13 Unique And Unusual Female Dog Names With Meaning

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Your brand new puppy needs a name. You want her to have something unique but there’s so many options!

Don’t worry, I’ve been in your shoes.

If your beautiful dog needs a name that’s just as cute and special as she is, then you’ve come to the right place!

I’m going to give you 13 of the most unique and unusual female dog names that are sure to be a topic of conversation at the vet.

By Allison Salonko.

Allison is a Veterinary Technician in the state of Indiana. She graduated from International Business College and Vet Tech Institute of Indianapolis with a degree in Animal Science and Technology in 2011.

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#1 Echo

This name is mysteries and edgy, giving your unique and interesting dog something to make people turn their heads.

Does your dog bark a lot?

Or does she like to mimic another older pet that she looks up to?

Then Echo could be the name of your next pet!

#2 Mimosa

Who doesn’t enjoy a refreshing bit of orange juice with a pick me up?

Well, if you’re not shy about your favorite drink then you should consider giving your lovely lady dog the name Mimosa.

This name would be especially cute if your dog is orange, red or golden to match the color of the drink.

#3 Nova

The name Nova will work for any dog, but especially one that holds a special place in your heart.

She is rare and beautiful like a nova in space, a bright new star in the galaxy.

If you are going for an extraterrestrial or space theme for your pet’s names, this would certainly be a good one!

#4 Billie

Are you a fan of music? Do you really enjoy artists that are talented trend-setters?

Then consider naming your new female dog Billie.

You can respect both Billie Holiday and Billie Eilish with this unique and adorable name for a lovely lady pup.

#5 River

If you’re a nature lover and one who loves the water, then the name River for your young female dog would be perfect.

It pays homage to a beautiful place while also giving your dog an unusual, yet classically pretty name.

#6 Cricket

Have a dog that is full of energy and bounce?

Then the name Cricket will be perfect for them!

Named after a jumpy bug, Cricket will fit any dog that can’t seem to keep still, or as my mom used to say, “has ants in her pants.”

#7 Phoenix

A powerful, unique and beautiful name is Phoenix. Named for the great bird that can rise from its own ashes to live a new and fulfilling life.

If you have a dog that is a rescue or just seems to be full of fire and spirit, then the name Phoenix would fit them perfectly.

#8 Popcorn

Popcorn is a name that will make almost anyone raise their eyebrows. Not because it’s silly, but because of how dang cute it is!

Your little dog will suit the name perfectly, especially if they spend a lot of time jumping and burning energy.

#9 Indigo

Indigo is a beautiful shade of blue or purple and would be an excellent title for a dog that is a blue merle or a dark gray.

Someone who is a painter or avid color enthusiast would probably find this name to be adorable.

Not to mention you can call them Indy for short!

#10 Zadi

Zadi is a beautiful name from Muslim culture that means to be one who possesses wisdom.

A dog that seems to always be one step ahead of everyone else would be a great candidate for the name Zadi.

#11 Suki

Fans of the HBO show True Blood will find this name enticing as it is the same name as the main character Suki Stackhouse.

Suki was beautiful, sassy and wasn’t afraid to tell people how it is, including blood thirsty vampires.

#12 Winnie

Not a name you hear very often is Winnie. This name is about as cute as it is classic, and most fans of the old but still popular character and cartoon, Winnie the Pooh, will jump right on the bandwagon.

#13 Diamond

If your dog’s personality shines brightly and her spirit is impossible to break, then the name Diamond would be perfect for her.

She is a pup that is as precious as the stone that she was named after.

Photo by Marieke.