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60+ Michigan Dog Names For Your Cute Male And Female Puppies


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As a dog owner, you know that picking a name for your furry friend is not easy.

With so many names to choose from, how do you know you’re picking the right one?

If you’re looking for some help, consider these Michigan-themed dog names. These options are sure to please. So why wait? Pick your favorite and give your pup a perfect name today!

Female Michigan Dog Names

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Names Notes
Piper
For the dog who worked at the airport in Michigan
Beaver
For Beaver Island, Lake Michigan’s largest island
Raisin
River Raisin is a National Battlefield Park located in southeast Michigan
Hortense
A civil rights leader, Hortense Canady was the first African American elected to the Lansing Board of Education
Rosa
Civil rights activist Rosa Parks lived in the state
Betsy
For Betsy Lake, located in Luce county in Michigan
Madison
For Madison Heights, a suburb of Detroit
Superior
The largest of the Great Lakes of North America
Crystal
For Crystal Lake, located near Lake Michigan, about 25 miles southwest of Traverse City
Livonia
A city in the Northwest part of Wayne county in Michigan
Diana
Singer Diana Ross is from Detroit
Serena
Serena Williams born in Saginaw, Michigan
Belle
For Belle Isle Park in Detroit, a 982-acre island park on the Detroit River
Betty
For Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Ford, who was first lady from 1874-1877
Apple
The state flower is the Apple Blossom
Ann
For Ann Arbor, a Michigan city that is home to the University of Michigan
Olympia
Women’s suffrage leader Olympia Brown was born in Michigan
Clair
Lake St. Clair is a freshwater lake that is located between Michigan and Ontario, Canada
Novi
A city in the southern part of Michigan
Alexa
Alexa Canady, the first African American woman to become a neurosurgeon
Robin
The Michigan state bird is the American Robin
Coney
For the Coney Dog, a popular food in Michigan
Star
For the Detroit Stars, of the National Roller Hockey League
Cora
Cora Mae Brown was Michigan’s first female African American Senator and first African American woman president of the Senate
Francis
Francis Ford Coppola, director and screenwriter, was born in Detroit
Madonna
The pop star was born and raised in the state of Michigan
Gilda
Saturday Night Live comedian and actress was born in Detroit
Auburn
For Auburn Hills, a Michigan city that is home to Chrysler’s world headquarters
Tata
Tata Consultancy Services is one of the largest employers in Michigan
Isle
Isle Royale National Park is located in northwest Lake Superior

Male Michigan Dog Names

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Names Notes
Huron Lake Huron, one of the five Great Lakes of North America
Burt
Burt Lake State Park is a 406-acre state park on the south corner of Burt Lake
Lansing
The capital city of Michigan
Faygo
A brand of soda pop mainly available in Michigan, started by the Feigenson brothers, immigrants from Russia, in the 1900’s
Cass
For Cass Lake, a 1280-acre lake that is located in the northern metro Detroit region
Caesar
Little Caesars was founded in Garden City, Michigan
Vernors
Developed in 1866 by James Vernor, it was America’s first ginger ale
Jerry
Movie producer Jerry Bruckheimer is from Detroit
Dan
For Detroit Tigers radio play by play announcer Dan Dickerson
Justin
For star pitcher Justin Verlander, player for the Detroit Tigers
Wayne
Wayne State University is a public research university in Detroit
Tiger
For the Detroit Tigers, a major league baseball team
Motown
A nickname for Detroit
Kalamazoo
A city in the southwest part of Michigan
Hudson
For Hudsonville, Michigan, a city in southeast Michigan
Isaiah
For Isaiah Thomas of the Detroit Pistons; Thomas played all 13 seasons in the NBA with the team and was elected to 12 All-Star teams
Vlasic
These pickles were first made in Detroit and the company is headquartered there
Germack
Germack Pistachio Company is considered the oldest roaster of pistachios in the United States; based in Detroit, the company was founded in 1924
Higgins
For Higgins Lake, a 9900-acre lake known for deep, clear waters
Pontiac
A car made by General Motors in the 1960’s until 2010
Piston
For the Detroit Pistons, an NBA team
Flint
A Michigan city located 66 miles northwest of Detroit
Glen
For Glen Arbor, a small township in Michigan on Glen Lake
Ford
The Ford Motor Company is headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan
Lion
For the Detroit Lions, an NFL team
Sparky
For Sparky Anderson, a popular manager for the Detroit Tigers
Erie
For Lake Erie, the fourth largest of North America’s five Great Lakes
Detroit
The most populated city in Michigan
Chauncey
For Chauncey Billups of the Detroit Pistons, helping the team win the finals in 2004
Stevie
Singer Stevie Wonder is from Saginaw in Michigan
Saginaw
Saginaw is a city located in central Michigan

Hope these name ideas could help you find the perfect name for your puppy.

If you want something unique that pays homage to the state’s heritage, consider one of the many Native American dog names that would be perfect for your pup.

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