Unique Dog Names: May

Unique Dog Names: May

Are you looking for a name for your new dog that’s a little different? A name that, when you call it at the dog park, won’t have 3 different pooches running up to you? Here is some inspiration if you just can’t quite come up with something unique on your own.

 

Female

  • Meara. A fictional breed of wild horses known for their intelligence, speed and strength in “The Lord of the Rings” series.
  • Leevy. Katniss Everdeen’s neighbor in “The Hunger Games” series.
  • Arabella. One of two spiders that were sent into space in 1973 as part of an experiment to see how weightlessness would affect the their web building.
  • Ikooko. The Yoruba word for “wolf”.
  • Cheeka. A pug who appeared in the “You & I” advertising campaign of Hutchison Essar’s cellular service in India.

 

Male

  • Konjac. The common name of the Asian plant Amorphophallus konjac that has an edible corm, or bulbo-tuber.
  • Timbal. A Brazilian membranophone instrument derived from the caxambu drum, usually played with both hands.
  • Elroy. A French name meaning “the king”.
  • Gomek. A huge saltwater crocodile from Papua New Guinea that was 17.8 feet long and weighed 1896 pounds!
  • Mr. Mac. One of the penguins at the New Zealand Zoo that was voted Good Penguin of the Month in 2018 for “[calling] out to his blind girlfriend so she can find her burrow easily”.

 

Either/ Or

  • Derby. An annual horse race, founded in 1780 by the 12th Earl of Derby.
  • Rinzu. A Japanese silk satin damask which was the preferred fabric for kimonos during the Edo period.
  • Pinto. A color pattern defined by patches of white and another color. Also called “piebald”.
  • Treble. Tones whose frequency or range is at the higher end of human hearing. In music, this corresponds to “high notes”.
  • Buyo. The name of Kagome’s cat in the manga/ anime series “InuYasha”.