Girl Dog Names K - M
Kairos - Roman Mythology - She was Jupiter's youngest daughter.
Kala - Hindu - Dark. A great girl dog name for any solid black or brown dog.
Kalahari - One of the great deserts of Africa. A great name for any African dog breeds such as the Basenji, Saluki, Greyhound, or Rhodesian Ridgeback.
Kali - The Hindu goddess who both destroyed life and gave life. This puppy dog wields a lot of power.
Kalila - Arabic - A sweetheart or loved one. This canine will forever be in your heart.
Kama - The Hindu god of love. A good name for the dog that you adopt on Valentine's day or that was given to you by the one you love.
Kameko - Japanese - Child of the tortoise. A good name for any Japanese dog breed such as an Akita or Shiba Inu.
Kappa - This is the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet.
Karachi - A major port in Pakistan.
Karelia - A republic located in northwestern Russia, east of Finland. A good name for any Russian dog breed such as the Borzoi, Samoyed, or Siberian Husky.
Karen - Greek - Pure. A great choice for any pure-bred dog.
Kariba - One of the great lakes of Africa.
Karma - You feel like powerful forces aligned to bring you and your pet together.
Katmandu - The capital of Nepal. An unusual name for your unusual dog.
Keely - Irish - Lovely. An excellent name for your lovely Irish Setter, Irish Wolfhound, or Kerry Blue Terrier.
Kelila - Hebrew - A name meaning laurel or crown. A great name for your future Show Dog.
Kelly - Irish - Name for a very brave warrior. A good name for any guard dog.
Kenda - English - A child of the water. Any water dog breeds such as Labrador Retrievers, Water Spaniels, or Golden Retrievers would be a great fit.
Kenya - A country in eastern Africa. It lies on the Indian Ocean.
Kerry - Irish - A name meaning black. Your solid-black dog would love this name.
Ketura - Hebrew - Sweet smelling incense.
Khaki - A really good name for the pet with dull, yellowish-brown colors.
Kiara - A lioness in Disney's "The Lion King." Your Chow or Pomeranian would fit this name quite nicely.
Kimberley or Kimmy - English - A royal fortress meadow. Your full-blooded English Setter, Beagle, Bulldog, Whippet, Yorkshire Terrier, or any other English dog breed would appreciate this name.
Kimono - I picture either a Silky Terrier or a Japanese dog breed such as an Akita or Shiba Inu matching this name.
Kinshasa - The capital of the African country of Zaire.
Kirsten - Scandinavian - A Christian. Your Bernese Mountain Dog or Saint Bernard would fit this name nicely.
Kismet - "Fate brought me and my master together."
Kiwi - "My heart lies in New Zealand."
Kodiak or Kodi - Kodiak is an island and city in the state of Alaska, USA. It was settled in the late 18th century. This name was submitted by Ed and his German Shepherd - Kodi.
Koruna - Czechoslovakian monetary unit.
Krona - Swedish monetary unit.
Kudos - "I deserve much praise for guarding this house."
Kulak - A prosperous Russian farmer who opposed Soviet plans for the redistribution of lands. Russian dog breeds such as Siberian Huskies and Samoyeds would fit this girl dog name.
Kumquat - A little orange fruit that grows on a tree of the same name. A superb name for your little orange doggie.
Kwacha - A Zambian monetary unit.
Kyoto - A city on the Honshu island of Japan. Your Akita or Shiba Inu would like to have this pet name.
Lacey - "I look adorable in ribbons and lace."
Lachesis - Greek Mythology - One of the 3 fates. This one was believed to control the length of your life.
Laconia - The home of the Spartans in ancient times.
Lady - "Disney made a movie in my honor."
Lala - Slavic - A tulip.
Lalita - Sanskrit - Pleasing or delightful. This girl dog is your little treat.
Lambda - The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet.
Lambkin - An excellent name for a toy dog breed such as a Chihuahua, Yorkie, Pekingese, Pug, or Maltese
Lanai - An island in the Hawaiian-island chain.
Lani - Hawaiian - The sky. A good name for a dog with blue eyes or a blue coat color.
Lanolin - "I'm the perfect ointment for your everyday problems."
Laos - A country in southeast Asia that lies on the western border of Vietnam.
Lara - The Latin meaning for this name is bright and famous. The Greek meaning is full of cheer.
