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  • Need help deciding on a fitting name for a black dog? Look no further! Here are dozens of names arranged by category, including physical characteristics, gender-specific names, and names derived from popular culture.

    Ideas for Black Dog Names

    Ideas for Black Dog Names

    by Brainy Bunny32

  • Congratulations on your new canine companion! Whether you're caring for a tan Shiba Inu or a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, find the perfect name for your new best friend. Choose from classic or creative names, cool or cute names . . . there are 200+ to choose from.

    200+ Unique Brown Dog Names: Chocolate and Golden-Brown

    200+ Unique Brown Dog Names: Chocolate and Golden-Brown

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Here is a list of names specifically for dogs with blue eyes. Blue is a mystical color, warding off evil and misfortune. These blue names exalt your best friend's unparalleled position as family protector and talisman.

    70+ Unique Names for Dogs With Blue Eyes

    70+ Unique Names for Dogs With Blue Eyes

    by Solaras18

  • This list of great names will all sound great with a red nose pit bull. Of course, they also will work with a Redbone coonhound, a red Pomeranian, or any other red dog you adopt.

    Best Names for a Red Nose Pitbull

    Best Names for a Red Nose Pitbull

    by Dr Mark12

  • If you love a particular holiday or season and are looking for a dog name inspired by it, then check out this list of over 200 of them. You'll find names inspired by all of the major holidays and the 4 seasons.

    200+ Holiday and Seasonal Names for Dogs

    200+ Holiday and Seasonal Names for Dogs

    by Claudia Mitchell4

  • Your dog can have a great name from India, even if he is not an authentic Indian breed. Here are some excellent choices.

    Best Hindi Dog Names From India

    Best Hindi Dog Names From India

    by Dr Mark21

  • Unique puppy names always grab attention. If the East and nature both hold a deep appeal, then consider gracing your new puppy with one of these names. From flowers to elements, landscapes and storms, there's something for every pooch.

    Name Your Puppy: 82 Nature-Inspired Names From Japan

    Name Your Puppy: 82 Nature-Inspired Names From Japan

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • Names should be authentic, reflecting your dogs unique heritage. Bagby, Kirby, Shelby...pick a great name from Yorkshire and your dog will be extra special.

    Cool Dog Names for a Yorkie

    Cool Dog Names for a Yorkie

    by Dr Mark25

  • The Wire Hair Fox Terrier must have a great name. Here are lists of name ideas for this incorrigible dog—from fun and regal names to Welsh or British ones!

    Great Names for Wire Hair Fox Terrier Dogs

    Great Names for Wire Hair Fox Terrier Dogs

    by Penelope Hart24

  • Everyone loves going to the movies, so it makes sense to name your dog after your favorite movie or movie character. Not only does this show that you are fan, but it helps you remember that wonderful piece of cinema long after the credits roll.

    50+ Unique Dog Names From Movies With References

    50+ Unique Dog Names From Movies With References

    by James Livingood0

  • Here is a list of dog names from ancient Egypt. Every mutt should have a Royal name, after all. Just make sure you choose one that you think will match your dog's personality!

    Ancient Egyptian Dog Names

    Ancient Egyptian Dog Names

    by Dr Mark8

  • Does your new puppy lie around the house most of the day? Does she seem more interested in her pedicure than her new toy? If your dog jumps up into the hammock every chance she gets, maybe she should have a Brazilian name.

    Best Dog Names From Brazil

    Best Dog Names From Brazil

    by Dr Mark22

  • Spend too much time with Marvel and even want to name your dog after one of the characters? Check out these suggestions.

    Awesome Marvel MCU Dog Names

    Awesome Marvel MCU Dog Names

    by Dr Mark12

  • If you are looking for a name for your new Beagle buddy, look no further than this list—there are over 225 to choose from.

    225+ Awesome Beagle Names

    225+ Awesome Beagle Names

    by Claudia Mitchell8

  • Looking for a name for your new pet? Here's a list of cute names!

    Cute Names for Pets

    Cute Names for Pets

    by iloveshawnndjesse228

  • Look here for great names for your Australian Shepherd. All of the unique and meaningful names included in this article are based on Aussie slang. Here are 25 ideas for the name that might be just right for your dog or puppy.

