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150 Best Names for Dogs With White Fur

Barbara Fitzgerald is an AKC Breeder of Merit and author of the column "Conversations with Champions" for the BCSA magazine, Borderlines.

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Names for Female Dogs That Mean White

These female dog name suggestions are derived from synonyms of the word "white" as well as objects and imaginings that are typically associated with the color white.

  • Alabaster: Crossbow artilleryman and shade of off white.
  • Banshee: Noisy female ghost.
  • Bianca: Italian name for Blanche and Mick Jagger's first wife's name.
  • Blanche: Girl's name that means white.
  • Brie: Soft creamy French cheese.
  • Bunny
  • Chantilly: Type of lace made famous by Fats Domino.
  • Chiffon: Gauzy light material and light lemony cake.
  • China: Porcelain white.
  • Cloud
  • Daisy: White flower with a bright yellow center.
  • Jasmine: Delicate white rice with a floral essence.
  • Kamini: Indian rice variety.
  • Lace: Intricate white trimming and linen.
  • Lalu: Bengal rice variety.
  • Lily: White flower that represents passion, purity and rebirth.
  • Luna: Greek moon goddess.
  • Ivory: Precious hard material from the tusks and teeth of large animals; as a name, it means white and pure.
  • Myst: Light fog and early computer game.
  • Paloma: Spanish name for dove; and Pablo Picasso's artistic daughter's name. Paloma Blanca means white dove.
  • Pearl: Luminous gem of the sea; the name means virtuous.
  • Ponni: Indian rice variety.
  • Selene: Roman moon goddess.
  • Sugar
  • Truffles: Treasured white or black fungus.
  • Whisper: Shade of white.
A bundle of Pyr puppies in need of white dog names!

A bundle of Pyr puppies in need of white dog names!

Male Dog Names That Mean White

These male dog name ideas are composed of synonyms, animals and objects that we typically associate with the color white.

  • Beluga: White whale and top-shelf caviar.
  • Biscuit: Blonde cracker or dough bread.
  • Butters: South Park character.
  • Casper: Friendly, male cartoon ghost.
  • Chroma
  • Cicero: Roman politician; his name means chickpea in honor of the cleft in his chin.
  • Cotton: Meaning "of the cottages;" Cotton Mather was involved in the Salem witch trials.
  • Coors: Light beer.
  • Danti: Bengal rice variety.
  • Dover: The white cliffs of Dover, England.
  • Frosty: Famous snowman.
  • Ghost
  • Grit: Breakfast dish made from ground corn usually termed in plural: grits.
  • Kebo: Indonesian rice variety.
  • Padi - Indonesian rice variety.
  • Powder: Fine substance, usually white, as in talc, but also a good name for a gun dog like a yellow Labrador Retriever.
  • Marshmallow
  • Molson: Light Canadian beer.
  • Moon: White orb that rules the night.
  • Navy: Type of white bean.
  • Salt: Old Salt is another term for a seasoned sailor; it makes a good name for a water dog such as a yellow lab.
  • Snowball
  • Specter: Frightening ghost.
  • Winter
  • Yuki: Japanese for snow.

Arctic Names for White Spitz, Samoyed and American Eskimo Dogs

These dog name ideas come to us from the coldest regions or our planet. The ethereal names of these white mountains, ski resorts, landscapes and waterways evoke images of pure white winterscapes untouched by man.

  • Ararat
  • Aspen
  • Blizzard
  • Colorado
  • Cordova
  • Denali
  • Denver
  • Eiger
  • Etna
  • Everest
  • Frosty
  • Fuji
  • Glacier
  • Homer
  • Icie
  • Igloo
  • Iditarod
  • Jackson
  • Jarvis
  • Juneau
  • Jungfrau
  • Kenai
  • Killington
  • Kirkwood
  • Klondike
  • Kodiak
  • Kilimanjaro
  • Matterhorn
  • McKinley
  • Montana
  • Nenana
  • Nome
  • Palmer
  • Polar
  • Polaris
  • Rockey
  • Sanford
  • Seward
  • Sitka
  • Snowbird
  • Sugar
  • Tanana
  • Telluride
  • Tundra
  • Utah
  • Vail
  • Wasilla
  • Whistler
  • Yukon
Bichon Frise seeks winter wonderland  name ideas

Bichon Frise seeks winter wonderland name ideas

Beach Inspired Names for White Dogs

These famous white beaches offer sunny names for white dogs, that remind us of fun times had while frolicking in the warm white surf. Try out one of these salty dog name suggestions or choose another favorite beach locale, to imbue your pup with a sunny disposition.

  • Bahama
  • Bikini
  • Bimini
  • Bonita
  • Cabo
  • Coco
  • Daytona
  • Destin
  • Grace
  • Grayton
  • Hilton
  • Malibu
  • Marco
  • Maui
  • Miami
  • Mustique
  • Navarre
  • Perdido
  • Playa: Spanish, Beach.
  • Rosemary
  • Santa Rosa
  • Tahiti
  • Turks
  • Tybee
  • Walton
  • Zuma

Heavenly Names for White Dogs

The following naming suggestions are from the bright white stars of the cosmos, as well as celestial and spiritual beings, typically bathed in light or shrouded in white mists.

  • Angel
  • Angelica
  • Astral
  • Callisto
  • Celeste
  • Cyllenne
  • Europa
  • Ganymede
  • Halo
  • Io
  • Jupiter
  • Mars
  • Mercury
  • Nimbus
  • Phantom
  • Saturn
  • Seren
  • Sirius
  • Spirit
  • Spook
  • Star
  • Stellar
  • Venus
  • Wraith
Buttons makes a cute name for a small white dog.

Buttons makes a cute name for a small white dog.

Names for Small White Dogs

  • Blondie
  • Buttons
  • Camellia
  • Candy
  • Cane
  • Cookie
  • Daffodil
  • Dahlia
  • Dulce
  • Fairly
  • Fairy
  • Feather
  • Hottie
  • Iris
  • Lolly
  • Piper
  • Popcorn
  • Rose
  • Slushy
  • Snowball
  • Snowflake
  • Storm
  • Taffy
  • Trixie
  • Tulip
  • Weiss
  • Whitey

© 2020 Barbara Fitzgerald


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Liz Westwood from UK on May 26, 2020:

This is a comprehensive list of names to satisfy the needs of any owner of a dog with a white coat.

Pittbullwhisper on May 26, 2020:

All good names not just only for white dogs!