If you are looking for a nature-inspired name for your dog, flower names offer plenty of options.
Now some of the options you may think of can be very common. You will probably hear names like Daisy or Rose in most dog parks.
However, if you are looking for an unusual dog name, flower names will not disappoint you.
Flower names for dogs can come from the flower’s actual name like Aster. But you can also find flower related dog names from translations or from related meanings.
An example of a beautiful flower name from another language is Briallen, which is the Welsh word for a “Primrose”.
In Greek the word Calantha means “Beautiful Flower”. Even though Calantha is not an actual flower’s name it’s still related to flowers and makes a unique dog name.
Of course flower names for dogs are only the beginning. There many great dog names that are related to nature. You can just look outside to find a large assortment of possible names. Tree names like Maple or Oak can make a fun name for a sturdy dog. You can also find names in the garden like Peach or Pepper. Don’t forget about that many wonders of the earth like Ruby or Rainbow.
The possibilities are endless. But rather than you trying to come up with all the options, we have created a list of nature inspired dog names for you. In total we have over 300 nature related dog name to choose from. We start our list with the most requested category;” Flower names for dogs”
Tips to Help You Choose a Dog Name
When choosing a name it’s important to choose it wisely. Whatever name you choose you will be saying it for 10 or more years. Here are some tips to help you choose the best name for your pup.
- Stick to one or two syllable words. Shorter words are easier for them to understand. If you really love a longer name find a nickname that you will use most of the time.
- Don’t pick a name that sounds like a command. Dogs will not be able to tell the difference between Bo and No.
- Pick a name you can easily say. You will be saying it a lot.
- Make sure you are comfortable saying it in public.
- Remember your dog may be judged based on the name you give them.
- When choosing a name think about how it related to the dog. You don’t want to name are sweet stranger loving pup, “Killer.”
Flower Names for Dogs
Flower Names for Female Dogs
- Flower Names For Girl Dogs: A to C
- Apple Blossom
- Briar Rose
- Flower Names For Girl Dogs: D to K
- Honey Blossom
- Flower Names For Girl Dogs: L to P
- Peach Blossom
- Flower Names For Girl Dogs: R to Z
- Sweet Pea
- Tiger Lily
Flower Names for Male Dogs
- Flower Names for Boy Dogs: A to H
- Billy Buttons
- Flower Names for Boy Dogs: J to Z
Neutral Flower Names for Dogs
- Unisex Flower Names:
- Rhododendron (Rhodie)
Names of Roses
There are over 150 species of roses and thousands of hybrids to choose from. Roses can be found in nearly every color and a variety of shapes. Not all rose names make good dog names but many do. Below is a list of Rose names for your dog. You can check out more Rose names here.
- Rose Names for Female Dogs: A to L
- Emily Gray
- Rose Names for Female Dogs: M to Z
- Sugar Baby
- Unisex Rose Names for Dogs
Nature Inspired Dog Names
Tree Names for Dogs
You may have noticed that there is 3 times the number of female flower names for dogs than there were male flower names for dogs. With trees the opposite is true. Tree names tend to sound more masculine but we did find a few tree related names for the girls.
Dog Names Inspired by Nature
If you still have not found the perfect name, try a nature inspired dog name. These names include things found on earth as well as in the sky.
- Nature Names for Female Dogs
- Nature Names for Male Dogs:
- Unisex Nature Names:
Name Translations That Relate to Flowers
Our last list is a short one. It includes names that when translated related to flowers.
|Altheda||F||Greek for “blossom”|
|Bellerose||F||Old French for “lovely rose”|
|Briallen||F||Welsh meaning “Primrose”|
|Bryony||F||Latin origin meaning to “sprout”|
|Calantha||F||Greek for ‘beautiful flower|
|Fleur||F||“Flower” in French|
|Giacinta||F||Italian name meaning “hyacinth”|
|Jolanda||F||Italian name meaning “Violet”|
|Kalina||F||Polish name translates to “Flower”|
|Marguerite||F||French for “Daisy”|
|Florent||M||French name meaning “flowering”|
|Ren||M||Japanese – “Water Lily”|
|Thallo’||M||Greek goddess of buds, blooms, and spring|
|Mansi||N||Plucked flower in Hopi|
We hope you have found the perfect name for your pup. If not, please check out our other posts on dog names.
For more dog name ideas check out these posts:
- Black Dog Names: 450+ Names for Black Dogs
- Unique Dog Names: Plus Tips on How to Pick One
- Scottish Dog Names: 500 Names to Choose From
- Australian Dog Names: 200 Dog Names to Choose From
- 550 British Dog Names: You Will Want to Use
- Norse Dog Names: Viking Names for Your Dog
- French Dog Names
- Big Dog Names: 300+ From the Classic to the Unique
- White Dog Names: 375+ Names for White Dogs
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