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Looking for an Awesome Name for Your New Female Puppy or Dog?
A female puppy deserves a great name, and it's best to find a name within the first week or so. Getting to know your dog before naming her is important, but the quicker you name her, the better it will be for both pet and owner.
The good news is that if you've come here looking for some unique and creative dog names, you've come to the right place. Here you're going to find a large list of memorable names for female dogs that will be fit to use for virtually any breed or color. She deserves something better than Poochy!
Top 10 Girl Dog Names
- Won Ton
Below, you'll find 290+ more cool name ideas for any girl dog, large or small!
A Long List of Cool Female Dog Names
Mary Jane (MJ)
Yori (which means trustworthy)
Unusual Names for Your Girl Dog
Joan of Arc
Love Potion #9
Eyota (The Greatest)
How to Find the Perfect Name for Your Dog
What NOT to do:
- Avoid names that sound too much like other household members' names. If you call for your daughter Maya and your dog Gaia comes running, it's just confusing for everyone.
- Try not to select a name that sounds like a command. Flit, Shay, and Zoe might sound too much like "sit," "stay," or "no."
What to do:
- Choose a name that's easy to say, with one or two syllables. Saying "Scheherazade" over and over again might get tedious, and dogs recognize and respond more easily to short words. Or, if you love Scheherazade, consider shortening it to Zadie.
- Consider a name with hard consonants (like b, k, or a hard g) which may be easier for dogs to hear than a sibilant ("ssss") sound.
- Choose a name that you enjoy saying and that feels good in your mouth, since you're going to be saying it for many years!
Large Female Dog Names
More Badass and Strong Names
Small Female Dog Names
Lilliuputian (Lil for short)
More Cute and Sassy Names
Place Names for Female Dogs
Female Dog Names Inspired by Books, Movies, and Celebrities
Santa's Little Helper
This Is Why People Love Dogs So Much
Share Your Own Favorite Names for Girl Dogs Below!
happy on September 06, 2020:
I really like the name Bailey!! It will be fine-fitting for my puppy! Thanks!
123 on September 02, 2020:
the name Bella is nice for any dog
Bianca on September 02, 2020:
I like the names
Puddles and suny on August 09, 2020:
If your dog
lol on August 02, 2020:
Fusha is a good name!!! It is not on the list but it is still really good!!! So is Koda!!!
:) on July 10, 2020:
Thanks i was thinking
:) on July 09, 2020:
I dont know like i hate them no offence well i luv them its my mum who hates them . I whould luv more dogs names
Dog names on July 02, 2020:
I personally like the following names....
Alaska (for a husky or australian shepherd or something)
Kate on June 29, 2020:
I named my dog air supply
No one on June 14, 2020:
Plz dont name a dog air supply
8herout on June 11, 2020:
I really hope nobody names their dog Air Supply
My name is Jesse on June 06, 2020:
Yoda is a cool name
kaso on June 03, 2020:
my dog name like he being frankie and my bird name like being katie i getting hamster i name roxie sorry english is bad for me no no easy i speek french
marie on June 01, 2020:
I had a toy poodle and her name was Cadi,,, after a cadillac now we have a 4 week shitz shu ,,,we need a new name
Mel on May 30, 2020:
Perhaps learn how to spell female before undertaking the task of raising a 150lb dog ! Worry about her name then once you have mastered that !
Nazzy on May 23, 2020:
Hi im getting a female chihuahua what should i name her :)
Hannah on May 22, 2020:
I am getting a femail Doberman and Roxie is a very good name for her ?
Naomi on May 17, 2020:
i'm getting a female hound & Staffordshire bull mix what should i name her?!?
Milla on May 06, 2020:
I am getting a female black standard poodle.What should I call it?
lilly on April 27, 2020:
Cedar on April 22, 2020:
Betsy on April 22, 2020:
My dog loved her name. Right form the start...
Libby on April 13, 2020:
These names are unique, thanks :)
Mimi, Flo, Star, Almond on April 11, 2020:
i think these names are unique and cute for all shapes and sizes of dogs
Tom on April 11, 2020:
Gigi on April 07, 2020:
Hi I got a new puppy I'm think this
minikat on April 07, 2020:
I would say for my girl dog I'd name her Sailor, Winnie as a backup and for a boy I would use Loki
macontosh on April 04, 2020:
??????? on April 02, 2020:
I like it when animals are named like ............ you will never know my answer!!!!!
