Popular Spanish Dog Names and Their Meanings

Updated on December 1, 2018
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Layne previously worked for 6 years at an animal shelter and grew up in a household of rescue animals—dogs, cats, birds, and turtles.

The most popular Spanish dog names.
The most popular Spanish dog names.

The Best Spanish Dog Names for Males and Females

Are you looking for a fun, cute, unique, or traditional name for your new canine companion? Whether you're the proud parent of a pug puppy, recently adopted a rescue dog from a shelter, or decided to save the life of a senior dog, here are some excellent Spanish dog names and their meanings for you to choose from.

Finding the right name for your best friend is important—you have a lifetime of love and companionship ahead of you. So, let's take a look at some popular Spanish names so you can find that perfect name or nickname.

Could your new canine companion be a Hugo?
Could your new canine companion be a Hugo? | Source

Popular Spanish Dog Names for Females

Spanish Name
English Meaning
Abril
April
Acacia
Adela
Aida
Alba
Sunrise
Alegra
Joy
Alita
Small wing
Alma
Soul
Beatriz
Bebe
Baby
Bella
Beautiful
Bonita
Cute

Is Your Dog an Amiga?

"Amigo" (masculine) and "Amiga" (feminine) is a cute and casual name in Spanish that can work for any breed of dog.

Popular Spanish Dog Names for Males

Spanish Name
English Meaning
Adan
Adam
Alegro
Joy
Amar
To love
Amor
Love
Amigo
Friend
Benito
Benedict
Bolero
Spanish dance
Bonito
Pretty
Carlitos
Diminutive for Carlos
Castro
Che
Chico
Boy
Cielo
Sky
Is your new puppy a Coco?
Is your new puppy a Coco? | Source

Cool Spanish Dog Names for Females

Spanish Name
English Meaning
Carmina
Chela
Drink
Chia
Chica
Young girl
Chiquita
Little girl
Coco
Conchita
Diminutive of seashell
Dahlia
Dalia
Dulce
Sweet
Eva
Eve
Fiesta
Party
Flor
Flower
Frida
Ines
Agnes

Is Your Dog a Gordo?

"Gordo" might be a cute name for a pug, English bulldog, or another cuddly breed.

Cool Spanish Dog Names for Males

Spanish Names
English Meaning
Chiquito
Tiny
Cruz
Cross
Dante
Diego
Felipe
Philip
Fidel
Frito
Fried
Gitano
Gypsy
Gordo
Pudgy
Guey
Dude
Guido
Hugo
Is your new best friend a Benny?
Is your new best friend a Benny? | Source

Unique Spanish Dog Names for Females

Spanish Name
English Meaning
Juanita
Lela
Lola
Lucia
Lulu
Louisa
Luna
Moon
Lupe
Wolf
Luz
Light
Manda
Sends
Mariposa
Butterfly
Marta
Maya
Mayan civilization
Mija
Mi Hija—my daughter
Mona
Female Monkey

Is Your Dog an Oso?

"Oso" or bear is a powerful name for a strong dog.

Unique Spanish Dog Names for Males

Spanish Name
English Meaning
Inca
ref. to Peruvian Empire
Jugo
Juice
Leon
Lion
Lobo
Wolf
Luz
Light
Marco
Nacho
Nino
Boy
Omar
Oso
Bear
Paco
Francisco
Padre
Father
Pancho
Nickname Francisco
Pedro
Could your pretty girl be a Chica?
Could your pretty girl be a Chica? | Source

Spanish Dog Names for Females

Spanish Name
English Meaning
Nene
Babe
Nina
Child
Paloma
Dove
Paz
Peace
Pilar
Pillar
Pina
Pineapple
Reina
Queen
Risa
Laughter
Rosa
Rose
Sierra
Mountain range
Solana
Tequila
Tia
Aunt
Tierra
Earth
Vida
Life

Is Your Dog a Reina?

Do you think your dog is a queen? Maybe she's a "Reina."

Spanish Dog Names for Males

Spanish Name
English Meaning
Pepe
Nickname for Jose
Poco
Little
Quito
Rico
Rich
Rio
River
Rojo
Red
Sanchez
Santo
Holy
Sol
Sun
Taco
Tigre
Tiger
Tito
Toro
Bull
Zorro
Fox
Is your adorable Yorkie a Nene?
Is your adorable Yorkie a Nene? | Source

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