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Names for pet dogs. Canine- and dog-related names. Names that mean dog, hound,
coyote, whelp, pup, clawed, hunter, huntress, etc. Also see Wolf Names and Fox Names.
 
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  1. KALEBH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid."
  2. KALEV (Hebrew: כָּלֵב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid." Compare with another form of Kalev.
  3. KANEONUSKATEW: Native American Cree name meaning "one that walks on four claws."
  4. KARGO: Variant of the vocabulary word Cargo, meaning "burden."
  5. KATMIR: "The Dog of the Seven Sleepers." A famous dog from mythology, admitted to heaven by Mahomet. Seven noble youths who fell asleep for 309 years had this dog which accompanied them to the cavern in which they were walled up. The dog remained standing for the whole 309 years, and neither moved from the spot, ate, drank, nor slept.
  6. KAYO: From the boxing term, meaning " knockout." Variant: K-0. 
  7. KENAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qenaz, meaning "hunter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.
  8. KERBEROS (Κέρβερος): Greek name meaning "demon of the pit." In mythology, this is the name of the three-headed dog that guards the entrance to Hades. 
  9. KIRBY: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of numerous places composed of the Old Norse elements kirkja "church" and býr "settlement," hence "church settlement."
  10. KLEPTO: An abbreviated form of the vocabulary word kleptomaniac, meaning "thief," itself from kleptein, "to act secretly; to steal." 
  11. KLONDIKE: Named after the river or the region of the Yukon, itself from Kutchin tron-duik, meaning "hammer river."
  12. KNUCKLES: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) pressures; 2) hits with a fist. Good name for a tough, strong, dangerous dog.
  13. KOUN: From the Celtic word for "hound."
  14. KRYPTO: This was the name of Superman's dog. It is an abbreviated form of the Krypton, the name of the planet on which Superman was born. The fictional planet name was derived from krypton, the name of a chemical element, itself from the Greek, meaning "hidden."
  15. LÁSZLÓ: Hungarian form of Slavic Vladislav, meaning "rules with glory."
  16. LICKER: From the vocabulary word, meaning 1) one that licks or laps; 2) one that punishes by beating; 3) one that beats, thrashes or defeats. 
  17. LICKETY-SPLIT: Slang term meaning "without delay; immediately; quickly; fast; speedily."
  18. LIGHTNING: From the vocabulary word. Good name for a fast dog. 
  19. LINGO: From the vocabulary word meaning "language that is unfamiliar or unintelligible."
  20. LIWANU: Native American Miwok name meaning "growl of a bear."
  21. LOCO: From the Spanish vocabulary word meaning "crazy; insane."
  22. LOGO: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) word; speech; 2) logogram.
  23. MACARONI: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a pasta; 2) well-traveled; 3) a fop.
  24. MABON: Welsh name meaning "divine son." In Celtic Arthurian legend, this is the name of the son of Modron ("divine mother"). He was a hunter god who was stolen by Annwn from his mother three days after his birth. He was rescued by Culhwch, a cousin to Arthur, but because of the time he spent with Annwn, he remained young. He later assisted Culhwch in his search of Olwen
  25. MADDEN: From the vocabulary word meaning " to anger; to infuriate."
  26. MAGMA: From the vocabulary word meaning "dregs," from Latin magma "dregs of an ointment," itself from Greek magma "an ointment." 
  27. MAGNETO: Either from the comic strip character or the electrical term for a generator in an internal combustion engine. 
  28. MAKYA: Native American Hopi name meaning "eagle hunter."
  29. MANITOBA: Named after a Province of south-central Canada, itself probably from the Cree word maniotwapow, meaning "strait of the manitou (spirit)."
  30. MARMADUKE: Anglicized form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
  31. MAX: English short form of both Latin Maximilian "the greatest rival" and Scottish Maxwell "the stream of Mack." 
  32. MEATBALL: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a spherical mass of ground meat; 2) one who is silly, funny, clumsy.
  33. MEATLOAF: From the vocabulary word meaning " a baked loaf of ground meat."
  34. MELTDOWN: From the vocabulary word meaning "a severe overheating of a nuclear reactor core resulting in the melting of the core and escape of radiation." Variant: Melt-down.
  35. MIKKO: Finnish form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
  36. MONSOON: From the vocabulary word for the southwestern wind that brings heavy rainfall to southern Asia in the summer. The word ultimately derives from Arabic mawsim "appropriate season (for a pilgrimage)," from wasama, meaning "he marked."
