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100 Unique female dog names

Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads. She spends her free time relaxing with her soulmate, Keith; her dog, Mosby "The Fly Slayer;" and Felix th...

Modern names for your furry gal

Need a unique name for the sweet puppy princess in your life? Take a look at these 100 names to find inspiration for the perfect fit.
Modern names for your furry gal
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Unique dog names inspired by comic books

Girls can be superheroes, too. Try one of these names inspired by our favorite fictional kick-ass ladies and sensational sidekicks.

  • Felicity
  • Psylocke
  • Mystique
  • Scarlet
  • Rogue
  • Harley
  • Domino
  • Storm
  • Lois
  • Mary Jane

Unique dog names inspired by celebrities' babies

Celebrities sure do like to get creative with their baby names. Borrow a little of their naming mojo with one of these adorable names for your pooch.

  • Arlo
  • Grier
  • Blue Ivy
  • Jett
  • Halycon
  • Finley
  • Mavi
  • Scout
  • Tallulah
  • ZuZu

Unique dog names inspired by Urban Dictionary

Need something truly unique and maybe a little irreverent? Urban Dictionary's got your back!

  • Struggle Bus
  • Bubaclat
  • Ratchet
  • Muffin Top
  • Googlical
  • Shizzle
  • Menusha
  • Snugglef***
  • Double Rainbow
  • Twerk

Unique dog names inspired by wine

If your favorite way to spend an evening alone is to curl up with a good book and a glass of vino, you'll find your perfect pet name on this list.

  • Carmenere
  • Orvieto
  • Pinot
  • Asti
  • Syrah
  • Grenache
  • Cherverny
  • Malvasia
  • Franciacorta (Frankie for short)
  • Laurent

Unique dog names inspired by athletes

Athletic names aren't just for your boy pups. These names for your best gal-pal remind us that it's good to throw like a girl.

  • Lolo
  • Jelena
  • Henie
  • Jace
  • Sue Bird
  • Francisca
  • Mia
  • Burke
  • Milene
  • Danica

Unique dog names inspired by sports

There's no reason your sweet pooch has to be named after the athletes themselves. What about a name inspired by sports?

  • Puck Bunny
  • Peek-a-Boo
  • Cadence
  • Eire
  • Oche
  • Pepper
  • Pokey
  • Schatzi
  • Volley
  • Merkle

Dog names inspired by's word of the day

If Words With Friends is your favorite game app, you'll love one of these word nerd-inspired pet names.

  • Hurdy-Gurdy
  • Bosky
  • Boffin
  • Posy
  • Epitome
  • Guile
  • Mrs. Fussbudget
  • Skeigh
  • Snarky
  • Zan-zen

Dog names inspired by other animals

Sometimes it's fun to pretend our little fur-babies are actually members of a more exotic species. These names will help keep you both in the spirit.

  • Sugar Glider
  • Jackal
  • Foxy
  • Lorise
  • Tayra
  • Capybara
  • Pygmy
  • Lamb-y pie
  • Jerboa
  • Firefly

Dog names inspired by travel

Do you love to travel? So do we, which is why we love these dog names inspired by seeing the world.

  • Delphi
  • Geneva
  • Aspen
  • Kenya
  • Sydney
  • Verona
  • Zaria
  • Milan
  • Iona
  • Venezuela

Dog names inspired by exploration

Or maybe you prefer reading about other people's travels? In that case, name your sweetie after one of these adventurous gals.

  • Amelia
  • Nellie
  • Octavie
  • Lady Hay
  • Annemarie
  • Junko
  • Valentina
  • Kira
  • Gertrude
  • Renata
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