150+ Unique Dog Names For Your Very Special Pup

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Your dog’s one of a kind, so you want his name to be just as unique as he is.

But it can be hard coming up with a good dog name you haven’t already heard a million times — one that’ll make your friends say, “Wow! That’s such a great name.”

That’s why The Dodo rounded up over 150 unique dog names for you to choose from. No matter your dog’s size or breed, you should find something on this list that feels like it’s just for him.

Unique boy dog names

If you feel like those typical boy dog names are a tad overdone, here are some unique options.

  • Arwen
  • Beckett
  • Bill
  • Dennis
  • Klaus
  • Preston
  • Rowan
  • Seymour
  • Stuart
  • Breck
  • Edgar
  • Finnegan
  • Midas
  • Robbie
  • Tino
  • Trevor
  • Vincent
  • Boris
  • Skylar
  • Gibson
  • Doug
  • George
  • Walter

Unique girl dog names

These names are as special as your girl pup.

  • Midge
  • Priscilla
  • Zia
  • Minerva
  • Meg
  • Brooklyn
  • Hera
  • Rita
  • Leela
  • Jewel
  • Jolene
  • Mavis
  • Dorothy
  • Gina
  • Kacey
  • Keira
  • Linda
  • Lucille
  • JoJo
  • Lulu

Unique cute dog names

Looking for something sweet and adorable for your pup? These names are all that and pretty original.

  • Skip
  • Tessie
  • Bobbi
  • Joie
  • Brinkley
  • Posey
  • Melody
  • Mitzi
  • Indi
  • Shelly
  • Trip
  • Tippy
  • Patch
  • Tuck
  • Timmy
  • Nana
  • Scooby

Unique black dog names

There are a million black dogs named Shadow — and to be fair, that’s a great name — but these less common options work just as well.

  • Ash
  • Moon
  • Rocket
  • Valkyrie
  • Rock
  • Darth Vader
  • Raven
  • Smudge
  • Midnight
  • Flint
  • Graphite
  • Cadillac
  • Onyx
  • Soot
  • Slate
  • Charcoal
  • Orion
  • Sparky
  • Vamp

Unique white dog names

There are so many names for white dogs that you might not have thought of but are so fitting.

  • Aspen
  • Socks
  • Blanche
  • Cotton
  • Marshmallow
  • Opal
  • Pearl
  • Yeti
  • Cloud
  • Powder
  • Snowflake
  • Alaska
  • Ivory
  • Milky
  • Charmin
  • Dove
  • Bones
  • Jon Snow

Unique small dog names

Here are some unique small dog names for your little guy.

  • Cricket
  • Tinker
  • Bullet
  • Piglet
  • Dot
  • Acorn
  • Blink
  • Neutron
  • Doodle
  • Teddy
  • Petal
  • Beatrice
  • Blossom
  • Boots
  • Leaf
  • Pip
  • Pebble
  • Turtle
  • Wink
  • Rookie

Unique big dog names

These unique big dog names are great for pups who are larger than life.

  • Crash
  • Blaze
  • Timber
  • Balto
  • Hagrid
  • Governor
  • Yukon
  • Clifford
  • Bertha
  • Chopper
  • Crush
  • Dino
  • Kane
  • Kodiak

Unique food names for dogs

To satisfy your inner foodie, here are some unique food-inspired dog names.

  • Chai
  • Buckwheat
  • Arugula
  • Cantaloupe
  • Chive
  • Radicchio
  • Rhubarb
  • Watercress
  • Salmonberry
  • Wintergreen
  • Blintz
  • Pastry
  • Scone
  • Cheerio
  • Bean
  • Snacks
  • Cauliflower
  • Coconut
  • Mushroom
  • Boba
  • Gumball
  • Rolo
  • Gravy
  • Mayo
  • Toast
  • Brie
  • Cream Puff
  • Anise

Don’t want to pick just any name for your dog? Well now you have a massive list of unique options to choose from.

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