Best 2-Letter Dog Names

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You finally adopted the best friend you always wanted and how life is even sweeter with this new companion by your side! Now if only this new best friend had a name, right? Don't feel bad, it's actually a good thing you didn't rush into selecting a name. Anyone can name their dog easily and quickly, but few people can name a dog efficiently. That takes more time and effort. So, do some research, take some time, and in the meantime, check out some name ideas. Here are some 2-letter dog name ideas to consider, just to get you started. 

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Best 2-Letter Dog Name Considerations

Selecting a dog name isn't as easy as it may appear upon first glance. Sure, you could name her "Fluffy" and call it a day, but what good will that do? Your dog's name will forever be something you came up with on the spot, something of no real meaning, no affection, and no originality. 

And as anyone knows, dogs are best friends. They are there when no one else is. They're loyal until the end, they're protective and trusting, loving and accepting. So, of course they deserve more than just whatever name you know comes easiest! When selecting a dog's name, remember to pay attention to her personality, appearance, likes, dislikes, favorite toys, favorite food, and yes, even their favorite shows. Maybe they can't get enough of Game of Thrones, or Stranger Things.  

It's also a smart idea to check out your dog's background. For instance, Siberian Huskies developed in Russia by indigenous people known as the Chukchis. The dogs helped them thrive in an otherwise inhospitable environment. They would transport goods and people. In other words, this is an ancient breed, so a name influenced by its heritage, or sheer age, would be a good idea!  Don't be afraid to think outside the box. 

Male Best 2-Letter Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
7
Sy
Short for Simon from the Greek form of the Hebrew Shim'on, which meant "he has heard"
6
Li
Chinese name which means "strength" or "upright"
6
De
Chinese for "virtue"
5
Ty
English; short for Tyler, Tyrone or Tyson
5
J.D.
English; abbreviation for two names, a first and middle, or last like Jonathan Davis
5
P.J.
English; abbreviation for two names like Paul James or Peter Jacob
5
Az
Hebrew for "powerful"
4
Ed
French, meaning "prosperous protector"
4
Mo
Latin and Hebrew, meaning "dark-skinned, Moorish; savior"
4
Ro
Anglo-Saxon, meaning "red haired;" short for Robert, or even Roberta
4
Ky
Celtic and Gaelic meaning "straight of water"
4
A.J.
English; abbreviation for two names, a first and last
4
Ea
Celtic/Gaelic for "fire"
3
Yu
Chinese for "pleasant, delightful"
2
Hy
English; short for Hyram or Hyacinth
2
Po
English; refers to a river in Italy, but also a city in Portugal
2
Bo
Swedish/Danish; derived from an Old Norse name - bua, which means "to live"
2
Jr
Short for Junior, this is a Latin name meaning "younger"
2
C.J.
English, abbreviation for two names, such as Chris James or Caleb Jayce
1
Cy
English, although some say Persian, meaning "master, lord;" short for Cyrus
1
Ab
Old English, Arabic, Old German and Hebrew for "stern, somber; father"
1
Rj
Another uncommon name that is very much just an abbreviation of a first and middle name; American in origin
1
J.C.
English, abbreviation for two names, but this one also has a religious twist with Jesus Christ also being J.C.
0
Al
Celtic, meaning "harmony, stone, or noble"
0
Oz
Hebrew for "strength, powerful, and courageous"
0
Tj
English abbreviation for two names, a first and middle name
0
Ho
Chinese for "good"
-1
J.T.
English; another abbreviation name, short for two names, like Justin Timberlake
-1
Fu
Chinese for "wealthy and fortunate"
-2
Om
Norse for "Father of Idunn"

Female Best 2-Letter Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
7
Ja
Korean for "attractive; fiery"
7
Ka
Indian for "beautiful angel"
7
Si
Incan for "moon goddess"
6
An
Vietnamese for "peace, safety"
5
Ga
Indian name meaning "goddess"
5
Ia
Greek meaning "voice; shout"
5
Mi
Chinese for "honey; overflowed"
5
Ya
Chinese for "graceful"
5
Tu
Chinese for "Jade," but also Vietnamese for "star"
5
On
Hebrew for "strength"
4
Di
From the Latin for "divine"
4
Jo
English abbreviation of Joanna, or Joana, which was derived from the Greek for "God is gracious"
4
So
Korean for "smile"
3
Fe
Spanish name derived from the Latin meaning "trust, belief"
3
Ir
Hungarian for "peace"
3
Ye
Ewe for "elder of twins"
2
Gi
Korean name meaning "brave; foundation"
2
Ha
Vietnamese for "kiss of life"
2
Le
Vietnamese for "pearl"
2
Vy
Latin for "purple-blue flower"
1
En
Hungarian for "deer"
1
KC
American abbreviation for two names, like Katherine Claire
1
Ki
Korean for "arisen"
1
Su
Turkish for "water"
1
Nu
Burmese for "tender"
0
Em
German short for Emma, which means "whole, universal"
0
In
Korean meaning "humanity; wise"
-1
Mu
Chinese for "wood"
-2
My
Swedish for "beloved"
-2
Vi
English short for the name Violet, which is derived from the Latin "viola" (a violet - flower)

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