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Any dog parent will know that one of the hardest things (and the most fun!) about getting a new puppy dog is the choosing of a name. You will only want the best for your baby girl puppy, a name that is original and unique.  Here is a list of female dog names and meanings that would be perfect for your new girl!

 

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Female Dog Names And Meanings

 

Of course, the naming of your new dog is entirely your choice, but be aware that the name that you finally choose is the one that you will call for the next decade or so!

Shorter names are usually better, think about how it will sound when you are training your new puppy – calling out a four syllable name might confuse her, not to mention become a bit of a mouthful!

Without further ado, here are some of the best unique female dog names and meanings that we think you will love for your new girl.

 

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A

Ada – Noble and serine

Artemis – Greek God of the moon, hunting and wild animals

Alexa – Greek meaning ‘man’s defender’

Aslan – Turkish word for lion

Ayra – Noble goodness

Azure – Spanish for sky blue

 

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B

Bailey – protective wall surrounding a castle

Bella – Italian for beautiful

Bailey – Sweet, tiny girl

Bree – Upbeat

Buffy – nickname for Elizabeth

 

C

Candy – sweetness

Carly – Free and pleasant

Cassie – Strong willed

Chloe – New, green shoot

 

D

Dee – Dark

Diem – the Latin word for day.

Dixie – a nickname used in America for anything south.

Dot – a gift from God

Duchess – the rank below the Queen

 

E

Elexis – defender of mankind

Elke –  German name meaning ‘of noble birth’

Ellie – God is my light

Elsie – Scottish origin meaning ‘God of plenty’

Eva – living one

 

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F

Farrah – happy

Fera – Portuguese word for ‘beast’

Freida – German name meaning ‘peaceful ruler’

Flora – Latin word meaning flower

 

G

Gelta – the Icelandic word meaning ‘bark’

Glitter – shine and sparkle

Godiva – a gift of God

Gwin – Welsh word for wine

 

H

Hadara – adorned with beauty

Harley – Hare’s meadow

Hera – Hera is the Queen of the Gods in Greek mythology

Helga – German name meaning ‘blessed’

 

I

Indigo – a colour between purple and blue

India – British derived from the Indus river

Izzy – nickname for Elizabeth

 

Female dog names and their meanings

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J

 

Jasmine – Meaning God’s gift

Jaylin – Jaybird

Jemma – British origin meaning ‘dove’

Joli – French name meaning ‘pretty’

Juliet – youthful

 

K

Kaia – Hawaain word for sea

Karma – meaning what goes around comes around

Katja – A German word meaning ‘pure’

Kova – Finnish word meaning ‘tough’

 

L

Lady – a name of nobility

Lexi – defender of man

Lila – Latin for Lilly

Linda – means ‘beautiful’  in Spanish

 

M

Maggie – child of light

Marina – means from the sea

Maliha – An Arabic name that means beautiful, elegant and strong

Millie – gentle strength

 

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N

Nikita – meaning ‘unconquerable’

Nia – Swahili for lustrous

Nomble – South African for ‘beauty’

Nora – Latin for honour

 

 

O

Ophelia – Help

Ora – Latin for pray

Orly – Hebrew for light

Oribel – Latin for ‘beautiful child of God’

Olive – this name means ‘symbol of peace’

 

 

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P

Paris – capital city in France

Petra – Greek word meaning ‘stone’ or ‘rock’

Piper – nickname for a flute player

 

Q

Quinn – Celtic for wise

 

R

 

Rishima – Moonbeam

Ruby – Latin for red

Rupa – Hindi name meaning ‘silver and beauty’

Rosaleen – beautiful little Rose

 

S

Sadie – Princess

Sauda – Swahili name meaning ‘dark beauty’

Stella – Star

Swara – Self-shining

 

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T

Tazanna – Beautiful princess

Tiffany – Meaning ‘God’s incarnate’

Tori – Japanese origin meaning ‘bird’

Tove – Thunder

 

U

Urit – Hebrew for light

Ursa – Latin word for ‘bear’

Una – Latin meaning ‘one’

 

V

Vance – Latin for brave (can be used for a girl or boy dog)

Vanya – Greek for butterfly

Vera – Italian place name for a town in Italy

Venita – Latin name meaning ‘Goddess of love’

 

W

Willa – German origin meaning ‘protection’

Wilfreda – British origin meaning ‘desiring peace’

Wren – A small brown songbird

 

X

Xandi – meaning ‘defender of human kind’

Xara – Hebrew for a princess

Xela – french for ‘from the mountain home’

 

Y

Yana –  Hebrew meaning ‘God is gracious’

Yashashree – The Goddess of success

Yuki – Japanese for ‘snow’

 

Z

Zara – Arabic meaning ‘Radiance’

Zelie – French meaning ‘solemn’

Zoey – Meaning ‘life’

 

 

Names for a female dog

Whatever you name your dog, she will love you calling her and showering her in kisses!

 

 

So there you have it. The list of female dog names and their meanings! Did you find one that took your fancy or that suited your new girl puppy? Let us know in the comments below if you have a unique name for your girl dog and we will add it to the list!