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The Best One-Syllable Dog Names: Over 200 Choices to Choose From

Looking for a one-syllable dog name? You’ve come to the right place!

We’ve compiled a list of over 200 one-syllable dog names that are perfect for your new pup.

Whether you’re looking for something cool and trendy, or something classic and timeless, we’ve got you covered with how to name your dog.

So what are you waiting for? Check out our list and find the perfect one-syllable dog name for your furry friend!

one-syllable dog names

Male One Syllable Dog Names

Male One Syllable Dog Names
Craig “Rocky hill”
Jeb
“Beloved friend”
Ben “Son”
Scott “Wanderer”
Lad “Attendant”
Nike “Victory”
Lotte “Free man”
Juan
“God is gracious”
Max “Great”
Chris “Christ-bearer”
Greg “Fierce”
Quince “Fruit”
Jay “Swift”
Boy
A young male human
Dale “Valley”
Park “Gourd”
Khan “Leader”
Ed “Protector”
Knox “From the hills”
Paul “Small”
Trace “Brave”
Leif
“Beloved descendant”
Hugh “Intelligent”
Trent “Flooder”
Burt “Bright”
Wayne
“Wagon maker”
Kent “Edge”
Mitch “Gift from God”
Reece “Fiery”
Kid “Young goat”
Frank “Honest”
Dax “Leader”
Mike “God-like”
Rye
“Island meadow”
Rhett “Stream”
George “Farmer”
Keane
“Tall and handsome”
Branch
Perfect for a stick-loving pooch
Keb “Earth”
Al “Noble”
Reed “Red-haired”
Ram A male sheep
Caine
Irish name for “battle”
Bo “Strong, fast”
Miles “Soldier”
Crew
“Fort near a slope”
Vin “Victorious”
Wade To cross water
Nate “Gift of God”
Ruff “Red-haired”
Dwayne “Swarthy”
Bruce “Woods”
Mark “Warlike”
Cort “Brave”
Jim
“May God protect”
Bill
“Resolute protector”
Zayne
“God is gracious”
Finn “Fair”
Walk “Army general”
Keefe “Cherished”
Lyle “Islander”
Val “Power”
Chief
A leader or ruler
Jake “Raised up”
Trist “Full of sorrow”
Shep
Short for shepherd
Smith “Tradesman”
Coe
“Hollow in the hill”
Jed
“Friend of God”
Buck “Male deer”
Ford
“Shallow place of the river”
Cal “Devotion”
Mole
“An unknown spy”
Chad “Battle”
Brock “Badger”
Twain “Cut in two”

Female One Syllable Dog Names

Female One Syllable Dog Names
Britt “Strong”
Joan “Gift of God”
Gwen “Blessed”
Mia “Mine”
Jill “Young”
Liz
“God’s promise”
Sue “Lily”
Sarge
“A man of the military”
Nell “Brightness”
Maude “Strong in war”
Cher “Beloved”
Bree “Strong-one”
Flo “Flourishing”
Bay Sea inlet
Brooke “Small stream”
Cat “Pure”
Eve “Life”
June “Young”
Kate “Pure”
Lu “Warrior”
Quinn “Wise”
Meg “Child of light”
Eshe
Swahili for “life”
Clove “Flower”
Jazz
Style of American music
Peg “Pearl”
Dew
Condensation droplets
Niamh “Bright”
Midge “Small”
Dee
“Swarthy person”
Ruth “Companion”
Lux “Light”
Kim
“Clearing the royal fortress”
Yule
“Over the horizon”
Kay “Rejoice”
May “Light”
Saul “Asked for”
Jules Youthful
Ming
Chinese for “shining bright”
Rozz “Fair rose”
Joy “Happiness”
Bao
Chinese for “creative”
Fern
Named after the plant
Shea “Majestic”
Dame “Lady”
Jade
“Stone of the colic”
Mae
“Goddess of springtime”
Lara “Cheerful”
Plum Tasty tree fruit
Ceil “Blind”
Blaire “Meadow”
Nyx “Night”
Jean
God is “gracious”
Sam “God hears”
Dawn “Sunrise”
Jane “Gracious”
Bette
“God is my oath”
Gayle
“Joy of the father”
Mai “Brightness”
Ume
Japanese name for “plum-blossom”
Claire “Bright”
Dove “Peace”
Doe “Female deer”
Noor
Arabic for “bright”
Ann “Gracious”
Belle “Beautiful”
Bjork “Birch Tree”
Nan “Gracious”
Bess
“Pledged to God”
Madge “Pearl”
Cass “Wealthy”
Bea “Blessed”
Liv “Olive tree”
Hope
A positive expectation
Beth “Lively”

Get more ideas from our list of one-syllable female dog names.

Unisex One Syllable Dog Names

Unisex One Syllable Dog Names
  • Pax/Paz (means peace in Latin/Spanish)
  • Sal
  • Scout
  • Squirrel
  • Zip
  • Joon/Jun (Chinese “king,” or “talented, handsome,” depending on pronunciation)
  • Gray/Grey
  • Kip
  • Moon
  • Skip
  • Speed
  • Imp
  • Ham
  • Beau/Bo
  • Skunk
  • Moose
  • Scrap
  • Goose
  • Bean
  • Fox
  • Fuzz
  • Nix
  • Cub
  • Kook
  • Kit
  • Mouse
  • Snap
  • Linx/Lynx
  • Lux
  • Fish
  • Stack
  • Roo
  • Reese/Rhys (means “enthusiasm” in Welsh)
  • Speck
  • Juice
  • Loup (derived from the Latin word for “wolf”)
  • Flick
  • Quinn
  • Smalls
  • Jazz
  • Lex
  • Sweets

Unique One Syllable Dogs Names

Unique One Syllable Dogs Names
Jinx
a name for a girl that means ‘magic’.
Taz
after the cartoon character The Tasmanian Devil from ‘Looney Tunes’.
Blaise
of French origin, meaning ‘stutter’.
Ice
apt for dogs with white fur.
Sage
of English origin, meaning ‘wise’.
Frost
a cool and rather serious name for your dog.
Xue
of Chinese origin, meaning ‘snow’.
Nash
of English origin, meaning ‘by the ash tree’.
Nix
of Greek origin, a name for a girl that means ‘night’.

Funny One Syllable Dog Names

Funny One Syllable Dog Names
Boop
if you love to boop the snoot.
Oaf
if your new companion is big and oaf-like.
Wee
a name for a cute tiny pup.
Boo
a name for a dog who is your boo and the one you love most.
Bark
wouldn’t it be fun to name a barking dog Bark?
Snoop
after Snoopy the dog, or if your pup likes to snoop around a bit too much.
Fish
it’s ironic but we love it!
Moo
sweet but hilarious.

So there you have it – over 200 one-syllable dog names to choose from! We also have a list of two-syllable dog names if this is what you prefer most for your new puppy.

Hopefully, this list will help you find the perfect name for your new furry friend.

If not, be sure to check out our other naming resources like our dog name generator.

And don’t forget to tell us what you ended up naming your pup in the comments below!

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