Kawaii isn’t just a Hawaiian island — it’s also the Japanese word for “cute.” Along with beautiful landscapes and interesting food, Japan is known for its love of cute things. So if your dogs are adorable, why not give them equally adorable Japanese names?
Female Japanese Dog Names
Male Japanese Dog Names
Cute Japanese Dog Names
Finding the Right Japanese Name for Your Dog
Have you found the perfect Japanese name for your pup? We hope this list of over 100 names helps you choose just the right one. These interesting, unique, and adorable names will suit many different breeds — not just the Shiba Inu.
Still looking? Don’t worry, we have many other extensive dog name lists:
- The Best African Dog Names
- Unique Alaskan Names for Your Dog
- What are the most popular Hawaiian dog names?
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Emily started this blog out of pure passion. She LOVES her 3 dogs; Chew Barka, Cooper & Nelson, and spends countless hours every day playing with them.
When she’s not nerding out on dogs, you’ll find her on a snowboard or in the kitchen baking chocolate brownies.
She’s been featured in PetAware, Dogtime, and ModernDog.