When it’s time to choose a dog name, why not consider sunny Italy? All kinds of classic names come from the boot-shaped country, along with plenty of funny names and Italian words with appropriate meanings. Plus, several breeds of dogs also have Italian roots, like the Cane Corso.
To help you find the perfect Italian dog name for your fluffy boy or girl, we’ve put together this list of over 100 options. Keep reading to find your best friend’s new Italian name!
Female Italian Dog Names
Male Italian Dog Names
Funny Italian Dog Names
There’s something about the Italian language that’s pretty hilarious. From foods like Salami and Pizza to words like Presto and Tempo, there’s a funny Italian dog name for any pup. Here’s our list of the best options:
- Mamma Mia
- The Situation
Italian Dog Names for Cane Corsos
Italian Dog Names with Meanings
Instead of a regular name, why not consider an Italian word with a fun meaning? Here are the best Italian dog names with meanings.
- Baffi — Moustache
- Pane — Bread
- Nero — Black
- Pazzo — Crazy
- Gigante — Giant
- Bianca — White
- Bambino — Baby
- Grazie — Thank You
- Osso — Bone
- Misto — Mixed
- Dolce — Sweet
- Cane — Dog
- Pelo — Fur
- Volante — Flying
- Pozza — Puddle
- Caos — Chaos
- Cielo — Sky
- Tino — Tiny
Finding the Right Italian Name for Your Dog
No matter what breed your dog is, there are tons of fun Italian names. From classics like Anita and Lorenzo to funny options like Linguine and Piccolo, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding your dog’s new name.
Need some tips? We suggest you choose a name that’s easy to say (and yell). If you need to shout it at the dog park, will it be recognizable and distinctive? Too much of a tongue twister could have you and your puppy confused. Beyond that, think about what makes your dog unique — you’ll want a name that’s just as goofy or serious as your pup.
We hope you’ve already found a great name, but if not, we’ve got plenty of other great options:
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