  37. MOONY: Invented name meaning "of or like the moon." Variant: Moonie.
  38. MUTTY: Invented name meaning "like a mutt or mongrel." Variants: Muttie, Muttley, Muttly.
  39. NACHO: From the vocabulary word meaning "a small, triangular piece of tortilla."
  40. NADIR (نضير): Arabic name meaning "rare."
  41. NEXUS: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a link or tie; 2) a core or center (of communication).
  42. NEZAHUALCOYOTL: Nahuatl name meaning "fasting coyote." This was the name of a Texcoco king.
  43. NIMROD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nimrowd, meaning "rebel." In the bible, this is the name of a great-grandson of Noah who was a renowned hunter.
  44. NIMROWD (נִמְרוֹד): Hebrew name meaning "rebel." In the bible, this is the name of a great-grandson of Noah who was a renowned hunter.
  45. NYYRIKKI: Finnish name, probably composed of Nyy- from a cognate of Old Norse nýr ("young"), and rikki ("mighty, powerful ruler"), hence "young ruler." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the hunt, associated with biblical Nimrod ("rebel"), another famous hunter.
  46. ORION (Ωρίων): Greek name, probably meaning "mountain man." But some sources say that the name may actually be of Akkadian origin; if so, it means "light of heaven." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Titan gods, a primordial hunter who was killed by a scorpion. A constellation was named after him. Orion had two dogs; their names were: Arktophonos and Ptoophagos
  47. PANDAROS (Πάνδαρος): Variant form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther." In mythology, this is the name of the betrayer of the Greeks who hurled a lance at Menelaus, breaking a solemn oath.
  48. PANTERA: Latin form of Greek Pantheras, meaning "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
  49. PANTHERAS (Πάνθηρας): Ancient Greek name composed of the elements pan "all" and therao "to hunt," hence "all-hunter," i.e. "panther."
  50. PTOOPHAGOS (Πτοοφαγος): Greek name meaning "glutton of Ptoon (in Boeotia)." In mythology, this is the name of one of Orion's dogs.
  51. QENAZ (קְנַז): Hebrew name meaning "hunter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.
  52. SHIRIKI: Native American Pawnee name meaning "coyote."
  53. THERON (Θήρων): Greek name meaning "hunter."
  54. NIGGLES: From the vocabulary word meaning "is preoccupied with trifles or petty details; quibbles, carps." 
  55. NIPPER: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) one that nips; 2) a small boy.
  56. NUTSY: From a slang term meaning "silly; goofy; nutty; crazy."
  57. NYYRIKKI: Finnish name, probably composed of Nyy- from a cognate of Old Norse nýr ("young"), and rikki ("mighty, powerful ruler"), hence "young ruler." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the hunt, associated with biblical Nimrod ("rebel"), another famous hunter.
  58. OBERON: English form of French Auberon, meaning "elf ruler." In Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," this was the name of the king of the fairies.
  59. PANCAKE: From the vocabulary word meaning "a thin cake made of batter and fried in hot grease." Variants: Flapjack, Hotcake.
  60. PESTER: From the vocabulary word meaning "to bother; to harass."
  61. PESTO: From the name of an Italian sauce consisting of basil, garlic, pine nuts, olive oil, and grated cheese. The word is a contracted form of pestato, the past participle of pestare, meaning "to crush or pound."
  62. PICKLES: From the vocabulary word meaning simply "pickles," a food that has been preserved in brine or vinegar.
  63. POPSICLE: From the vocabulary word meaning "a flavored ice confection."
  64. PUCK: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a disk used in hockey; 2) a mischievous sprite, goblin or hobgoblin.
  65. PUDDLES: From the vocabulary word meaning simply "puddles." 
  66. QUINN: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinn "descendant of Conn," hence "chief, freeman, head, hound, intelligence, strength."
  67. RANGER: From the vocabulary word meaning "wanderer; rover."
  68. RASPBERRY: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a prickly fruit-bearing plant; 2) a derisive sound made by exhaling with the tongue extended.
  69. RICKSHAW: From the vocabulary word meaning "a two-wheeled carriage drawn by a person." It is an abbreviated form of jinrikisha, a word made popular by Kipling, composed of the Japanese elements jin "man," riki "power," and sha "carriage."
  70. RIO: English unisex name derived from the Spanish word for "river."
  71. ROCKET: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a rocket engine; projectile; 2) one that moves swiftly; fast; speedily.
