British Dog Names

Giving your dog a British name can give it an immediate sense of charm. Here are some classic British dog names to get you thinking.

British Dog Names

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All British Dog Names

  • Meaning: Head Of A Monastery
  • Meaning: Joy Of The Father
  • Meaning: Joy Of The Father
  • Ada
    Meaning: Noble, kind
  • Meaning: Man, Of The Earth
  • Meaning: Noble
  • Meaning: Noble
  • Meaning: Hunter
  • Meaning: Little fiery one
  • Meaning: Defender Of The People
  • Meaning: Refers to the famous scientist, albert einstein
  • Meaning: Author of Little Women.
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Counselor
  • Meaning: Counselor
  • Meaning: Elf Counsel
  • Ali
    Meaning: Noble, Exalted
  • Meaning: Celtic for handsome/beautiful
  • Meaning: Son Of The Noble One
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Old Town
  • Meaning: Noble Friend
  • Meaning: Woman to fly across atlantic ocean.
  • Meaning: God of war in greek mythology.
  • Meaning: Burdened
  • Meaning: Gracious, Merciful
  • Meaning: Genuine, bold or brave
  • Meaning: Hill
  • Meaning: Bear
  • Meaning: From The Ash Tree Field
  • Meaning: Quaking Tree
  • Meaning: From The Bean Field
  • Meaning: Birch tree meadow
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Son Of Consolation
  • Meaning: Short for barnacle.
  • Meaning: Noble Man
  • Meaning: Fair Headed
  • Meaning: From The Barley Town
  • Meaning: King
  • Meaning: Baker
  • Meaning: Bringer Of Joy
  • Meaning: Bringer Of Joy
  • Meaning: From The Brook/Stream
  • Meaning: Homestead by the stream
  • Meaning: Beautiful; short for Isabella.
  • Ben
    Meaning: Short Form Of Benjamin Or Benedict
  • Meaning: Son Of My Right Hand
  • Meaning: Little Blessed One
  • Meaning: Son Of Benedict/Benjamin
  • Meaning: Brings Victory
  • Meaning: Bold As A Bear
  • Meaning: Bright ing intelligent.
  • Meaning: Bright
  • Meaning: God Is My Oath
  • Meaning: From The Beaver Stream
  • Meaning: Little Bird
  • Meaning: Flower, Bloom
  • Meaning: Descendant Of Bradach
  • Meaning: From The Broom Hill
  • Meaning: From The Bright Town
  • Meaning: Poisonous Climbing Vine
  • Meaning: From Britain
  • Meaning: Badger
  • Bud
    Meaning: Beer staple
  • Meaning: Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
  • Meaning: Bank and train robber.
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  • Meaning: From The Wild Water
  • Meaning: Tri-color or calico
  • Meaning: Dove
  • Meaning: Bald
  • Meaning: Young, Virginal
  • Meaning: Beautiful Field
  • Meaning: Manly
  • Meaning: From The City Of Luguvalium
  • Meaning: Free Person Or Song
  • Meaning: Treasurer
  • Meaning: She who entangles men
  • Meaning: English ???“ chief
  • Meaning: Heaven
  • Meaning: Candle Maker
  • Meaning: Free man
  • Meaning: Free
  • Meaning: A Fortress, Camp
  • Meaning: A word short for a chipset, or a splinter. Also the diminutive form of Charles.
  • Meaning: A movie about an astronomer becomes obsessed with searching for life beyond earth.
  • Meaning: Clay Worker
  • Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Clement
  • Meaning: Citrus fruit
  • Meaning: From the ford by the cliff
  • Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Clinton
  • Meaning: Meadow Flower
  • Meaning: Supplanter
  • Meaning: Victory Of The People
  • Meaning: Cole's Town
  • Meaning: Descendent Of Hound, Desire
  • Meaning: Cook, Chef
  • Meaning: Small files that hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website.
  • Meaning: Barrel maker
  • Meaning: Raven
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Of Unknown Meaning
  • Meaning: Settlement By The Cross
  • Meaning: the galley or pantry of a small ship
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  • Meaning: From the valley
  • Meaning: Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
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  • Meaning: Valley
  • Meaning: From The Valley Town
  • Meaning: Liberty
  • Meaning: an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River
  • Meaning: Dear Friend
  • Meaning: Accomplishing
  • Meaning: Delicate, Weakened
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  • Meaning: From The Tribe Of Dumnonii
  • Meaning: Right-handed, skilled
  • Meaning: The goddess of hunting in roman mythology
  • Meaning: God Has Judged
  • Meaning: Son Of Richard
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  • Meaning: Gift
  • Meaning: Sea
  • Meaning: Gift Of God
  • Dot
    Meaning: A single pixel on a matrix display.
