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15 Lucky Dog Names Inspired By The Irish

Looking for a dog name that may bring some luck to your new pup? In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 15 names inspired by Ireland, a place known for good fortune and gold at the end of its rainbows.

#1 – Clover

Nothing like a flour-leaf clover to bring good luck. This is a great name for a girl dog.

#2 – Charm

This is a cute name for your little lucky charm. Or maybe just a charming fellow.

#3 – Emerald

Have a dog with green eyes? This might be a great name for her.

#4 – Irish

Why not a name your red-head after the Irish people themselves, what could be luckier than that?

#5 – Patrick

If you get your new dog on or around St. Patrick’s Day, this might be a great name. Plus, you probably won’t hear it at the dog park.

#6 – Copper

A nice, shiny penny is considered good luck, so why not name your red dog Copper? It’s a great name for a red lab or golden retriever.

#7 – Penny

Like Copper, this is a great name for the new red-head in your life. And we all know pennies are lucky to pick up.

#8 – March

If you are picking out your new best friend this month, why not name him or her after the month itself?

#9 – Saint

A dog named Saint may not only bring you luck, but bless your house as well. Seems like a good name to us (and hopefully a self-falling prophecy about how your dog is going to behave!).

#10- Rainbow

This name could be shortened to “Rain.” You and your new friend can hunt for the pot of gold at the end of each rainbow.

#11 – Puca

A Puca (also spelled Pooka, Phouka, Puka, etc), is an Irish goblin that can be the bearer of both good and bad fortune, and likes to play tricks on humans. It makes a fun and unique dog name too, and could easily fit a mischievous personality.

#12 – Gold

Also Goldie or even Golden, would be a great name and fair-haired dog. After all, dogs are definitely worth their weight in, well, gold.

#13 – Dublin

Naming your dog after the capitol of the Republic of Ireland is sure to bring her good fortune for the rest her life.

#14 – Guinness

Known as “black gold,” it’s a very lucky dog name and perfect for a black dog.

#15 – Lucky

While already a very popular dog name, it had to be included on this list. And, it’s a great name because we are definitely lucky to have them in our lives.

Looking for a dog name that may bring some luck to your new pup? In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 15 names inspired by Ireland, a place known for good fortune and gold at the end of its rainbows. #1 – Clover Nothing like a flour-leaf clover to bring good luck. …

Unique Dog Names For All Dogs

Here you’ll find great lists with unique dog names for every dog! All carefully selected and presented to you for the precious creature that just entered your life!

I have researched many sources and found thousands of names for dogs. However, I decided to include Only Those Appropriate For A Dog and not fill up pages with endless lists.

NEW! Thanks to the submissions of all the people following us on facebook a new page is now ready. TOP DOG NAMES! Real names of real dogsplus some super cute photos. You have to see that first!

Let’s See What Makes A Name Good For A Dog

There are some things you should consider when choosing a dog name so that you won’t regret it later.

Sir Spanky’s photo was shared by his mom, Kimberly Willis Altenberg, on our happy-lucky-dog’s facebook page.

Useful Tips When Choosing Unique Dog Names
  • Keep it sort and simple. Dogs respond better to names with one or two syllables. Three maximum. Your dog will learn its name quicker and training will become much easier.
  • Have in mind that you are going to use one of these unique dog names many times a day – everyday- for the next 10-15 years. Let’s assume that you call your dog 15 times a day. That’s 54.750 times in 10 years! So, pick wisely.
  • Say it aloud and listen to yourself. How does it sound? Is it easy to pronounce?
  • How do you feel saying it? Would you feel comfortable shouting this name in public? What’s the dog’s reaction?
  • Have in mind that your dog’s name is his/her identity in the public world and also says a lot about you since you picked it. Does it send out the right message?
  • Don’t choose a name that sounds like a command. This will probably confuse your dog and make training harder.
  • Avoid giving your dog the name of a relative, co-worker, friend or your boss. Many people may feel offended.
  • Avoid any potentially embarrassing name. Something that sounds pretty at first, when your dog is still a cute little puppy, can make you feel uncomfortable in the future. Names like “killer” or “stinky” can make people smile when they belong to a little puppy. Things change the moment that same puppy grows up though.
  • Reject any name that humiliates your dog. Names like “silly” or anything like that.
  • Respect your dog. Take into consideration his/her gender, breed, size, color, personality and special traits. Take your time and get to know your dog. This knowledge will give you the best ideas for the perfect name.
  • Always keep in mind that dogs may not understand human language but they can certainly understand human reactions!

Now that you know all about dog names you are ready to pick the BEST name for your dog. Click and find out:

The perfect name for your dog is here! Unique dog names carefully gathered and listed by gender,size and color.