Congratulations! Getting a puppy is always an adventure. It’s a lot of work, but totally worth it! This list of the best female dog names and meanings will help you out.
Good girl dog names are a little bit harder than male names. A female pup can have a cool name or a cute name. However, if a man is in charge of that canine it can sometimes be tricky. For example, imagine any man at the dog park belting out, “Come here Cupcake!” Do you really want to be THAT dog owner? So, you might need to stay away from the cute ones.
This list might be a little overwhelming. If it is, be sure to read some of our naming rules. They are helpful. But like most rules, they can be broken.
The easiest way to narrow down this list is to pick your top ten. Then narrow it down to your top five. Wait a few days. Then try to pick the name from there. Remember, this doesn’t need to happen in one day. You also might consider the dog breed, as well.
We also have an entire boy names section too!
Girl Dog Names A-G
- Cake Pop
- Cream Puff
Female Dog Names H-O
- Kit Kat
- Lady Bird
- Lamb chop
- Mai Tai
- Maisy (Maizie)
- Mary Jane
- Matilda (Matti)
Girl Dog Names P-Z
- Peppermint Patty
- Tillie (Tilly)
Female Pup Names A
Ada: Ada comes from the name Adele. Adele means, “Noble and serene.”
Addie: This name has the meaning of, “Noble nature.”
Adell: This name comes from France and Germany. The meaning of Adell is, “Noble.”
Adena: You might get burned with this one! “Fire,” is the meaning behind Adena.
Aella: In Greek mythology, Aella was an Amazon warrior. She was known for fighting with two axes.
Aerona: “Carnage and slaughter,” is the meaning behind this Welsh name. This would be a pretty hardcore choice.
Agate: The pronunciation of this name is, “a get.” Agate is quartz. The Blue Agate is the most known.
Aggie: This name sounds pretty cool. This is what you use to call anyone that went to an agricultural college. Now it is pretty much anything Texas A&M-related. This would be a great choice for a farm pup. Aggie also means, “Virtuous.” So, if your pup has a moral streak, this could also work.
Aife: Aife was a badass warrior princess from Scotland. It also means, “Beauty.”
Akoya: Akoya is a kind of pearl. They are usually white or gray. There are rare blue-colored pearls. This would be a cool name for a blue-eyed pooch.
Alaska: This name comes from the US State, Alaska. It means “Great Land.”
Alesta: Alesta means, “Defender of man.” This would be cool for a pooch that protects your house.
Alice: This name means, “noble.” It is from Old German.
Alma: This is a spiritual name that means uplifting soul.
Allena: This name means, “Precious.”
Ally: Ally is pronounced, “Al-Lee.” So, don’t confuse this for war friends, “Allie.” The meaning behind the name is, “Nobility.” I doubt that you’d be choosing this based on that. It’s a cute name.
Alosia: Alosia is a girl name from Germany. It means, “Famous Fighter.”
Amber: Amber has the meaning of, “Jewel.” There are tons of jewelry made with Amber. Some people believe it is a gem, but it is actually fossilized resin. Amber has a yellow and gold color to it. This also a kind of beer. So, if you choose it for your pup, you’re covered for both a man or a woman.
Angel: Angels are from Heaven and wear all white, have a halo and a set of wings. This works because the meaning of Angel is, “Messenger of God.”
Anja: The name Anja means, “Grace.” In Europe, Anja is their form of Anna.
Anna: Anna was one of the princesses in the movie, Frozen. She was the younger sister of Elsa. As a name, it means, “Beautiful.” This will work if you have anyone in the house that loves the movie.
Annie: Annie means, “grace.”
Apple: This is the name of a popular fruit.
April: April means, “To open,” in Latin. It is also a month on the calendar. It is the first month that is completely in the spring season.
Arabelle: “Beautiful eagle,” is the meaning of this German name.
Aria: Aria means, “Air” in Italian. In Hebrew, it means, “Lioness of God.”
Ariel: Ariel has a pretty wicked meaning. It means, “Loin of God.” It was the name of the princess in The Little Mermaid
Arma: Arma is the Romanian word for, “Weapon.”
Army: Army is the part of the military. The Army is the unit that fights on land.
Artemis: She is the Greek god of the moon, hunting, and wild animals.
Arya: This name means, “moral or upright.”
Ash: This name can have a few meanings. Ash is remains of a fire. It can also be a tree. The tree symbolizes strength and power. Lastly, it can be the short form of the name Ashley.
Aslan: Aslan is the Turkish word for, “Lion.”
Aspen: This name is from the Aspen tree. The tree symbolizes resurrection, strength, and victory. Aspen is also the name of a popular ski area in the US.
Asta: This girl’s name from Germany has the meaning of, “Love.”
Asteria: Asteria means, “Star.” This was also the name of the Greek God of falling stars.
Astra: The name Astra is derived from both the Latin and Greek words for, “Star.” It is also the name of a magical weapon in the Hindu culture.
Astrid: The Norse meaning of Astrid is “Godly strength.” In German, it means “Divine strength or beauty.”
Atasi: This name in India has the meaning of, “Blue Flower.”
Athena: Athena is the Greek Goddess of war.
Aurora: This name means, “From the heavenly lights.” Aurora is also the Roman goddess of the dawn.
Autumn: The season of Fall. When the leaves turn colors and it gets colder. This would be a choice name for a red or brown pooch.
Ava: Ava is from the Latin word chava. This word means “Life.”
Avalon: Avalon is the island where King Arthur is buried. In Celtic, it means, “Island of Apples.”
Ayra: Ayra means, “Noble goodness.” It is also the name of the younger Stark sister in the Game of Thrones.
Azula: Azula means, “Blue,” in Spanish.
Azura: Azura is Spanish for, “Sky blue.”
Azure: This is the blue shade that looks like the sky.
Azurite: Azurite is a soft stone that comes in a deep shade of blue.
Cute Female Dog Names B
Bailey: Bailey is a protective wall around a castle. This is also a shout-out to Bailey’s Irish Cream! It is a kind of Irish Whiskey that has dairy in it.
Bambi: This just isn’t the name of the fawn in the movie, Bambi. It also comes from the Italian word, Bambino. This means, “Little child,” in Italian. Let’s face it, your new puppy will act like a little child for a while.
Banshee: This name comes from Ireland. It is a spirit that wails an awful noise.
Barda: Big Barda is a DC Superhero. Her powers are strength and combat.
Basil: Basil is an herb. It is used in tomato sauce, vinegar, and pesto.
Bayou: A Bayou is a shallow marshy outlet of a body of water. The word comes from the Native American Choctaw. It was their word for, “Small stream.”
Bee: This is the second letter that you ever learned. It is also that honey-making, stinging flying insect. It’s hard not to think of their buzzing noise that they make. So, if your pup is going to be buzzing around your house, this might work.
Bella: Bella is Italian for, “Beautiful.”
Belle: Belle is French for, “Beautiful.” Belle is the main character in Beauty and the Beast. This name also a flower, Bluebell.
Bellini: This name means, “Little beautiful one.” It is from Italy. It is also a cocktail. It is made with Italian sparkling wine and peach nectar.
Bera: “Bear,” is the meaning of this German name.
Berrma: This name has the meaning of, “Outstanding warrior maiden.”
Bethany: Bethany Beach is a beach on the east coast. Besides a beach town, it is the location of the National Guard Bethany Beach Training Site of the 193rd Regiment.
Betty: This is a nickname for Elizabeth. So, its meaning is the same. It means, “Oath of God.”