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Douglas
  • Meaning: Dragon
  • Meaning: the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
  • Meaning: From the people's meadow
  • Meaning: Leader, commander, governor of a province
  • Meaning: Dark Skinned Warrior
  • Meaning: Pledge, Nobleman
  • Ed
    Meaning: From Shaun of the Dead.
  • Meaning: Rich Spear
  • Meaning: Extremely intelligent scientist, thomas edison
  • Meaning: Rich Protector
  • Meaning: Prosperous Ruler
  • Meaning: Wealthy Guardian
  • Meaning: Rich/Prosperous Friend
  • Meaning: The Old Servant
  • Meaning: Young Girl
  • Meaning: Short Form Of Names Beginning With El
  • Meaning: The Lord Is My God
  • Meaning: Famous in war
  • Meaning: A combination of style and vigor. The high drive Elon Musk is the creator of Paypal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX among a large variety of projects and business ventures.
  • Meaning: The King
  • Meaning: Noble
  • Meaning: The old town or settlement
  • Meaning: Son Of Emery
  • Meaning: Industrious, strong
  • Meaning: Ireland
  • Meaning: Earnest
  • Meaning: Form Of Ervin
  • Meaning: Brave; strong as a wild boar
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: From the fern-covered clearing
  • Meaning: Lucky, fortunate
  • Meaning: Fern
  • Meaning: Loyal
  • Meaning: Love Bright
  • Meaning: Fair Warrior
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Fisherman
  • Meaning: Arrow Maker/Folk Army
  • Meaning: Flint Rock
  • Meaning: Flower; the goddess of flowers in Roman mythology
  • Meaning: River Crossing
  • Meaning: Dweller near the woods
  • Meaning: Free, liberal, generous
  • Meaning: Politician.
  • Meaning: Peaceful Ruler
  • Meaning: Fair
  • Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Gabrielle
  • Meaning: Person Of Earth
  • Meaning: Pure, Noble And Selfless
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  • Meaning: (Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table
  • Meaning: Precious Stone
  • Meaning: a general officer of the highest rank
  • Meaning: Farmer, worker of the Earth
  • Meaning: Rules With Spear
  • Meaning: Bright Pledge
  • Meaning: Golden
  • Meaning: Chocolate brand
  • Meaning: From Gordon, Scotland
  • Meaning: Gracious, lovely
  • Meaning: Farmer
  • Meaning: Large, Great
  • Meaning: Son Of The Grey-haired Man
  • Meaning: A lion-eagle in iranian mythology.
  • Meaning: From The Grove
  • Meaning: White Ghost, Phantom
  • Gus
    Meaning: Worthy of respect; diminutive of Augustus.
  • Meaning: Blessed Ring
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  • Meaning: From Hamela's Settlement
  • Meaning: short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches
  • Meaning: Flower
  • Meaning: Commander
  • Meaning: Harp Player
  • Meaning: Home ruler
  • Meaning: Male Deer Or Stag
  • Meaning: Battle warrior
  • Meaning: Safe Place
  • Meaning: From The Hay Clearing
  • Meaning: The Hazel Tree
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Ruler Of The Home
  • Meaning: Home ruler
  • Meaning: Army Man
  • Meaning: Slow down.
  • Meaning: From The Hollow In The Valley
  • Meaning: Plant With Red Berries
  • Meaning: Sherlock Holmes, detective.
  • Meaning: Inspired by homer simpson.
  • Meaning: 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
  • Meaning: Heart Brave
  • Meaning: Bright In Mind And Spirit
  • Meaning: One who hunts
  • Meaning:
  • Ida
    Meaning: Hardworking
  • Ike
    Meaning: Laughter
  • Meaning: Fiery
  • Meaning: Colorful, Rainbow
  • Meaning: From Irving, Scotland
  • Ivy
    Meaning: Climbing Vine Plant
  • Meaning: God Is Gracious
  • Meaning: Son of Jack
  • Meaning: Supplanter
  • Meaning: The first name of agatha christie's miss marple character
  • Meaning: Spear Brave
  • Meaning: Spear Man
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Treasurer
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  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Son Of Jeffrey
  • Meaning: Fair Phantom
  • Meaning: Spear ruler
  • Meaning: Short Form Of Jesse Or Jessica
  • Meaning: youthful or downy-bearded
  • Meaning: Pure
  • Meaning: Intelligent
  • Meaning: Valley Of The River Kent
  • Meaning: Water Baby, Magical
  • Meaning: Handsome, born of fire
  • Meaning: Created Name
  • Meaning: Descendant Of The Handsome Man
  • Meaning: Dusky, little dark-haired one
  • Meaning: Ruler
  • Meaning: From the King's town
  • Meaning: From Cyne's Field
  • Meaning: Warriors in mythology
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: a woman of refinement
  • Meaning: Land
  • Meaning: Servant
  • Meaning: From The Long Hill
  • Meaning: From The Lane
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: From The Tall Man's Town
  • Meaning: A playful excursion, frolic or adventure.
