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60 Creative Moon Inspired Dog Names For Your Cute Pooch


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Looking for a unique name for your new furry friend?

Check out this list of 60 creative moon inspired dog names! From Luna to Apollo, there’s something for everyone on this list.

So whether you’re looking for a dog name that celebrates the lunar cycle or one that simply sounds cool and celestial, we’ve got you covered.

Male Moon Inspired Dog Names

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Names Meanings
Jace An American name meaning moon
Badar
An Arabic name meaning ‘full moon’
Eclipse
After the phenomenon caused by the alignment of the sun, moon, and earth
Regolith
The name of the loose surface layer of the moon
Smythii
One of the moon’s impact basins
Houston
The location where mission control was set
Chand
An Indian name meaning ‘moon’
Apollo
After the United States’ missions to the moon
Hermit
From Hermite, the name of a large crater on the moon
Wolf
After the ‘wolf moon’ of January
Cassani
After Giovanni Domenico Cassani, a scientist who studied the movement of the moon
Jericho
The name of an ancient city derived from the Hebrew word meaning ‘moon’
Mayank
A Hindi name that means ‘moon’
Buzz
After Buzz Aldrin, one of the first two men to go to the moon
Neil
After Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon
Tide
The term used to describe the moon’s gravitational pull on Earth’s waters
Hubble
After the space telescope that takes photos of the moon and other heavenly bodies
Chan
A Sanskrit word that means ‘moon’
Orbit
The word that describes how the moon travels around the Earth
Shen
After Shen Kuo, a Chinese scientist who studied the moon
Hunter
After October’s ‘hunter’s moon’
Kona
The location of the conference where scientists met in 98 to discuss the moon’s birth
Knowth
A location in Ireland where the oldest depiction of the moon is from
Hang
A Vietnamese name that means ‘moon’
Galileo
After the Italian astronomer
Gibbous
A term used to describe one of the moon’s phases
Sputnik
After Russia’s missions to space
Magma
The rock that the moon is made out of, formed by cooled lava
Buck
After the ‘buck moon’ of July
Indu
An Indian name meaning ‘moon’

Female Moon Inspired Dog Names

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Names Meanings
Aylin
A Turkish word meaning ‘moon halo’
Hala
Arabic for ‘moon halo’
Strawberry
After the ‘strawberry moon’ of June
Maria
The name of the plains on the moon
Cindy
After Cynthia, a derivative of the Roman moon goddess
Malti
An Indian name meaning ‘moonlight’
Selene
After the Greek moon goddess
Neoma
Greek for ‘new moon’
Blue
From the term blue moon, used to describe a phenomenon where the moon appears blue
Luna
A name adapted from the moon goddess of Rome
Deva
After the Hindu goddess of the moon
Moon
After Earth’s natural satellite
Mona
The ancient Germanic word for moon
Nokomis
A Native American name meaning ‘daughter of the moon’
Quila
After the Incan moon goddess
Nanna
After the Sumerian moon goddess
Theia
The hypothesized planet that was the source of the moon
Mahsa
A Persian name meaning ‘moonlike’
Ayla
A Turkish name meaning ‘moonlight’
Lucine
An Armenian name that means moon
Lunette
A French name that means ‘little moon’
Mahina
A Hawaiian name meaning ‘moon’
Laika
After the first female dog in space
Monday
Meaning “Moon Day”
Snow
After February’s ‘snow moon’
Ming
Chinese, meaning ‘bright moon’
Crescent
One of the moon’s lunar phase shapes
Diana
The name of the Roman moon goddess
Pink
After the ‘pink moon’ of April
Clementine
The name of a space craft that took pictures of the moon

We hope this list of 60 creative names for your new dog has given you some ideas. If you’re still stumped, don’t worry – we have plenty of other naming resources to help get you started.

And if astronomy is more your thing, be sure to check out our list of awesome astronomy dog names. Thanks for reading and happy naming!

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