Last Updated on December 30, 2021 by Griselda M.
Tiny Yorkshire terriers are a fan-favorite breed and they deserve names that match their status. Here are 200 great tea cup Yorkie names for your tiny pup.
Of course, even these 200 suggestions are just a small sample of the thousands of unique names you can choose. Hopefully, however, this list will at least give you some ideas as to what type of name you’ll prefer for your little Yorkie.
Our 20 First Picks For Tea Cup Yorkie Names
We’re not claiming that these are the 20 “most popular” names as it’s impossible to compile such a statistic. However, these are some of our favorite names for mini Yorkies – both boys and girls – and a lot of them seem quite popular if internet forums are to be believed.
Still, some names seem to be more popular and fitting than others. And, more importantly, picking the right name for your pup is not really about popularity – it’s about your personal taste and preference. So, let’s knock some of the more popular suggestions first and go into the stranger stuff below next:
- Small Fry
- Lil’ Sebastian
What Makes For A Great Puppy Name?
Now that we’ve got the classics out of the way, let’s contemplate for a second on what makes a great Yorkie name. Going with size-related names is most people’s first impulse and we certainly haven’t skipped those too – just take a look below.
Realistically, however, the idea tea cup Yorkie names are the ones that feel right to you. It can be the name of a relative or friend, the name of a favorite movie star or character, or just a funny household object – whatever you want.
Granted, if we are to delve into the psychology of dog names for a second we’ll see that the experts are advising against human names. The argument here is that anthropomorphizing your dog can lead to an unhealthy type of attachment and relationship with the pet.
The counterargument to that, however, is that anthropomorphizing your Yorkie is half the fun of having it. Besides, teacup Yorkies are hardly a “working dog breed” so your relationship with the dog doesn’t need to be exactly professional.
Another argument is that if you want to more easily train your dog, you should also choose a training-friendly dog name. This tip is worth consideration as far as we are concerned. While you won’t be training your Yorkie professionally, terriers are notoriously stubborn. So, if the proper name can help with the dog’s obedience training – that’s great.
At the end of the day, however, the right name for your pup is whatever feels like for you. All we can do is give you a few ideas and inspiration.
45 Ideal Male Teacup Yorkie Names For Your Male Yorkie
Yorkie boys can really be named however you want. They can be strong and masculine or they can reflect your Yorkie’s miniature stature. Either way, as long as the name feels right to you, your teacup gentleman won’t mind. Here are 45 curious suggestions that may give you some ideas or inspiration:
45 Fantastic Teacup Yorkie Names Female Pups Will Love
Teacup Yorkie girls are exceptionally cute and deserve exceptionally cute names. You can really go with any list of female names here, of course. Any human woman’s name can fit a female Yorkie perfectly, especially if it has some personal significance to you. However, if you’re looking for some different suggestions, here are 33 of them:
Learn more about: 200 Best Yorkie Poo Names Female Yorkshire Terriers Can Have
65 “Small” Tea Cup Yorkie Names
Small dogs almost necessitate small names. Not only does the size suit the name but teacup Yorkies are so adorable that a similarly adorable name is often perfect for them. It doesn’t need to be a mocking name either – there’s nothing wrong in naming your tiny terrier Quark or Teensy. Besides, it’s not like the pup will know the difference.
- Half Pint
25 “Big” Tea Cup Yorkie Names
Our personal favorites are names that are so ridiculously “big” that they’d even look silly on a 230-pound mastiff. As with the above section, these names don’t have to necessarily be mocking – it’s all in good jest! Your little Yorkie won’t be offended in any way if you call it Mammoth. You can even go with Woolly Mammoth or Woolly for short – Yorkies’ gorgeous coats certainly match that description.
So, What Name Should You Choose For Your Tiny Pup?
Really, you can go with anything you like. The fact that your little terrier can fit in your morning coffee cup doesn’t mean that its name should reflect that. As long as you love your pup and its name feels right to you – everything goes.
One Yorkie breeder and close friend of the site named his teacup Yorkie “Whacky Batman”, for example, so, who are we to tell him that’s a “bad” name?