Mythical Dog Names

Connect your dog to one of the world's greatest historical stories by choosing one of these incredible mythological dog names.

Mythical Dog Names

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All Mythical Dog Names

  • Achilles is a famous Greek hero, making the name popular for strong, brave dogs.
  • Adonis originates from Greek mythology, symbolizing beauty and desire, often used for attractive, strong dogs.
  • Ajax is a famous Greek hero from mythology, known for his strength and courage.
  • Aloades originates from Greek mythology, referring to giants who tried to storm Olympus.
  • Ambrosia refers to the divine food of Greek gods, making it a mythical reference.
  • Popularized by a legendary canine character in a well-known novel.
  • Andromeda originates from Greek mythology, often associated with celestial bodies and constellations.
  • He's the ancient Egyptian god depicted with a canine head, often associated with mummification and the afterlife.
  • She's a Greek goddess, making the name mythical and unique for a dog.
  • Apollo is named after a powerful Greek god, symbolizing strength and courage.
  • Derived from Apollo, Greek god of sun and light, suggesting a divine, mythical origin.
  • The name originates from a zodiac sign, not typically associated with dogs.
  • Arcadia refers to a utopian paradise in Greek mythology, often associated with pastoral innocence.
  • Argo was the faithful dog of Odysseus in Greek mythology.
  • Argos was Odysseus' faithful hound in Greek mythology.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, representing the Ram, often used for pets symbolizing strength and courage.
  • Artemis is a Greek goddess known for hunting, often accompanied by dogs.
  • Asgard is the celestial fortress in Norse mythology, home to the gods.
  • She's a Greek goddess known for wisdom and courage, traits often admired in dogs.
  • The name originates from Greek mythology, representing wisdom and civilization.
  • Derived from ancient Egyptian mythology, associated with a goddess often depicted as a lioness.
  • Atlas is a Titan from Greek mythology known for holding up the sky.
  • The name originates from Roman mythology, representing the goddess of dawn.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, symbolizing femininity and softness, often associated with magical and mystical elements.
  • Baccus is named after the Roman god of wine, making it mythical.
  • The name originates from myths and legends, not commonly used in reality.
  • Belona is named after the Roman goddess of war, making it mythical.
  • The name originates from an Old English epic hero, symbolizing strength and bravery, traits often associated with dogs.
  • Bragi originates from Norse mythology, known as the god of poetry and eloquence.
  • She's named after the Greek muse of epic poetry, making the name mythological.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, Callisto was a nymph transformed into a bear, often associated with the constellation Ursa Major.
  • Calypso is a nymph from Greek mythology known for her beauty and singing.
  • Derived from mythology, often associated with a legendary warrior maiden in Virgil's "Aeneid".
  • Cassandra is a prophetess from Greek mythology, often associated with doom.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, she was a vain queen known for her unrivaled beauty.
  • Cepheus is a king from Greek mythology, making the name mythical.
  • This name comes from Greek mythology, where Cerberus is a three-headed dog guarding the underworld.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, symbolizing fertility and agriculture.
  • Crete is linked to Greek mythology, being the birthplace of Zeus and the Minotaur's labyrinth.
  • Cupid is a famous figure from Roman mythology, known as the god of love.
  • Derived from Roman mythology, it refers to a gathering or assembly of gods.
  • Cyclops is a creature from Greek mythology known for having one eye.
  • Dagr originates from Norse mythology, representing the personification of day.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, she was a nymph transformed into a laurel tree to escape Apollo's pursuit.
  • Daphnis is a character from Greek mythology, known as a shepherd and a pastoral poet.
  • Demeter is a Greek goddess associated with agriculture, making it a unique and mythical choice for a dog name.
  • Derived from Roman mythology, she was the goddess of the hunt, moon, and nature.
  • He's a Greek god, making the name unique and mythical for a dog.
  • Duat originates from ancient Egyptian mythology, referring to the underworld realm of the dead.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, representing a nymph who could only repeat what others said.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, Electra was a significant figure, making the name popular for dogs.
  • Eros is a Greek god of love and desire, making the name mythical.
  • Fauna refers to Roman mythology's goddess of animals, making it a mythical dog name.
  • Fenrir is a monstrous wolf from Norse mythology, often associated with destruction and chaos.
  • Derived from Latin, meaning "fierce" or "wild", often associated with legendary creatures or gods.
  • The name originates from Roman mythology, representing the goddess of flowers and spring.
  • Fortuna is named after the Roman goddess of luck, making it mythical.
  • Freya is a goddess in Norse mythology, often associated with love, beauty, and fertility.
  • Gaia originates from Greek mythology, where she represents the Earth Mother.
  • Galatea originates from Greek mythology, where she was a sea nymph loved by the sculptor Pygmalion.
  • The name originates from a wizard character in the popular fantasy series "Lord of the Rings".
  • Geb
    Geb is an ancient Egyptian god, often depicted as a dog.
  • Gemini originates from Greek mythology, representing the twins Castor and Pollux.
  • Derived from mythology, representing a creature with a lion's body and eagle's head.
  • Hades is named after the Greek god of the underworld, often associated with dogs guarding the afterlife.
  • Hathor originates from ancient Egyptian mythology, representing a goddess of love, beauty, and music.
  • In Norse mythology, Hati is a wolf who chases the moon.
  • Hecuba transforms into a dog in Greek mythology after her family's tragic downfall.
  • Heimdall is a god from Norse mythology, often associated with guardianship and vigilance.
  • Derived from Norse mythology, Hela is the goddess of death and the underworld.
  • Hephaestus is a Greek god known for blacksmithing and craftsmanship, making it unique and mythical.
  • Hera is a Greek goddess, making the name popular for mythological-themed pet names.
  • The name originates from a legendary Greek hero known for his strength and courage.
  • He's a Greek god known for speed and cunning, traits often associated with dogs.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, Hermia is the daughter of Hermes, the messenger god.
  • The name originates from Greek mythology, belonging to the daughter of Helen and Menelaus.
  • The name is associated with bravery and courage, traits often attributed to legendary or mythical figures.
  • The name originates from the legendary Greek poet, symbolizing wisdom and adventure.