Blaze: A blaze is a large fire. You could also use this name for a pup with blue eyes. Blue Blazes is a common term, said in surprise.
Blink: Blink is when eyes close and open fast.
Bliss: Bliss means, great joy. It is also the name of a Texas Army base, Fort Bliss
Blondie: This dessert bar is like a brownie. A Blondie uses vanilla and brown sugar. This is also a kind of light ale.
Blush: This is what happens when you are embarrassed. Your cheeks turn red. It is also a type of wine. The wine is pink.
Bonbon: A Bonbon is a chocolate candy with a different treat in the middle. In France, bon means, “Good.”
Bonnie: This is a Scottish name that means, “pretty.”
Boo: This is what a ghost will say to you if you ever meet them.
Bordeaux: This is a wine-making region in France.
Borra: In the Maltese language, this word means, “Snow.”
Branda: “Sword,” is the meaning behind this name.
Brandy: This is booze made from wine that has been distilled. The word Brandy is derived from the Dutch. Brandy indirectly means, “burnt wine.”
Brat: A brat is a nickname for someone that misbehaves.
Breeze: This is a soft wind that is refreshing.
Brenda: This name comes from Scotland and Ireland. “Sword,” is the meaning behind this name.
Brenna: Brenna is one of those names that has many origins and meanings. In Gaelic, its meaning is, “Raven-haired beauty.” In Ireland, some believe it means, “Little teardrop.”
Brie: Brie is derived from the Celtic word Brigh. This word can mean fire goddess, strength, or power. Brie is also a kind of cheese from France.
Brina: “Protector,” is the meaning of Brina. This would be pretty cool for a big pooch.
Britta: This doesn’t come from the water pitcher. It means, “Strength” or “Exalted One.”
Brooke: This nature name represents the small blue stream.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn is one of the Boroughs of New York City. It is also the combination of the names, Brook and Lynn. Both of these names refer to a body of water.
Brownie: A thick dessert bar made from chocolate.
Bubbles: When soap and air mix, you get Bubbles.
Buffy: Buffy is a nickname for Elizabeth. This name is most known with, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Bug: A bug is a small insect.
Bunny: This is a small rabbit.
Buttercup: This is a garden weed that is a flower. It is poisonous and yellow. Warning, this has also been a slang term for a weak person.
Butters: This is that ultra-healthy yellow milk fat that you add your popcorn to. It is also the name of a South Park Character.
Girl Pup Names C
Cabernet: This name comes from the most consumed red wine, Cabernet Sauvignon. The ‘t’ is silent in this word.
Caden: “Spirit of battle,” is the meaning of this Welsh name. This would be cool for a little badass.
Cadence: A cadence is the call and response song that is sung during marches or running.
Cake Pop: This is a popular sweet treat. It is a small piece of cake and hard frosting on a lollipop stick.
Cali: Cali means beautiful and lovely. Cali is also the nickname of California.
Cammi: This girl’s name is from France. Cammi means, “Swift warrior.”
Candy: Everyone should know that this a little piece of sweetness. Candy would work with a sweet little pooch.
Cassie: This name stands on its own, but you could also use Cass. Either way, it means, “Purity.”
Cayenne: If you want a hot and spicy name then this is it. This is a hot pepper.
CeCe: The limit on this name is your imagination. Owners who named their pup CeCe often tell me it stands for something with the initials CC.
Celeste: This a shade of turquoise blue, that resembles the color of the sky. Celeste is an ideal name for a blue-eyed puppy.
Chai: Chai is a kind of Tea.
Champagne: The happy party pop. This is a French white wine that sparkles. If this too long, you can always use, “Champ.”
Chardonnay: This is a white wine. It is made with green grapes. However, the grapes must be Chardonnay.
Charlie: This is from the NATO alphabet. It is used for the letter “C.” I know that Charlie is a boy’s name. However, Charlie is a nickname for Charlotte or Charlene.
Chelsea: This popular girl name actually has a wacky meaning. It means, “Port for chalk or limestone.”
Cherry: This name would be from the red fruit. Cherry could be for a small dog with shades of red. Remember that cherries also have that dangerous pit. Therefore, this might be a cool name for a Pit-bull.
Chianti: This is an Italian wine. It must be made with grapes from the region of Chianti. Be careful with how you say it. The “chi” is pronounced “key.”
Chloe: This name means, “blooming.”
Christi: This name is for the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. During WWII, this was a major training base for Navy pilots. The name actually means beginning with Christ.
Cinder: A cinder is a piece of wood that is burning from within but with no flame.
Cinnamon: Cinnamon is referring to the spice. A pooch with shades of brown or red might adapt to this name.
Circe: She was a witch in Homer’s Odyssey. She is the one that changed the men into swine.
CÎROC: This is a top-shelf vodka. It has a unique taste because it’s made with French grapes. The name is a combo of two French words, “cime,” and “roche.” This translates to, “Peak,” and “Rock.”
Clara: Clara means, “clear.” It also means, “shining” or “bright.”
Clementine: This citrus fruit is a cross between a mandarin and a sweet orange. Clem would be a great name for a mutt.
Cleo: Cleo is the short form for Cleopatra. It means, “pride.”
Coco: Coco is the main ingredient in chocolate. It also means brash. This is one of the good puppy names for brown dogs.
Colada: This is a Slurpee for adults. It is made with pineapple, sugar, rum, ice, and coconut milk. All that stuff is thrown into a blender and served with a slice of pineapple.
Cookie: The weakness of most mortals is the cookie. That crunchy or gooey sweetness is hard to resist. If you can’t get enough of your sweet little pooch, then this might be a good name.
Cora: Loosely, Cora means, “Maiden.” Cora was the heroine in the Last of the Mohicans. In Greek mythology, the underworld goddess was also the spring goddess. However, they were called different things. Cora was the name of the goddess of the spring.
Cosmo: This is a prefix that means, “Universe.” It also refers to the mixed drink, the Cosmopolitan. So, if you’re a drinker or a thinker this can work for your pooch.
Cream Puff: This is a puffy pastry that is filled with cream. However, it also means weak. You could just use puff if that bothers you.
Cricket: This name is from the insect the makes that annoying chirping sound. Later, became the nickname for names like Christine, Chris, and Christie. It would be a perfect name for a small dog that has a certain kind of bark or whine.
Crumpet: A crumpet is an English food. It is made with a non-sweet batter and fried on one side. This creates nooks and crannies like an English Muffin.
Cuddles: This is when you hold something for a long period of time. It’s like an extended hug.
Cupcake: It is a cake that is baked in a cup.
Cutie: If an animal or person is cute, then you’d call them Cutie. Just don’t add pie to the end of it.
Cyan: Cyan is a shade of aqua blue. This would be an ideal name for a canine with blue peepers.
Girl Puppy Dog Names D
Dakota: This name is from a Native American word. It means, “allies,” or “friends.”
Daga: Daga is the Basque word for, “Dagger.”
Daiquiri: This is an adult Slurpee. It is made with sugar, rum, and fruit.
Daisy: This name is from the yellow and white flower. It was also the name of that Daisy-duke wearing cool cousin from the Dukes of Hazard.
Dally: Dally is when you do everything slow. So, if you have a relaxed pup this might work.
Dara: “Daring,” is the meaning of this tough name.
Dash: This is a short-distance sprint. It can also be a cooking measurement.
Dee: The name Dee means, “Dark.” It can also be used as the letter, “D,” which can stand for dogs.
