When I chose the name for my female dog, the decision was quite easy.
She was already named Amalia by the breeder and from the day we reserved her to the day we could bring her home, I always used that name when talking to my family and friends about her.
So it became familiar and I couldn’t imagine calling her anything else.
Before that, I looked up every possible female dog name on the internet, from the most popular ones to the unique girl dog names.
It is so hard to choose the right name for your puppy as that name will probably be here to stay and you will want it to be music in your ears.
Here are some tips to consider when choosing the right female dog name in 2021:
It has to be easy and should consist of one to two syllables It has to be a unique name for a girl which means no other family member or friend’s dog should have the same name to avoid confusion It should not sound like any basic obedience command You should only use it in a positive context
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Long story short, here’s the list of 700+ female dog names:
Unique Female Dog Names
A.J. Amina Abby Amy Ada Angel Addie Angelica Addison Angie Adelaide Anika (Annika) Adele Anna Adeline Annabell Adelyn Annabelle Adriana Annie Agatha Anya Aggy Applejack Agnes Apricot Aida April Airabell Aria Aja Arianna Alexia Ariel Alexis Ashley Ali Asia Alice Aspen Allie Athena Alma Aubree Alyssa Aubrey Amanda Audrey Amari Auggie Amber Autumn Amelia Ava Amelie Avery
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Babe Bitsy Babette Blair Babushka Blakely Baby Blanche Bacon Blondie Bailey Blossom Bambi Blue (Blu) Basil Blueberry Bea Bonnie Bean Boo (Boo Boo) Bear Boots Beatrice Brandy Bee Brielle Bell (Belle) Brooklyn Bella Brownie Bertha Brynn Berty Bubblegum Bessie (Bessy) Bubbles Betsy Buddy Betty Buffy Bianca Bunny Billie Buttercup Billie Jean Butternut Bindi Butterscotch Birdie Button (Buttons) Biscuit
Cadence Chica Cali Chloe (Khloe) Callie Choco Cameron Chocolate Camilia Cinderella Camille Cinnamon Candy (Candie) Claire Cappuccino Clara Caramel Clarissa Carla Clementine Carly Cleo Carmela Clover Carmen Coco (Cocoa) Carolina Cocoa Carolyn Coconut Casey Cookie Cassie Copper Cece (Cici) Cora Cecelia Coraline Cha-Cha Cordelia Chaca Cotton Chance Courtney Chanel Cricket Chantilly Crystal Charlie Cuddles Charlotte Cupcake Cher Cutey Cherry Cutey Honey Cheyenne Cutie Chi Chi
Daisy Destiny Daisy Duke Diamond Dakota Dido Dallas Diva Dana Dixie Danica (Dani) Dolly Daphne Dolores Darla Dora Darlene Dorothy Dee Dee (Didi) Dory Delia Dot Delilah Dottie Demi Duchess
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Eartha Emma Eden Emmie (Emmy) Edie Emmylou Edith Enid Effie Erin Eleanor Esme Electra Esmerelda Elena Estelle Elf Esther Eliza Etta Ella Eudora Ellie Eva Eloise Eve Elsa Evelyn Elsie Evie Ember Evy Emery Ewok
Faith Fifi Fancy Fiona Fannie Flo Fantasia Foxy Farrah Frances Faye Frannie Felecity Frida Fern Fuzzy
Gabby Giselle Gemma Gizmo Genesis Gloria Geneva Goldie (Goldy) Georgia Goldilocks Geraldine Grace Gertrude Gracie Gia Greta Gidget Gretchen Gigi Gwen Ginger Gypsy
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Hadley Haven Haley Hazel Halle Heidi Hallie Henley Hannah Hershey Happy Holly Harley Honey Harlow Honeybear Harper Honeybee Harriet Hope Hattie
Ever wondered if
dogs can recognise their own name?
Ibby Isabella Ida Isabelle (Isabell) Imani Isadora Indigo Isla Inez Ivory Ingrid Ivy Irene Izzy Iris
Jackie Jill (Jilly) Jada Jinx Jade Joan Jamie Jojo Jane Jolene Janelle Jordan Jasmine Josie Java Journey Jawa Joy Jazzy Jude Jellybean Juliet Jemima June Jenna June Bug Jersey Juno Jessie Justice Jewel Justine
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Kahlua Kennedy Kaia Kenya Kali Kewpie Kallie Kiara Kamila Kiki Karina Kimmie Karla Kinley Karma Kinsley Kate Kira Katie Kit Kay Kit Kat Kayla Kiwi Kelly Koda Kelsey Koko Kendall Kona
Lacey Lizzie (Lizzy) Lacy Lo Lady Lois Lady Rover Lola Ladybug Lolita Laika Lollipop Laney London Lassie Lorelai Layla Loretta Leela Lorraine Leeloo Louise Leia Love Leisel Lovely Lena Lucia Leona Lucille Leslie Lucinda Lexi Lucky Lexie Lucy Lexy Lucy Lu Liana Lula Libby Lulu Liberty Luna Lila Lydia Lilly Bell Lyla Lily (Lilly) Lyric Liv
Mabel May (Mae) Mackenzie Maya Macy Mazie Madden Mckenna Maddie Meadow Madeline Megan Madison Melina Madonna Melody Mae Mercy Maeve Mia Magdalena Mika Maggie Mila Mai Tai Miley Maisie (Maisy) Millie Makayla Mimi Malia Minnie Mallory Miranda Mamba Miriam Mamie Miss Beazley Mandy Missy Mango Misty Maple Mitsy Mara Mitzi Margaret Mocha Margot Molly Marianna Moon Marigold Mopsy Marilyn Morgan Marley (Marly) Mouse Marshmallow Moxie Martha Muffin Mary Munchkin Mashmallow Mya Matilda Myra Maude Myrtle Mavis
If you’re not able to find the perfect name for your pup, check out this list of an additional
700+ badass working dog names and 200+ hunting dog names!
