Take a good look at our list of cute and unique dog names and meanings for both male and female dogs and choose a perfect name for your little puppy. Dogs too deserve a beautiful name, take advantage of this list.
200 Cute and Unique Dog Names and Meanings For Male and Female
Female Dog Names and Meanings – Girl Dog Names
1. Rio: Spanish for “river”
2. Sabine: Female name of Latin origin
3. Tass: To play with
4. Termite: An insect that feeds on wood
5. Sabre: A very sharp bladeDuplex Something made up of two parts
6. Daze: A dog who gets people in a state of stunned confusion or bewilderment
7. Fargo: Does your dog love the snow? This is a great name for a snow dog.
8. Gasper: Slang for cigarette
9. Gazelle: Small, slender, and dainty, like the antelope
10. Lilac: A dainty flower of pale pinkish-violet color
11. Miko: A female shaman or priestess
12. Spirit; Otherwise known as the “soul”
13. Sprinkles: Another sweet name for a sweet dog. Perhaps your pup has unusual spots.
14. Sprite: An elf or fairy
15. Desert: Worthiness or entitlement to reward or punishment
16. Dino: Short for “dinosaur”
17. Isis: Greek goddess of fertility
18. Ivory: An off-white color that resembles the material of the same name
19. Jade: Bad-tempered or disreputable female
20. Flint: Cold-hearted
21. Fudgey: Soft and sweet
22. Funky: The 60s term for “cool”
23. Pudding: I think of chocolate pudding and a chocolate colored dog.
24. Reiko: Female name that means “courteous child” in Japanese
25. Sharpie: Cunning and sly
26. Solomon: Very wise
27. Spencer: Means “someone who gives out goods”
28. Spigs: Something that is very big
29. Gadget: Go Go Gadget.
30. Jayla: American name for a girl
31. Genevieve: Means “woman of the people” (rather, “woman of the dogs”)
32. Gertrude: Means “spear maiden”
33. Millie: German for “labor” or “strength”
34. Mya: Greek for “mother” or “great one”
35. Nike: Not the shoe company, the Greek goddess of victory!
36. Nikita: Greek name for “unconquered”
37. Ishtar: Babylonian and Assyrian goddess of love and war
38. Jello: Jelly-like and sweet
39. Dylan: A Welsh male name
40. Eagle: Possessing keen senses
41. Jezebel: This could be a naughty doggie.
42. Juniper: An evergreen shrub or tree
43. Juno: The most important goddess of the Roman state, wife of Jupiter
44. Taz: As in the Tazmanian Devil.
45. Teddy: Means “gift of God” amy also refer to anything soft and fluffy, like the Teddy Bear
46. Kai: rejoice
47. Karma: Destiny or fate
48. Starlight: The light that is emitted by stars
49. Cricket: That little insect that makes a characteristic rhythmical chirping sound
50. Dahlia: If your pup has a flowery personality, this is a great name.
51. Dakota: Great and unbeatable fighter
52. Dragon: A fire-breathing mythical monster
53. Dumpster: Trash receptacle
54. Eskimo: Inhabitants of the circumpolar region
55. Exodus: Mass departure
56. Donatella: The first name of a very successful Italian fashion designer
57. Dozer: A dog who bulldozes everything (or anything)
58. Stavos: Name for an elegant male dog
59. Xerxes: Persian king; also known as Xerxes the Great
60. Yonder: Refers to the far distance
61. Cupcake: Small, colorful, and sweet cakes
62. Cusp: An end where two curves meet
63. Zulu: A member of a South African people
64. Gia: Short for “Giana”, “Giada”, “Gian”
65. Giselle: German for “hostage” or “pledge”
66. Zypher: A soft or gentle breeze
67. Gideon: Hebrew for “mighty warrior”
68. Mojo: Magical charm or spell
69. Jet: Quick and swift, just like a jet
70. Jewell: Variation of “jewel”, a precious stone
71. Kira: Male name that means “dark” in Gaelic
72. Koi: There is something fishy about this name, but I just can’t put my finger on it.
73. Komet: Variation of “comet”, celestial object
74. Monster: Of extraordinary and daunting size
75. Suede: For a dog with unusual coloring.
76. Lime: Can be a white caustic alkaline substance or a rounded citrus fruit
77. Loki: A mischievous and sometimes evil god
78. Pup: Young dog; short for “puppy”