    25 Australian Slang Names for Your Australian Shepherd

    25 Australian Slang Names for Your Australian Shepherd

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff4

  • From pilgrims to beatniks to goths, black has always been, and will forever remain, the penultimate fashion statement. These unique names will celebrate your new black puppy's darkness!

    80 Names for Black Dogs and Puppies

    80 Names for Black Dogs and Puppies

    by Solaras9

  • Are you looking for a strong and unique name for your new hunting dog puppy? Here are several that you are sure to like.

    Unique Hunting Dog Names

    Unique Hunting Dog Names

    by Dr Mark4

  • Is your dog as odd as a surrealist? Does she act like a snooty impressionist, or is she as haughty as that famous Spanish cubist? If the brush fits...one of these great names might be right for her.

    Great Artist Dog Names

    Great Artist Dog Names

    by Dr Mark6

  • Are you looking for a beautiful name for your canine companion? Look no further. Here's a list of 150 unique, common, and uncommon names for your new best friend.

    150+ Beautiful Flower Names for Dogs

    150+ Beautiful Flower Names for Dogs

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Small dogs make excellent companions. The only problem you might encounter would be picking out the perfect name. Here are 360+ small dog names (both male and female) to inspire you. Also included are name meanings, tips, and a video for even more inspiration.

    360+ Cute Small Dog Names for Girl and Boy Dogs (With Meanings)

    360+ Cute Small Dog Names for Girl and Boy Dogs (With Meanings)

    by James Livingood0

  • Great baby boomer names from TV, cars, and more for your new puppy—even for those dogs born too late to qualify. Go ahead, find something special on this list.

    Cool Baby Boomer Dog Names

    Cool Baby Boomer Dog Names

    by Dr Mark3

  • There are many cute dog names for your white puppy. Some names the dog will grow into, while others will be perfect right from the start. In either case, the perfect name comes from a moment of inspiration. Here are over 220+ names to help inspire you. Also included are tips, tricks, and videos.

    220+ Cute White Dog Names (With Meanings) for Your Puppy

    220+ Cute White Dog Names (With Meanings) for Your Puppy

    by James Livingood0

  • Here are over 80 pit bull names to choose from for your rough and tough pup. Or, let your new dog pick his own name with some fun name games the whole family can participate in.

    Badass Pit Bull Names for Males and Females

    Badass Pit Bull Names for Males and Females

    by Tatiana102

  • English bulldogs may seem fierce, but actually, they are docile and friendly. Whether you are after a tough name or a gentle name, here are a selection of ideas for names for English bulldogs.

    Great Names for English Bulldogs

    Great Names for English Bulldogs

    by Judi Brown21

  • Whether you’re here looking for Hawaiian dog names because you’re from Hawaii, your dog is from Hawaii, or you just like the sound of the Hawaiian language, you have landed on the right page!

    70 Hawaiian Dog Names

    70 Hawaiian Dog Names

    by Tatiana0

  • Are you a huge fan of Disney? Would you like to find the perfect Disney character pet name for your beloved dog, cat, puppy, or kitten? There are so many incredible characters to choose from, so take a look at these 100 names and get started! Happy searching!

    100 Best Disney Character Pet Names for Dogs and Cats

    100 Best Disney Character Pet Names for Dogs and Cats

    by Layne Holmes0

  • This is a list of the 25 most commonly used names for dogs. Don't use them. Check it out.

    Overused Dog Names

    Overused Dog Names

    by Dr Mark43

  • Looking for a unique German Shepherd dog name that is cool or cute? Look through this list of over 100+ names (with meanings) and determine the right fit for your new family member. Tips, tricks, and videos are also included in this article.

    100+ Unique German Shepherd Dog Names With Meanings

    100+ Unique German Shepherd Dog Names With Meanings

    by James Livingood0

  • Need help naming your adorable new puppy? No worries! Check out our list of 101 puppy names for girls to find the perfect name for your furry female friend!

    101 Girl Puppy Names

    101 Girl Puppy Names

    by Tatiana10

  • If you need tips on how to name your dog, you've come to the right place. Your dog's name will last a lifetime, so you better make a good choice that you won't regret later on.

