Female Pet Dog Names
Names for pet dogs. Canine- and dog-related names. Names that mean
coyote, whelp, pup, clawed, hunter, huntress, etc. Also see Wolf
Names and Fox Names.
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Frederick of Wales had a dog
given to him by
Alexander Pope, and on the collar were these words:
"I am his Highness's dog at Kew; Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?"
the vocabulary word meaning "a thin cake
made of batter and fried in hot grease." Variants:
the vocabulary word meaning simply "pickles," a food that has been
preserved in brine or vinegar.
the vocabulary word meaning "a flavored ice confection."
the vocabulary word meaning 1) a prickly fruit-bearing plant;
derisive sound made by exhaling with the tongue extended.
English unisex name derived from the Spanish word for "river."
RUMBA: From the
name of a Cuban dance, itself from the Cuban Spanish word which originally
meant "carousal, spree." Variant: Rhumba.
From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a physical reaction to
external stimuli; 2) a state of shock or surprise. The
word ultimately derives from Late Latin sensatus,
meaning "endowed with sense.
myth name of a "dog of dawn."
the vocabulary word meaning "a stifled laugh." Variant:
From the vocabulary word meaning "a flake of
From the vocabulary word meaning 1) abounding in or covered with
snow; 2) snow-like, like
snow; white as snow.
African Luo name meaning "hunt; look for; search for."
English name derived from the French word bijou,
BISCUIT: Vocabulary word meaning 1) a small cake of shortened bread leavened with baking powder or soda;
2) a thin, crisp cracker; 3) a cookie; 4) a pale brown color;
5) clay that has been fired but not glazed.
BRASSIE: Vocabulary word meaning 1) resembling brass in color;
2) showy; flashy; 3) brazen; insolent. Variant:
From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a bright yellow
flower; 2) a term of endearment. A good name for a
CADDIE: From the vocabulary word
meaning "attendant; one who does odd jobs."
CASABLANCA: Named after the place of the same
name, meaning "white house."
CASADA: An acronym for Close Air Support Alternative Design Analysis.
CHA-CHA: From the name of a dance
called the cha-cha.
Originally from the Italian occupational name for a
"cook," it is now in continental use as a pet
form of longer names beginning with Co-. Might also be a variant
of the word "cocoa (the drink)."
COOKIE: 1) a crisp cake made from sweetened dough;
2) slang for a person of a specified kind; 3) in
computer science a collection of information stored on a local computer.
Celtic name meaning "red claws." In mythology,
this is the name of a goddess of harvest. She is also known by the names Lasair
and Lassar, meaning "flame," Fhina,
meaning "wine," and Lasairiona, meaning
CUBBY: From the vocabulary word meaning
"a small room; a cubbyhole."
From the vocabulary word for the desert or pie filling.
DAZ: An acronym for Deutsche Apotheker
"German Apothecary Newspaper."
name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin destinare, "to
establish, make firm," hence "fate,
DEWDROP: From the vocabulary word meaning "a drop of dew."
DILLY: From the vocabulary word
meaning " slang for remarkable; extraordinary."
DINKY: From the vocabulary word meaning
" of small size; tiny; miniscule; little."
DUCKY: A slang word meaning
Feminine form of Dude, itself from the New York City
slang word for a "fastidious man," but the word, dude, was originally used to
refer to the devotees of the aesthetic craze of the late 1800s and was later
used by Westerners in reference to "city slickers (Dudes and Dudines)"
from the East.
1) an insect of the order Dermaptera; 2) one who attempts to influence by
persistent confidential talk. Good name for a talking bird that talks a lot.
From the vocabulary word meaning "bewitching; enchanting." Also the
name of a song.
Chinese unisex name meaning "fragrance" for
girls and "honest and upright" for boys. Or from the vocabulary word, meaning "pointed tooth of an animal."
FLOPSY: Invented name meaning "one who flops."
From the vocabulary word meaning "flirtatious
foot-play." Variant: Footsy.
