Dog Names Starting With R

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Dog Names Starting With R

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All Dog Names Starting With R

  • Several astromech droids in Star Wars.
  • Gift of God.
  • Scottish nickname for Robert.
  • Burrowing mammal with long ears.
  • Hebrew for beautiful
  • ewe
  • celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
  • measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
  • "Bright, protective shield."
  • Red cliff dweller.
  • Cheerful
  • From The Red Field
  • Deadly gas.
  • Rae
    Diminutive Form Of Rachel Or Raymond
  • Divine protector goddess.
  • God Has Healed
  • Friend
  • Advice
  • God of thunder, lightning and storms in Japanese mythology.
  • wise protector
  • Abundant Blessings From Above
  • mighty army
  • an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain
  • a drop of rain
  • (of weather) wet by periods of rain
  • dried grape
  • king
  • a prince or king in India
  • Lotus flower
  • Radiant queen
  • Powerful, strong, brave.
  • the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
  • Wolf Counsel
  • From Ralph's Town
  • Ram
    Pleasing, supreme
  • Wife / Goddess Lakshmi
  • A sylvester stallone character.
  • Supreme Judge, Famous Advice
  • Prophet
  • Counsel Protection
  • Counsel Protection
  • Island Of Garlic
  • God's protector/protector of God
  • Brave ruler/leader.
  • Shield Wolf
  • Protector of the land.
  • Shield Wolf
  • Shield rim
  • Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
  • Raven Wolf
  • annual, biennial or perennial herbs: buttercup; crowfoot
  • Brave leader/warrior king.
  • a state of elated bliss
  • Ewe
  • Mischievous person or animal.
  • a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  • Lover of justice.
  • Happiness
  • Mouse town/city/place.
  • Wise wolf
  • Dark-colored.
  • Wise protector.
  • Abundant Blessings From Above
  • High power energy drink.
  • Little King
  • Death personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe
  • Snare
  • To Bind
  • Rebellious.
  • A break.
  • Head of a parish
  • Red
    Red Haired
  • Energy drink powerful enough that it got Anna Nicole Smith off of her lounge chair for 20 minutes at a time.
  • Wise protector
  • Ree
    Short For Names Ending In REE Or RIE
  • Born again or reborn in french
  • Diminutive Form Of Reginald Or Regina
  • Queen
  • Advice, Rule
  • Red Headed
  • Queen
  • electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit
  • Cure
  • oarsman
  • From The Ridge Town
  • swift
  • Twin brother of Romulus
  • Oarsman Or Remedy
  • Ren
    Lotus / love
  • Crazy chihuahua dude.
  • Brave, strong leader.
  • reborn
  • reborn
  • Born again or reborn in French
  • Reborn, renewed, fresh.
  • a city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains; known for gambling casinos and easy divorce and remarriage
  • Gift of God.
  • Sandwich
  • "One who reviews"
  • Rex
  • Rey
  • strong counselor
  • Advice, Rule
  • Priestess who was the mother of romulus and remus
  • From rhinoceros, a massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout
  • A flat shape with four straight sides.
  • From The Rough Island
  • Passion, Enthusiasm
  • Ria
    Diminutive Form Of Maria
  • Cute nickname for Riba
  • Brave Ruler
  • Brave Ruler
  • The Protector King
  • Brave Ruler
  • Home-ruler
  • Of French origin meaning Skipping stone on water. Ricochet means bouncing from object to object or place to place.
  • Knight, Mounted Warrior
  • High hill settlement.
  • Strong ridge dweller.
  • Reed Clearing
  • English town name.
  • the brightest star in Orion
  • true fragrance
  • Brave power
  • child of truth
  • land
  • person of land
  • Small stream
  • Comic punchline sound.
  • Rin
  • Loyal German Shepherd Dog.
  • Jasmine
  • wide ruler
  • Giant
  • any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae
  • Apple
  • Rio
    village cherry blossom
  • Queenly
  • Violent or wild disorder, confusion. A bright display of color.
  • Rip
    To move with great speed or violence.
  • Sigourney weaver's character.
  • A tool used to tear or break something; Australian slang for a “good time”.
  • Disturbance in the sea.
  • Pearl
  • knight
  • Brave Ruler/Luxury
  • Stream of water that flows to the sea
  • River Bank, Coast
  • Traveler or wanderer.
  • Rob
    Bright Fame
  • Bright Fame
  • Bright Fame
  • Bright fame
  • Fictional English outlaw.