Delta: It is used for the letter “D” in the NATO alphabet. Delta is also from the elite special mission unit, Delta Force.
Denim: This is the cotton fabric that blue jeans are made from. A cool nickname or variation would be Deni.
Diamond: This name comes from the hard and precious mineral.
Diem: Diem is the Latin word for, “Day.” Most know this as part of the saying, Carpe Diem.
Dilly: If something is a dilly, then it has surpassed your expectations. If you add it to Dally, then you have dilly dally. Which is a phrase that means, “wasting time.” This would be a sweet name combo for two pooches.
Dinky: Dinky means small.
Dior: Dior is from France and means, “golden.”
Dixie: In the US, Dixie is a nickname for the South. Anything under the Mason-Dixon Line is a part of Dixie. This would be a good name for a southern dog.
Dolce: Dolce is an Italian word. It means, “sweet.”
Dolly: Dolly means, “Gift of God.” It is also what children call their dolls.
Donovan: In Ireland, “Dark Warrior,” is the meaning of this name. This can also be used for a boy. Since it sounds very Irish, it might be good for a red pooch.
Doodle: Doodle is a mixed dog where one of the parents is a poodle. It can also refer to the random drawings that you made during school.
Dot: This is the nickname for Dorothy, which means, “Gift from God.”
Dove: A dove is a small white bird that symbolizes peace. It is also a chocolate company in the US.
Dream: This is a series of images and thoughts that occur when you are sleeping.
Duchess: Duchess is the royal rank below Queen.
Girl Puppy Names E-El
Ebba: A German name that represents, “Strength.” This would be perfect for a big pooch.
Echo: An echo is a repeated sound. It is also from the military alphabet. It is used for the letter “E.”
Elda: This name has two cool meanings. In Italian, it has the meaning of, “Battle maiden.” But in English, it has the meaning of, “Wise and Old Protector.”
Eleanor: This name means, “shining light.”
Elektra: Elektra is a kickin’ assassin in the Marvel Universe.
Elexis: Elexis means, “Defender of mankind.”
Elke: This German name means, “Of Noble birth.”
Ella: Ella has the meaning of, “Light.” In German, the name translates to Alia. This means, “All.”
Ellie: Ellie means, “God is my Light.” Ellie is the nickname for Ellen or Eleanor.
Elma: This name means, “Helmet.” It symbolizes a tough girl.
Elsa: This cute name means, “God is bountiful.” Elsa is also the princess in, Frozen. She was the one that made ice.
Girl Pup Names Em-Ev
Eme: Eme is a girl name from Germany. The name has the meaning of, “All containing and universal.”
Emiko: Emiko is a Japanese name, which means, “Blessed, beautiful child.”
Emma: Emma means “Whole or universal.”
Emmy: This name has a few different meanings, depending on which language. In French, it means, “hardworking.” The Germanic version has it meaning, “universal.” While the Latin meaning is, “rival.”
Enyo: In Greece, she was the war goddess.
Erma: Erma is from the German word “Irmin.” This word means “War goddess.”
Eva: Eva is the Latin form for Eve. This name means, “Living one.”
Evanna: “Young and brave fighter,” is the meaning behind this name. If you think this too long, just use Ev.
Evin: “Strong girl fighter,” is the meaning of this name.
Evy: Evy means, “Life.” It is related to Eve. It has a great sound to it.
Good Female Dog Names F-Fl
Fairy: Fairies are small winged creatures. They are magical and secretive. They have been the subject of many kid books. Tinker Bell and the Tooth Fairy are famous fairies.
Fallon: This is an Irish name that means, “Leader.” Fallon is also the name of a Nevada Naval Air Station.
Fara: In Romania, Fara means, “Free.”
Fera: Fera is the Portuguese word for, “Beast.”
Fern: A Fern is a plant that does not have any flowers. Ferns have leaves that look like feathers. This plant is a symbol of sincerity.
Fia: In Scotland, this name means, “Dark of peace.”
Fina: This comes from Italy and means, “Burning one.” It also means, “Serpent.” Either meaning you go with is badass.
Flora: Flora is from the Latin word for flower. This is also the name of the Roman Goddess of spring and flowers.
Fluffy: Do you have a puffy furry pooch? Fluffy might be a good thing to call them. This means something is soft, light, and airy.
Good Dog Names: Female Fo-Fu
Foxtrot: This is the letter, “F,” from the NATO alphabet.
Foxy: Foxy means, sly and cunning. It can also describe a pretty woman.
Freeda: In Italy, Freeda means, “Cool.”
Freeway: Freeway is a major road. This name is usually given to a pooch that was found on a freeway.
Frieda: Frieda is a German name. It means “Peaceful ruler.”
Fritzi: Sounds pretty German, doesn’t it? That’s because it is. It means, “Peaceful ruler.”
Fudge: This is a milk, sugar, and butter mixture that results in a soft candy that is spongy. Fudge also means to fake or lie about something. Not a huge lie, just a small one.
Fuzzy: This had two meanings. The first one means that something is confusing. The second meaning is a description of something that has fuzz. Peach would be fuzzy. Some people might say this meaning is fuzzy.
Girl Puppy Dog Names G-Gl
Gabi: A nickname of Gabriela, which means, “Warrior of God.” You should use the short one to help your pup.
Gauge: Gauge is linked with guns. It is a unit of size, which is the inner size of the barrel.
Gelta: Gelta is the Icelandic word for, “Bark.”
Gerdie: The meaning of this German name is, “Protected.”
Gesine: Gesine is from Germany and means, “Spear of Strength.” That would be one cool thing to call a powerful pooch.
Gigi: This is pronounced, “G-G.” It is a name from France that means, “Earth worker.”
Ginger: Ginger is a root that’s used in food and drink. Ginger is also a nickname used for redheads.
Ginti: Ginti is the Lithuanian word for, “Defend.”
Glitter: Glitter means to shine and sparkle. It is also the material that kids use on art projects.
Gloria: This name means, “Glory,” in Spanish and Italian.
Glory: The word Glory is used a lot in any battle. This includes the battlefield or the sports field. Glory means praise and honor that is earned by being successful. Of course, this is can also be a reference to Old Glory.
Girl Pup Names Go-Gw
Godiva: Godiva means a “Gift of God.” Godiva is also a company that is famous for its chocolate. So, if you need a chocolate dog name, this will work.
Goldie: This term is for anything that has a gold or yellow color. This would be a great name for Golden Retriever.
Grace: Grace means to honor or favor. It is also the first name of United States Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper. See the meaning of Hopper for info.
Gretchen: The meaning of this name is, “Pearl.” Might be a good choice for a white pooch.
Gummy: This means sticky or sappy. This is also a sweet chewy piece of candy. They are usually made to look like animals. Gummy bears are the most popular.
Gwin: Gwin is the Welsh word for, “Wine.”
Gwyn: In the Welsh language, Gwyn means, “White.”
Female Pup Names H-I
Hailey: Hailey means, “meadow of hay.” It is also the name of a famous comet that flies by every 75 years.
Hannah: This name means, “Favor.” It has a great sound to it.
Harley: The Harley name meaning is, “hare’s meadow.” Harley Davidson is the first Harley that comes into people’s minds. Another Harley is Harley Quinn from the Batman world.
Harper: Harper is the nickname for people that play the Harp.
Hazel: This name comes from the hazelnut tree. It is also a name of a color.
Hazelnut: It might be wacky calling your pooch a nut. If it bothers you, just call her Hazel. A Hazelnut is a nut from the Hazel tree.
