100+ Border Collie Names: Ideas for Affectionate & Athletic Dogs

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Border Collie

Border Collies are smart, nimble dogs that do particularly well at agility trials. If you’ve just adopted one, you know how lovable and energetic they can be. So what should you name your new puppy?

To help you find the perfect name, we’ve gathered over 100 traditional and cute Border Collie names for boys and girls. No matter what you’re looking for, you can probably find it below. Keep reading to pick out your furry friend’s new name!

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Female Border Collie Dog Names

  • Riley
  • Martha
  • Luna
  • Daisy
  • Bailey
  • Rose
  • Tilly
  • Lily
  • Molly
  • Bella
  • Phoebe
  • Coco
  • Peggy
  • Eloise
  • Rachel
  • Sadie
  • Charlie
  • Mist
  • Sophie
  • Scout
  • Maggie
  • Agatha
  • Ruby
  • Monica
  • Ginger
  • Holly
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Male Border Collie Dog Names

  • James
  • Tucker
  • Benjamin
  • Jack
  • Giant
  • Edward
  • Luke
  • Freddie
  • Sammy
  • Bandit
  • Bear
  • Barney
  • Ross
  • Max
  • Jacob
  • Franklin
  • Chester
  • Bruce
  • Cooper
  • Cody
  • Milo
  • Teddy
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Traditional Border Collie Dog Names

  • Oak
  • Brutus
  • Maeve
  • Hoy
  • Titus
  • Zeal
  • Augustus
  • Yew
  • Jed
  • Glen
  • Mariana
  • Shetland
  • Grig
  • Cicero
  • Felix
  • Tyne
  • Gala
  • Fay
  • Clyde
  • Fyfe
  • Rona
  • Saoirse
  • Finn
  • Skye
  • Biddy
  • London
  • Julius
  • Tulla
  • Fiona
  • Haggis
  • Yarrow
  • Albus
  • Rye
  • Cassio
  • Tweed
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Cute Border Collie Dog Names

  • Cookie
  • Roamer
  • Mint
  • Cloudy
  • Milkshake
  • Chai
  • Plaid
  • Dimple
  • Oreo
  • Spots
  • Merle
  • Leopard
  • Swirl
  • Bunny
  • Lion
  • Rain
  • Jumper
  • Bubbles
  • Sprinkles
  • Sherlock
  • Starry
  • Thyme
  • Turtle
  • Cupcake

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Finding the Right Name for Your Border Collie

Border Collies are intelligent, highly trainable family dogs, and such great companions deserve great names. Choose something traditional or cute — but make sure you can easily call your athletic pup back! 

If you haven’t found the perfect name, why not try one of these lists?


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