Nadia Nikita Nala Nikki Nana Nina Nanette Noalie Naomi Noel Natalie Nola Nell Noodles Nellie Nora Nema Nori Nermal Norma Nessie Nova Nettie Nutmeg Nia
Octavia Olivia Odessa Opal Olive Oreo
Did you know that you can get
dog name tags?
Very helpful in case your dog should ever go lost and a great keepsake to memorize all that time you probably spent searching for the perfect name.
Check these colorful dog tags if you want them to be more colorful.
Paige Phoebe Paisley Phoenix Panda Pinky Pandora Piper Papoose Pippa Paris Pippi Parker Pippy Patches Pixie Patsy Poet Payton Polly Peach(es) Pookie Peanut Poppy Peanut Butter Porkchop Pearl Portia Pebbles Precious Pee Wee Primrose (Prim) Peggy Princess Penelope Priscilla Penny Puddin Pepper Pumpkin Perdia Punky Perdita Quin Petra Quinsey Petunia
Rainbow Roma Raven Rosalie Reba Rose (Rosie) Reese Rosebud Regina Rosemary Remy Rosie Rey Rowan Ridley Roxie Rigby Roxy Riley (Rylee) Ruby Rio Ruffles Ripley Rumba Rita Ruth River Ruthie Rococo Rylie
Sabine Skylar Sadie Smokey Sadie Mae Smooches Sage Snickers Sally (Sallie) Snookie (Suki) Sam Snowball Sammie Snowflake Sandy Snuggles Sansa Sonya Sasha Sookie Sassy Sophia (Sofia) Savannah Sophie (Sofie) Sawyer Sorbet Scampers Sparkle Scarlet Sprinkles Scooter Squat Scout Squirt Selena Star Selma Starla Serena Steffi Serenity Stella Shadow Storm Shasta Sue Sheba Sugar Shelby Suki Shiloh Summer Shirley Sunny Sienna Sunshine Sierra Susannah Silvia Susie Sissy Sweet Pea Siti Sweetie Skittles Sydney Skye Sylvia
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Tabitha Theodora Taffy Tiana Tahiti Tiara Talia Tiger Tallulah Tilly Tasha Tizzy Taylor Tootsie Teddy (Ted) Tricky Teegan Trixie Tessa (Tess) Trudy Thea (Theia) Twinkie Theo Ursula
Valentine Viola Valeria Violet Velma Virginia Venus Vivi Vera Vivienne Victoria Vixen
Waffles Wilma Whitney Winifred Whoopi Winnie Widget Winter Wiggles Wren Willa Wrigley Willow Xena
Yasmin Yumi Yasmine Yuna Yoko Yvonne Yuki
Zailey Zoebelle Zara Zoey Zeda Zola Zelda Zuni Zia Zuri Ziggy Zuzu Zoe (Zoey) Here are some of my favorite puppy owner tools
Thanks for reading, I hope you’ve found the perfect name for your pup. If you’re interested in what I’ve been using as a puppy owner, here are a couple of simple tools to help you navigate life as a dog mom or dad. These are all products I’ve used and would recommend to my own family.
Name tag: We all hate just thinking about it… But if your pup gets lost, a stainless steel tag is not only a fancy name tag but will also help get your pup back quickly. Here’s a QR code version as a fancier version, not everybody might be able to know how to scan it though.
Playpen and/or crate: If you’re getting a new puppy, you probably need to place him or her into a playpen or crate sooner or later. While playpens are not as secure, they’re good as a safe haven or to play outdoors. Crates are great for getting your pup to sleep at night.
Puppy training treats: Every time you’re using your pup’s name for recall training, leash training, or anything else, you’ll want to pack single-ingredient dog treats. Avoid using multi-ingredient treats with unhealthy additives, just liver is what I’m mostly using for my dog (besides homemade dog treats).
Now that you have hopefully found the perfect name for your future female puppy, it’s time to make a few preparations. Head over to my
puppy training section and gather as much knowledge as you can.
Furthermore, you can download my free printable
puppy checklist which includes everything you need to welcome your new family member.
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Disclaimer: This blog post does not substitute veterinary attention and does not intend to do so. I am not a veterinarian or pet nutritionist. If your dog shows any sign of illness, call your vet.