Liv on March 27, 2020:
I love the animals that are named after plants like Jupiter Neptune and Mercury
oneal on March 21, 2020:
emma on March 09, 2020:
daisy and ella
Bethany on February 23, 2020:
emma on February 18, 2020:
Maggie on February 14, 2020:
I have 2 shih tzus....Emmy and Izzy:)
Sky on February 03, 2020:
Getting a puppy she is brown what should I name her❓
Meka on January 29, 2020:
Helps a lot! I Just got a husky and named her Demi!!!!
Birdie word on January 04, 2020:
We call her Bertie short for Bernadette after the Saint who received visions from the Virgin Mary
Woofers on December 30, 2019:
Some other good dog names:
Norbert/Noerberta (Harry Potter reference)
McKenzie on November 28, 2019:
What should I name my new puppy
Luis G Asuncion from City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, Philippines on November 22, 2019:
Cool names, however, the name of my dog is not included in your list. Lol. Anyway, thanks for sharing this article.
Heypix on November 21, 2019:
Hi I'm getting a maltese x poodle and I'm not sure what to call her she's a cream colour , White and brown can someone help me find a name plz
Faith on November 21, 2019:
This helps me slot for my new dogs name thx
Millie on October 25, 2019:
im getting a puppy and she is a shih Tzu cross with a shnouser should I name her Bonnie??
Kerry on October 25, 2019:
My two are named Keeper & Maeby. So I can say I have a Keeper and a Maeby.
reilly on October 24, 2019:
what should I name my chocolate lab
Jaz on October 23, 2019:
My jack Russell gave birth and we are keeping one what should we name her?
Maisey on October 19, 2019:
I’m gonna get a ginger scruffy border terrier mix next week! What should I name her?
kate on October 14, 2019:
i'm getting a f1b goldendoodle soon, what should we name her?
@a on October 05, 2019:
You should name her coconut
a on September 21, 2019:
im betting a white female poochon what should i name her
Cathy Fucinari on August 25, 2019:
I name my last two dogs Honey and Trixie, after Trixie Belden and her best friend Honey Wheeler in the Trixie Belden Mysteries. We lost Trixie last February. I am ready to get another dog, and I think I will call it Sugar Pie, so I can call them by singing "Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch, you know that I love you!".
unknown person on July 14, 2019:
hey I'm getting a female white and brown shih Tzu puppy but I don't know what to call her.
Ezra on July 02, 2019:
I got a new dog it's a bloodhound mixed with a poodle it's mostly brownish red what should I name it
Willow on June 30, 2019:
Hey! I am getting a black labradoodle! What should i name her??
latina on June 22, 2019:
im getting A chocolate toy cavoodle and idk what to name her, I was thinking of sienna, Anastasia, isa, and that's about it. im left blank at what else to name her. I asked a friend and she agreed on sienna but idk- what else do you guys t
Idkkk on June 12, 2019:
My other side of the family has 7 dogs
Sugar,but i dont know what to name my new puppy its going to be either a german shorthaired pointer or a blue healer
Ella on June 12, 2019:
Antonio how about Calico or Palace Petra cosmo
Hi on June 08, 2019:
Isla pronouced Isla
anne on May 19, 2019:
we have 4 maltese dogs louie belle pippa and elvis we just had 2 more girl puppies and we are looking for names for them
linda chase on May 10, 2019:
Mel on May 05, 2019:
Kilo, ghost, prada, chloe, lala, and ember
Lola on April 29, 2019:
Are dogs name is Lola she is. Mini shnouzer and she is 5 months old
Sarah on April 06, 2019:
Love the name but it inspired me to create a name moonlight for a black shannzer
K.K on March 17, 2019:
Thanks we are getting a puppy soon and we found the perfect name
gjreilsb on March 11, 2019:
we got a cute tan puppy and we call her biscuit, i was considering riley or peanut but biscuit suits her
Antonio on March 07, 2019:
We are buying a charcoal lab puppy and we need a name but we don't want it to start with a C or P.