    A Dog Trainer's Tips for Naming Your Dog

    A Dog Trainer's Tips for Naming Your Dog

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • Giving your dog a Spanish name is a good way to honor your country or the dog's country of origin! Here are 70 of our favorite names for your canine companion!

    70 Spanish Dog Names: Male & Female

    70 Spanish Dog Names: Male & Female

    by Tatiana11

  • If you have decided to adopt an Irish dog, you should definitely consider Irish dog names suitable for the puppy-lad or puppy-lass! Check out our 52 Irish dog names for your Celtic canine!

    52 Irish Dog Names: Male & Female

    52 Irish Dog Names: Male & Female

    by Tatiana1

  • Yorkies might just be one of the cutest dogs you can adopt, and such a cute pup deserves an equally cute name! Take a look at this list of adorable options for your pooch.

    180+ Cute Yorkie Names for Your Tiny Terrier

    180+ Cute Yorkie Names for Your Tiny Terrier

    by Tatiana3

  • Looking for a good name for your dog? Please don't name it Sam, Max, or Lucky. These names are overused in the pet industry! As a person who works with dogs daily and sees hundreds a month, I am pleading with you to consider more unique handles for your pet—for the good of all of us who work at kennels, veterinary offices, and grooming salons!

    Boring Dog Names

    Boring Dog Names

    by Shaddie31

  • Here are 85+ Supernatural TV show dog names to help inspire you to name that new, weird family member you’ve just acquired. Carry on our wayward son!

    85+ Supernatural TV Show Dog Names

    85+ Supernatural TV Show Dog Names

    by James Livingood4

  • Are you looking for a nature-inspired name for your new canine companion? Names derived from planet Earth's wonders and the solar system are great for male and female dogs. Pick a name with meaning for your new best friend.

    100+ Meaningful Nature Names for Your Dog or Puppy

    100+ Meaningful Nature Names for Your Dog or Puppy

    by Layne Holmes0

  • The ultimate list of over 125 dog names inspired by jewels and gemstones. Included are ideas based on precious and semiprecious stones, colors, jewelry, and even birthstones. If bling is your thing, then your new pup deserves a gem of a name.

    125+ Beautiful Dog Names Inspired by Jewels and Gemstones

    125+ Beautiful Dog Names Inspired by Jewels and Gemstones

    by Claudia Mitchell6

  • Are you tired of those best celebrity dog lists that just list the celebrity´s dog? Why not name your dog after your favorite famous character? Here are some great choices.

    Celebrity Dog Names

    Celebrity Dog Names

    by Dr Mark13

  • Odd-eyed dogs or dogs with two different colored eyes—termed heterochromia—are absolutely stunning. From blue to green to brown, odd-eyed animals are literally one of a kind. Looking for a perfect name for your special friend? Here are 150+ creative names to choose from for your pooch.

    150+ Names for Dogs With 2 Different Colored Eyes (Heterochromia)

    150+ Names for Dogs With 2 Different Colored Eyes (Heterochromia)

    by Layne Holmes0

  • Chihuahuas are a feisty breed of dog whose personality is often larger than their size. Choosing a name can be difficult as they have a wide variety of colors, sizes and tempraments. This article will help you find the perfect Chihuahua name.

    Top 100 Names for Chihuahuas

    Top 100 Names for Chihuahuas

    by Simon Cook29

  • Not sure what to name your new puppy? Do you love rock music? Here are more than 225 rock-inspired names to choose from. The lists are broken down by heavy metal, classic, punk, southern, and folk rock categories, so there is something for every personality.

    225+ Cool and Unique Dog Names Inspired by Rock Music Songs

    225+ Cool and Unique Dog Names Inspired by Rock Music Songs

    by Claudia Mitchell2

  • Looking for a name with meaning for your dog? Try out these 15 astronomical names. You and your dog will be happy to find a celestial name that's just right for your pooch.

    15 Astronomical Names for Your Dog

    15 Astronomical Names for Your Dog

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff1

  • Looking for a cute name for your dog? Here's a comprehensive list of all the great canine cartoon characters from TV and film, plus video clips of favorite scenes.

