Costa Rica Dog Names

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Introduction

Costa Rica (Spanish for “Rich Coast” is a country in Central America. The country has a population of around 4.9 million people residing in about 51,060 square kilometers. The country values education, putting about 6.9% of its budget in 2016 toward education (the global average was 4.4%). Costa Rica permanently disbanded its army in 1949, making it one of the few sovereign countries without a standing army. The country plans to be carbon-neutral by 2021.

As you seek a name that is an ideal fit for your new pooch, Costa Rica may be a place to turn for inspiration. The country’s diversity will offer a myriad of naming opportunities, one of which may be just what you are looking for.

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Costa Rica Dog Name Considerations

It is tough for many to choose a name for their new pup. This should not be surprising; you will call the name of your canine companion many times over the years to come; it makes sense that you want to really love their name. It is likely that the name you seek will be fitting for your new friend while also having meaning to you. If you have good feelings about Costa Rica, the country may be a place to look when seeking inspiration. With a name inspired by Costa Rica, every time you say your dog’s name you will be reminded of a place that is special to you. Does your dog love the outdoors? A Costa Rica inspired moniker may be just the fit.

A Costa Rica-inspired name may also make sense if your dog reminds you of another dog from the country, consider the breed of your pet and other distinctive traits they may have. If you notice that your dog enjoys activities that are popular in the country such as going to the beach or hiking, a name that comes from the country may also be the right one.

Regardless of the reason you are looking to Costa Rica for inspiration, you will discover that the country offers plenty of opportunities to consider; one may be suitable for your new pal. 

Male Costa Rica Dog Names

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Jose
For San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica and the country’s largest city
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Escazu
Considered the wealthiest city in Costa Rica
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Tortuguero
For Tortuguero National Park, located in a northeastern part of the Caribbean Coast
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Oscar
For Oscar Arias Sanchez, who has served as President of Costa Rica twice
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Keylor
For Keylor Navas the goalkeeper for Costa Rica’s national football team
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Franklin
For Franklin Chang Diaz, the first Costa Rican to travel to space
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Toro
For the Toro River, which collects its headwaters from the Poas Volcano
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Sucio
For the Sucio River, which gets its name from the sulfur deposits found on the Irazu volcano
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Frio
For the Frio River, which runs across the northwestern part of the country
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Paulo
For Paulo Cesar Wanchope Watson, a former player and head coach of the Costa Rica National football team
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Punscal
A canton (or county) in Costa Rica; in Spanish Puriscal means “the flower of the common bean”
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Armando
For Armando Foster, a Costa Rican cricket player
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Giancarlo
For Giancarlo Guerrero, a native of Costa Rica, was the seventh music director of the Nashville Symphony
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Tibas
A canton (county) in the province of San Jose
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Corcovado
For Corcovado National Park, with almost 11,000 acres of rainforest
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Turrubares
The least populated of Costa Rica’s 81 cantons
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Ramon
For San Ramon, a city in the central part of Costa Rica
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Mateo
For San Mateo, a canton and city in the province of Alajuela
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Carlos
San Carlos is the largest canton in Costa Rica
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Zarcero
A city and canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica
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Luis
For Costa Rican poet Luis Chaves
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Zapote
For the Zapote River in Costa Rica
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Guatuso
A canton in Costa Rica that is shaped like a diamond
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Manuel
For Manuel Antonio National Park, the smallest of the country’s protected green spaces
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Monteverde
For Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, located in the northern plains of Costa Rica
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Campbell
For footballer Joel Nathaniel Campbell Samuels who hails from Costa Rica
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Jaco
A beautiful town west of San Jose in Costa Rica
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Arenal
For the country’s most popular volcano
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Carillo
For Playa Carillo, considered by many to be the most beautiful of the Costa Rican beaches on the Pacific coast
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Tamarindo
One of Costa Rica’s most popular beaches

Female Costa Rica Dog Names

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Ana
For Santa Ana, a city and canton in Costa Rica
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Laura
Laura Chinchilla, the first female president of Costa Rica
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Guaria
La Guaria Morada is the national flower of Costa Rica
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Elizabeth
For Elizabeth Odio Benito, a Vice President of the International Criminal Court
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Tarrazu
A canton (county) in the San Jose province in Costa Rica
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Carmen
For Carmen Lyra, the pseudonym for the first prominent female Costa Rican writer, who was born with the name Maria Isabel Carvajal
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Aserri
A mountainous canton (county) in Costa Rica
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Turrialba
An active volcano in central Costa Rica
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Debi
For Debi Nova, a singer-songwriter from Costa Rica
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Grecia
A city and canton in the Alajuela province of Costa Rica
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Maribel
Maribel Guardia won the Miss Costa Rica title in 1978 and became a successful singer and actress
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Atenas
A city and canton in the Alajuela province of Costa Rica
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Paz
For La Paz Waterfall Gardens, located in the northern plains of Costa Rica
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Upala
A city in the northwest corner of the San Carlos Plain
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Talari
For the Talari Mountain Lodge in south central Costa Rica
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Pacuare
For the Pacuare River, considered the most scenic river in Costa Rica
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Estrella
For the Estrella River in Costa Rica that drains into the Caribbean Sea
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Orotina
A city and canton in the province of Alajuela
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Palmares
A city that is located southeast of San Ramon
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Giannina
For Giannina Facio, a famous actress and producer from Costa Rica
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Alajuelita
A canton in the northern part of Costa Rica
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Acosta
A canton of Costa Rica located south of San Jose
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Moravia
A canton (county) in the San Jose province of Costa Rica
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Barva
A canton (county) in the province of Heredia
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Alajuela
Costa Rica’s second largest city
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Nicoya
For the Nicoya Peninsula, which offers an 80-mile shoreline and dense forests
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Corobici
For the Corobici River, which flows to the Gulf of Nicoya
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Quetzal
For the Respondent Quetzal, a bird seen in Costa Rica
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Ballena
For the Ballena Marine National Park on the South Pacific Coast
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Rosa
For Costa Rica’s Santa Rosa National Park, the first national park established in the country
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Celeste
For the Rio Celeste waterfall located in Tenorio Volcano National Park in Guanacaste

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