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The Most Popular Pet Names for the Foodie Pet Parent

If you're a food-lover looking for some naming inspo for your new dog or cat, you've come to the right place! Figo's breaking down the most popular pet names for foodies.

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Are you a foodie and a pet lover? Do you want to give your new curious copilot a name that represents your love for all things culinary? You've come to the right place! In this blog post, we have compiled a list of the most popular pet names for foodie pet parents. These names are perfect for any Chef's Table-binging pet mom or dad who wants to give their dog or cat a unique and quirky name that reflects their passion for all things flavorful.

Sweet treats

If you have a sweet tooth and love your , then these pet names are perfect for you. Here are some of the sweetest pet names for foodies:

  • Cupcake

  • Cinnamon

  • Sugar

  • Honey

  • Donut

  • Jellybean

  • Brownie

  • Muffin

  • Taffy

  • Marshmallow

  • Pudding

  • Sprinkles

  • Candy

  • Cookie

  • Nutella

  • Tiramisu

  • Cheesecake

  • Fudge

  • Macaroon

  • Red Velvet

  • Popsicle

  • Churro

  • Waffle

  • Sundae

  • Caramel

  • Gummy Bear

  • Cotton Candy

  • Licorice

  • Sherbet

  • Sorbet

Some of these names, like Tiramisu or Macaroon, are perfect for the refined pet. While others, like Sprinkles or Marshmallow, are great for the sillier dog or cat in your life.

Savory delights

If you are more into savory foods, then these pet names are sure to tickle your taste buds. From pizza to sushi, these names are perfect for any food-loving pet parent:

  • Pepperoni

  • Bacon

  • Nacho

  • Olive

  • Sushi

  • Wasabi

  • Soy Sauce

  • Pickle

  • Pretzel

  • Tater

  • French Fry

  • Frites

  • Queso

  • Bagel

  • Croissant

  • Baguette

  • Biscuit

  • Scone

  • Gouda

  • Parmesan

  • Ramen

  • Tofu

  • Kimchi

  • Falafel

  • Hummus

  • Kebab

  • Miso

  • Naan

  • Pesto

  • Risotto

  • Tapenade

  • Yakitori

These names are perfect for pets of all shapes and sizes, whether they are big and fluffy or small and sleek.

Beverage-inspired names

Do you love your coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening? Then why not name your pet after your favorite beverage? Here are some of the best drink-inspired names for foodie pets:

  • Espresso

  • Latte

  • Chai

  • Whiskey

  • Porter

  • Stout

  • Brandy

  • Sangria

  • Mimosa

  • Margarita

  • Martini

  • Mojito

  • Paloma

  • Tequila

  • Champagne

  • Cabernet

  • Merlot

  • Pinot

  • Malbec

  • Riesling

  • Gin

  • Rum

  • Vodka

  • Beer

  • Cider

  • Kombucha

  • Lemonade

  • Cola

  • Soda Pop

  • Root Beer

  • Matcha

  • Seltzer

  • Smoothie

  • Milkshake

  • Juice

These names are perfect for pets who love to curl up with their owners as they enjoy a nice drink.

World cuisine

If you are a foodie who loves to explore the flavors of the world, then these names are perfect for you. From Italian to Mexican, these pet names are sure to satisfy your cravings:

  • Bolognese

  • Cannoli

  • Calzone

  • Gelato

  • Fajita

  • Enchilada

  • Guacamole

  • Salsa

  • Paella

  • Brie

  • Baguette

  • Chocolat

  • Eclair

  • Tikka

  • Soba

  • Ramen

  • Pho

  • Pad Thai

  • Dumpling

  • Gyoza

  • Kimchi

  • Bulgogi

  • Gyro

  • Falafel

  • Shawarma

  • Couscous

  • Pita

  • Tabouleh

  • Korma

  • Curry

  • Tandoori

  • Naan

  • Samosa

  • Tempura

  • Sashimi

  • Teriyaki

These names are perfect for pets who are well-traveled or who have an adventurous spirit.

Names inspired by famous chefs

What better way to name your food-loving pet than to take inspiration from your favorite chef?

  • Julia Child

  • Frenchy

  • Gordon Ramsay

  • Hellion

  • Jamie Oliver

  • Naked Chef

  • Anthony Bourdain

  • Emeril

  • Bam!

  • Bobby Flay

  • Ina Garten

  • Barefoot Contessa

  • Rachael Ray

  • Alton Brown

  • Guy Fieri


  • Martha Stewart


Naming your pet after your favorite food or beverage can be a fun and unique way to show off your love for all things culinary. Whether you prefer sweet treats, savory delights, your favorite beverage, or even world cuisine, there is a pet name out there for every foodie. So go ahead and give your furry friend a name that truly reflects your passion for food!

Lizz Caputo is the Manager of Content Strategy at Figo, animal enthusiast, and owner of a rescued senior American Bully. Her hobbies include checking out new restaurants in her area, boxing, and petting dogs of all shapes and sizes.

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