    Famous Cartoon Character Dog Names

    Famous Cartoon Character Dog Names

    by Solaras21

  • The Shiba Inu may be small, but it is bold, strong-willed, and independent. With this list of unique names, you'll be sure to find the perfect moniker for your female Shiba Inu.

    Cute and Creative Female Shiba Inu Names

    Cute and Creative Female Shiba Inu Names

    by Michelle Nguyen1

  • Fact: Siberian Huskies are one of the coolest dogs you can have in your family! This means that they deserve one of the best dog names around. Here’s the list of husky names you’ve been looking for!

    150+ Cool Husky Names and Sled Dog Name Ideas

    150+ Cool Husky Names and Sled Dog Name Ideas

    by Tatiana4

  • A light-hearted, funny dog name can help be the best introduction of your canine friend to others. In addition, this method can pay homage to your favorite TV show, movie, song, or more! Here are 100+ funny dog names, steps to build more, and a video.

    100+ Punny and Funny Dog Names With Steps to Create More

    100+ Punny and Funny Dog Names With Steps to Create More

    by James Livingood0

  • When you think of the perfect family dog, golden retrievers probably crossed your mind! With their beautiful, soft golden fur and gentle personality, picking your golden retriever's name is a breeze!

    Over 180 Golden Retriever Names for Your Beloved Pup

    Over 180 Golden Retriever Names for Your Beloved Pup

    by Tatiana12

  • You're getting a new Norwegian Elkhound puppy and you need some names. Look here for a great list of Elkhound names and inspirations for more.

    Great Names for Your Norwegian Elkhound

    Great Names for Your Norwegian Elkhound

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff5

  • Dogs with red or orange coats are absolutely stunning, so they deserve stunning names that are as unique as the way they look. This list offers hot, fiery, standout dog names inspired by red and orange colors as well as famous people with red hair.

    200+ Unique Red and Orange Dog Names

    200+ Unique Red and Orange Dog Names

    by Sam Mendoran0

  • Naming your new dog can be difficult, but it is also fun! Here is a list of names that might just suit your new dog's personality.

    Great Dog Name Ideas

    Great Dog Name Ideas

    by Sarah Spradlin2

  • Looking for an adorable and delicious food-inspired name for your dog or puppy? You're in luck! If you're a foodie, you've come to the right place. From names like Kale to names like Meatloaf, there is sure to be something for every type of dog.

    200+ Adorable, Delicious Food-Inspired Dog Names (for Foodies)

    200+ Adorable, Delicious Food-Inspired Dog Names (for Foodies)

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Stuck for a name for a Golden Retriever? Here is a list of names for both girl and boy retrievers that will give you a few ideas.

    Names for Golden Retrievers

    Names for Golden Retrievers

    by Judi Brown39

  • If you are searching for a Latin American dog name, this list will provide you with some authentic Spanish and Portuguese words and great names.

    Best Dog Names From Latin America

    Best Dog Names From Latin America

    by Dr Mark2

  • Over one hundred beer-related names for dogs both male and female. Find a bubbly name that best suits your "hoppie" canine companion.

    50 Dog Names for Beer Lovers

    50 Dog Names for Beer Lovers

    by Solaras23

  • Congratulations! Perhaps you just got a new black and white-spotted puppy or rescued a senior Dalmation from the shelter. Either way, you may be wondering what to name him or her. So look no further! Check out this awesome list of black and white dog names!

    100+ Creative, Cute, and Cool Black and White Dog Names

    100+ Creative, Cute, and Cool Black and White Dog Names

    by Layne Holmes6

  • When it comes to finding a unique black dog name, there are many approaches. Inspiration can come from cute dog names, cool dog names, or just an odd one. Here are 250+ black dog names and meanings to help inspire you, plus tips/a video to help you decide.

    250+ Unique Black Dog Names and Meanings

    250+ Unique Black Dog Names and Meanings

    by James Livingood1

  • Are you searching for a unique name for your new Border Collie puppy? Don't settle for the same old thing when you can find something special here.