  • Rest
  • Rocky hillside/cliff.
  • Little Rock
  • Unmoving like a rock.
  • A raccoon in marvel comics.
  • Television sleuth from the Rockford Files
  • move back and forth or sideways
  • From The Rook Well
  • Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
  • fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century
  • Renown island
  • an enclosure for cattle that have been rounded up
  • French sculptor noted for his renderings of the human form (1840-1917)
  • From the island in the swift river
  • Famous wolf
  • Red-Haired
  • Fame Spear
  • Famous Spear
  • Family Of Roger
  • One who is mischievous; a scamp or vagabond
  • Red
  • Soul
  • Little rose petal.
  • A play on rocket and rock it.
  • sixth son
  • Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)
  • To frolic or behave in a free, jovial way.
  • Rolling with joy.
  • Famous Wolf
  • Renowned land
  • Chocolate caramel candy.
  • From Rome
  • From Rome, Italy
  • Romantic comedy film.
  • Italian capital city
  • From Rome, Italy
  • obstinate, rebellious
  • Mythological founder of Rome and twin brother to Remus
  • Rosemary Or Person From Rome
  • Ron
    Counsel Rule
  • Mighty strength
  • Advice Ruler
  • Little seal
  • harmonize
  • Roo
    Short for kangaroo
  • Dark hair; a chess piece.
  • an awkward and inexperienced youth
  • "Famous warrior leader."
  • From The Rose Field
  • adult male chicken
  • Soda flavored beverage.
  • Red King
  • Nobility
  • An anti-hero in DC Comic's Watchmen.
  • Red King
  • Character from the book thief
  • beautiful rose
  • Beautiful Rose
  • Latin for 'pretty rose
  • Beautiful Rose
  • rose of dawn
  • Little Rose
  • Horse Protection
  • rose and 'grace or 'graceful rose
  • Rosary
  • From The Deer Forest
  • Strength
  • A grumpy sitcom character
  • (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl
  • rose
  • Sea dew
  • Herb
  • little rose
  • Rose Flower
  • Little Rose
  • President Laura Roslin, Battlestar Galactica.
  • Headland
  • Red-Colored
  • Named after Mixed Martial Arts fighter Ronda Rousey.
  • To gain total victory over your opponent.
  • an adult member of the Boy Scouts movement
  • famous in the land
  • Muppet dog character.
  • Dawn
  • Dawn.
  • Dawn
  • Roy
  • "King's town" or "royal town"
  • Red-haired one/person.
  • the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  • Of Rubik's cube fame.
  • An open-source general-purpose programming language.
  • Famous Wolf
  • Famous Wolf
  • Rue
    Herb Or Diminutive Form Of Ruth
  • Joy
  • Tough, lawless, and brutal.
  • a noisy fight
  • Red-haired
  • Red-haired one.
  • Red
  • Renowned-spear
  • famous spear
  • One who rules, such as a King or Queen
  • Rhythmic Dance
  • the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
  • Sacred lore
  • (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
  • disparaging terms for small people
  • Bright Fame
  • To move with great speed, often in a hurried manner.
  • Russian origin/heritage.
  • Red
  • Red
  • Always slow-moving.
  • Friendship
  • Compassionate friend.
  • Ruy
    "Brave, wise leader"
  • Knight, Mounted Warrior
  • Descendant Of Roghallach
  • Ryo
    refreshing, cool
  • good first son
  • refreshing child
  • great refreshment
  • dragon

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How popular are Dog Names Starting With R?

Dog Names Starting With R currently rank in 74th place out of all categories.

As of May 2024, dog names starting with r 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 Dog Names Starting With R?

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

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

Ritter 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 Rex.

How does interest compare across the United States for Dog Names Starting With R?

The map below compares each state by the number of people browsing Dog Names Starting With R.

The states that love dog names starting with r the most are South Dakota, Vermont and Washington.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in New Hampshire, Nebraska and Arizona.

Which countries have the most love for Dog Names Starting With R?

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

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE dog names starting with r are Guinea-Bissau, Cambodia and St Vincent and Grenadines.

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

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