Australian Dog Names

Aussies have some of the world's greatest banter, and their slang works perfectly for dog names. Go Down Under and bring some of the country's warmth and personality to your pup with these Australian dog names.

Australian Dog Names

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All Australian Dog Names

  • Ace
    Commonly used in Aussie slang to mean excellent or very good.
  • Slang term for afternoon in Australian English.
  • Common slang term for Australian people, often used affectionately.
  • Avo
    Common slang for avocado in Australian English.
  • Bae
    No connection between "Bae" and Australian culture or language exists.
  • Aussies use "barbie" as slang for barbecue, a popular activity.
  • Associated with a metal pot used for boiling water or cooking outdoors.
  • Associated with a type of Australian sheepdog in colloquial language.
  • Commonly used in Australia to refer to a man, often in a friendly manner.
  • Refers to an uncouth or unsophisticated person in Australian slang.
  • Australian slang for "excellent", often used to describe something impressive.
  • Associated with rural areas, slang for wilderness or outback in Australia.
  • Not directly linked to Australian culture or language.
  • A slang term for breakfast commonly used in Australia.
  • Slang term for umbrella in Australian English.
  • Commonly used as a stereotypical male name in Australian humor.
  • Refers to wild horses native to Australia.
  • Commonly used in Australia, means young boy or friend.
  • Common slang term for chicken in Australian English.
  • Common nickname for Christmas in Australian slang.
  • Australian slang for a close friend or mate.
  • An exclamation of surprise often used in Australian English.
  • Dag
    Used in slang as a term for someone eccentric or unfashionable.
  • Refers to Australian soldiers, especially from World War I.
  • Associated with Australian slang for a foolish or stupid person.
  • Not directly linked to Australian culture or language.
  • Refers to cheap boxed wine in Australian slang.
  • Slang term for environmentalist or Australian Labor Party supporter.
  • Slang term for a young or inexperienced surfer in Australia.
  • An Aboriginal term, signifies place of the leech and sun, in Australia.
  • Jumbuck is Australian slang for a sheep.
  • Refers to New Zealanders, often used by Australians colloquially.
  • No connection between Kolya and Australian culture or language exists.
  • Popularized by Australian singer Minogue, means boomerang in Aboriginal language.
  • Commonly used as a friendly term for friend or companion in Australia.
  • Slang term for mosquito in Australian English.
  • Oz
    Common slang term for Australia, derived from Aussie pronunciation.
  • Common slang term for an Australian person.
  • Australian slang for a postal worker or mail carrier.
  • Slang term for relatives in Australian English.
  • Common slang for "great" or "awesome" in Australian English.
  • Roo
    Short for kangaroo, a native animal and symbol of Australia.
  • Associated with a popular sandwich style in Australia.
  • Common slang term for a woman in Australian English.
  • Refers to a 24-pack of beer in Australian slang.
  • Common nickname for electricians in Australian slang.
  • Colloquial slang for Australia, reflecting the local accent.
  • Refers to a small bottle of beer in Australian slang.
  • Slang for a can of beer or small aluminum boat in Australia.
  • No connection between Yolo and Australian culture or language exists.

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How popular are Australian Dog Names?

Australian Dog Names currently rank in 79th place out of all categories.

As of April 2024, Australian Dog Names seem increasingly popular with new puppy owners. Our stats show that they are more fashionable than they were at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation for this category, which suggests its popularity could be seasonal or based on cultural events.

Which are the cutest and most unique Australian Dog Names?

These Australian Dog Names range from cute to badass, and from traditional to unique. Click each circle to see the name.

Kiwi is among the cutest of these. If you prefer tougher, edgier dog names, the one considered the most badass is Ripper.

Mozzie scored high for its uniqueness, which would help your dog to stand out. But if you prefer more common, old-fashioned names, the more traditional option here is Billy.

How does interest compare across the United States for Australian Dog Names?

The map below compares each state by the number of people browsing Australian Dog Names.

The states that love Australian Dog Names the most are Delaware, Oklahoma and North Dakota.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in Indiana, South Carolina and Washington.

Which countries have the most love for Australian Dog Names?

Here's a world map showing the popularity in each country of Australian Dog Names.

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE Australian Dog Names are Ethiopia, Costa Rica and Andorra.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in Finland, Ukraine and China.

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Christy flores (Tennessee, United States)
its ok I guess
August 13, 2023

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