Suzie on February 28, 2019:
I adopted a dog 7 weeks ago. She is tan and white and I named her Cameo. I think it's a gorgeous name and it suits her so well.
Keira on February 12, 2019:
Can I have a good name for a mountain fist
cool on February 11, 2019:
Kona Luna Nala
Person on February 09, 2019:
I adopted a 1 yr old dog she is a mutt mainly tan with some white she needs a name and i have no idea what to call her plz help
Sammy on February 04, 2019:
Hi, I recently got a few weeks old german shepherd and due to the breed line, the name needs to start with an E. Any suggestions that do not include Emma, Ella, or Ely?
lolz on January 29, 2019:
I'm getting a brand new female dog she small and very furry and very playful but can't think of a name I'm thinking Oreo because it black and white
Maria on January 12, 2019:
Hi! I'm adopting a female German Shepherd puppy (2 mos) from the shelter on Wednesday. I've had GS pups/dogs all my life. I've had Duke, Cuddles, Shadow, Shady, Khloe, Daisy, Roxy, and Indie. I can't seem to figure out a name for the new baby girl we're getting. Any suggestions?
Golf4evr on January 04, 2019:
We had a Sable, With a Stasha, Phaedra, and Lexi,,, All German Shepards, sadly we lost Sable to old age and a piece of our hearts, all of us felt the loss,, Now we are getting another puppy, to round out our foursome of German Shepards. but a name is eluding us. something to compliment the group... these list have been helpful.
We have had a Venus, Paladin, Ferrari, Cyrus, Now what for the next female addition?
GLORIA on January 01, 2019:
My grandson named my female German Shephard Auri.
Lexi on December 31, 2018:
Guys, what about to name your dog Olivia its nice name, or granny but first make your dog's mouth red , if you name your dog olivia you jave to make her like a guard that will be funny, trust me
Emmaline Wilson on December 17, 2018:
Thank you! Got some splendid ideas!
Nicole on December 14, 2018:
So I’m getting a lil corgi puppy any name suggestions
..... on December 14, 2018:
we are getting a morkie (maltese and yorkie mix) puppy sunday. any ideas?
Puppy Wags on December 05, 2018:
I have a Biewer Terrier. She may be tiny but she is MIGHTY! Full of attitude and spunk. Her name is Asia. It fits her perfect!
Wekezhie on November 29, 2018:
I like Suzy.
Puppies,!! on November 21, 2018:
Maisie or Lauren.
Hershee Cocoa on November 15, 2018:
Solid chocolate Doxie. Call her Cocoa for short
;) on November 13, 2018:
Well done with the website stay happy and live life
Gysp on November 09, 2018:
some of these names are interesting and good for a lizard.By the way, I can't have a dog or cat cause i'm alergic
PigBenis on November 03, 2018:
The comment by Ella.........."my dogs name is Canada. Like Canada the state."
WOW! Just WOW!! LMAO!
Carol on October 25, 2018:
I have a new baby Shih tzu black and white and her name is Polly. What do you think??
Emilie Champeaux on October 22, 2018:
Female Dog names
Hi everyone! on October 18, 2018:
How about Helen? Or Kyla, or Cya, Cylia, Cira?
Pippi on October 15, 2018:
It is an amazing,unique name that not many people think about.
I am getting a poodle and soo cute on October 13, 2018:
E.M on October 01, 2018:
GHGjsul@hyuhie.com on September 30, 2018:
i am getting a dog
Kailey on September 25, 2018:
I have a dog
Micheletoth09 on September 19, 2018:
Awesome I love dogs cats bunnies guniepigs squirrel and bear American black bear particularly looove it
Matilda on September 18, 2018:
We are getting a pup tomorow so i need a good name
Kirsty on September 09, 2018:
Layla - my 8 week cockapoo. We kept with the theme of her mother and siblings Stevie (stevie nix) Nancy (Nancy Sinatra) Billie (billie Holliday) Frankie (aretha Franklin)- iconic females so we called her Layla from the iconic Eric Clapton song . My previous dog was Cassie - she was just wonderful x
Roberta on September 03, 2018:
Liberty is a good name too!
Sherry on August 27, 2018:
I like Buttercup or cuddle bug.