79. Quark: A dog that is able to roll into a tiny ball
80. Granite: Something very hard and impenetrable
81. Guinevere: The beautiful wife of King Arthur and mistress of Lancelot
82. Hershey: Sweet and Brown, just like the chocolate
83. Dandelion: A pesky weed of the daisy family
84. Dauntless: Brave, fearless, and bold
85. Iris: Another name for a dog with a flowery personality.
86. Rayne: Female name that means “queen” in French
87. Reba: Hebrew for “to tie”
88. Dandy: Stylish, neat, and fashionable in appearance
89. Dante: ’ Latin for “enduring” or “obstinate”
90. Maple: A popular tree; flavor of maple syrup or maple sugar
91. Marshmellow: The white puffy confection roasted over a campfire
92. Opal: A gemstone of varying colors
93. Ophelia: Greek for “help” or “aid”
94. Pink: A feminine color between red and white
95. Pique: Stimulates interest or curiosity
96. Suki: Female name which means “to like” in Japanese
97. Taffy: Chewy candy that is similar to toffee
98. Tick: A small parasite that sucks blood
99. Prophet: Speaker for God or a deity
100. Matthias: This is the name of the Disciple who replaced Judas Iscariot.
101. Kiesha: Means “aliv e and well”
102. Ticker: Anything or something that ticks, like a watch or the heart
103. Tobiah: Hebrew word for “God is good”
104. Papaya: A tropical fruit shaped like an elongated melon
105. Parable: A simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson
106. Phoenix: A dog that is uniquely remarkable in some respect
107. Shell: Can be short for “Shelly” or “Shelley”
108. Shiloh: The historic site of a major Civil War battle in Tennessee
109. Skye: Female name of Norse origin meaning “cloud”
110. Topaz: For a dog with dark yellow fur, just like the precious stone
111. Tyle: Means “tile maker”
112. Eden: The beautiful garden where Adam and Eve first lived in
Male Dog Names and Meanings
113. Cordite: A smokeless explosive used in ammunition
114. Cosette: Means “a little thing”
115. Crave: A dog that is asled or desired
116. Bumper: Exceptionally fine, large, or successful
117. Burley: Tobacco of a light-colored variety primarily grown in Kentucky
118. Buzz: A low and continuous humming sound, mostly made by a bee or mosquito
119. Autmun: The third season of the year, between summer and winter
120. Avalon: The place to where King Arthur was conveyed after death
121. Boo: Either a term of endearment or something that a ghost says
122. Booger: Either a term of endearment or a piece of dried nasal mucus (I know, it’s gross, but it’s a cute name for a dog)
123. Abilene: Everything is big in Texas, right? If you have a large dog breed, why not name him after this town in Texas.
124. Adze: Tool used to smooth and carve rough wood
125. Aja: Means “a little goat” in Hebrew
126. Ambrose: Name of Greek origin that means “immortal” or “divine”
127. Boss: The one in charge; the master, head, manager
128. Boxer: Someone who takes part in boxing
129. Amp: Great name for a perky pup.
130. Bootsy: Sounds a little like a cat name, but that’s why I added it to the unusual dog names list.
131. Borat: The popular fictional character from Kazakhstan
132. Azore: An archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean
133. Cadbury: For a very sweet and unusual dog.
134. Cadence: The rhythm of the beat
135. Baratza: For coffee lovers, this is the brand name of a coffee grinder.
136. Baroque: An artistic style that displays exaggerated drama, exuberance, and grandeur
137. Bashful: Very shy to strangers
138. Cipher: A secret
139. Clapton: This made the unusual dog names list because I love Eric Clapton music. Especially his “Unplugged” album.
140. Clippy: Nickname for Clippit, an animated character in Microsoft Office
141. Cocoa: With smooth and brown fur
142. Beaner: a baseball deliberately thrown at the batter’s head
Cute Dog Names – Cool Dog Names
143: Anise: Anise is the spice that tastes a bit like licorice. This is a very good name for a black dog (if you like black licorice).