Heart: The symbol for love. It is also for Strongheart. He was one of the three pooches that are on the Hollywood walk of fame.
Heidi: People love naming their pooches Heidi. I think people love the way it sounds. I don’t think it’s from the movie or the book, Heidi. It means, “Nobility.”
Helga: Helga is a German name. It means, “Blessed” or “Holy.”
Hera: Hera is the Queen of the Gods in Greek mythology. She is the wife of Zeus and rules by his side.
Hilda: It might sound like a grandma’s name, but its meaning isn’t even close. Hilda means, “Battle maiden.”
Female Pups H-I continued
Holly: Holly comes from the name of the tree. This tree has red berries and prickly leaves. The tree was named from an old English word that means, “to prick.”
Honey: Honey is the sweet sticky nectar that bees make. It is also used in Honey Beer.
Honor: To treat someone with respect. In regards to the military, honor is a virtue that is held the highest.
Hopper: US Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper is known as the mother of computing. She made the first programming language while working in the US Navy. There is also a Destroyer after her, USS Hopper.
Hoppy: If someone is hoppy, they are all over the place. They can’t stand still physically or mentally. It is also a beer term. Hops add bitterness to ale. So, if it’s bitter then it’s hoppy.
Ice: This chill name comes from the cold. Ice is frozen water.
Ida: This girl’s name is from Germany. It is from the German word, “Id.” This means, “worker.”
Ilma: “Faithful protector,” is the meaning of this German name. You say it like Wilma, without the “w.”
India: India is a country and a continent. This is also from the NATO alphabet. It is used for the letter “I.” India Pale Ale is also a type of Ale, IPA.
Indigo: This color is halfway between purple and blue.
Iris: This flower ranges from white, blue, and purple. A Blue Iris is for hope.
Ivy: Ivy is a climbing plant. Not all ivy is nice though. Poison Ivy is a royal pain.
Izzy: Izzy is a nickname for Elizabeth. This was also the mascot of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. It also means, “God is my oath.”
Girl Dog Names J
Jacky: Jacky is the female version of Jack. Jack means, “God is gracious.”
Jadeite: Blue Jadeite is a gem like Jade. It is more blue than green.
Jag: This name comes from either the car or the animal, Jaguar. As a word, it means a sharp barb.
Jasmine: This spice adds a floral accent to the food or drink. Jasmine also means, “God’s Gift.”
Jaylin: Jaylin means Jaybird. Most link this bird with the Blue jay.
Jazz: This is a genre of music. It has its roots in the blues and ragtime.
Jazzy: Something or someone is Jazzy if they have some flair. Which means bright, flashy or showy. If you think that your pup is going to turn heads, then this is a good choice.
Jean: Jean means a “Gift from God.” This name is also a shout-out to Blue Jeans.
Jelly: The second part of a PB&J. This is a gelatin mixture of fruit and sugar.
Jellybean: This is a gel-like candy that is made in the shape of a bean.
Jemma: The name Jemma come from the Gem.
Jerri: We are not talking about the mouse! This Jerri has the meaning of, “spear ruler.”
Jessica: This name comes from Hebrew origins and means, “God beholds.” Nicknames include Jess and Jessie.
Jinx: Jinx is a person, animal, or thing that brings bad luck.
JoJo: JoJo is a nickname for any girl names that begin with, “Jo.” Like Josephine, Jorden, Jolene…
Joli: Joli is French and means, “Pretty.”
Joplin: This is a shout-out to Janis Joplin. She was an iconic rock star from the 1960s.
Joule: There are a couple of meanings of this name. Both are spelled differently but they sound the same. Joule is a measurement of energy. The last meaning is a precious stone, jewel.
Joy: When something happens that makes you happy, it brings you joy.
Jule: This a different way to spell Joule or Jewel. It is included here because of Lady Jule. She was the mate of the famous GSD, Strongheart.
Julep: A Julep is an alcoholic drink. Liquor, crushed ice, and sugar are the main ingredients for this drink. Most people are aware of the Mint Julep. This is when mint is added to the drink.
Juliet: Juliet means, “Youthful.” It is the name of the star-crossed lovers from the Shakespeare play. Also, it is the letter, “J,” from the NATO alphabet.
June: June means, “Young.” It is also a month on the calendar.
Juno: Juno is the Roman version of Hera. She is the Queen of the Gods and married to Jupiter. She looked over a woman’s life.
Justice: Justice means the quality of being fair and just.
Female Dog Names K
Kahlua: It is a coffee-flavored rum liqueur that’s very sweet. Sounds like it is from Hawaii. However, it is from Mexico.
Kai: In Hawaii, this name means, “Sea.”
Kaia: It comes from the Hawaiian word for sea, Kai. This name can also mean peace, to rejoice, or from the Earth. However, this depends on the language.
Kara: This name has the meaning of, “Dearest one,” or “Beloved.” It is also the first name of comic book hero, Supergirl.
Karma: What comes around goes around. If you are good, then good comes your way. If you are bad, then bad comes your way. Karma always has the last word.
Katana: Katana is a character in DC Comics. She is a martial art expert that wields a sword for justice.
Katja: This is the German nickname for Katherine. This name means, “Pure.”
Katniss: Katniss comes from the Hunger Games movies and books. It is the name of the main character. Katniss is a skilled survivor who rebels against the system. You could also use the nickname, “Kat.” Seems like a funny idea for a dog.
Kayla: Kayla can mean, “Beloved,” or “Pure.” This would be pretty sweet for a white Husky.
Kelley: Don’t let this human name fool you. It means, “Warrior.”
Kenna: This one is pretty hot. “Born of fire,” is its meaning.
Kenzie: This is a form of Mackenzie. This name means, born from a wise leader. It can also mean, “free-born.”
Kerta: Kerta has the meaning of, “Warrior.” Have you ever heard a pooch called this? Probably not. So, if you’re looking to unique, this might be a great choice.
Kesä: This is the Finnish word for, “Summer.”
Kiki: Kiki is a nickname for any girl with a first name that begins with K. It also means, “lord of the house.”
Kimber: Kimber is a brand of handgun. This gun is used by the military.
Kira: Kira has a few meanings. For Russian, it means, “throne.” In Japan, it means, ‘shiny.” In Irish, it means, “dark-haired.”
Kit Kat: Kit Kat is the candy bar of choice for a lot of people. It is a crispy wafer coated with chocolate.
Kiwi: A kiwi is an egg-sized berry. This fruit is green on the inside and brown on the outside.
Koda: The meaning of Koda is, “Little Bear.”
Koko: This sounds exactly like Coco. However, they have different meanings. Koko means, “Stork,” in Japanese. There also was a famous gorilla that knew sign language, who was named Koko. So, if you use this for your pup, you can keep people guessing, is it Koko or Coco.
Kona: Kona is a town on the island of Hawaii. It is known for the coffee that is grown there.
Kori: Kori has a few meanings. The meaning in Gaelic is, “Hallow.” The meaning in Greek is, “Maiden.” In Germany, it means, “God’s peace.”
Kova: Kova is the Finnish word for, “Tough.”
Kyan: This is a Gaelic name that means, “Enduring.” It also is from Kyanite. This is a cool-looking blue crystal.
Kylie: Even though Kylie might seem jinxed, it has a cool meaning. This is an aborigine throw stick. It is like a boomerang but it doesn’t come back.