  • The name originates from Islamic mythology, representing celestial beings.
  • Horus is an ancient Egyptian god often depicted as a falcon, not a dog.
  • Hrym originates from Norse mythology, being the name of a frost giant.
  • The name originates from mythology, representing a female hunter or warrior, often associated with dogs.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, symbolizing ambition and recklessness, often used for adventurous or daring dogs.
  • The color's association with mystery and spirituality lends a mythical aura to the name.
  • She's a goddess in ancient Egyptian mythology, often depicted with a canine companion.
  • Derived from Roman mythology, Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, transitions, and endings.
  • Derived from Norse mythology, Jotuns refers to a race of giants, making it a mythical name.
  • Juno is named after the Roman goddess of marriage and childbirth, making it mythical.
  • Named after the Roman king of gods, symbolizing strength and authority, often used in mythology and literature.
  • The name embodies bravery, nobility, and chivalry, traits often associated with legendary or mythical figures.
  • Leo
    The name originates from a constellation and zodiac sign, symbolizing a lion in Greek mythology.
  • Loki is a trickster god in Norse mythology, often associated with mischief and change.
  • Derived from Roman mythology, representing the goddess of the moon.
  • Lupa is a she-wolf from Roman mythology who raised Romulus and Remus.
  • The name is associated with supernatural powers and enchantment often found in folklore and mythology.
  • Derived from Latin, meaning "great" or "mighty", often associated with legendary figures and powerful creatures.
  • Mani is associated with Norse mythology, being the god of the moon.
  • Named after the Roman god of war, symbolizing strength and power, often associated with dogs.
  • Derived from mythology, symbolizing illusion in Hinduism and Buddhism, and a goddess in Roman and Greek myths.
  • Medusa is a famous creature from Greek mythology, known for her snake hair and petrifying gaze.
  • Mercury is named after a Roman god, often used in mythology, making it a mythical name for a dog.
  • The name originates from Arthurian legend, where Merlin is a powerful wizard.
  • Midas is a king from Greek mythology known for his golden touch.
  • Derived from Roman mythology, she was the goddess of wisdom and strategic warfare.
  • Moirai refers to the three Fates in Greek mythology, making it a mythical name.
  • Morpheus is a Greek god of dreams, making the name mythical and unique for a dog.
  • Derived from "The Lion King", the name is associated with a fictional, iconic character.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, the character fell in love with his own reflection, symbolizing vanity and self-obsession.
  • She was an ancient Egyptian queen, making the name exotic and mystical for a dog.
  • Neith is an ancient Egyptian goddess often depicted as a hunting dog.
  • Named after the Roman god of the sea, often associated with dogs due to his companion, a sea-dog.
  • Nidhogg is a dragon from Norse mythology, making the name mythical.
  • The name originates from the famous Egyptian river, often associated with ancient myths and legends.
  • The name is associated with folklore and legends about magical, nine-lived canines.
  • Derived from Norse mythology, Nott represents the goddess of night, hence its mythical association.
  • Nun
    Nun originates from Egyptian mythology, representing the primordial waters of chaos.
  • Nyx
    Nyx is a Greek goddess of night, making the name mythical and unique for a dog.
  • He's named after a Norse god, making the name mythical and powerful.
  • Odysseus is a famous hero from Greek mythology, making his name popular for dogs.
  • The name originates from Greek mythology, referencing the home of the gods.
  • Derived from a mythical city in the "Sunbird" novel, symbolizing strength and mystery.
  • Oracle is associated with ancient Greek mythology, symbolizing wisdom and prophecy.
  • Orion is named after a hunter in Greek mythology, often depicted with a dog.
  • Osiris is named after an ancient Egyptian god, making it mythical.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, she was the first woman created by the gods, known for her curiosity.
  • Pax
    Derived from Roman mythology, representing the goddess of peace.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, she was Odysseus' loyal wife, symbolizing faithfulness and patience.
  • She's a Greek goddess, often associated with underworld hounds, making her name fitting for a dog.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, Phoebe was a Titan associated with the moon.
  • The name originates from a legendary bird that regenerates from its ashes, symbolizing rebirth and immortality.
  • The name originates from a famous philosopher, often used in stories for wise, thoughtful canine characters.
  • Named after Roman god of underworld, also Disney's famous cartoon dog.
  • He's a Greek god of the sea, making the name mythical and powerful.
  • Derived from Japanese mythology, the name signifies a god of thunder and lightning.
  • The name is linked to the mythical Phoenix, known for its vibrant, saffron-colored plumage.
  • The name originates from Roman mythology, where Saturn was a god of agriculture and time.
  • Scarab refers to a sacred beetle in ancient Egyptian mythology, making it a mythical name.
  • Selene is a Greek goddess associated with the moon, making the name mythical.
  • The star, often associated with dogs, is named after the Greek word for "glowing" or "scorching."
  • Sobek is an ancient Egyptian god often depicted as a crocodile, making it a unique, mythical name for a dog.
  • Surt is a giant from Norse mythology known for wielding a flaming sword.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, representing the goddess of light and mother of the sun, moon, and dawn.
  • The name originates from a famous ancient Greek city, often featured in mythology.
  • Derived from Norse mythology, the name represents the god of thunder, strength and protection.
  • Derived from Greek mythology, the name belongs to Neptune's son, a merman known for his trumpet shell.
  • The name originates from an ancient city featured in Greek mythology.
  • Tyet is derived from an ancient Egyptian symbol associated with mythology and magic.
  • Ull
    Ull originates from Norse mythology, representing a god known for hunting and winter.
  • Vali is a character from Norse mythology, known as the son of Odin.
  • Valkyrie originates from Norse mythology, representing female warriors who choose who lives or dies in battle.
  • Valhalla is a legendary place in Norse mythology, making it a mythical name for dogs.
  • Derived from Roman mythology, representing the goddess of love and beauty.
  • The name is associated with royalty and grandeur, giving it a mythical, legendary aura.
  • Vidar is a god from Norse mythology, often associated with strength and silence.
  • Named after the Roman god of fire and metalworking, symbolizing strength and power.
  • The name originates from "Xena: Warrior Princess", a popular TV show based on Greek mythology.
  • Zeus is a Greek god, making the name mythical and powerful for a dog.

