Unique Dog Names: January

Unique Dog Names: January

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

  • Sappara. The Assyrian sickle-sword that evolved from battle axes (in Egyptian, known as a "Khopesh").
  • Kafei. A supporting character in the video game "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask".
  • Princess Lolly. The lollipop-themed character from the board game "Candy Land".
  • Lyra. A small constellation often represented on star maps as a vulture or an eagle carrying a lyre.
  • Flossie. Flossie Wong-Staal is a molecular biologist who, along with her colleagues, was the first to clone HIV-1 and map out its genes, which made it possible to test for the virus.

 

Male

  • Wendell. A crater on Mar's moon Phobos that was named after the American Astronomer Oliver Wendell.
  • Teebo. An ewok in the "Star Wars" franchise, who was initially a scout, then became apprentice of the shaman Logray and eventually a respected warrior in the Bright Tree Village on the Forest Moon of Endor.
  • Thresher. Thresher sharks are of the the family Alopiidae and are found in all temperate and tropical oceans of the world. They are characterized as having an abnormally large thresher-like heterocercal tail.
  • Bigby. A habitational surname from a place in Lincolnshire named Bigby.
  • Gambit. A device, action, or opening remark, typically one entailing a degree of risk, that is calculated to gain an advantage.

 

Either/ Or

  • Lux. The SI unit of illuminance, equal to one lumen per square meter.
  • Meeko. The name of Pocahontas' raccoon friend in the Disney movie "Pocahontas".
  • Nubbin. The term for a landform described as a small and gentle hill consisting a bedrock core dotted with rounded residual blocks.
  • Ankou. A personification of death in Breton mythology that appears as a skeleton with a lantern and scythe.
  • Caimito (de Guayabal). The name of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo's pet spider monkey.