500+ Unique Dog Names Part 2

This is part 2 of our post on unique dog names; in this part, we will discuss dog names from the alphabet n to z. So, let’s dive in.

unique dog names part 2

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Nico: Derived from the Greek name Nikos, meaning “victory of the people.”

Nala: Meaning “gift” in Swahili.

Nova: Latin for “new” or “star.”

Noodle: A type of long, thin pasta.

Nellie: Diminutive of Eleanor or Helen, meaning “bright, shining one.”

Nash: English surname meaning “at the ash tree.”

Nutmeg: A spice made from the seed of the nutmeg tree.

Nala: Meaning “gift” in Swahili.

Nero: Latin name meaning “black.”

Nia: Welsh name meaning “brightness” or “radiance.”

Nugget: A small, solid lump, especially of gold.

Navi: Short form of navigator, meaning “one who navigates.”

Noodle: A type of long, thin pasta.

Nike: Greek goddess of victory.

Neptune: Roman god of the sea.

Nigel: Derived from the Latin Nigellus, meaning “black.”

Naya: Derived from the Arabic name meaning “new.”

Nyx: In Greek mythology, Nyx is the primordial goddess of the night.

Nemo: Latin for “nobody,” famously used in the film “Finding Nemo.”

Nelly: Diminutive of Eleanor or Helen, meaning “bright, shining one.”


Oliver: Derived from the Old French name Olivier, meaning “olive tree.”

Oscar: Derived from the Old English name Osgar, meaning “god spear.”

Oreo: A type of sandwich cookie.

Otis: Derived from the Old English name Ode, meaning “wealth” or “fortune.”

Olive: From the name of the olive tree, a symbol of peace and prosperity.

Odin: Chief god in Norse mythology, associated with wisdom, war, and poetry.

Opal: A precious gemstone, often with iridescent hues.

Onyx: A type of black gemstone.

Ozzy: Diminutive of Oswald or Osborn, meaning “divine power” or “God’s bear.”

Ollie: Diminutive of Oliver, meaning “olive tree.”

Orion: In Greek mythology, a hunter pursuing the constellation Taurus.

Ophelia: Greek name meaning “help” or “serpentine.”

Oakley: English surname meaning “oak clearing.”

Odie: Short form of Odysseus, meaning “wrathful.”

Oberon: King of the fairies in medieval literature.

Ocean: The vast body of saltwater that covers most of the Earth’s surface.

Octavia: Feminine form of Octavius, meaning “eighth.”

Orchid: A type of flowering plant known for its beauty and variety.

Odyssey: A long and eventful journey, often marked by adventures and challenges.

Orca: A large predatory whale, also known as the killer whale.


Piper: Occupational surname for a player of the flute.

Penny: Diminutive of Penelope, meaning “weaver.”

Peanut: A small edible seed with a thin shell.

Pepper: A pungent spice made from dried and ground peppercorns.

Pablo: Spanish form of Paul, meaning “small” or “humble.”

Pearl: A smooth, rounded gem formed within the shells of certain mollusks.

Paisley: Patterned design originating from Persia.

Parker: Occupational surname for a park keeper.

Pippin: Diminutive of Philip, meaning “lover of horses.”

Poppy: A flowering plant known for its brightly colored petals.

Patches: Pieces of cloth sewn together to mend or decorate fabric.

Prince: A title of royalty, often the son of a king or queen.

Pippa: Diminutive of Philippa, meaning “lover of horses.”

Percy: Derived from the surname Percival, meaning “pierces the valley.”

Panda: A large bear-like mammal native to China.

Pansy: A type of colorful flowering plant.

Pedro: Spanish and Portuguese form of Peter, meaning “rock” or “stone.”

Pancake: A thin, flat cake made from batter and cooked on a hot surface.


Quincy: Derived from the Old French name “Quinci,” meaning “estate of the fifth son.”

Queenie: Diminutive of Queen, meaning “female ruler.”

Quattro: Italian for “four.”

Quest: A long or arduous search for something.

Quill: A pen made from a bird’s feather.

Quince: A fruit-bearing deciduous shrub.

Quinoa: A species of goosefoot, cultivated as a grain crop.