Larena - Greek - Sea bird. Another good choice for any water-loving dog breed.
Largo - A slow, stately passage of music. An excellent name for a big, slow dog breed such as a Mastiff, Newfoundland, Saint Bernard, or Bulldog.
Larissa - Greek - A happy person. This girl dog refuses to be sad.
Lark - English - A singing skylark. This dog has a nice tone to her bark.
Larva - "I seem to undergo a metamorphosis every day."
Latona - Roman Mythology - The mother of Apollo and Diana.
Laura or Lauren - Latin - A girl crowned with laurel leaves.
Lava - "I'm the color of melted volcanic rock."
Laveda - Latin - One who is purified or cleansed. This dog rather enjoys bath-time.
Lavinia - Latin - Flawless. A good name for any pure breed of dog.
Leah - She's the elder of the two sisters who married Jacob in the Bible.
Leandra - Latin - Someone who is like a lioness. A great name for any Pomeranian or Chow.
Leda - Greek Mythology - Helen of Troy's mother.
Legato - A musical term meaning smooth, successive tones with no interruptions.
Leila - Arabic - Black. A good name for any solid-black dog.
Leilani - Hawaiian - Heavenly flower.
Lelia - An Irish nun who lived in the 6th century. She became a saint.
Lempira - Monetary unit in Honduras.
Lena - Latin - Enticing lady.
Leona - French - Resembles a lioness. Another good name for your Pomeranian or Chow.
Leslie - English - Small meadow.
Lethe - Greek Mythology - The river that flowed through Hades. Its waters caused forgetfulness in those who drank it.
Letitia - Latin - One who brings happiness. This girl dog will always lift your spirits.
Liana - A tropical vine which grows up and around trees.
Liberty - "I prefer to come and go as I please."
Libya - An Arabic country located in northern Africa.
Licorice - The chewy candy that you either love or hate.
Lily - A great name for the long-legged, beauty of a dog.
Lisbon - The capital of Portugal. An excellent choice for your Portuguese Water Dog.
Lorelai - A high cliff on the Rhine where, according to German legend, a wicked nymph lures ships to wreck with her singing.
Lotus - A tropical water-lily. The perfect name for any water-loving dog - Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers, Water Spaniels, etc.
Louise - German - Battle maid. This girl dog doesn't back down from a fight.
Lucerne - Latin - Circle of light. This canine brightens any room that she enters.
Lucia - Spanish - Light bringer. This girl dog chases away the darkness.
Lucy - The patron saint of those with eye trouble. A good pet name for a seeing-eye-dog.
Ludmilla - The patron saint of Bohemia.
Lulu - Nickname of those named Lucy, Louise, Lou Ann, or sometimes any name beginning with the letter "L."
Luzon - The main island of the Philippines.
Lydia - The patron saint of dyers. A good name for the girl dog that belongs to a hairdresser?
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The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog in the world. It can weigh as little as 1 lb (1/2 kilo).
Mabel - Latin - Endearing. This puppy dog has a special place in your heart.
Mademoiselle - French - An unmarried girl. This little girl will probably never get married.
Madonna - Latin - My lady.
Madras - A port city on the southeastern coast of India.
Madre - Spanish - Mother. A good name for your Chihuahua or Xolo.
Madrid - The capital and largest city of Spain.
Mafalda - A 13th century Portuguese nun. She became a saint. A good choice for your Portuguese Water dog.
Magda - A shortened form of Magdalena, which is taken from Mary Magdalen.
Mahogany - A reddish-brown colored wood.
Maid Marian - The lady fox in Disney's "Robin Hood."
Maize - The color of ripe, yellow corn.
Malaga - A province in southern Spain, along the Mediterranean.
Maleficent - The evil witch in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty."
Mali - A country located in western Africa.
Mallory - German - Wise in battle. This girl dog picks her fights carefully.
Malta - An island country south of Sicily. An excellent dog name for your Maltese.
Manda - Spanish - Battle maiden. You can trust this girl to protect you.
Mango - "I'm a yellow or red puppy who is sweet and spicy."
Manna - The miraculous food from heaven. It was given to the Israelites in the wilderness.
Manuela - Spanish - God is with us.
Marcela - Spanish - Of mars. You sometimes think she is from another planet.
Marcella - A 4th century Roman matron who gave all she had to the poor. She became a saint. This doggie gives you all she has.
Marcelle - French - Of mars.
