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1999 Dog Names

Updated: June 20, 2024

Welcome to our dedicated page, a treasure trove of unique and fascinating dog names that were popular in the closing year of the millennium. The year 1999 was a special one, marking not only the end of a century but also the end of a millennium. It was a year that witnessed numerous cultural, social, and technological changes, and these shifts are reflected in the names that pet owners chose for their dogs during this time.

This page is designed to provide you with an extensive list of canine names that were in vogue in 1999. If you're a dog lover, a history enthusiast, or simply curious about what people were naming their furry friends more than two decades ago, this page is meant for you. These names can be a great source of inspiration if you're looking for a name with a classic or vintage touch for your new furry friend.

Whether you're searching for a name that is traditional or one that is unique, you're likely to find it in this list from 1999. These names encapsulate the spirit of the era, offering a nostalgic journey back in time. So, go ahead, take a stroll down memory lane and discover the dog names that encapsulated the turn of the millennium.

Name Reason to Choose
Ally TV show Ally McBeal was popular
AOL AOL was the leading internet service provider in 1999
Armageddon The popular disaster movie was released in 1998
Axl Axl Rose, lead singer of Guns N' Roses, was a rock icon
Backstreet The Backstreet Boys were a popular band in 1999
Bandicoot Crash Bandicoot was a popular video game
Barbie Barbie dolls were a popular toy in 1999
Bazooka Bazooka bubble gum was a popular candy
Beanie Beanie Babies were a craze in the late 90s
Beckham For football fans, David Beckham was at his peak
Bieber Justin Bieber was born in 1994 and was becoming popular
Blade The release of the popular vampire movie Blade
Blair The Blair Witch Project dominated the box office
Blink Blink 182 released their hit album 'Enema of the State' in 1999
Blossom From the popular television series of the same name
Bolt Usain Bolt started his professional career in 1999
Bond James Bond movie 'The World Is Not Enough' was released
Bongo Bongo jeans were a popular brand
Brandy A popular song titled 'Brandy' hit the airwaves in 1999
Britney Britney Spears was a pop icon of the year
Buffy Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a popular show
Chandler Friends character Chandler Bing was very popular
Cheeto The popular snack food was a staple in many households
Cher Cher's hit song 'Believe' topped the charts in 1999
Clinton Bill Clinton was President of the United States in 1999
Cobain Kurt Cobain was an iconic musician of the 90s
Columbine In memory of the tragic school shooting
Cosmo Cosmopolitan magazine was a top publication in 1999
Cruise Tom Cruise was a prominent actor in 1999
Curly The Three Stooges, including Curly, were popular in reruns
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Technology Inspired Dog Names

1999 was notable for technological advancements and innovations, which can be a unique source of dog names.
Name Description
AOL Homage to the popular internet service provider of the 90s
Bandwidth Named after the measure of data transfer speed
Bit The smallest unit of information in computing
Cisco Named after the technology conglomerate
Codec This refers to the device or program that compresses data
Cookie Cookie in tech terms is a packet of data a website stores on the user's computer
DialUp In memory of the internet connection method of the 90s
Dotcom Dotcom companies were a big deal in 1999
Email This is a nod to the communication revolution
Ethernet Ethernet is a technology for networking computers
Firewall Named after the security technology to protect the network
Giga For a big dog, as giga is a unit of measurement in computing
Java Java was a popular programming language in 1999
Macintosh After the Apple computer model
Modem A tribute to the device that allowed us to connect to the internet
Napster In honor of the pioneer of digital music sharing
Netscape Inspired by the web browser that dominated in the 90s
Nokia Named after the famous mobile phone manufacturer
Palm After Palm Inc., the handheld devices company
Pentium Named after the popular Intel microprocessor
Pixel Perfect for a small or spotted dog, a pixel is the smallest unit of a digital image
Spam No email inbox was safe from spam in 1999
Windows Named after the ubiquitous operating system
Yahoo For dogs who love to bark, named after the web service company
Yahoo For dogs who love to bark, named after the web service company

Famous Personalities Dog Names

Many famous personalities came into limelight or were at their peak in 1999.
Name Description
Beethoven A nod to Ludwig van Beethoven, the famous composer and pianist
Brando For Marlon Brando, an influential actor
Capote For Truman Capote, a celebrated American author
Chaplin To honor Charlie Chaplin, a comic actor and filmmaker
Churchill Recalls Winston Churchill, a prominent statesman and writer
Cleopatra Recalls Cleopatra, the famous queen of ancient Egypt
Dali In memory of Salvador Dali, a renowned surrealist artist
Einstein Named after Albert Einstein, the famous physicist known for his theory of relativity
Freud For Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis
Galileo Honoring Galileo Galilei, a central figure in the scientific revolution
Gandhi Respects Mohandas Gandhi, a significant political and spiritual leader
Hawking Honoring Stephen Hawking, a renowned theoretical physicist
Hemingway Pays tribute to Ernest Hemingway, a celebrated novelist
Hendrix This name celebrates Jimi Hendrix, a wildly influential guitarist
Jagger A tribute to Mick Jagger, the renowned lead singer of the Rolling Stones
Lennon A tribute to John Lennon, a member of the Beatles
Madonna Inspired by Madonna, a pop music icon
Monroe Inspired by Marilyn Monroe, a well-known actress and model of the 20th century
Picasso In honor of Pablo Picasso, a leading figure in 20th-century art
Presley Honoring Elvis Presley, the 'King of Rock and Roll'
Shakespeare Commemorates William Shakespeare, one of the greatest playwrights in history
Streisand Named after Barbra Streisand, a famous singer and actress
Thatcher Named after Margaret Thatcher, the UK's first female prime minister
Tolkien For J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of 'The Lord of the Rings'
Turing Honors Alan Turing, a key figure in the development of computing