Female Pup Names L
Lady: This was a name of nobility. As a title, it showed a higher social rung. At the present time, it is used as a synonym for a woman. It also the name of a cocktail, the Pink Lady.
Lady Bird: This is another term for Ladybugs.
Lamb chop: Lambchop was the name of a famous sock puppet. It is also a cut of lamb.
Lapis: Lapis Lazuli is the sought-after bluestone. Another cool name for a blue-eyed canine.
Latte: This is a drink made from espresso and steamed milk.
Layla: Layla has the meaning of, “Dark Beauty,” or “Night.” This name is from Arabic origins.
Lazuli: This name is also from Lapis Lazuli. You can see from above that it is a bluestone. Back in the day, the stone was crushed to make a blue paint pigment.
Leia: A lot of people use this name for a Star Wars shout-out. The Hawaiian version of this name means, “a child from Heaven.”
Lejeune: This name means, “the younger.” It is also the name of a North Carolina Marine base.
L’élu: This the French term for, “The chosen one.”
Lena: Lena is short for Helena. Lena means, “alluring.” It can also mean, “light of the moon or sun.”
Lexi: Lexi is another name for Alexandria. It means, “Defender of man.”
Lexus: This would be great for a pooch that protects you. It means, “Defender of man.”
Lila: Lila is Latin for Lily. Additionally, this name means night and dark-haired beauty.
Lilo: Lilo means, “generous one.”
Lily: This is a flower that symbolizes, pureness.
Lind: The meaning of this name is, “Snake.” It comes from Germany.
Linna: Linna has the meaning of, “Small blue flower.”
Liv: This name has a couple of meanings. Liv is derived from the word, “Protection,” in Norway. It also means, “Life,” in Sweden.
Loba: If you want to go for badass, this will work. This means, “Wolf.”
Lola: Lola means, “Sorrow”. It also means, “Woman of strength.”
Lolita: This name means, “sorrow or suffering.” In slang, it refers to an underage seductress.
Lolli: This is for lollipop. It is also known as a sucker. It is a piece of hard candy on the end of a stick.
Luana: This name has the meaning of, “Gracious warrior.” In German, it has the meaning of, “Graceful Battle Maiden.”
Lucy: This name means light, fair complexion, or shiny. However, when you hear Lucy most people think of Lucille Ball, the famous ginger actress. So, if you have an Irish setter always trying to steal the show, Lucy might be a good name.
Lulu: It means, “Calm and peace,” in Hawaiian. It can also mean, “Famous warrior.” That is if you associate it with the boy’s name, Louis.
Lumi: Lumi is the Finish word for, “Snow.”
Luna: Luna means moon. It is also the Roman goddess of the moon. This name currently is one of the more popular names for Huskies.
Lupa: This means, “She-wolf.” This will definitely stand out at the park.
Lyric: Lyrics are the words to a song. It is also a part of poetry.
Female Pup Names M
Mabel: Mabel is a Latin name. The meaning of this name is, “Lovable.”
Macy: The meaning of this name is all over the place. In Hebrew, it means, “gift from God.” In England, it refers to a person from Massey, France.
Maddie: Maddie means, “maiden.” The German meaning is, “Battle maiden.”
Maggie: This name means, “Child of light.”
Mags: Mags is the short form for Maggie. Maggie means, “Child of the light.” Mag is also slang for ammo magazines or Magnum guns.
Maisy (Maizie): This popular name means, “child of light.”
Mai Tai: This was taken from the Tahitian word, maita’i. This means, “Good.” However, everyone knows that this a tropical drink. Did you know that this drink was invented in Oakland? If you choose this, be sure to say it correctly, “my tie.”
Maizie: Maisie is a nickname for Margaret. Margaret is derived from the word for, “Pearl.” You can spell it with a “z” or an “s”. I think the “z” version is cooler.
Makenna: This is a lot like, Kenna. It also means, “Born of fire.”
Malibu: This is a famous beach town in California. It is also the name of a brand of rum.
Mango: A mango is a tropical juicy fruit. Mango is also the native word for shark in New Zealand.
Maple: A sticky name for a sappy pup. This is the name of a tree that makes a syrup.
March: March is the organized and uniformed walk that is done by military units. It is also the name of the 3rd month.
Margarita: This isn’t just a wicked Mexican drink. It also has a pretty cool meaning for a pup. “Daisy flower,” is the meaning of this Spanish word.
Marina: Marina means from the sea. This would be a great name for a puppy with blue eyes.
Maris: Maris is a Latin word that means, “Of the sea.”
Martini: This is a popular alcoholic cocktail. It is a classic cocktail. It is made with Gin, Vermouth, and an olive. This might be cool for a tiny pooch. Then you can call her Tini.
Mary: Mary has a few different meanings. One belief is that the meaning is, “Rebellion.” The other thought is that it means, “Sea of bitterness.” It can also rep the Bloody Mary. This is a drink that people drink to get over a hangover. It is made with vodka, tomato juice, and something spicy.
Mary Jane: Mary Jane is the name of a well-known farm brand. It is also the name of Spiderman’s girlfriend.
Matilda (Matti): This German name means, “mighty in battle.”
Matti: This is a nickname for Matilda. It means, “Mighty and powerful.”
May: May is from the Goddess of Spring in Greek Myth, Maia. It is also a month on the Calendar.
Maya: This cool female puppy name has a couple of meanings. Maya is the divine power that Gods use to create illusions. It also a name of an ancient shade of blue used in Central America.
Mazu: Mazu was a sea goddess in China. She protected people on the water.
Melba: Melba was the stage name of a famous Australian Opera Singer. She used Melba because she was from Melbourne. She was so famous, she had two food items name after her. These items were Peach Melba and Melba toast.
Mena: This girl’s name is from Germany. Mena means, “Strength.”
Mercy: This word means to show compassion.
Merlot: Merlot is a wine that is made with dark grapes. Don’t say the, “T” at the end.
Mia: This popular name means, “mine.”
Michonne: Michonne is a hero from The Walking Dead TV and Comic Book Series.
Midge: Midge is a nickname for Margaret. Margaret is derived from the word, “Pearl.”
Miku: In Japan, Miku means “Beautiful sky.”
Mila: This name is from Eastern Europe and has meanings in both Slavic and Russian. In Russia, it indirectly has the meaning of, “Dear.” In Slavic, it means, “Hardworking.” Either way, you go, it has a cool sound to it.
Miley: Brace yourself for this meaning. It was basically made up by Billy Ray Cyrus. He used to call his daughter Smiley Miley.
Millie: Millie is the short form of Mildred, meaning, “Gentle strength.”
Mimosa: This is a yellow flowering plant from the land down under. It is also a mixed drink, that people drink at brunch.
Minnie: Minnie is a nickname for Mary. Mary has a few meanings, “rebellion,” or “wished-for-child.” Minnie also means small.
Mira: This name means, “Ocean,” in Sanskrit.
Misha: Misha means, “who is like God.”
Mocha: Mocha is a drink that combines coffee and chocolate.
Mochi: This is the name of a Japanese rice cake.
Mojito: This is a mixed drink from Cuba.
Molly: Molly means “Star of the sea.” Molly is also the current street name of a party drug.
Momo: This name means, “peach,” in Japanese.
Mora: Mora means, “star of the sea.”
Morana: Want to go for a scary meaning? This might be a choice option. Morana was the death goddess In Slavic Myth.
Morgan: Morgan means, “Sea chief.” This is pretty cool considering it can also rep, Captain Morgan. This is the rum of choice for tons of people.
