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.
- Takeko. Nakano Takeko (1847-1868) was a famous Japanese female warrior, or Onna Bugeisha (the female equivalent of a Samurai) who fought with other women in a battle during the Boshin War despite being told not to.
- Sylvie. Sylvie Guillem is a French ballet dancer who was the top-ranking female dancer with the Paris Opera Ballet from 1984 to 1989.
- Moa. A term encompassing 9 species of now-extinct flightless birds endemic to New Zealand.
- Paisley. An ornamental pattern characterized by teardrop-shaped motifs with a curved upper end.
- Leto. In Greek mythology, the daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe, the sister of Asteria, and the mother of Apollo and Artemis.
- Keon. The Irish Wolfhound that holds the world record for longest tail on a dog. If you were wondering, it's 30.2 inches.
- Dobbert. A large ball bearing that was used in games of marbles in South Lancashire after the Second World War.
- Curtis. Curtis Ousley (1934 –1971) was an American saxophonist who performed under the stage name "King Curtis". His music style included rhythm and blues, rock and roll, soul, blues, funk and soul jazz.
- Hobbes. Calvin's stuffed tiger and best friend in the comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes" by Bill Watterson.
- Gomez. Gomez Addams was the father in the 1960's TV series "The Addams Family".
- Zarbi. An ant-like insectoid species from the "Doctor Who" universe, first appearing in the 1965 First Doctor story "The Web Planet" written by Bill Strutton.
- Girò. An Italian wine grape variety.
- Tang. The projection on the blade of a tool, such as a knife, that fits into the handle.
- Volta. Alessandro Volta (1745-1827) was a physicist, chemist, and a pioneer of electrical science who invented the first battery.
- Grumbo. A mythical creature made up of artificial candy in the TV series "Adventure Time".