Are you searching for a great Maltese dog name? Look no further! We’ve gathered over 100 options, all perfect for this unique breed.
Gentle, affectionate, and tiny, the Maltese makes a great companion. This ancient dog has a beautiful, distinctive coat, adorable eyes, and a graceful gait. Plus, though they’re a toy breed, Maltese dogs have full-sized personalities — charming, playful, and just a tad stubborn.
So what should you name your Maltese? We’ve listed classic, cute, and historical names for males, females, and puppies. No matter what your Maltese is like, we think you’ll find the perfect name on this list. Scroll down to get started!
Female Maltese Dog Names
Male Maltese Dog Names
Cute Maltese Dog Names
What could be cuter than a Maltese? Play up your adorable pup’s best traits with a cute name. Here’s a list of the best cute Maltese dog names ever:
Maltese Puppy Names
All of these names could work for Maltese puppies, but maybe you’d prefer a name that references your pup’s even tinier stature? Keep reading to find the best names for Maltese puppies:
- Ping Pong
Historical Maltese Dog Names
Did you know that the Maltese breed originated in Italy thousands of years ago? These beautiful dogs were popular among the Roman nobility, along with the ancient Phoenicians and Greeks. Maltese dogs are sometimes called “Ye Ancient Dogge of Malta” because they’re believed to date back 28 centuries!
Why not pay tribute to this amazing history with a historical name for your Maltese? Here are some of our favorite options:
Finding the Right Name for Your Maltese Dog
Maltese dogs are sweet and affectionate companions — so how do you find the right name for them? We have a few quick tips.
Think about your dog’s appearance and personality. Is it more goofy or graceful? Pick a name that suits your pup. It’s also a good idea to make sure you (and your family members) can easily pronounce the name. You’ll probably be calling it out pretty regularly, so it shouldn’t be too long and complicated.
With that in mind, we hope you’ve found a great name for your beloved Maltese. Whether you choose a cute, classic, or historical name, your pup will thank you for taking the time!
Haven’t found the right name? Try one of these lists:
- The Best Italian Names for Dogs
- 100+ Fluffy Names for Fluffy Dogs
- What should you name your white dog?
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