Dog Names Starting With R

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Dog Names Starting With R

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All Dog Names Starting With R

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

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