Mythical Dog Names meaning Ancient

Staying on the mythical theme, these names mean ancient or are in some way related to the word.

Meaning: Ancient
Meaning: Ancient
Meaning: Old, Ancient
Meaning: The capital of Ancient Egypt.
Meaning: An ancient festival in Egyptian mythology.
Meaning: Ancient roman god of love.
Meaning: Daphnis and Chloe is an ancient Greek novel.
Meaning: Religious leader in ancient celtic religion
Meaning: The queen of Ancient Egypt in Egyptian mythology
Meaning: The ancient god of fire in roman mythology.
Meaning: Daphnis and chloe, is an ancient greek novel
Meaning: Ancient symbol bringing good luck

Fantasy Dog Names

We all know dogs are out of this world, so why not give them an exotic, fantasy name? These names are inspired by mythology, astrology, fantasy movies and more.

Meaning: A flower in mythology
Meaning: Wisdom of the stars.
Meaning: One-eyed giants in greek mythology
Meaning: A dragon that resides in the roots of the World.
Meaning: Thrown out material.
Meaning: Goddess of victory in greek mythology, nile river of life in egyptian mythology
Meaning: milk-secreting organ of female mammals
Meaning: Inflammation of tissue.
Ull
Meaning: A close combat god in Norse mythology.
Meaning: Snake constellation group.
Meaning: War in Roman mythology
Meaning: The oldest assembly in Roman mythology

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How popular are Mythical Dog Names?

Mythical Dog Names currently rank in 42nd place out of all PupNames.com categories.

As of June 2024, mythical dog names are trending down with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that they are less 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 Mythical Dog Names?

These mythical dog names range from cute to badass, and from traditional to unique. Click each circle to see the name.

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

Valkyrie 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 Homer.

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

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

The states that love mythical dog names the most are South Dakota, Wyoming and Alaska.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in Kansas, Vermont and Arkansas.

Which countries have the most love for Mythical Dog Names?

Here's a world map showing the popularity in each country of mythical dog names.

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE mythical dog names are Finland, Montenegro and New Caledonia.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in Saudi Arabia, Taiwan and China.

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