means Thor's bear Thorbjorn Norwegian variant of Thorbern Thorburn Scottish variant of Thorbern Tureti In Lithuanian, it means bear Turi In Spanish and Celtic, it means bear Uffo In German, it means wild bear Urola In Russian, it means little bear Urs From the Latin Ursus, the German name that means bear Ursa Shortened form of Ursula Ursala or Ursula In Latin, it means little she-bear Ursel German form of Ursula Ursella English variant form of Ursula Ursina or Ursine Variant of Ursula Ursinus Derived from the Latin word Ursus, it is a Roman name that means bear-like Ursus Derived from Ursus, it is a Roman name that means bear Uschi A German name that means little she-bear, the pet form of Ursel Uzumati In Native American Miwok, it means grizzly bear Vorsila In Greek, it means bear Wahkoowah In Sioux, it means charging bear Wyborn In Scandinavian, it means war bear Yona In Cherokee, it means bear
Cute and Silly Names For Adorably Fluffy Dogs
If you’ve got a Chow Chow, Bichon Frise, Pomeranian, Samoyed, or Poodle, then you’ve got yourself one fluffy pet that resembles a cute bear in terms of cuddliness. Here are several pet names that are fitting for bear-like fluffy dogs.
Name Meaning Admiral Fluff / Captain Fluff A cute name that's fitting for any fluffy dog Alpaca A very cute and furry South American animal Bear Surprisingly, Bear is actually a popular name for cute, fluffy, and bear-like dogs Bunny A cute name for fluffy dogs that are as cute as bunnies Charmin Sounds quite innocent, unless it reminds you of the fluffy toilet paper Chewbacca No one's cuter or fluffier than the famous Star Wars character Cotton White fluffy dogs look so soft, just like cotton balls Cozy Because cuddling your pet is just so cozy Feathers This one's great for dogs with fluffy hair like feathers Fleecy Perfect for dogs with fur like fleece Fluffmeister Because your cute pet is a master of fluffiness Fluffy Simple, and yet so on point Furbaby A sweet name for your furry baby Furball This is one of the cutest names for furry dogs Fuzz or Fuzzy Another simple but meaningful name for fluffy dogs Fuzzy Wuzzy A silly but fitting name for fluffy dogs, especially the ones with fuzzy hair Grizzly If your dog looks like a bear, this one's a really fitting name Hairy or Harry Because your fluffy dog has a lot of hair Mayor Fluffington Because your pet is the fluff mayor Mr. / Mrs. Fluffer Nutter Another silly name for a fluffy dog that you want to cuddle like crazy Mr. / Mrs. Softy Dogs with fluffy hair are just so soft to hold Nana Based on the fluffy Newfoundland character in Peter Pan Polar Because your dog reminds you of a polar bear Prince / Prince Fluffster A silly but charming name for your little canine prince Puffy Whether it's puffy or fluffy, your dog is definitely one PupFluff Because your puppy's so fluffy Ringlet A cute name for a dog with fluffy, curly hair Ruffles Because you just want to ruffle your pet's hair Shaggy This may sound old-school, but it's still a popular name for furry dogs Silky A fitting name for fluffy dogs with silky hair Sir Fluff’s A Lot A silly pun on Sir Lancelot Snowball White dogs with fluffy hair simply remind you of snowballs Snuggles Because you just want to snuggle with your fluffy dog Teddy Because your pet resembles an adorable teddy bear Woolly Simply descriptive of your pet's adorable fluffiness
Pet Names Inspired By Famous Bears
There are so many famous bears in literature and films. You can borrow the names of these popular characters for your dog.
Famous Bear Description Aloysius From the novel Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh, Aloysius is the teddy bear of Lord Sebastian Flyte Baloo The sleepy brown bear in Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book Boo Boo From The Yogi Bear Show, an anthropomorphic bear cub Fozzie Bear An orange bear character in The Muppet Show Funshine Bear The Care Bear who loves to have fun Gentle Ben From author Walt Morey's children's novel Gentle Ben Grumpy Bear A gruff yet caring Care Bear Harmony Bear A talented Care Bear who enjoys music Iorek Byrnison An exiled armored bear in Philip Pullman’s epic His Dark Materials Kenai An adolescent grizzly bear from the Disney Film Kenai Little John Robin Hood's best friend and sidekick Old Bear From British author Jane Hissey's Old Bear and Friends Paddington Bear From Michael Bond’s A Bear Called Paddington Papa Bear, Mama Bear, Brother Bear, Sister Bear, and Honey Bear From Stan and Jan Berenstain's The Berenstain Bears Rupert Bear A comic strip character in the Daily Express Shakespeare’s Bear In William Shakespeare's The Winter’s Tale, the death of Antigonus is presaged by Shakespeare's famous stage direction Exit, Pursued By a Bear Share Bear The sharing Care Bear Smokey Bear An American advertising icon Tenderheart Bear A wise and grandfatherly Care Bear Winnie-the-Pooh From A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh Wonderheart Bear A sweet and silly Care Bear Yogi Bear From the film The Good, The Bad, and the Huckleberry Hound
Choosing a moniker for your pet from all of these cute and sweet bear names must have been fun! Do you have a favorite bear-inspired name for your cuddly dog? Please feel free to share your comments and suggestions with us. We’d also love it if you could check out our next article on Karelian Bear Dog, a brave dog that will fight bears for you!