Sports Inspired Dog Names

Names can be inspired by popular sports stars or teams in 1999.
Name Description
Ace A term used in tennis when a player serves so well the opponent can't return it
Backflip Inspired by gymnastics, perfect for a dog with energetic and acrobatic tendencies
Bogey A golf term used when a player is one stroke over par
Bowling Inspired by the popular sport, perfect for a dog who loves to 'roll' around
Capriati Named after Jennifer Capriati, a world-class tennis player
Curling For a dog who enjoys the winter sport or simply has curly fur
Dribble A basketball term, perfect for a dog who loves to chase balls
Freestyle A term used in swimming and skiing, for a dog who loves to do things their own way
Gretzky Named after Wayne Gretzky, a legendary hockey player
Heisman In honor of the prestigious award given in college football
Homer A classic baseball term meaning a home run
Jockey A tribute to the riders in horse racing
Kicker A role in multiple sports, including football and soccer
Knockout A term from boxing that also describes a stunningly beautiful dog
Nascar For a dog with a need for speed, inspired by the famous car racing circuit
Pele A name inspired by the world-renowned soccer player, Pele
Puck A nod to hockey, where the 'puck' is the center of the action
Racer Inspired by the high-speed excitement of car racing
Rugby Inspired by the rough and tumble sport of the same name
Shuttlecock A nod to badminton, for a dog who loves to 'fetch'
Slalom A nod to the zigzag course of competitive skiing
Slam A term often used in basketball to describe a 'slam' dunk
Sprint A term that embodies speed and energy, as in track and field events
Striker A position in soccer, perfect for an aggressive dog
Tackle A critical move in football, perfect for a big, strong dog

Music Inspired Dog Names

1999 was a year with many hit songs and iconic musicians, which can be used as dog names.
Name Description
Axl Axl Rose, frontman of Guns N' Roses, was a '90s music icon
Beethoven For the classical music lovers
Beyonce 'Bills, Bills, Bills' by Destiny's Child made Beyonce a '90s icon
Bonnie Bonnie Raitt's music was popular in the '90s
Britney Named after Britney Spears, pop music icon of the '90s
Cher 'Believe' by Cher was a massive hit in 1999
Dylan Bob Dylan's music was influential in the '90s as much as in the '60s
Elvis This name honors the 'King of Rock and Roll', Elvis Presley
Enya Enya's ethereal music was loved by many in the '90s
Garth Garth Brooks was a key figure in '90s country music
Hendrix For fans of Jimi Hendrix, the legendary guitarist
Jagger Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, was and still is a major figure in music
Joplin Janis Joplin's music remained popular throughout the '90s
Jovi Bon Jovi's music was part of the '90s soundtrack
Lennox Annie Lennox had several popular songs in the '90s
Madonna 'Like a Prayer' is one of her many hits from the '90s
Marley Bob Marley's music continued to inspire throughout the '90s
Mercury Freddie Mercury's influence extended well into the '90s
Nirvana This band defined the grunge movement of the '90s
Santana Carlos Santana's 'Supernatural' album was a smash hit in 1999
Sebastian Inspired by Johann Sebastian Bach
Stevie Stevie Nicks' solo career flourished in the 90's
Tupac Tupac Shakur's influence in rap was prominent in the '90s
Usher Usher's music career took off in the '90s
Whitney Whitney Houston's powerful vocals were a '90s staple

Movie Inspired Dog Names

There were many popular movies in 1999 that can provide inspiration for dog names.
Name Description
Anakin In 1999, 'Star Wars Episode I' introduced us to a young Anakin Skywalker
Bandit A fitting name for a dog, inspired by 'The Mask of Zorro'
Cole The name of the young boy in 'The Sixth Sense'
Cruise Tom Cruise starred in 'Magnolia', which was released in 1999
Durden The last name of Brad Pitt's character in 'Fight Club'
Elena Zorro's love interest in 'The Mask of Zorro' was named Elena
Frodo A nod to 'The Lord of the Rings' which was being filmed in 1999
Green A nod to the 1999 film 'Green Mile'
JarJar Love him or hate him, Jar Jar Binks from 'Star Wars Episode I' is memorable
Lester The main character in 'American Beauty' was named Lester
Magnolia A nod to the 1999 film of the same name
Malkovich Inspired by the film 'Being John Malkovich'
Marla 'Fight Club' also introduced us to the character Marla Singer
Mena Inspired by Mena Suvari's performance in 'American Beauty'
Morpheus This character from 'The Matrix' would give any dog a powerful name
Neo Inspired by Keanu Reeves' character in the 1999 film, 'The Matrix'
Padme 'Star Wars Episode I' also brought us the character Padme Amidala
Qui-Gon This Jedi Master from 'Star Wars Episode I' makes for a distinguished dog name
Ricky 'American Beauty', a 1999 film, featured a character named Ricky
Sixth Inspired by the 1999 film 'The Sixth Sense'
Sleepy A dwarf's name from the 1999 film 'Dwarfs' would be fitting for a lazy dog
Spike A nod to the 1999 film 'Being John Malkovich', directed by Spike Jonze
Trinity Pulled from 'The Matrix', a film released in 1999
Tyler Inspired by 'Fight Club', a movie released in 1999
Zorro The 1999 film 'The Mask of Zorro' would inspire many dog names
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