Winter Dog Names

Looking for a name for a pup who loves the cold? Check out these chilly, dog names for your warm and fuzzy friend!

If you have a winter-loving dog breed, like a Samoyed, you might want to choose a winter-themed name. White Samoyed dog on snow by Shutterstock

Whether your pup was born in the winter, is as pure as snow, or is a winter-loving dog breed, a winter-themed dog name could be the perfect match. These names might bring a chill to your thoughts, but are sure to warm your heart!

Winter Names For Your Dog

  • Angel (snow angel)
  • Aspen
  • Avalanche
  • Blizzard
  • Boots
  • Burr
  • Chalet
  • Cider
  • Chill, Chilly or Chilly-Willy
  • Cocoa
  • Crisp or Crispen
  • December
  • Fog
  • Frost or Frosty
  • Frostine
  • Frosting
  • Hail
  • Ice or Icy
  • Icicle
  • January
  • Long John
  • Mittens
  • Parka
  • Penguin
  • Polar or Polar Bear
  • Skate or Skates
  • Ski
  • Sled
  • Sleet
  • Snow/Snowy
  • Snowball
  • Snowflake
  • Snowshoe
  • Storm
  • Windy
  • Winter
  • Wonder

Want a winter name that’s a more subtle nod to the season? Check out these popular names from the movie “Frozen.”


“Frozen” is a Disney movie loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale, “The Snow Queen.” In “Frozen,” Queen Elsa has a gift to turn all that she touches into a wintery wonderland of ice and snow.

  • Anna – A princess, younger sister to Elsa
  • Elsa – The Snow Queen
  • Hans – A prince from the southern isles
  • Kristoff – A rugged mountain man
  • Maurice – King of Arendelle, father of Elsa and Anna
  • Oaken – The friendly salesman
  • Olaf – A cheerful snowman
  • Pabbie – The Troll King
  • Snowgie – The funny snowballs Queen Elsa makes when she sneezes
  • Sven – A happy-go-lucky reindeer. Kristoff’s best friend.

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