    Best Names for a Border Collie

    Best Names for a Border Collie

    by Dr Mark12

  • Hunting for a great dog name for your loyal hunting companion? Here is a list of 100 hunting dog names, broken down by male and female!

    100 Hunting Dog Names: Male & Female

    100 Hunting Dog Names: Male & Female

    by Tatiana0

  • The secret to naming dogs! The pantheon of Greek heroes, gods, and monsters offers many interesting and unique names for male dogs. Learn their stories and tips for choosing the perfect puppy name.

    101 Male Greek Names That Make Cool Dog Names

    101 Male Greek Names That Make Cool Dog Names

    by Solaras55

  • These traditional Irish names from Celtic mythology have meaning and will add to the relationship between you and your puppy. They work for all kinds of Irish Wolfhounds with different personalities and colors, ranging from white to gray, to brindle, red, black, and fawn.

    15 Names for Your Irish Wolfhound From Irish Mythology

    15 Names for Your Irish Wolfhound From Irish Mythology

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff4

  • Are you looking for a beautiful Hawaiian dog name for your beloved pal? Honor your dog with a name that holds meaning and choose from this list of 100 incredible names. From names from the sea to names about love and the stars—you are sure to find something special.

    100+ Beautiful Hawaiian Dog Names

    100+ Beautiful Hawaiian Dog Names

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Powerful puppies that love to play need strong names to keep bullies away. Every one of these boxer names will let your puppy show off and feel strong! Just pick.

    Strong Boxer Dog Names

    Strong Boxer Dog Names

    by Dr Mark10

  • Have you brought one of these fantastic Azawakh dogs home and are looking for an authentic name? Tuareg and other Berber words should help you find something unique for your Azawakh.

    Tuareg and Other Berber Dog Names for an Azawakh

    Tuareg and Other Berber Dog Names for an Azawakh

    by Dr Mark6

  • Have you just brought a German Shepherd puppy into your family? Here are some of the best name ideas for your new dog to suit their protective, playful nature.

    Good German Shepherd Name Ideas

    Good German Shepherd Name Ideas

    by danthemans lm112

  • If you are considering naming your dog something Japanese and looking for a list of Japanese names that might be right for your dog, here is an entire list broken down by male and female names, including the meanings behind the names.

    80 Japanese Dog Names: Male & Female

    80 Japanese Dog Names: Male & Female

    by Tatiana1

  • Tired of all those overused names? Do you want your Pug to stand out on the first day of school? Pick a unique name for your unique little puppy.

    Unique Dog Names for a Pug

    Unique Dog Names for a Pug

    by Dr Mark13

  • Looking for a lucky Irish name for your new canine companion? Look no further. Irish names are magical, mystical, and exceptionally beautiful. Here are 200+ male, female, and unisex dog names to choose from.

    200+ Lucky Irish Dog Names and Meanings

    200+ Lucky Irish Dog Names and Meanings

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Looking for a fun name for your dog? Are you a Pokémon fan? Well, you're in luck. Here are the names of all 150 original Pokémon, their species, and cute nicknames to follow!

    150 Pokémon Dog Names With Nicknames

    150 Pokémon Dog Names With Nicknames

    by Layne Holmes1

  • If you are looking for some celestial inspiration for your new puppy's name, check out this list of over 225 choices. Whether you are an amateur astronomer or just like to gaze at the stars in the sky, you're sure to find that perfect name.

    The Ultimate List of 225+ Celestial Dog Names

    The Ultimate List of 225+ Celestial Dog Names

    by Claudia Mitchell7

  • Are you looking for a cute name for your dog but want to pick a Spanish name? Choose between these unique, cute, and traditional Spanish names. They are perfect for males and females. Pick a name with a special meaning for your new best friend.

    100+ Popular Spanish Dog Names and Their Meanings

    100+ Popular Spanish Dog Names and Their Meanings

    by Layne Holmes1

  • Find over 200 dog names inspired by Christmas and winter themes. You can find every single name idea inspired by old traditions, holiday stories, and movies, to things and places associated with winter or cold weather.

    200+ Christmas and Winter Names for Dogs

    200+ Christmas and Winter Names for Dogs

    by Sam Mendoran0

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