Marcia - Latin - Of mars.
Marelda - German - Great warrior. A great name for any German guard dog such as German Shepherd, Rottweiler, or Doberman Pinscher.
Margaret - Latin - A pearl. This girl is precious indeed.
Margaret - The patron saint of Scotland. A great name for Scottish dog breeds such as Cairn Terriers, Golden Retrievers, Scottish Terriers, Skye Terriers, or Smooth Collies.
Margot - French - A pearl. A good dog name for any French breed of dog such as a French Bulldog, Basset Hound, Bichon Frise, or Papillon.
Maria - Latin - Mary.
Marilyn - Marilyn Monroe was the original "Candle in the Wind."
Marina - Latin - Comes from the sea. Another good name for any water dog breed.
Marla - English - Another variation on Mary Magdalen's name.
Marmalade - "I'm an orange dog who couldn't be any sweeter."
Marne - A river in France. It's the largest branch of the Seine. French dog breeds such as French Bulldogs, Papillons, Basset Hounds, and Bichon Frise would fit this name nicely.
Marta - Spanish - Woman.
Martha - The patron saint of cooks. A good girl dog name for the canine that loves to help out in the kitchen.
Mary - The Mother of Jesus Christ.
Matilda - "I'm an Aussie at heart, and I really love to waltz."
Matrona - The patron saint of those suffering from dysentery.
Maui - The 2nd largest island of the Hawaiian chain.
Maura - A French saint of the 9th century.
Mavis - English - Full of joy. Another good name for any English dog breed such as a Bulldog, Beagle, Bullmastiff, Field Spaniel, Jack Russell Terrier, Yorkie, etc.
Maxine - Latin - Superior or greatest. This girl dog comes from champion blood lines.
Maya - A tribe of Indians who lived in Mexico and Central America. They had a well developed civilization. The perfect girl dog name for your Chihuahua or Xolo.
Maylea - Hawaiian - Flower.
Meadow - A term for a piece of grassland near a stream.
Mecca - The birthplace of Mohammed. Another good name for the dog that you hold sacred.
Medea - Greek Mythology - She is the sorceress who helped Jason win the golden fleece. Your Golden Retriever might appreciate this unusual dog name.
Medina - A city in Saudi Arabia. It is the site of Mohammed's tomb.
Medusa - The mean lady character in Disney's "The Rescuers."
Medusa - Greek Mythology - She was one of the 3 Gorgons. They were terribly ugly and had wriggling snakes for hair. I picture a Komondor with this name - not the ugly part, the wriggling snakes part.
Megan - Greek - Famous one. She is destined for doggie stardom.
Melba - She's your brave-little-toaster dog.
Melinda - Greek - Soft and calm. This canine is always there to relieve your stress and calm your nerves.
Melissa - Greek - Honey-bee. An appropriate name for your Golden Retriever.
Mercedes - Spanish - Mercy. Also a fine German automobile. So any of the German dog breeds would fit this name pretty well.
Meredith - Welsh - Pleasant. A great name for your Welsh Corgi.
Merryweather - One of the good fairies in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty." This would fit any of the toy dog breeds.
Meuris - A 3rd century Palestinian woman who was tortured to death for her faith. She became a saint.
Midnight - This girl is as dark as the midnight sky.
Milady - Term for a proper English lady. This doggie is well-mannered and full of grace.
Millicent or Millie - German - Hard worker. This guard dog really earns her biscuits.
Mimi - "I just love to scream. I can't help it."
Minerva - Roman Mythology - She was Jupiter's favorite child.
Minnie - The object of Mickey Mouse's affection.
Miranda - Latin - Admirable and wonderful.
Miriam - The sister of Moses and Aaron in the Bible.
Misty - "The early morning is my favorite time of day."
Moira - Irish - Bitter. Another good name for Irish dog breeds such as Irish Setters, Irish Wolfhounds, and Irish Terriers.
Mona - Greek - One.
Monica - Latin - Adviser. This girl dog is the leader of her pack.
Monica - The patron saint of married women and mothers.
Morgan - Welsh - Of the coast. Your Welsh Corgi would love this name.
Munchkin - "Follow the yellow brick road." A great girl dog name for toy breeds such as Yorkies, Maltese, Chihuahuas, Pekingese, etc.
Myra - Latin - Great one. This puppy might one day grow up to be a champion.