Unique Dog Names: October

Unique Dog Names: October

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.



  • Parsnip. A root vegetable closely related to carrots and parsley.
  • Kutjera. A species of edible "bush tomato" native to Australia.
  • Pooka. Fairies or spirits of Irish legend that live by ancient stones.
  • Hokey. The name of the house-elf in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series who works for Hepzibah Smith.
  • Noma. A critically endangered breed of small horse, originating from the Japanese island of Shikoku.



  • Razzmatazz ("Razz" or "Tazz" for short). A word similar to "razzle dazzle". Also a red/pink Crayola crayon color.
  • Blitz. The German word for "lightning".
  • Zarci. A type of marble ("Rosa Zarci" in full) characterized by a subtle pink tone and small white or brown streaks.
  • Humperdinck. The prince of Florin who is betrothed to Buttercup in the William Goldman's novel and movie "The Princess Bride".
  • Gobi. The large, generally cold desert in Asia.


Either/ Or

  • Indigo. The only tertiary color included in the rainbow acronym "ROYGBIV" thanks to Isaac Newton.
  • Roti. A round Indian flatbread made from stoneground wholemeal flour.
  • Kozo. The Japanese word for "paper mulberry", a tree whose fibers are used to make traditional Washi, a type of paper.
  • Reggie. The female member of Team Rocket in the late 90's/ early 2000's TV show "Rocket Power".
  • Tokay. A type of wine from the Tokaj region in Hungary or the adjoining region in Slovakia.