Unique Dog Names

Unique dog names for something a little different…exotic pet names

The names on our list of unique dog names have origins from all over the world.

We’ve borrowed names from Greek, Roman and Egyptian mythology and we’ve also included cool sounding names from various languages like French and Spanish.

Once you’ve finished searching through our unique dog names, you may want to check out our Japanese dog names, and Native American dog names too!

Unique female dog names:

Aloha
Origin: Hawaiian
Meaning: Hello, goodbye

Andromeda
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Leader of men

Anushka
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Favored grace

Aphrodite
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Goddess of love and beauty

Artemis
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Goddess of hunting

Asia
Meaning: One of the five continents

Athena
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Goddess of the city

Aurora
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Goddess of dawn

Bali
Meaning: An exotic tropical island
in the Pacific Ocean

Bellona
Origin: Roman
Meaning: Goddess of war

Bijou
Origin: French
Meaning: Jewel

Callista
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Most beautiful

Calypso
Origin: Greek
Meaning: She who hides

Chiquita
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Little girl

Dido
Origin: Greek

Electra
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Shining, bright

Fiji
Meaning: A nation composed of several hundred islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean

Isis
Origin: Egyptian
Meaning: Egyptian goddess supreme of the moon and fertility

Kannika
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: Blossom

Loralei
Origin: German

Luna
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Moon

Mali
Meaning: A republic in West Africa

Melva
Origin: English
Meaning: Chieftain

Pandora
Origin: Greek
Meaning: First woman created by Zeus

Paris
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Unknown

Sedona
Meaning: A city in Arizona know for it’s natural beauty

Selene
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Goddess of the moon

Shyla
Origin: Hindi
Meaning: Daughter of the mountain

Vivica
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Alive

Unique male dog names:

Achilles
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Hero in the Trojan war

Amigo
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Friend

Astro
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Pertaining to stars

Azul
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Blue

Bacchus
Origin: Greek
Meaning: God of wine

Bali
Meaning: An exotic tropical island in the Pacific Ocean

Caro
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Dear

Castor
Origin: Greek

Chatool
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Cat

Coran
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Legendary hound

Cupid
Origin: Latin
Meaning: God of love

Eros
Origin: Greek
Meaning: God of love

Ezra
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Help

Fiji
Meaning: A nation composed of several hundred islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean

Gandalf
Origin: Norse
Meaning: Wand Elf

Hercules
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Legendary hero and strongest man on earth

Kochka
Origin: Russian
Meaning: Cat

Lamar
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: From the sea

Mali
Meaning: A republic in West Africa

Maui
Origin: Hawaiian
Meaning: An island in central Hawaii

Ramses
Origin: Egyptian
Meaning: Son of Ra

Rex
Origin: Latin
Meaning: King
Trivia: One of President Ronald Reagan’s dogs.

Simba
Origin: African
Meaning: Lion

Titan
Origin: Greek
Meaning: On of the elder gods, before Zeus took power

Troy
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Foot soldier

Zeus
Origin: Greek
Meaning: God of the universe

Zuma
Origin: Aztec
Meaning: Lord frowns in anger
Trivia: Short form of Montezuma, fifth Aztec emperor.

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