  • Meaning: Young Girl, Maiden
  • Meaning: Meadowland
  • Meaning: Dear One
  • Leo
    Meaning: The nemean lion in Greek mythology
  • Meaning: Garden of holly
  • Meaning: From Leicester, England
  • Meaning: Famed Warrior
  • Meaning: Lily Flower
  • Meaning: Lake settlement, lake colony
  • Meaning: Sorrows
  • Meaning: From The Great River
  • Meaning: a titled peer of the realm
  • Meaning: From homer's the oddysey
  • Lou
    Meaning: Famed Warrior
  • Meaning: Famous Warrior
  • Meaning: The name of so many french kings
  • Meaning: Light
  • Meaning: Bringer of Light
  • Meaning: Famous Warrior
  • Meaning: From The River Of The Wolf
  • Meaning: Son Of Madoc
  • Mae
    Meaning: Goddess of song
  • Meaning: Pearl
  • Meaning: Follower Of St. Columba
  • Meaning: a city in northwestern England (30 miles to the east of Liverpool); heart of the most densely populated area of England
  • Meaning: Man of peace
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Pearl
  • Meaning: Warlike
  • Meaning: German for bitter
  • Meaning: Little Warlike One
  • Meaning: Horse Keeper
  • Meaning: Great Lord
  • Meaning: Song Thrush
  • Max
    Meaning: Greatest
  • Meaning: Greatest
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  • Meaning: Gentle Lord
  • Meaning: Merchant
  • Meaning: An enchanter and wise man in celtic mythology.
  • Mia
    Meaning: Of The Sea Or Bitter
  • Meaning: Who Is Like God?
  • Meaning: Who Is Like The Lord?
  • Meaning: Gentle strength
  • Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Mildred Or Millicent
  • Meaning: Soldier, or merciful
  • Meaning: From The Mill Town
  • Meaning: Of The Sea Or Bitter
  • Meaning: Of The Sea Or Bitter
  • Meaning: Bee
  • Meaning: Of The Sea Or Bitter
  • Meaning: Mountain belonging to the ruler
  • Meaning: Descendant of a sea warrior
  • Meaning: Grace
  • Meaning: Dweller By The Ash Tee
  • Meaning: Champion Or Passionate
  • Meaning: Light
  • Meaning: Murderer and robber.
  • Meaning: New Town
  • Meaning: The New Man, Stranger
  • Meaning: Fig newton
  • Nic
    Meaning:
  • Meaning: Rest, Peace
  • Meaning: Light
  • Meaning: Man From The North
  • Meaning: From The Town In The North
  • Meaning: From The North Woods
  • Meaning: New; a star that suddenly releases a huge burst of energy, temporarily becoming extraordinarily bright.
  • Meaning: From The Woad Hill
  • Meaning: From The Oak Valley
  • Meaning: Olive Or From The Olive Tree
  • Meaning: Descendant Of The Ancestor
  • Meaning: A detective from the show law and order svu
  • Meaning: Elf Army
  • Meaning: Precious Gem
  • Meaning: A name commonly associated with a grumpy old man
  • Meaning: God Bear
  • Meaning: Deer Lover
  • Meaning: Wealth
  • Meaning: From The Riverbank Town
  • Meaning: From The Oak Valley
  • Meaning: Divine spear
  • Meaning: Assistant, Page
  • Meaning: Holy Land Pilgrim
  • Meaning: Park Keeper
  • Meaning: Son Of Patrick
  • Meaning: From Pacc's Town
  • Meaning: Smooth, Round Bead Formed By A Mollusk
  • Meaning: The wife of the hero odysseus in greek mythology
  • Meaning: A computer book.
  • Meaning: Perry mason, detective extraordinaire
  • Meaning: part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored
  • Meaning: Petulant
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Rock
  • Meaning: Lover Of Horses
  • Meaning: Latin american for a bitter lady
  • Meaning: Fictional literary character Mary Poppins, a nanny.
  • Meaning: From The Flower
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Pot Maker
  • Meaning: From The Priest's Cottage
  • Meaning: From The Priest's Field
  • Meaning: From The Priest's Town
  • Meaning: The Primrose Flower
  • Meaning: Royal Son
  • Meaning: A daughter of a monarch.
  • Meaning: a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
  • Meaning: Fun and sassy.