Quasar: An extremely luminous active galactic nucleus.

Quack: The characteristic sound made by a duck.

Quantum: The smallest amount of a physical quantity.

Quaker: A member of the Religious Society of Friends.

Quetzal: A colorful bird found in Central America.

Quincey: Variant of Quincy, meaning “estate of the fifth son.”

Quick: Moving fast or doing something in a short time.

Quillie: Diminutive of Quill, meaning “a small pen made from a bird’s feather.”

Quip: A witty remark or comment.

Quenby: Derived from the Old Norse name Kvinbiǫrg, meaning “woman’s castle” or “woman’s estate.”

Quartz: A hard mineral consisting of silicon dioxide.


Ruby: A precious red gemstone.

Rex: Latin for “king.”

Riley: Irish surname meaning “valiant.”

Rosie: Diminutive of Rose.

Rocky: English word name referring to rocks or stones.

Rufus: Latin for “red-haired.”

Roxy: Diminutive of Roxanne, meaning “dawn.”

Rusty: Referring to the reddish-brown color of iron oxide.

Remi: Short form of Remington.

Remy: Derived from the Latin name Remigius.

Roscoe: Derived from an English surname.

Rocco: Italian form of Roch.

River: A natural flowing watercourse.

Ranger: One who ranges.

Rascal: A mischievous or playful person or animal.

Raven: A large black bird known for its intelligence.

Reggie: Diminutive of Reginald or Regina.

Rolo: Short form of Roland or Rosalind.

Rocket: A cylindrical projectile propelled by a rocket engine.

Rambo: Derived from the surname of the protagonist in the “Rambo” film series.


Samson: Derived from the Hebrew name Shimshon, meaning “sun” or “man of the sun.”

Sophie: Derived from the Greek name Sophia.

Shadow: A dark area or shape.

Stella: Latin for “star.”

Scout: One who gathers information.

Sadie: Diminutive of Sarah, meaning “princess” in Hebrew.

Simba: Means “lion” in Swahili, popularized by the character in “The Lion King.”

Socks: A type of garment worn on the feet.

Sasha: Diminutive of Alexander or Alexandra, meaning “defender of the people.”

Sparky: Full of energy or vitality.

Sammy: Diminutive of Samuel or Samantha, meaning “heard of God” or “listener.”

Sunny: Full of sunshine or brightness.

Snoopy: Famous fictional beagle from the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles Schulz.

Scrappy: Full of fighting spirit.

Smokey: Covered or filled with smoke.

Shelby: Derived from the Old Norse name Skjǫldr, meaning “shield” or “protector.”

Sable: A species of marten.

Sirius: The brightest star in the night sky, often called the “Dog Star.”

Sugar: A sweet-tasting crystalline substance.

Sabrina: Derived from the Celtic name Habren.


Toby: Diminutive of Tobias, meaning “God is good” in Hebrew.

Tucker: Occupational surname for a cloth fuller or cleaner.

Teddy: Diminutive of Edward or Theodore.

Trixie: Diminutive of Beatrix.

Tyson: Derived from the Old French name Tison.

Tasha: Short form of Natasha.

Tigger: Fictional character from A.A.

Tilly: Diminutive of Matilda, meaning “strength in battle.”

Tank: A large container.

Tessa: Short form of Theresa.

Theo: Short form of Theodore.

Titan: In Greek mythology, the Titans were a race of powerful deities.

Tulip: A bulbous spring-flowering plant.

Tito: Short form of the Spanish name Alberto, meaning “noble” or “bright.”

Twix: Brand name for a candy bar.

Trudy: Diminutive of Gertrude.

Turbo: Pertaining to something that moves or progresses with great speed.

Taffy: A type of chewy candy.

Tessie: Diminutive of Theresa.

T-Bone: A type of steak cut from the short loin.


Ulysses: Latinized form of the Greek name Odysseus.

Uma: Hindu goddess of wisdom and the arts.

Uno: Italian for “one.”

Ursula: Latin diminutive of the word “Ursa,” meaning “she-bear.”

Usher: Occupational surname for an official.

Uzi: Short form of the Hebrew name Azariah.

Uri: Short form of Uriel.

