100+ Native American Dog Names: Ideas for Dignified & Unique Dogs

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Are you looking for a special name for your puppy? Why not honor America’s amazing heritage with a beautiful Native American name?

From tribes like Navajo and Apache to famous fictional characters like Pocahontas, there are lots of great Native American names for dogs. Which will you choose? Keep reading to find out!

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Female Native American Dog Names

  • Kasa
  • Cheyenne
  • Kai
  • Lakota
  • Ponca
  • Sacagawea
  • Misu
  • Osage
  • Mika
  • Soma
  • Sequoia
  • Doli
  • Winona
  • Kiona
  • Kimi
  • Arizona
  • Tadita
  • Saloso
  • Winona
  • Di
  • Spokane
  • Nakoma
  • Koa
  • Wyoming
  • Kinta
  • Sasa
  • Bena
  • Quechua
  • Alawa
  • Hena
  • Hinto
  • Chinook
  • Pavita
  • Pawnee
  • Lulu
  • Yoki
  • Shoshone
  • Miamai
  • Ogin
  • Salali
  • Cherokee
  • Odakota
  • Maka
  • Pocahontas
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Male Native American Dog Names

  • Doba
  • Arapaho
  • Awan
  • Hopi
  • Blackfoot
  • Ahunu
  • Omaha
  • Pinon
  • Sinopa
  • Lucio
  • Suki
  • Fala
  • Enyeto
  • Pules
  • Iye
  • Pakwa
  • Axe
  • Waya
  • Honi
  • Yuma
  • Apache
  • Ute
  • Nokosi
  • Crow
  • Alo
  • Tokala
  • Tanka
  • Sitting Bull
  • Etu
  • Elsu
  • Navajo
  • Tyee
  • Maska
  • Hinto
  • Abeytu
  • Aztec
  • Migina
  • Eyota
  • Meli
  • Lonato
  • Crazy Horse
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Native American Dog Names with Meanings

  • Weeko – Pretty
  • Ayita — First to Dance
  • Peta – Golden Eagle
  • Maka — Earth
  • Keme — Thunder
  • Onida – The One Looked For
  • Tala – Wolf
  • Niwot — Left Hand
  • Una – One
  • Kaya – Pure
  • Mona – Noble One
  • Nova – Chases Butterfly
  • Lulu – Rabbit
  • Dakota – Friend
  • Koko – Night
  • Kanti – Sings

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Finding the Right Native American Name for Your Dog

Native American names are often unique and beautiful — perfect for your special pup, no matter the breed. Whether or not you have Native American ancestors, you can honor the people and places who were here before you! 

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