100+ Biblical Dog Names: Ideas for Devoted & Pure Dogs

The bible is full of classic and timeless names for all types of dogs, each connected with its own significant meaning or story. We know the experience of choosing a name for your new pup can be an incredibly personal journey, so we’re here to help. Whether you choose the name to remind you of your faith, or you want a name that sparks intrigue from all that hear it, this is the list for you. 

We have chosen our top biblical names for female and male dogs, including a few out of the box and fun choices referencing the biblical glossary. There is also a list of names with meanings. Have faith, scroll down, and get your search on the road. You’ll never know what you may find.

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Female Biblical Dog Names

  • Candace 
  • Abigail 
  • Ariel
  • Elisha
  • Bethany 
  • Sapphira 
  • Olive
  • Eden
  • Sarah 
  • Deborah
  • Hannah 
  • Diana 
  • Chloe
  • Gabrielle 
  • Jewel
  • Johanna 
  • Mary 
  • Judith 
  • Eunice 
  • Magdalen
  • Shiloh
  • Rebecca 
  • Hope 
  • Anna
  • Phoebe 
  • Naomi
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Male Biblical Dog Names 

  • James 
  • Benjamin 
  • Abel
  • Lucas 
  • Moses
  • Ezra
  • Abraham 
  • Goliath 
  • Thomas
  • Jesus
  • Jacob 
  • Noah
  • Aaron 
  • Elias
  • Gideon 
  • Jethro
  • Mark
  • Luke
  • Josiah 
  • John 
  • Gabriel
  • Ethan 
  • Jeremiah 
  • Elijah 
  • David 
  • Ezekiel
  • Samuel 
  • Joseph 

Biblical Dog Names with Meanings 

Aside from the obvious biblical message each of these names has, they also have lovely meanings behind them too. You could choose a name for your pup based on the name itself, or tie in the message and choose something that truly represents them and what they mean to you. 

  • Abijah (Mother/Wife of Kings)
  • Abital (My Father is Dew)
  • Kenan (possession)
  • Apphia (New Testament) 
  • Beulah (Married)
  • Persis (Persian Woman)
  • Abra (Mother of Multitudes)
  • Drusilla (Fruitful)
  • Abner (Father of Light)
  • Andina (Slender/Delicate)
  • Bilhah (Bashful)
  • Ada (Noble)
  • Dorcus (Doe, Gazelle)
  • Junia (Born in June)
  • Cleopas (Glory to the Father) was 
  • Adino (Ornament)
  • Havilah (To Dance)
  • Atara(Crown)
  • Hagar (Forsaken) 
  • Festus (Joyous) 
  • Alpheus (Changing)
  • Ephrath (Fruitful Place)
  • Hodiah (Majesty of God)
  • Amos (carried by God)
  • Azubah (Desolation)
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Other Dog Names Inspired by the Bible 

Our list below is a glossary of words that are not commonly used outside of the church, but make for great pet names. They all have biblical references and are simple and stunning. 

  • Prophet 
  • Angel 
  • Bible
  • Devine
  • Covenant
  • Christ 
  • Apocolypse
  • Easter
  • Sinner 
  • Praise
  • Faith
  • Church 
  • Rabbi
  • Saint 
  • Prayer 
  • Sin
  • Apostle
  • Parousia 
  • Grace
  • Disciple
  • Pray 
  • Christia
  • Rapture
  • Messiah
  • God 
  • Advent 
  • Testament 
  • Priest 
  • Gospel
  • Amen 
  • Creed
  • Satan
  • Trinity

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Finding the Right Biblical Name for Your Dog

Timeless, yet current, bold yet simple, finding the right name for your dog can be tough. We hope that you were able to find a match on this list, whether it be meaningful, classic, or even a bit unique. Whatever you have chosen, we know your pup will love you all the same! Just be sure to practice it aloud a few times before you make the final decision.

Haven’t found the right one? See one of our other dog names posts linked below!


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