Unique Dog Names

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We've all heard 'em: Fido. Max. Snuggles. While cliché names do truly represent some dogs out there, they're not for everyone. Shouldn't you use a unique dog name to match your unique dog?


One way to add a personal touch to the process is by not making a hasty decision about a name. Instead of naming your pup immediately, consider waiting a little bit to get a feel for his or her personality before labeling them forever. Assessing your dog as an individual will allow for a more appropriate name options, something the two of you will appreciate for their lifetime. If you're looking for an unconventional dog name but struggling to find one that best suits your new friend, glance through these unique names and struggle no more:

  • Albert
  • Alfred
  • Amadeus
  • Atticus
  • Aurora
  • Beatrice
  • Broderick
  • Brutus
  • Byron
  • Cedric
  • Churchill
  • Copernicus
  • Daphne
  • Darcy
  • Einstein
  • Eleanor
  • Elliot
  • Eloise
  • Figaro
  • Fletcher
  • Gatsby
  • Godfrey
  • Governor
  • Hamlet
  • Harper
  • Harvey
  • Hemingway
  • Jefferson
  • Keats
  • King
  • Kit
  • Lancelot
  • Lennon
  • Lila
  • Lincoln
  • Maverick
  • Midnight
  • Millie
  • Norman
  • Oliver
  • Pearl
  • Percy
  • Phineas
  • Picasso
  • Piper
  • Prince
  • Ritz
  • Rockwell
  • Rose
  • Ruby
  • Sadie
  • Scout
  • Sherlock
  • Tess
  • Vincent
  • Watson
  • Willow
  • Zoe


If you're not feeling any of these names, there are a few popular, classic names that never go out of style. At the top are Max for boy dog names and Bella for girl dog names. Check out the entire list of most popular dog names here.

 

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