144: Anya: A feminine given name; may be short for “Anastacia”
145: Apex: If your dog has a very pointy tail or another pointy feature, Apex is a great name.
146: Apogee: The climax or culmination of something
147: Archie: Short for “Archibalt”‘ also a popular character in a comic series of the same name
148: Ardor: Full of enthusiasm or passion
149: Arizona: A state in south USA that borders Mexico
150: Athena: I added this to the unusual dog names list for a good famale watchdog. Do you have a famale Rottweiler or German Shepherd? Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare.
151: Atticus: Gregory Peck played the character Atticus Finch in the 1962 movie, To Kill a Mockingbird.
152: Bach: For the classic music lover.
153: Armin: Short for “Arminium”, a German war hero
154: Arrow: A very precise hunying weapon
155: Aruba: A beautiful island in the Caribbean Sea
156: Baden: Small toen outside Pittsburgh
157: Badge: Great name for a guard dog.
158: Baffle: A dog that leaves anyone bewildered or perplexed
159: Banana: A long and curved (mostly yellow) fruit, if you must know
160: Biloxi: A city in southeastern Mississippi
161: Binky: Something that children feel is very warm to them; childish comfort
162: Bixby: As in Bill Bixby of Incredible Hulk fame. Great name for a horse, too.
163: Blaze: Dog with a white spot or stripe on the face
164: Banjo: A stringed musical instrument, smaller than a guitar
165: Bronson: As in the great movie actor, Charles Bronson.
166: Canyon: A depp gorge
167: Chance: A possiblity of something happening
168: Chaos: With an unpredictable or even random behavior
169: Bee Gee: Hats off to Barry, Robin, Maurice and Andy.
170: Beige: Perfect name for a dog with a pale sandy yellowish-brown
171: Benz: For Mercedes lovers (Mercedes should probably be on the unusual dog names list, too!)
172: Beowulf: Name of the legendary Scandinavian hero
173: Berkley: A variation of the city in California, Berkeley
174: Bert: A Sesame Street character, bestfriend of Ernie
175: Bianca: Means “white” in Italy
176: Biker: A motorcyclist or a member of a motorcycle gang
177: Blazer: Someone who glows, burns, or flares — figuratively, of course
178: Blizzard: I love this name for a Siberian Husky.
179: Blogger: Purely a 21st Century name.
180: Branson: A city in southwestern Missouri, noted as a resort based on country music
181: Bronx: Great name for a Bulldog. Can’t you just see your Bulldog strutting through New York streets?
182: Bullet: The projectile that comes from firearms
183: Cadillac: Large, luxury vehicles; sometimes refered to as Caddys
184: Caiya: Cute name for a female dog
185: Cameo: A lovely piece of jewelry, mostly shaped oval
186: Candy: Small and sweet
187: Brickle Brittle: easily cracked or snapped
188: Bristles: Having short and stiff hair, just like a toothbrush
189: Britches: Southern slang for “jeans” or “pants”
190: Charlemagne: One of Europe’s most successful monarchs
191: Charm Charming: full of charm
192: Cayden: American name for “fighter”
193: Century: Equal to 100 years; perfect name for an old dog, or a dog that you think (or hope) will live long
194: Chicken: A scaredy cat (or dog, rather); coward
195: Chief: The leader, king, manager, boss, etc.
196. Beanie: Brightly colored knitted cap worn by children.
197. Donatella: Given by God (Italian).
198. Leslie: Garden of holly (Scottish).
199. Myra: Village (Japanese).
200. Muse: Goddess that inspires the creation of art and poetry.
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