Uggie: Diminutive of Ugo or Ugolino, meaning “mind” or “spirit.”

Unity: State of being united.

Umbra: Latin for “shadow.”

Utopia: An imagined place.

Umi: Japanese for “sea.”

Ulrich: Germanic name meaning “prosperous ruler.”

Ula: Scottish Gaelic form of the name Eulalia, meaning “well-spoken.”

Ugo: Italian form of Hugo, meaning “mind” or “spirit.”

Uly: Diminutive of Ulysses or Ulric, meaning “wolf ruler” or “youthful.”

Uffie: Diminutive of Ophelia, meaning “help” or “serpentine.”


Violet: A color name.

Victor: Latin name meaning “winner,”

Venus: In Roman mythology, the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility.

Vera: Derived from the Russian word “vera,” meaning “faith.”

Vinny: Diminutive of Vincent.

Vixen: A female fox.

Vinnie: Variant of Vinny.

Velvet: A soft, luxurious fabric.

Vlad: Short form of Vladimir.

Valentina: Feminine form of Valentine.

Vance: Derived from the Old English word “fenn,” meaning “marsh” or “bog.”

Vega: The brightest star in the constellation Lyra.

Vito: Derived from the Latin word “vita,” meaning “life.”

Vesper: Latin for “evening.”

Vin: Short form of Vincent or Vincenzo, meaning “conqueror” or “victorious.”

Vivian: Derived from the Latin name Vivianus, meaning “alive.”


Winston: Derived from the Old English name Winestan, meaning “joy stone.”

Willow: A type of tree known for its slender branches and leaves.

Winnie: Short form of Winifred.

Watson: Derived from the Old English name Watt.

Waffles: A type of batter-based cake.

Wendy: A name coined by J.M. Barrie.

Wally: Diminutive of Walter.

Widget: A small gadget.

Wilma: Feminine form of William.

Wiley: Variant of Wylie.

Wrigley: Derived from the Old English word “wrigian.”

Wookie: Fictional species from the “Star Wars.”

Wednesday: The fourth day of the week.

Whisper: Speaking very softly or quietly.

Whiskers: The long, projecting hairs.

Wanda: “wanderer” or “shepherdess.”


Xander: Short form of Alexander, meaning “defender of the people.”

Xena: Feminine form of Xenon, meaning “foreign.”

Xylo: Short form of Xylon, meaning “wood” in Greek.

Xavi: Short form of Xavier.

Xara: Variant of Zara.

Xyla: Variant of Xylo.

Xanto: Derived from the Greek word “xanthos,” meaning “yellow” or “fair hair.”

Xenon: A chemical element.

Xyler: Variant of Tyler.

Xochi: Derived from Nahuatl xochitl, meaning “flower.”

Xochitl: Nahuatl name meaning “flower.”

Xing: Chinese surname meaning “star.”

Xolani: Zulu name meaning “peace.”

Xylophone: A musical instrument.


Yoshi: Japanese name meaning “good luck” or “happiness.”

Yogi: A person who practices yoga, or a character from “Yogi Bear.”

Yara: Possibly derived from Arabic yara, meaning “small butterfly.”

Yoda: Fictional character from the “Star Wars.”

Yankee: A colloquial term for an American.

Yasmine: Variant of Jasmine.

Yuki: Japanese name meaning “happiness” or “snow.”

Yuri: Russian form of George, meaning “farmer.”

York: Derived from the Old English name Eoforwic, meaning “boar settlement.”

Yuma: Native American name meaning “son of the chief.”

Yarrow: A flowering plant in the Asteraceae family.

Yancy: Derived from the English surname, meaning “Englishman.”

Yazoo: Possibly derived from the Choctaw word “yashu,” meaning “to blow.”


Zeus: The king of the gods in Greek mythology.

Zara: Of Arabic origin, meaning “princess” or “flower.”

Zorro: Spanish for “fox.”

Zuzu: Diminutive of Susan, meaning “lily” in Hebrew.

Zoey: Variant of Zoe, meaning “life” in Greek.

Zephyr: A gentle, mild breeze.

Zander: Short form of Alexander, meaning “defender of the people.”

Zuri: Swahili name meaning “beautiful.”

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