Do you have the coolest, rocking puppy in the USA? Do you love patriotic music and showing your American spirit? Or maybe you served in the military? (If so, a BIG THANKS for your service.)
Then this list of patriotic dog names is for you.
From names inspired by famous U.S. presidents (like Abe, Teddy, or George) to patriotic monikers that embody the spirit of America (like Liberty, Glory, or Patriot), you’re sure to find a name that will let freedom ring every time you call your dog’s name.
The lists below of patriotic-themed dog names are organized into categories for you. You’ll find patriotic girl dog names, patriotic boy dog names, dog names inspired by U.S. Presidents, unique patriotic names, and military-inspired dog names.
We hope you find the perfect all-American moniker that best fits your new doggo’s personality and shows your American pride.
Patriotic girl names for dogs
Your puppy can show her American spirit by sporting one of these cute and patriotic female dog names.
Abigail ~ In honor of famous first ladies including Abigail Adams and Abigail Fillmore.
Amber ~ Inspired by the familiar phrase “Amber waves of grain” from the song America The Beautiful.
America ~ 🇺🇸
Amelia ~ Amelia Earhart.
Aspen – This deciduous tree is emblematic of cooler regions of North America. If you like nature-themed names, check out our mega list of nature dog names for outdoor enthusiasts.
Aurora ~ Does your puppy move and dance as beautifully and unpredictably as the Northern lights? Try out the name Aurora Borealis, or Aurora for short.
Bell (or Bella) ~ Inspired by the Liberty Bell. 🔔
Betsy (or Ross) ~ Betsy Ross is known for sewing the first American flag.
Brooklyn ~ An iconic borough in New York City.
Cheyanne ~ Iconic town in Wyoming.
Dakota ~ Inspired by the states of North and South Dakota.
Eleanor ~ A nod to the famous first lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Faith ~ A beautiful name for a girl puppy.
Harriet ~ In honor of Harriet Tubman, an American abolitionist and social activist.
Georgia ~ Is your puppy as sweet as a Georgia peach? 🍑 Georgia may be a fitting name.
Glory ~ Inspired by the nickname for the American flag, Old Glory.
Grace ~ Grace means favor or a blessing.
Happiness ~ From “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
Independence ~ Is your pupper an independent soul? This patriotic name may be the perfect fit.
Ivy ~ Ivy represents eternity and fidelity.
Jackie ~ In honor of first lady Jackie Kennedy
July ~ Inspired by July 4th, of course.
Liberty ~ Inspired by Lady Liberty, which is another name for the Statue of Liberty.
Lily ~ A beautiful flower native to America. If Lily is a favorite, check out more flower names for dogs.
Martha ~ In honor of Martha Washington, the nation’s first lady. Looking for other dog names that start with M? Make your way over to our mega list of dog names that start with M.
Rosie ~ A nod to Rosie the Riveter—representative of all the women who were defense workers during WW II.
Ruby ~ A red gemstone and a fitting name for a puppy who shines like a ruby.
Scarlett ~ Inspired by Scarlett O’Hara from the famous movie, Gone With the Wind.
Sierra ~Sierra is a unique feminine name.
Star ~ The name Star is simple and yet says so much.
Stella ~ Another name for a star.
Susan ~ Susan B. Anthony.
Unity ~ In honor of the principle of unity.
Virginia ~ Inspired by the state of Virginia.
Willow ~ An English name meaning freedom.
Patriotic boy dog names
Show your love of country by naming that little guy of yours Eagle, Justice, Patriot, or one of these patriotic names for boy dogs.
Austin ~ A great American city in Texas.
Banner ~ Star-Spangled.
Benjamin ~ In honor of founding father, Benjamin Franklin.
Blue ~ The red, white, and blue. 🇺🇸
Capital ~ A patriotic boy dog name celebrating the nation’s capital.
Cody ~ A name with western flair.
Colt ~ Is your doggo free-spirited like a newborn colt?
Eagle ~ The national bird of the United States since 1872.
Flag ~ In honor of the American flag.
Franklin ~ In honor of founding father, Benjamin Franklin.
Hunter ~ You might like this list of country and western dog names if you are fond of Hunter.
Jack ~ Jack was the nickname for John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. president.
Justice ~ Inspired by the patriotic line from the Pledge of Allegiance, “with liberty and justice for all.”
Logan ~ Logan is associated with the meaning “warrior.”
Mason ~ Mason is a strong masculine name.
Max ~ Short for Maximilian, which means “greatness.”
Patriot ~ What would a list of patriotic names be without the name Patriot?
Rebel ~ Is your pup a little feisty? Rebel may be the perfect dog name.
Rocco ~ Rocco is a strong and handsome name.
Rocket ~ Inspired by the famous line from The Star-Spangled Banner, “And the rocket’s red glare.”
Rocky ~ A dog name ending in Y or IE has a great ring to it!
Sam ~ Uncle.
Valor ~ A name that means having great courage in the face of danger.
Victory ~ You could shorten this patriotic name to Vick.
Unique patriotic dog names
Anthem ~ For the National Anthem.
Country ~ Country comes first.
Dreams (Or Dreamer) ~ In inspired by the American dream.
Ellis ~ Ellis Island, home of the Statue of Liberty.
