One popular name for a cocker spaniel is Lady, after the cocker spaniel in the 1955 Disney film, "Lady and the Tramp." Other popular names for a female cocker spaniel include Sophie, Lucy and Molly. Popular names for male cocker spaniels include Beasley, Butch and Sammy.
The cocker spaniel is the smallest member in the American Kennel Clubs sporting dog family. AKC ranks it the 30th most popular dog breed and lists the cocker spaniel's personality as happy, gentle and smart. Pet owners may consider these personality traits as a basis for choosing a name. For example, owners may consider names such as Cupcake, Buttercup and Sparkle to reflect the dog's happy personality.