Moscato: This is a white wine. It is very sweet and is served with dessert.
Muffin: This is a dough that is baked in a cup. It differs from a cupcake because a cupcake is made from a batter.
Myrtle: There is a great beach in South Carolina called Myrtle Beach. Myrtle is also a specific bush that has flowers on it. This might work if you have a beach lifestyle.
Female Dog Names N-O
Nadine: This French name means, “Hope.” It can also be used as a nickname for Grenadine. This is a sweet red tart syrup used in mixed drinks.
Nala: In African, Nala means, “Queen.” Which makes sense, since Nala is the name of the lioness in, The Lion King.
Nami: In Japan, Nami is the word for, “wave.”
Natalia: Natalia means, “lord’s birthday.” This also translates to, “Christmas day.”
Natty: Remember the days when you took any beer you could get your hands on. This name comes from one of those beers. National Bohemian is also known as Natty Boa.
Navy: Navy is the part of the military that fights on the water. This would be a cool military name or a blue-eyed pooch name.
Neela: Neela means, “Blue,” in Hindi.
Nellie: Nellie means, “light.”
Nerissa: Nerissa is a Greek name that means, “Sea nymph.”
Nevada: This is a state in the US. It is the home of Las Vegas. It also refers to the beer maker, Sierra Nevada.
Nevaeh: Nevaeh is Heaven spelled backward.
Neve: Neve means, “Snow,” in Italy and Portugal.
Nia: Nia has two meanings. In Irish, it means, “Bright.” In Swahili, it means, “Purpose.”
Nikita: This name means, “Unconquerable.” It is also the name of the hero in the movie Nikita about an assassin.
Nilla: This name comes from the flavoring, Vanilla. Nilla is also the name of a US cookie.
Nina: This might mean, “little girl,” in Spanish. However, it also means “Fire,” in Quechua. So, it can be cute and wicked at the same time.
Nishka: This name is Hindu and it means, “Honest.”
Nita: Need a beast title for your dog? How about, “Bear,” in Choctaw?
Nola: If you have ever been to the Big Easy, then you have seen this. It stands for New Orleans, Louisiana. It also has the meaning of, “Fair shoulder.”
Noodle: Noodle is from the pasta.
Nora: Nora has a few different meanings. The first one is, “light.” The other one is, “honor.”
Norah: This name means, “Honor.”
Nori: This name means, “Belief.” It is from Japan.
Nova: A nova is when a star increases its brightness because of excess gas burn-off.
Nox: Nox has a few meanings. The first meaning is the cause of most air pollution, Nitrogen Oxide. The second is the name of the Roman goddess of the night.
Nushkka: This Hindu name means, “Precious Possession.”
Nutella: This is the brand name of a cocoa spread that is made of hazelnuts. Ella would be a could nickname.
Nutmeg: If you don’t want to use this as a whole name, you can use Meg. This is a spice that is used in the kitchen.
Nyla: Nyla is a name of a Princess that lived in Egypt. It has the meaning of, “Winner.” That’s a pretty badass meaning for such a cute name.
Nymeria: This was the name of Arya’s dire wolf in Game of Thrones.
Nyx: Nyx is the Greek Night Goddess.
Olive: Olives are small egg-shaped green or black bitter fruit. They also have a pit on the inside. This name means a symbol of peace.
Olivia: There isn’t any secret meaning behind this name. It means, “olive tree.”
Oracle: An oracle is a person that is all-knowing. They often gave advice to ancient rulers.
Dog Names for a Girl P-Q
Pancake: This is a breakfast treat. It is a cake-like item that is fried in a pan.
Panda: This a huge white and black bear. It is native to China.
Paris: Paris is a French city.
Parris: Parris is for Parris Island, South Carolina. This is a training base for the US Marines.
Peaches: The Peach is the state fruit of Georgia with fuzzy skin. Just be careful of the pit. This would be a cool name for a shorthaired dog. This name might also be fitting for a Southern pooch from Atlanta.
Peanut: This is the go-to nut that really isn’t a nut. Peanut is usually a nickname for someone small. It is also the title for Snoopy’s comic strip. This might be a cool name for a small Beagle.
Pearl: A pearl is a gemstone that Oysters make. They are white and used with jewelry. They symbolize pureness. If a person is called a Pearl, that means that they are rare and worth a lot.
Pebbles: This was the name of the cartoon kid of Fred Flintstone. Pebbles are also small stones.
Penelope: This Greek name means, “weaver.” Penny is a nickname.
Pepper: This name is from the spicy table spice. It is also the name of Iron Man’s assistant, Pepper Potts.
Peppermint Patty: A Peppermint Patty is a chocolate patty that has a peppermint middle.
Petra: This is a common first name in Germany. It is from a Greek word, which means stone or rock.
Phoenix: Phoenix is a mythical bird. Only one Phoenix can live at any one time. When it dies, it burns up and a new one rises from the ash.
Pickle: A pickle is a difficult situation. It is also a cucumber that has been fermented in vinegar.
Pina: Pina is the Spanish word for pineapple. Also, it is a shout-out to the Pina Colada. This is a frozen drink, made with pineapple, coconut milk, and rum. Think of a pineapple slushy and add rum.
Pink: Pink is a color that is a mixture of red and white. There is also a cocktail called the Pink Lady.
Pinky: This word is often used for something small. In fact, you have four pinkies. Your two small toes and your two small fingers.
Pinot: Pinot Noir is red wine. The “t” is silent when you say it.
Piper: Piper is the nickname for a flute player or a pipe player. This was also the name of one of the main characters on the TV show Charmed.
Pippa: Pippa means, “lover of horses.”
Pippi: Did you ever see a kid’s flick called, “Pippi Longstocking?” It is about a crazy girl with wacky red ponytails. As a name, Pippy means, “Horse lover.” So, this might be a cool name for a farm dog.
Pita: Pita bread is a flatbread that you can slice to create a pocket. Also, this bread is the main part of Pita Chips.
Pixel: In a digital display, a pixel is the unit of measurement.
Pixie: A pixie is like a fairy. This name can also be from the candy item, Pixie Stick.
Poppy: Poppy is a flower, but for a foodie, it reps the seed. The Poppy seeds are the crunchy black seed that is usually on top of baked goods. This name also brings up feelings of being hyper.
Pudding: This foodie name has two meanings, the US and the English. American Pudding is a creamy dessert. English Pudding is made with flour and part of the main meal.
Puffy: Puffy means, “Soft.” It is kind of a weird thing for a pooch.
Pumpkin: This is a squash that is large, round, and orange. They are often cut up like a jack-o-lantern for Halloween.
Quella: This is a pretty intense thing to call your dog. It means, “Kill.”
Quinn: Quinn is the last name for Harley Quinn. She is the sometimes girlfriend of the Joker in the Batman world.
Female Pup Dog Names R
Radon: Radon is a harmful radioactive gas. It is found in people’s basements. Because Radon is a silent killer, it is one of the best mean female dog names.
Ragna: This Norse name means, “Strong,” or “Warrior.”
Rai: This name has the meaning of, “Thunder,” or “Lightning,” in Japan.
Raina: This is an offshoot of the word Reign. It has the meaning of the word,” Queen.”
Rainbow: A rainbow happens when sunlight hits drops of water. The result is an arch in the sky that has 7 different colors. Rumor has it that there is gold at the end of it.
Raine: This is another name that can have different spellings and meanings. In France, Raine means, “Queen.” Then there is Rain, the wet stuff that falls from the sky. Lastly, there is Reign which means how long a ruler is in charge.
