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50+ Best Malay Dog Names – Name Ideas from Malaysian Language




Malaysia is a vast country with many cultures and languages. One of the most popular dog breeds in Malaysia is the Malay dog, a mix between malamute and Alaskan malamute. As such, Malay dog names are abundant in this language! In this blog post, we will share 50+ best Malay dog names that can help you find your new pup’s name. We added the meanings too so you can learn more about the Malay language.

50+ malay dog names

Here are the best Malay dog names you should consider:

Male Dog Names in Malay

Iskander
the southernmost city in Peninsular Malaysia
Agung
a Malay word for “great.”
Kuching
A city on the Sarawak River on the island of Borneo in Malaysia
Bernam 
For the Bernam River, located between Perak and Selangor
Kuantan 
The state capital of Pahang, Malaysia
Mahathir 
For Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s fourth Prime Minister
Ashraf
Malay or Arabic term for most noble or most honorable
Ipoh 
A city in Malaysia located near the Kinta River
Pasir 
For Pasir Mas, a town and district in northwestern Kelantan in Malaysia
Bambang
a traditional Java term for “Knight”
Haiwan
pet in Malay
Kulim 
A district and town in the state of Kedah in Malaysia
Sibu 
An inland town and district in Malaysia
Seremban
A town and district in Malaysia
Keningao 
A town and district in Sabah
Rojak 
For a fruit and vegetable salad popular in Malaysia
George
named after the second-largest city in the country which is Georgetown
Kajang 
A town in southeastern Selangor, Malaysia
Johor 
A state in Malaysia located south of the Malay Peninsula
Rojak
refers to the fruit and vegetable salad that is popular in the country
Male Dog Names in Malay

Female Dog Names in Malay

Yuna
A famous Malaysian singer, songwriter and businesswoman
Perlis
For the Perlis River, located in Perlis, Malaysia
Linggi
For the Linggi River in Malaysia
Aishah
For Aishah Sinclair, an actress and television host from Malaysia
Mashuri
the Malay princess who lived on the island of Langkawi
Jaya
For Ampang Jaya, a town in Selangor, Malaysia
Sita or Siti
in Hinduism, she is the goddess of harvest
Ketereh 
A town in Kelantan in Malaysia
Sari
is a famous Sanskrit Malay term for “essence”
Sungai 
For Sungai Petani, a town in Kuala Muda District in Kedah, Malaysia
Puteri or Putri
also means princess in Malay
Dunia
meaning the world in Malay
Selayang 
A town in Selangor, Malaysia
Kasih
the Malay term for love
Melacca 
The name of a state in Malaysia
Trusmadi 
For Mount Trusmadi, located in Sabah, Malaysia
Miri 
A coastal city in northeastern Sarawak in Malaysia
Vyvyane 
For Vyvyane Loh, a Malaysian-American novelist
Gajah 
For Alor Gajah, a town and district in Melaka, Malaysia
Kinabalu 
For Mount Kinabalu, located in Sabah, Malaysia
Female Dog Names in Malay

Other Popular Malay Dog Names

  • Goreng
  • Tuwa
  • Gaja
  • Jaya
  • Panjang
  • Roti
  • Nasi
  • Kota
  • Umar
  • Perlis
Other Popular Malay Dog Names

We hope you found your new pup’s name in this list of 50+ best Malay dog names. If not, we have some other lists for you to explore too! You can find our blog post on more than 100 Hebrew dog names or read up on the meanings behind our list of 340+ Indian dog names that are so popular in India. Find out what makes these countries’ dogs so special!

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