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100+ of The Best Girl Dog Names in 2022

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Are you having trouble deciding on a name for your new female dog? Don't worry; we're here to help!

We have done already done all the research for you and have come up with a huge list of potential girl dog names!

We've broken down the girl dog names by themes that include most popular, unique, cute, pop culture, food, and more! We also have the perfect dog id tags to go with any name.

Get ready to get inspired!
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Adopted a male puppy? Here are our top boy dog names.

Need a unique dog tag to go with your pup’s unique name? Check out these super cute Pet ID Tags! 

Most Popular Female Dog Names 2022 

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What Should I Name My Girl Puppy?

Before you decide on a name, spend a little time getting to know your new puppy. You want to come up with a name that delights you, but also fits their personality.

If you want to go for something tried and true, pick from our most popular female dog names list. If, however, you don't want to constantly hear "that's my dog's name too," avoid the popular names and choose from our unique female dog names list.

Here are some other factors to keep in mind as you weigh your options.

Getting Your Dog's Attention

The best names to get your dog's attention have hard consonants and use only one to two syllables. Longer names, with three to four syllables, are harder for dogs to distinguish and are less likely to attract their attention. Take this into consideration and it will help you once you start training your dog!

Confused Commands

Avoid names that sound similar to standard basic commands. Do not name your dog anything that sounds remotely like “sit,” “heel,” “come,” or “no.” Otherwise, your dog is likely to get confused and will not understand if you're calling her name or issuing a command. Once again, this could make it very challenging to train your pup.

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Most Popular Girl Dog Names

The following are the most popular pet names for girl dogs. You may find a name you love in this list or come across a few names that inspire your creative process:

  • Daisy
  • Lucy
  • Bella
  • Penny
  • Ginger
  • Roxy
  • Riley
  • Lilly
  • Princess
  • Sally
  • Paisley
  • Winnie
  • Mia
  • Josie
  • Misty
  • Bailey
  • Holly
  • Ada
  • Baby
  • Buffy
  • Pippa
  • Barley
  • Ella
  • Nova
  • Onyx
  • Tess
  • Trixie
  • Luna
  • Bibi
  • Goldie
  • Jojo
  • Sienna
  • Jessie
  • Darla
  • Sydney
  • Astra
  • Colby
  • Nina
  • Skye
  • Dottie
  • Tia
  • Shelby

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Unique Girl Dog Names 

Is your pup her own unique snowflake? Consider these interesting and uncommon options for your female pooch:

  • Koda
  • Shandy
  • Mimosa
  • Zadi
  • Pia
  • Scout
  • Nala
  • Echo
  • Delilah
  • Marilu
  • Zelda
  • Storm
  • Sugar
  • Cora
  • Diamond
  • Kira
  • Sakara
  • Izzy
  • Gerty
  • Milky
  • Indigo
  • Tahoe
  • Purdy
  • Olga
  • Odessa
  • Kazoo
  • Zip
  • Ruby

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Fun Pop Culture Dog Names

Be it a favorite TV show, favorite movie, a comic book property, or a beloved  popular personality, there are countless options out there that could fit your pup:

  • Clarice
  • Ripley
  • Elvira
  • Toto
  • Xena
  • Farrah
  • Hermione
  • Beyonce
  • Dolly
  • Billie
  • Gamora
  • Wanda
  • Rousey
  • Harley
  • Juno
  • Lassie
  • Lucy
  • Katniss
  • Furiosa
  • Leia
  • Rey
  • Scarlett
  • Trinity
  • Lara
  • Thelma
  • Louise

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Cute Girl Dog Names

Is your pup the cutest? How about giving your dog one of these names: 

  • Mitzi
  • Gigi
  • Anna
  • Bambi
  • Bonnie
  • Rose
  • Cricket
  • Piper
  • Daisy
  • River
  • Sandy
  • Lady
  • London
  • Kiki
  • Dixie

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Girl Dog Names Based on Foods

Sometimes the best name for your pooch can be a favorite food. Take a bite out of one of these options:

Strong Female Dog Names

If your pooch is the toughest pup on the block, then one of these strong girl dog names might be their perfect match:

  • Artemis
  • Freya
  • Valkyrie
  • Cleopatra
  • Fiona
  • Medusa
  • Venus
  • Ember
  • Zara
  • Sloane
  • Persephone
  • Frida
  • Myka
  • Phoenix
  • Andromeda

We hope you found a unique pet name that perfectly suits your pup. Hopefully, these names helped you brainstorm if that's not the case. Look to the things in life you love for inspiration. Keep spending time with your puppy and see if they inspire you. You'll come up with a great name before you know it!

If you're looking for a tag as adorable as your new best friend, check out our collection of cute and unique dog id tags!

Recommended: 150 Funny Dog Names Perfect For Your Pup

Looking for more puppy tips, tricks, and inspiration? Check out our other articles on the Two Tails Blog!



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  • Arieal on

    what should i name her ahhhhhhhh rose kiki daisy or dixie

  • chloe on

    this is making me like ahhh what should i name her

  • Harry Lovins on

    My puppy is named Sheba


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