  • Meaning: something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises
  • Meaning: Person From Quincy, France
  • Meaning: Wise
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  • Rae
    Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Rachel Or Raymond
  • Meaning: Wolf Counsel
  • Meaning: Island Of Garlic
  • Meaning: Shield Wolf
  • Meaning: Shield Wolf
  • Meaning: Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
  • Meaning: Dark-colored.
  • Meaning: Wise protector.
  • Meaning: Abundant Blessings From Above
  • Meaning: High power energy drink.
  • Meaning: Born again or reborn in french
  • Meaning: From The Ridge Town
  • Ren
    Meaning: Lotus / love
  • Meaning: Brave Ruler
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  • Meaning: Small stream
  • Meaning: Apple
  • Meaning:
  • Rob
    Meaning: Bright Fame
  • Meaning: Bright Fame
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: From the island in the swift river
  • Ron
    Meaning: Counsel Rule
  • Meaning: Red King
  • Meaning: Strength
  • Meaning: Herb
  • Meaning: Rose Flower
  • Meaning: Dawn
  • Meaning: Dawn
  • Roy
    Meaning: Red
  • Meaning: An open-source general-purpose programming language.
  • Meaning: Friendship
  • Meaning: Cool.
  • Meaning: Princess
  • Meaning: Herb Or Prophet
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Defender of mankind
  • Meaning: Princess
  • Meaning: Wood Cutter
  • Meaning: Red
  • Meaning: Supplanter
  • Meaning: Venerable
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: God's Helmet
  • Meaning: a river in Ontario that flows northeast into Hudson Bay
  • Meaning: The shelby cobra; initially manufactured in 1962 using the a/c ace shell.
  • Meaning: From The Sloping Field
  • Meaning: Shepherd
  • Meaning: Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Watson
  • Meaning: Cloth Cutter
  • Meaning: From The Shire Wood
  • Meaning: Bright Meadow
  • Meaning: From The Isle Of Skye
  • Meaning: From the valley
  • Meaning: Wisdom
  • Meaning: Butler, Steward
  • Meaning: a job in an organization
  • Meaning: Knight's Aide
  • Meaning: From The Stony Field
  • Meaning: Star
  • Meaning: Starling, Little Star
  • Meaning: Steward Of The Estate Or Castle
  • Meaning: Summer
  • Meaning: Contraction Of St. Denys
  • Meaning: Forest
  • Meaning: Valley Bold
  • Meaning: Leather Worker
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Cheerful
  • Meaning: Gift of god
  • Meaning: Town Of Sanctuary
  • Meaning: Praise
  • Meaning: British Prime Minister.
  • Meaning: Divine Gift
  • Meaning: Son Of Thomas
  • Meaning: God of lightning and thunder in norse mythology.
  • Meaning: Thor's Stone
  • Meaning: Battle Strength
  • Tim
    Meaning: Short Form Of Timothy
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: God Is Good
  • Meaning: God Is Good
  • Meaning: caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
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  • Meaning: From The Crossing Or Tollgate
  • Meaning: Thirty
  • Meaning: From The Big Village
  • Meaning: The Third
  • Meaning: Noble; patrician.
  • Meaning: Spear Strength
  • Meaning: Softener Of Cloth
  • Meaning: A River
  • Meaning: Firebrand Or Son Of Denis
  • Meaning: Famous Wolf
  • Meaning: High Village
  • Meaning: From The Marsh
  • Meaning: Faith, truth
  • Meaning: Violet
  • Meaning: Purple/blue Flower
  • Meaning: Virginal, Pure
  • Meaning: Traveller By The Ford
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: a wagon maker
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  • Meaning: From The Valley Of The Britons
  • Meaning: Ruler
  • Meaning: A common old man grumpy name
  • Meaning: Army Ruler
  • Meaning: Guardian
  • Meaning: Guard
  • Meaning: From The Town Of Wassa's Peopl
  • Meaning: Sherlock holmes smart sidekick.
  • Meaning: Weaver
  • Meaning: Weaver
  • Meaning: From The West Field
  • Meaning: From The West
  • Meaning: Wheel Maker
  • Meaning: United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
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  • Meaning: Determined peacemaker
  • Meaning: With Gilded Helmet
  • Meaning: From The Willow Grove
  • Meaning: Son Of William
  • Meaning: a city in southern England; administrative center of Hampshire
  • Meaning: the British royal family since 1917
  • Meaning: Peace Friend
  • Meaning: Whales - blessed reconciliation
  • Meaning: From Wina's Town
  • Meaning: From The Lane In The Woods
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  • Meaning: Small Bird
  • Meaning: After Wright Brothers.
  • Meaning: Son Of Guy
  • Meaning: From Land By The Willow Tree
  • Meaning: Yew
  • Meaning: Princess

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