75+ Fun Game of Thrones Dog Names and Brief Backstories

Updated on March 27, 2018
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James Livingood has been a dog sitter for several years. He has written numerous articles and a book about the topic because he loves dogs.

Funko of Snow and John
Funko of Snow and John

Here are the best Game of Thrones dog names from the television series. These names range from character names, to creatures, and more! Below the list of names are some tips on how to name your canine friend.

WARNING

Some of these names may contain spoilers.

Animal Names and Last Names

Name
Brief Backstory
Drogon (Dragon)
The biggest of the three dragons
Flowers
Last name if illegitimate child from the Reach
Ghost (Direwolf)
John's white wolf
Grey Wind (Direwolf)
Rob Stark's wolf
Hill
Last name if illegitimate child from the Westerlands
Lady (Direwolf)
Sansa's wolf
Nymeria (Direwolf)
Arya's wolf
Pyke
Last name if illegitimate child from the Iron Islands
Rhaegal (Dragon)
Green dragon
Rivers
Last name if illegitimate child from the Riverlands
Sand
Last name if illegitimate child from Dorne
Shaggydog (Direwolf)
Rickon Stark's wolf
Snow
Last name if illegitimate child from the North
Stone
Last name if illegitimate child from the Vale
Storm
Last name if illegitimate child from the Stormlands
Summer (Direwolf)
Bran's wolf
Viserion (Dragon)
Killed and brought back by the Night King
Waters
Last name if illegitimate child from the Crownlands
Wolves in fog
Wolves in fog

Main Character Names (A - M)

Name
Brief Backstory
Arya Stark
Learned swordfighting and face changing magic, kills off a list
Bran Stark
Legs are broken and becomes greenseer
Brienne of Tarth
Knight woman with high sword fighting ability
Bronn
Common sense mercenary with wit
Catelyn Stark
Mother of Starks
Cersei Lannister
One of the main villians, her children die as she tries to hold onto power
Children of the Forest
Nature elves with magic
Daario Naharis
Love interest of Daenerys
Daenerys Targaryen
Old bloodline and used magic to hatch dragon eggs
Davos Seaworth
Common sense thief turned into adviser
Eddard "Ned" Stark
Famous for doing the right thing
Ellaria Sand
Oberyn's love interest and has deadly daughters
Gendry
Son of Robert Baratheon and forges iron
Gilly
Woman Samwell Tarly hides (along with her baby)
Jaime Lannister
Kingslayer; Has relations with sister
Jaqen H'ghar
Face changer that saves Arya
Joffrey Baratheon
One of the main villains, known for cruelty
Jon Snow
One of the main heros
Jorah Mormont
Former spy that now loves Daenerys
Khal Drogo
Chief of horse riders
Margaery Tyrell
Tried to gain power through marriage
Melisandre
Fire priestess who uses blood in her magic
Statue of man holding dogs
Statue of man holding dogs

Main Character Names (P - Z)

Name
Brief Backstory
Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish
Manipulative court player
Ramsay Bolton
Another main villain known for cruelty
Robb Stark
Tried to claim iron throne, but betray Freys
Robert Baratheon
King and known for hunting, drinking, women
Roose Bolton
Father of cruel Ramsay Bolton
Samwell Tarly
Night's watch guard who hides baby/woman
Sandor "The Hound" Clegane
Simple, Ruthless, but with sense of honor
Sansa Stark
Stark given over to Lannisters / Boltons, suffers greatly
Shae
Woman who corrupts Tyrion
Stannis Baratheon
Tried to claim iron throne and listened to fire priestess
Talisa Maegyr
Healer who Rob falls in love with
The High Sparrow
Religious leader
Theon Greyjoy
Betrays Starks and is tortured by Boltons
Tommen Baratheon
Kind King who kills himself
Tormund Giantsbane
Wild man with red hair
Tyrion Lannister
Little person with big personality
Tywin Lannister
Father and main head of house Lannister
Varys
Eunuch who manipulates court politics
Viserys Targaryen
Old bloodline who wanted to forcefully reclaim iron throne
White Walkers
Zombie creatures who serve as the main villain
Ygritte
Wild woman who John loves
Large wolf and woman in red
Large wolf and woman in red

Side Character Names

Name
Brief Backstory
Grand Maester Pycelle
Clergyman who participates in court politics
Gregor Clegane
The "mountain", revived by necromancy
Grey Worm
Head of military unit for Daenerys
Hodor
Simple man who says only "hodor"; very sad origin story
Hot Pie
Cooking Character who joined on Arya's adventures
Little Sam
Baby Samwell helped hide
Maester Aemon
Helpful old Night's Watch that should have inherited throne
Maester Luwin
Clergyman to house Stark
Meryn Trant
Solider who killed Arya's sword instructor
Myrcella Baratheon
Child of Cersei Lannister, poisoned
Olly
Villian, no one likes, kills during time at night's watch
Podrick Payne
Squire to several important figures
Qyburn
Clergyman who experiments with Necromancy
Shireen Baratheon
Daughter of Stannis Baratheon who is sacrificed
Stone men
Characters with a disease of the skin that drives them mad
The Waif
Character who trained with Arya and faceless men
Thoros of Myr
Former red priest, known for drinking
Yara Greyjoy
Theon's sister and captain of ships

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Building Unique Game of Thrones Dog Names

While you can simply use the same names presented above, several dog owners have chosen to build their own names. Here are several methods to build your unique dog name:

  • Use a description, followed by favorite location: In this idea, you want to take a behavior or feature of your canine, then figure out their favorite location. From there, you can give them a description and an "illegitimate child" name. For example, if your dog loves to dig and explore the mountains, you could name them "Explorer Stone" (Stone is the last name of an illegitimate child from the Vale). Another example could be "Swimming River" (River is the last name of an illegitimate child from the Riverlands).
  • Take part of a character nickname: In this example, you take part of a character name and modify it to suit the dog. For example, a dog that chases birds could be the "High Sparrow Chaser." Another example could be, "The Mountain Hound".
  • Use a pun: This is one of the most dangerous techniques, because puns can wear out very quickly. One of the best ways to use a pun name is to take an existing name and modify several characters. For example, Khal Drogo could become Khal Dog-o. Another example could be Brienne of Tarth becoming Brienne of Bark-th.

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