Freedom ~ Dogs show us daily what it means to be free.
Maverick ~ For your Top Dog 🐕.
Revere ~ In respect to the folk hero, Paul Revere.
Rin Tin Tin ~ Famous WW1 dog and film star.
Spirit ~ Inspired by the American spirit.
Stripes ~ Do you have two dogs? How about the names Stars and Stripes?
Presidential dog names
Whether more recent or from times gone by, these names of presidents are recognizable and historic. Whether you’re looking for the uniqueness of old-fashioned boy dog names like Quincy, Henry, or Lincoln, or more modern presidents, check out these names.
George ~ In honor of George Washington, the first president of the United States.
John or Adams ~ Before becoming the second president of the United States, John Adams was a leader in the American revolution.
Thomas or Jefferson ~ In honor of America’s third president.
Madison ~ In respect to James Madison, the fourth president of the United States.
Monroe ~ In honor of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States.
Quincy ~ A patriotic name to honor the sixth U.S. president, John Quincy Adams.
Andrew or Jackson ~ A patriotic name to recognize America’s seventh president, Andrew Jackson.
Martin ~ What about Martin for the eighth president of the United States, Martin Van Buren?
Henry or Harrison or William ~ All three of the ninth president’s names have a patriotic feel—William Henry Harrison.
Tyler ~ In honor of John Tyler, the tenth U.S. president.
Polk – In respect to the eleventh president, James K. Polk.
Zachary or Taylor ~ In salute to the twelfth U.S. president, Zachary Taylor.
Buchanan or Buck ~ Buchanan is a unique name in honor of James Buchanan, fifteenth U.S. president.
Abraham, Abe, or Lincoln ~ In respect to the sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln.
Ulysses or Grant ~ The eighteenth president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant was know for his military leadership.
Garfield ~ In honor of James Garfield, twentieth U.S. president.
Grover ~ In salute to Grover Cleveland, 22nd U.S. president.
Theodore, Teddy, or Roosevelt ~ All three of these patriotic names are inspired by the 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt.
Howard or Taft ~ In respect to President Taft.
Woodrow or Wilson ~ If you like Woodrow or Wilson, in honor of the 28th president, you may also like Woody.
Calvin or Coolidge ~ The 30th president of the United States, Calvin Coolidge.
Franklin ~ The 32nd president, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Harry or Truman ~ Our 33rd president.
Dwight, Eisenhower, or Ike~ Do you like Ike? The phrase, “I like Ike” is one of the most memorable campaign slogan’s in U.S. history. Ike, in honor of 34th president Dwight Eisenhower, is a patriotic and memorable name.
Kennedy (Or JFK) ~ In respect to John F. Kennedy, the 35th president.
Jimmy (Or Carter) ~ In honor of America’s 39th president who hails from the great state of Georgia.
Ronald or Reagan ~ In honor of the 40th U.S. president, Ronald Reagan.
Barack (Or Obama) ~ The 44th U.S. president, Barack Obama.
Donald (Or Trump) ~ The 45th president of the USA.
Dog names inspired by military heroes
The courageous men and women who defend America do it for the love of country. To honor those who serve, you could name your dog Aviator, Cadet, Major, or one of the following hero names…
Ace ~ The most common meaning of Ace is “unit” or “unity.”
Admiral ~ An admiral is a high-ranking naval officer.
Airborne ~ These troops are specially trained to jump from airplanes into the battlefield.
Alpha ~ This patriot name is in respect to the United States Army Special Forces teams.
Arlington ~ Arlington National Cemetery.
Aviator or Pilot ~ Skilled operator of an aircraft.
Blaze ~ Blaze of glory.
Bravo ~ Bravo Zulu is a naval signal meaning “good job.”
Cadet ~ Cadets are trainees on track to become officers at military colleges.
Camo ~ Short for camouflage. Does your pupper have a unique coat pattern? Camo may be a fitting name.
Commando ~ A soldier specially trained to carry out raids.
Courage ~ In gratitude to the courage of U.S. service people.
Colonel ~ A high-ranking officer in the military.
Delta ~ In respect to Delta Force, U.S. tier one special mission units.
General ~ Let’s face it, we know who calls the shots…🐕
Hero ~ They risk their lives to keep other safe.
Lieutenant ~ Military officer.
Major ~ High-ranking office in the military ranking above captain.
Navy ~ Branch of the military that operates in the water.
Patton ~ George S.
Radar ~ Does you doggo have a sixth sense about them? Radar may be a good fit.
Sailor ~ Military personnel who work on a ship.
Sam ~ Uncle Sam
Sarge or (Sergeant) ~ A rank used in the armed forces.
Seal ~ Seals have the ability to perform in very tough conditions in the sea, land, or air.
Soldier ~ What makes a good soldier? True faith and allegiance.
Tank ~ We all know a Tank when we see one. 😍
Trooper ~ A soldier or private rank in the calvary.
Proud to help you name your patriotic puppy
Thanks for stopping by our little cozy corner of the world called Happy-Go-Doodle®. We hope that this list of patriotic-themed dog names has inspired you as much as it did us as we were creating it.
We hope you find the perfect moniker that you will be proud to call your new best friend. Most of all, we hope you enjoy endless moments of happiness with your new pupper.