100+ European Dog Names: Ideas for Sophisticated & Cultured Dogs

From Russia to Portugal, there are 51 countries in Europe, all with fascinating and unique cultures. So why not look at European dog names for your pup?

To help you find the perfect name, we’ve gathered over 100 great options from all over the continent. Keep reading to find European dog names for males and females, and stick around for our lists of names from Eastern Europe, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. From famous city names to popular first names, we’ve got it all. With so many to choose from, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding a name that’s just right for your puppy.

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Female European Dog Names

Is your dog a little lady? Here are our favorite European dog names for females:

  • Madrid
  • Alzbeta
  • Daisy
  • Adalina
  • Violet
  • Susanna
  • Helen
  • Olivia
  • Barbara
  • Europa
  • Isabella
  • Ingrid
  • Mareike
  • Illona
  • Pearl
  • Berlin
  • Claire
  • Alice
  • Lotte
  • Audrey
  • Charlotte
  • Peyton
  • Abigail
  • Elizabeth
  • Maja
  • Isla
  • Barcelona
  • London
  • Mia
Dog on Italian Coast | Credit: Yaroslav Tsokota, Unsplash

Male European Dog Names

More of a prince? Choose from our list of unique male European dog names:

  • Oslo
  • Giotto
  • Leon
  • Windsor
  • Claude
  • Marcello
  • Henry
  • Erik
  • Cyrus
  • Johann
  • Garcia
  • Jakob
  • William
  • Dane
  • Paris
  • Romeo
  • Peter
  • Freddie
  • Paulo
  • Ethan
  • Shakespeare
  • Lisbon
  • Rome
  • Franco
  • Kennedy
  • Edward
Russian Border Collie
Border Collie in Russia | Credit: DepositPhotos

Eastern European Dog Names

Eastern Europe includes countries like Poland, Bulgaria, and Romania — and is full of interesting Slavic names. Here are the best dog names from Eastern Europe:

SEE ALSO: The Best Polish Dog Names

  • Rasputin
  • Dasha
  • Bela
  • Klaudia
  • Ludmila
  • Anton
  • Nastya
  • Czar
  • Lukas
  • Tanya
  • Borya
  • Lala
  • Anastasia
  • Shari
  • Svetlana
  • Olga
  • Boris
  • Danica
  • Sandor
  • Magda
  • Pavel
  • Lida
  • Vlad
  • Misha
  • Sasha
  • Natalia
  • Dacso
  • Milena
  • Oleg
Dog at German European Palace
Dog in Germany | Credit: Pxfuel

German Dog Names

If you’re looking for a great dog name, why not travel to Germany, land of schnitzel, beer steins, and castles? Here’s a quick list of the best German dog names — or read the full list here.

  • Britta
  • Lola
  • Brunhilde
  • Fritzi
  • Trudi
  • Schnitzel
  • Axel
  • Marta
  • Blitz
  • Hansel
  • Rolf
  • Heidi
  • Hans
  • Max

Related Read: 30 European Dog Breeds

Paris dog with Eiffel Tower
Dog in Paris | Credit: MHFotografie, Shutterstock

French Dog Names

Is France a good place to find dog names? Oui, oui, monsieur! Here are some of our favorite French names for your puppy:

  • Marie
  • Félicité
  • Papillon
  • Pinto
  • Noir
  • Libellule
  • Philippe
  • Pierre
  • Fille
  • Coquette
  • Bordeaux
  • Amie
  • Bijou
  • Fleur
  • Monet
  • Esmé

SEE ALSO: The Complete Guide to French Dog Names

Italian dog names Venice
Italian dog in Venice | Credit: DepositPhotos

Italian Dog Names

Ah, Italy. This sunny land of pasta, art, and Vespas is an inspirational place to look for dog names. From Bella to Renzo, you can hardly go wrong:

  • Beatrice
  • Bianca
  • Rita
  • Bella
  • Natala
  • Rosa
  • Belinda
  • Margherita
  • Anita
  • Pippa
  • Aldo
  • Virginia
  • Lugo
  • Gianna
  • Brando
  • Faust
  • Marco
  • Venice
  • Leonardo
  • Stefano
  • Lorenzo
  • Romano
  • Alfredo
  • Carlo
  • Liliana
  • Roma
  • Paola
  • Ernesto
  • Gemma
  • Renzo

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Dog in Basque Country, Spain
Dog in Spain | Credit: Pixabay

Spanish Dog Names

If your pup reminds you of paella and bullfights, why not pick a dog name in español? Here’s our list of the best dog names from Spain:

  • Che
  • Chico
  • Tabasco
  • Posada
  • Elena
  • Oso
  • Esmeralda
  • Sonora
  • Fresca
  • Fiesta
  • Mariposa
  • Maria
  • Diego
  • Corazon
  • Mariana
  • Armando
  • Benito
  • Flor
  • Domingo
  • Anna
  • Bonita
  • Blanca
  • Fernando
  • Amor
  • Frida

Finding the Right European Name for Your Dog

Europe is a diverse, history-soaked place brimming with special dog names! Whether you choose a name from Eastern Europe or Spain, Italy or France, there are plenty of great options.

How should you decide? Think about your dog’s personality. Are they more of a worldly Parisian or a friendly Spaniard? Would they rather raise a stein in Germany or take a gondola in Venice? Once you pick the right country, it should be smooth sailing — as long as you can pronounce the name!

We hope you’ve found the perfect name, but if not, here are some other great European names:


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