Raisin: This is a magical pill that you give screaming kids. Really, it is a dried-out grape.
Raizy: This is a nickname for the fruit raspberry.
Raven: A Raven is a blackbird. In some cultures, the Raven is a sign of bad luck. In other cultures, it symbolizes a messenger. Dark-haired people are nicknamed Ravens. Raven is also the name of Mystique, an X-Men villain.
Rayne: Rayne can mean a few things even though the spelling is different. It could refer to a ruler’s time in charge. The other meaning can be the stuff that falls out of the sky. Also, the name itself means, “Queen or mighty.”
Rebel: A Rebel is one that fights against the government or a ruler.
Ree: This Hebrew name means, “To captivate or to bind.”
Ricochet: This is when projectile bounces or skips off a surface. For a pooch, I would just call them Shay.
Rika: In Germany, this name means, “Honorable Ruler.”
Riley: In Ireland, Riley has the meaning of, “Valiant.”
Rio: This name means, “River,” in Spanish.
Ripley: Ellen Ripley was the Sigourney Weaver character in the alien movies. Ripley is one of the first butt-kicking heroines of cinema.
Ritza: Ritza is from Germany, and means, “Protector.” This would be a cool thing to call a GSD.
Riva: Riva is a French word that means, “From the Shore.”
Robin: This name has a few different meanings. The name Robin means “bright fame.” Robin is also a bird that lays beautiful blue eggs. For this reason, Robin would be a cool name for a pooch with blue peepers. Robin is also the name of Batman’s sidekick.
Rogue: Rogue as a noun is a mischievous dishonest person. Rogue as a verb, means to go against what is expected. This would be a great name for a dog. It is also the name of one of the strongest X-Men from the comics.
Roo: A Roo is a slang term for the kangaroo.
Rosé: This is not the flower. The “é” makes an “a” sound. Rosé is a wine that is made with dark grapes. However, the grapes are removed quicker. This results in pink color.
Rosemary: Rosemary is an essential oil and a cooking herb. It has a very woody smell and taste.
Rosie: Rosie is a common nickname for Rose. This is a flower that can come in different colors, red, white, pink, yellow, and many more. Each color has a different symbolism.
Roxie: The meaning of this name is dawn. However, this is definitely a badass dog name. You can use Rox for a nickname.
Royal: Royal is another shade of blue. It also represents higher nobility.
Ruby: Ruby is Latin for red. This is how the scarlet jewel received its name.
Rudi: In Germany, this name has the meaning of, “Famous wolf.”
Ruka: In Japan, Ruka means, “Bright Blue Flower.”
Rumor: A rumor is a story like gossip. It gets spread around, but no one can confirm it.
Girl Puppy Names S
Saber: This is a sword with a curved blade. These swords are from the late 17th century and 18th century.
Sable: Sable means, “Sand” in French. In Old English, it meant black. Sable is also an animal that is used for its fur.
Sadie: Sadie comes from the name Sarah, which means princess.
Sage: Sage is an herb from the mint family. Sage also gets rid of negative energies within a house.
Sake: This is a strong rice-based booze.
Sally: Sally means, “princess.”
Samantha: This name means, “Listener.”
Sandy: Sandy is of Greek origin and means, “defender of man.”
Sansa: Sansa is the older Stark sister in the Game of Thrones. It apparently means, “Praise.”
Sapphire: This name comes from the beautiful blue gem. You could also use Fire as a nickname. This is an ideal name for a girl puppy with sapphire-colored eyes.
Sasha: Sasha would be a choice option for a big dog. It means, “Defender of man.”
Sativa: Sativa is a kind of Cannabis plant used as a drug, as well as hemp fibers.
Scampers: You can drop the, “s,” if you like the sound better. Either way, this means to run lightly and fast.
Scarlett: Scarlett is a shade of red. It is often used as a nickname for a redhead. It is also the name of a member of GI Joe.
Schnapps: This is a fruity liqueur.
Scout: A Scout is a person that travels alone to gather intelligence for a large group.
Sedna: In the Inuit culture, this is the name of the Goddess of the Sea.
Sedona: Sedona, Arizona is a town in the desert. It is famous for its red rocks and its magical energy vortices.
Selma: This is a great name for your new pooch. This German name means, “Divine Protector.”
Semi: This name is from the semi-automatic gun. The gun reloads itself, but only fires one bullet at a time.
Sera: This comes from Seraphina. It means, “Serpent,” and also, “Burning one.” So, if you are looking for an option that has meaning, this might work.
Shadow: A shadow is a dark shape that is cast when an object blocks a light source.
Sheena: Sheena is Gaelic for Jane. This means, “God is gracious.”
Shelby: Shelby is a location-derived name. It means a place where Willows grow.
Sherry: Sherry has the meaning of, “Darling.” It is also a type of wine.
Shirley: This name means, “Bright meadow.”
Shiva: Shiva is a powerful Hindu God.
Shrimp: A Shrimp can describe something or someone that is tiny. It comes from the little edible shelled creatures from the sea.
Sierra: Sierra is a Spanish word that means, “Saw.” It also the name of famous mountain ranges. Sierra is also from the NATO alphabet. It is used for the letter “S.” Additionally, this is also a shout-out to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.
Sigrid: Sigrid is a girl’s name that means, “Fair victory.” It is from the Norse culture.
Sini: In Finland, this name means, “Blue.” It is from their word for blue, “Sininen.”
Siren: A siren is a device that makes a loud warning sound. It is also what the Greeks called female creatures that destroyed ships. They would make a mesmerizing sound that would cause the sailors to crash upon the rocks.
Skittle: This name is a shout-out to the little fruit candy, Skittles.
Sky: This nature name obviously represents the sky. Sky is one of the great one-syllable girl names. This makes dog training a little easier.
Skylar: Skylar has the meaning of, “Eternal life and strength.” It is a unisex name, but I think it would be a cool name for a white girl dog.
Skyy: This is a famous vodka brand.
Snickers: Snicker can have two meanings. One is to laugh at someone in a mean way. The other is a US Candy bar.
Snow: This name comes from the wintry wet mix that falls from the sky.
Snuggles: These are hugs that happen for an extended period of time. They are like cuddles. If you think your pup will like hugs, then this might work.
Sondra: There are a lot of, “defenders,” in this list. Here is another one that means, “Defender of man.”
Sophie: Sophie means, “Wisdom.”
Sorbet: This is a frozen dessert. It is like sherbet but doesn’t have any dairy in it.
Sparkle: This is when there is glittering light.
Spinel: A Spinel is a rare gemstone.
Spirit: A spirit is the energy of a once-living being. Some people call it the soul. Spirit is also the booze that is in a liqueur.
Sprinkles: Do you know the colored pieces of sugar that are on top of donuts, cupcakes, or anything sweet? Those are sprinkles.
Spritz: This is a short spray. It is also a mixed drink made with wine.
Spunky: Spunky means, “Bold and spirited.”
Starbuck: If you love coffee and love spending a ton for it, then you know this name. It is also the call sign for one of the main heroes on the Battlestar Galactica TV Show.
Starr: This name represents the star in the sky.
Stella: Stella means star, the kind in space. Stella is also the name of a great beer.
Storm: A storm is a weather that can cause damage. Storm is also a member of the X-Men.
Stormy: Stormy was a foal that was born in a storm. This comes from a popular children’s book, Stormy, Misty’s Foal. When there is a storm in the air, it is often referred to as stormy.
