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We’ve all heard ’em: Buddy. Charlie. Bailey. While these popular names do truly represent some dogs out there, they’re not for everyone. If you’re looking for unique dog names, we’ve got you covered!

One way to add a personal touch to the process is by taking your interests into account. Assessing your dog as an individual can also help make the naming process easier. Instead of naming your dog immediately,try waiting to pick a name until you get their personality.

If you’re still struggling to find a dog name, check out the monikers below to see if one of them is a fit for your dog:

Unique Dog Names

  • Albert
  • Alfred
  • Amadeus
  • Atticus
  • Aurora
  • Beatrice
  • Broderick
  • Brutus
  • Byron
  • Cedric
  • Churchill
  • Copernicus
  • Daphne
  • Darcy
  • Denny
  • Einstein
  • Eleanor
  • Elliot
  • Eloise
  • Figaro
  • Flapjack
  • Fletcher
  • Gatsby
  • Godfrey
  • Governor
  • Hamlet
  • Harper
  • Harvey
  • Hemingway
  • Iggy
  • Indy
  • Jefferson
  • Josie
  • Keats
  • King
  • Kit
  • Lancelot
  • Lennon
  • Lila
  • Lincoln
  • Maverick
  • Midnight
  • Millie
  • Norman
  • Nutmeg
  • Oliver
  • Ophelia
  • Pearl
  • Percy
  • Phineas
  • Picasso
  • Piper
  • Prince
  • Quinn
  • Ritz
  • Rockwell
  • Rose
  • Ruby
  • Sansa
  • Sherlock
  • Sully
  • Taco
  • Tess
  • Tex
  • Thelma
  • Vida
  • Vincent
  • Watson
  • Willow
  • Zara

If you’re not feeling any of these names, there are a few classic ones that never go out of style. At the top of the list for boy dog names is Max. For girl dog names, Luna is always a favorite. To see even more options, take a look at the most popular dog names.


Related article: Can You Rename Your Dog? What to Consider
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