FOXY: From the vocabulary word meaning
1) like a fox; 2) sly; clever; 3) slang word
meaning sensual; sexy; 4) having a sharp flavor or aroma.
English occupational surname
transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "hunter."
Native American Miwok name meaning "coyote chasing deer."
Native American Miwok name meaning "flapping ear of a coyote."
English unisex name derived from the Spanish word for "river."
HOMEY: From the vocabulary word
meaning "like home; comfortable; cozy."
English name derived from the vocabulary word "honey." Also a term of
HOTSTUFF: Slang word meaning "attractive; exciting; sexy."
JAZZ: From the vocabulary word meaning
1) a style of music; 2) animation; enthusiasm; 3) nonsense; exaggeration; a lie. Variants:
JINGLE: From the vocabulary word
meaning 1) makes a tingling, ringing, or bell sound; 2) a catchy sound, rhyme or doggerel. Variant:
Native American Hopi name meaning "dressed in furs."
KOOSY: Invented name. Meaning unknown. Variant:
LAIKA: Name of a famous Russian dog.
Laika was launched aboard Sputnik 2 on November 3, 1957 by
the Soviet Union. She was the first living creature in
space. There was no way to return Laika to earth so she
died in space about a week after the launch. The name
means "barker" in Russian.
From the vocabulary word meaning 1) to reside, tarry,
persist or linger; 2) a procrastinator."
MAMBO: From the
name of a Latin American dance, itself from a Haitian
Creole word meaning "voodoo priestess."
after a Province of south-central
Canada, itself probably from the Cree word maniotwapow,
meaning "strait of the manitou (spirit)."
"The glistener." In mythology, this is the name
of a dog belonging
to Icarius (variant of Icarus,
but not the same character). Icarius was slain by some
drunken peasants, who buried the body under a tree. His
daughter Erigone, in search of him, was directed to
the spot by the howling of Marea, and when she discovered
the body she hung herself for grief. Icarius became the
constellation Boötes, Erigone the constellation Virgo,
and Marea the star Procyon, which rises in July, a little
before the Dog-star.
English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning
"dim, cloudy, vague." It is often chosen as a name because of the
mental images it evokes, such as a misty autumn morning or a hazy tropical island.
From the vocabulary word meaning "a small, triangular
piece of tortilla."
NAPOLI: From the
Italian, meaning "Naples," itself meaning
NEBULA: From the
astronomy term meaning "a diffuse mass of interstellar
dust and/or gas," itself from Latin nebule,
meaning "a cloud, mist."
Pet form of English names ending with the
sound of net.
the vocabulary word meaning "is preoccupied with trifles or
petty details; quibbles, carps."
"Northern way." Named after the country in northern Europe,
itself known as the "Land of the Midnight Sun"
because it is located north of the Arctic Circle where the
sun does not set during part of the Summer and where it
remains dark for long periods during winter.
- Modern English name derived from Latin
novus, meaning "new."
- Native American Hopi name meaning
the vocabulary word meaning 1) a southeast Asian fruit; 2)
reddish-orange in color.
TANGO: From the
name of a Latin American dance, itself originally the name
of an African-American drum dance.
From the vocabulary word meaning "causes laughter;
fills with mirth, pleasure and delight."
the vocabulary word meaning "to blink, to sparkle like a
star." Variant: Twinkles.
Short form of Latin Ursala, meaning "little
Variant spelling of Latin Ursula,
meaning "little she-bear."
Latin name composed of the word ursa
"she-bear" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little
English name derived from the Latin name of a star in the
constellation Lyra, from Arabian al-Waqi, meaning
From the vocabulary word meaning "dizziness."
Originally, the word meant "a whirling or spinning
movement," from Latin vertere, meaning
For dogs born under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, meaning
the vocabulary word meaning 1) soft speech; 2) a soft rustling sound.
after the region in eastern Africa, itself probably from Persian Zangi-bar,
meaning "coast of the blacks."
- Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Tuilelaith, meaning
"princess of abundance."
Native American Choctaw name meaning "leaping water."
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