Sugar: The core of sweetness is Sugar. This name would be ideal for a pooch that is sweet and outgoing.
Summer: This name comes from the season. Summer is often linked with beaches, the outdoors, and fun.
Summy: This name is based on the greatest season, Summer. So, if you have a beach attitude, this will work for your new puppy.
Sunila: Sunila is an Indian name that means, “Dark blue.”
Sunna: In Norse and German Myth, this is the name of the Goddess of the Sun.
Sunny: This name is based on the weather. Everyone loves a sunny day. This is when the skies are clear and the sun shines.
Sushi: People refer to Sushi as raw fish. Sushi means, “Sour tasting.”
Susi: This name means, “Wolf,” in Finnish.
Sweetie: Sweetie is an endearment term. You can use it for your pup if you think they will be sweet.
Swift: Swift is a description of quick or fast.
Sydney: This name means, “Wide meadow.” It is also the name of a huge city in the land down under, Australia.
Dog Names: Girl T
Taffy: This name comes from chewy sweet candy that is usually made in beach towns.
Tala: Tala is the Native American word for, “Wolf.”
Tama: Tama is the Maltese word for, “Hope.”
Tappaa: Tappaa means, “Kill,” in Finnish.
Tara: This short cute name would be a good choice for your new puppy. It can mean, “Star,” in Sanskrit. Tara is also a place in Irish legend. It is the passage to the otherworld that is hidden.
Tarot: Tarot cards are used by fortune tellers to predict the future or answer questions.
Teale: This is another spelling of the color teal. It is a shade of blue.
Tempest: This is a great nature shout-out. So, if you want a wicked title with an earthy slant for your pooch. This one is good. This what they call a crazy windy storm.
Tess: Tess is a nickname for Teresa. Teresa is from the Greek word “therizein,” which means to reap.
Tessa: Tessa means to, “gather.”
Thana: This Greek name means, “Death.”
Theresa: This name means to, “reap or gather.”
Tiffany: Tiffany means, “God’s incarnate.” This is when God takes a human form. It is also a shade of blue that is close to the color of a Robin’s egg.
Tilda: A cool name from Germany means, “Mighty in Battle.” This would work for a strong dog.
Tillie (Tilly): A name from Germany. Tillie means, “The mighty battle maiden.” Tilly is another way to spell this name. Another meaning is, “Strength of Battle.”
Tina: Tina means, “river.”
Tini: Tini is a slang term for a Martini.
Tinker: Tinker-Bell was the fairy in the story of Peter Pan. Tinker also means when you’re messing around and trying to fix something.
Tiny: This name means, “very small.”
Toddy: Toddy indirectly means, “Fox.” It is also a warm whiskey drink, Hot Toddy. People swear that this drink will cure a cold.
Toffee: This is a type of sweet treat. It is made from sugar and butter.
Tootsie: This name has the meaning of, “Sweetheart.” It is also the name of a candy, Tootsie Roll.
Topaz: This is a gemstone.
Tricky: When a situation is hard it is called Tricky. When a person is trying to trick you, they are tricky.
Trinity: This name means “three in one” or Triad. It is also the girl hero from the Matrix movies.
Trixie: This would be a cool name. Imagine yelling Trix! It actually means, “Bringer of joy.” Which is what a pup will do.
Trudy: This sounds like a pretty tamed name. However, it means, “Adored warrior.”
Truffle: A truffle is a fungus that is hard to find. It is a delicacy and pricey. It is also a chocolate candy that has a rum and cocoa flavor.
Twinkie: This is a small sponge cake that has a creamy middle. Twinkies are yellow.
Twix: Twix is a popular candy bar.
Tyndall: In the Celtic language, Tyndall is a derivative of their word for, “Flow.” It is also the name of an Air Force base in Florida.
Girl Pup Names U-V
Ula: Ula is pretty wicked. It means, “wolf power.”
Ulva: This is a wicked name. It means, “Wolf,” in Germany.
Ursa: Ursa is from the Latin word for bear.
Vala: Vala is a name from Germany. It has the meaning, “Singled out.”
Valda: Valda is German and has two meanings. One meaning is, “Power and rule.” The other is, “Warrior.” Sounds like you can’t wrong with this one.
Vasara: Vasara is the word for, “Hammer,” in Finland.
Vanilla: This is a spice that comes from the Vanilla bean. It is used as a flavoring.
Velvet: Velvet is a smooth fabric.
Venus: Venus is our neighboring planet. It was named after the Roman Love Goddess.
Vera: Vera has 2 cool meanings that could be used for a pooch. In Albanian, Vera means, “Summer.” It also means, “True,” in Latin.
Vesper: Vesper means, “Evening star.” It is also the name of the martini that James Bond drinks.
Vida: Vida is a Scottish name that means, “Friend or beloved.”
Vigga: This Danish name is pretty tough, it means, “Battle.”
Violet: This is a strange one that is baffling. Violet is a flower that is the color violet. In terms of shades, it is between purple and blue.
Viper: A Viper is a deadly snake.
Vivi: This is a nickname for Vivian. This name means, “Alive.”
Vivian: In Latin, Vivian means, “Life.” It also reps the blue or green mineral, Vivianite.
Female Dog Names W-Z
Wanda: Wanda has the meaning of, “The wanderer.”
Wendy: Wendy means, “Friend.” It is also the name of an American fast-food chain.
Widow: A widow is a woman that loses her mate.
Wiggles: Move your toe up and down. Then move it side to side. That is a wiggle.
Willa: Ready for a badass name? This is it! Willa has the meaning of, “Determined protection.” I think this would fit most pups.
Wilma: This one isn’t based on a cartoon cavewoman. “Will-helmet,” is the meaning of this German name.
Willow: This name means, “Resolute or peaceful.”
Winter: The Winter name comes from the season.
Xena: This Greek name means, “Welcoming.” It is also from the TV Show, Xena the Warrior Princess.
Yummy: Yummy is one of the first words that kids learn. When something tastes great then it is yummy.
Zanna: Zanna is a Latin name. It means, “Lily.”
Zao: In Croatia, Zao means, “Wicked,” or “Evil.”
Zara: Zara means to, “Blossom.”
Zelda: The Zelda meaning is, “Dark battle.”
Zelma: This sounds like it belongs in a book from high school. Zelma has the meaning of, “Divine helmet.”
Zemsta: In Poland, this word means, “Revenge.”
Zen: This word is used to describe a place of being mellow.
Zenzi: This is a German girl’s name. Zenzi has the meaning, “To thrive.”
Zephyr: “West Wind,” is the meaning behind this Greek name.
Zeva: Zeva is Greek and means, “Sword.”
Zinfandel: Kind of a mouthful for a puppy. Zin would probably work better. Zin is black grape wine.
Zipper: A zipper is two pieces of metal or plastic that have teeth. It is used to combine two pieces into one.
Zippy: Zippy is when something zips around really fast. If you are going to have a fast pooch, then this might be a great name.
Ziska: This name means, “Free.” It is a name from Germany.
Zita: Zita has the meaning of, “Seeker,” in Greek.
Ziti: This is a noodle that is like penne pasta. But penne is cut at an angle, Ziti is cut straight.
Ziva: This name means, “bright, light of God.”
Zoe: Zoe is from Greece. It means, “Fighter.”
Zoey: Zoey means, “Life.”
Zola: This means, “Earth,” in Latin.
Zona: Zona means, “zone,” in Spanish. This can also be a shout-out to Arizona.
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