Chinese Shar-Pei Dog Names

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Introduction

The Chinese Shar-Pei is a dog breed known for its coat of wrinkles and Shar-Pei translates to “sand coat” in Chinese. The Shar-Pei is known for being loyal and affectionate, but also independent and reserved. The Shar-Pei breed originated in China, which might have you thinking of naming your Shar-Pei a name related to the breed or it’s heritage. Initially bred in China for farming and hunting, the Shar-Pei is a unique and smart breed of dogs. By considering a name that reflects the heritage or characteristics of your Shar-Pei, you might discover a name that stands out to you among the rest.  

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Chinese Shar-Pei Dog Name Considerations

Selecting a name for your dog can be a difficult experience as you ponder names that fit your dog. It can be easy to select a name, but perhaps you want the name to be associated with the breed, China, characteristics of your dog, or all of the above.

When naming your Chinese Shar-Pei, you might want to connect a few concepts such as its coat, heritage, and breed characteristics, and it’s good to take a look at a number of options. Be sure to consider your dog's personality or temperament when thinking of the other name associations that are important to you.

If you don’t have a Chinese Shar-Pei yet, do some research on the breed and discover their personality traits. The Shar-Pei is known for distinct persona. If traits don’t speak to you, consider important historical or geographical names that could have meaning to you when you call for your dog. Perhaps you’ve visited China and have fond memories of a specific city or cuisine.

The naming possibilities are endless, but make sure that you choose a name that feels appropriate and memorable to you so that when you call your dog, you can be reminded of the meaning of your dog's name.  

Male Chinese Shar-Pei Dog Names

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Wonton
A small dumpling or roll typically eaten in soup with savory filling
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Yang
Opposite of Yin and means masculine and positive in Chinese
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Sherpa
Name given to skilled mountain climbers in the Himalayan Mountains
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Dragon
Commonly present in Chinese folklore and Eastern culture today
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Shen
Chinese term that translates to god, spirit, or deity
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Chang
Translates to flourish, prosper, good, sunlight
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Bao
Chinese bread roll with savory or sweet filling
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Mushu
Popular Chinese pork dish name
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Eggroll
Chinese deep-fried dough appetizer
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Emperor
Ruler of an empire or head of imperial dynasty
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Fushi
Oriental god of happiness
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Bear
One of the coats of a Shar-Pei skin
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Wrinkles
For all of the folds of Shar-Pei skin
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Fu
Meaning good luck and fortune in Chinese
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Gou
Dog is the literal translation of dog in Chinese
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Squish
Popular nickname for Shar-Pei wrinkles
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Peking
Another name for Beijing
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Lo Mein
Chinese dish with vegetables, protein (meat, fish) and noodles
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Buddha
China’s oldest foreign religion is Buddhism
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Hao
Good in Chinese
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Bok Choy
A leafy green vegetable popular in Chinese cuisine
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Qing
Known for the last Imperial dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912
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Fortune
Often associated with Chinese New Year, fortunes are a traditional Chinese custom
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Li
Means strength in Chinese
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Chao
Chinese meaning great one
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Nao Nao
Translates to naughty in Chinese
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Shanghai
Most populous city in the world and a municipality of China
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Dim Sum
Chinese meal of savory dumplings
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Panda
Animal native to China that has bearlike qualities and white and black markings
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Tao
Large waves in Chinese

Female Chinese Shar-Pei Dog Names

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Yin
Opposite of yang meaning dark and feminine
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Foo
Translates to happiness from Chinese
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Ping
A translation to the word pot from Chinese
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Xaing
A group of Chinese that is historically and linguistically similar in the Hunan province
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Yuan
A Chinese dynasty that ruled from 1279 to 1368
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Huang
Chinese surname that means yellow
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Ling
Translates to spirit/soul from Chinese
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Ming
Bright, clear, and light from Chinese
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Bamboo
Giant woody grass that grows in the tropics
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Lotus
Sacred flower of China and other parts of Asia
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Dumpling
Chinese dumplings can be steamed, boiled, or fried and can be savory or sweet
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Tofu
Soybean curd frequently used in Chinese and Asian dishes
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Meyli
Beautiful in Chinese
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Ai
Love in Chinese
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Hui
Wise in Chinese
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Mulan
Heroine of Mulan, a Disney film
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Boba
Sweet tea frequently consumed in Asia
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Lin
Gem from Chinese
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Jing
Sparkling and clear
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Pekoe
A popular type of Chinese tea
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Loquat
Yellow, plum like fruit native to China and Japan
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Wok
Pan used for cooking a variety of Asian dishes
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Lychee
Sweet tropical fruit found in Asian foods
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Tai Chi
Martial arts practice that is slow and meditative
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Baobei
Chinese for baby
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Smoosh
To squash or squish
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Jasmine
Jasmine tea is the most popular scented tea in China and is primarily produced in China
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Beijing
Capital city of China
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Feng Sheui
Chinese belief system of harmony within one’s surroundings
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Jiaozi
Specific type of Chinese dumpling that is rolled

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