  72. RUFF: From the sound a dog makes.
  73. SAMBO: From the (now derogatory) term for "a male black person" or "a "mullato; mixed breed." Variant: Zambo.
  74. SCAR: From the vocabulary word meaning "a mark left on the skin from an injury."
  75. SCREWBALL: From the slang term meaning 1) a pitched ball that curves; 2) one who is eccentric, whimsical or irrational.
  76. SCRUFFY: From the vocabulary word meaning "shabby; untidy; scaly; scabby," itself from the word scruff, meaning "dandruff, scurf."
  77. SEISMO: From Greek seismos, meaning "earthquake," itself from seiein, meaning "to shake."
  78. SINBAD: Variant spelling of Persian Sindbad, possibly meaning "lord of sages."
  79. SINDBAD: Original form of Persian Sinbad, legend name of a sailor who had numerous fantastic adventures, possibly derived from Sanskrit Siddhapati, meaning "lord of sages." 
  80. SKIPPER: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) master of a ship; 2) coach; director; leader; 3) one that skips.
  81. SLIPPER: From the vocabulary word meaning " a low shoe easily slipped on or off the foot."
  82. SMOKEY: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) mixed or filled with smoke; 2) grey-colored. Variant: Smoky.
  83. SMOKEY BEAR: 1) slang for a law enforcement officer on highway patrol; 2) a bear mascot for the United States Forest Service. 
  84. SNAPPER: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) one that snaps; 2) a snapping turtle.
  85. SNARK: From the computer term meaning " system failure."
  86. SNICKERS: From the vocabulary word meaning "a stifled laugh." Variant: Sniggers.
  87. SNOWBALL: From the vocabulary word meaning "a ball of snow; snowball." 
  88. SNOWY: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) abounding in or covered with snow; 2) snow-like, like snow; white as snow.
  89. SPARKLES: From the vocabulary word meaning "gives off sparks; flashes; glitters."
  90. SPIN-AWAY: Invented name for a fast, mischievous dog. 
  91. STINKY: From the vocabulary word meaning "emits a strong foul odor; smells bad."
  92. SWAMI: From the Hindu title of honor, meaning "master (of self)," from the Sanskrit, meaning "owner of oneself." Many Yogis and Gurus hold this title.
  93. TANGO: From the name of a Latin American dance, itself originally the name of an African-American drum dance.
  94. TARGET: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) desired goal; 2) a small round shield; 3) to aim at a target.
  95. TANGO: From the name of a Latin American dance, itself originally the name of an African-American drum dance.
  96. TICKLES: From the vocabulary word meaning "causes laughter; fills with mirth, pleasure and delight."
  97. TIP-TOP: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) the highest point; summit; 2) highest degree of excellence; the best.
  98. TIPPER: From the vocabulary word meaning "one who tips."
  99. TIPPY: Invented name meaning "likely to tip or tilt."
  100. TOHOPKA: Native American Hopi name meaning "wild beast."
  101. TONGA: Named after a country in the southwest Pacific Ocean, meaning "south."
  102. TONGO: From the Polynesian word for " mangrove."
  103. TONTO: Named after the Lone Ranger's Indian sidekick Tonto, the son of a chief in the Potawatomi nation. His name is said to translate to the "wild one" in his native language.
  104. TRAY: From the Spanish word for "fetch."
  105. TUGBOAT: From the vocabulary word meaning "a small boat designed for pulling or pushing larger vessels."
  106. TUGGER: From the vocabulary word meaning "one that tugs, pulls, vies or contends."
  107. TWISTER: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) one that twists; 2) a cyclone or tornado.
  108. VAMOOSE: From the slang word meaning "leave quickly; leave hurriedly; make a speedy exit."
  109. WANGO: From the vocabulary word meaning "a boomerang." 
  110. WIPE-OUT: From the slang word meaning 1) complete destruction; 2) a fall from a surfboard.
  111. WHISPER: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) soft speech; 2) a soft rustling sound.
  112. YAPPER: From the vocabulary word meaning "one that barks sharply, shrilly; a yelper."
  113. ZANZIBAR: Named after the region in eastern Africa, itself probably from Persian Zangi-bar, meaning "coast of the blacks."
  114. ZEPPELIN: From German Zeppelin, itself a short form of Zeppelinschiff, "Zeppelin ship," which was named after Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, the German general who perfected the design. A good name for extra plump dogs who somewhat resemble a blimp.
  115. ZIPPER: From the vocabulary word zip, for a dog that "moves fast, speedily, quickly." 

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