Damascus Dog Names

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Introduction

The capital of the Syrian Arab Republic, Damascus is the country’s largest city, with around 1,711,000 residents as of 2009. Called the “City of Jasmine”, Damascus is one of the oldest cities in the world that has been continuously inhabited and is a significant cultural center of the Levant and the Arab world. Damascus is located in the southwestern part of Syria in the eastern foothills of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range and is in the middle of a metropolitan area that includes 2.7 million individuals.

With a rich cultural history, Damascus has a lot to offer residents and visitors, include a number of unique name ideas, one of which may be perfect for your canine pal.

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Damascus Dog Name Considerations

When having a hard time deciding on a name for your new canine companion, you can feel a bit frustrated. Perhaps you assumed the right name would come once you met your dog and it didn’t or you have tried out a few ideas and none seem to work for your pup. It is understandable that you want a name that is “just right”. After all, you will be calling your dog by the name that you choose for years to come.

If you are struggling when naming your dog and if you are seeking a name that has meaning to you, one way to find unique ideas is to choose a place that is important to you and take yourself on a virtual tour. Take Damascus, for example. Syria’s capital, Damascus is a large city and cultural center. Fans of poetry can consider naming their pup Mohja, for Mohja Kahf, a poet and author born in Damascus. Those who enjoy classical music can choose the name Kinan, for Kinan Azemh, a clarinet player born in the city.

With a name from Damascus, you will receive regular reminders of the city each time you call for your dog.

Male Damascus Dog Names

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Jarash
For a neighborhood and district of Abu Jarash in the al-Salihiyah municipality of Damascus
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Qadam
A municipality of Damascus
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Shaghour
A municipality and neighborhood in the old walled city of Damascus
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Qanwat
A municipality of Damascus
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Jobar
A suburb of Damascus
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Damascus
For the city
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Tadamon
A neighborhood and district of Damascus
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Qaboun
A municipality that is 3.7 miles northeast of the city center
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Yarmouk
For Yarmouk camp, a 2.11 square kilometer district of Damascus populated by Palestinians
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Dummar
A municipal district in the northwest part of Damascus
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Paul
For the Chapel of Saint Paul in Damascus
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Jaqmaq
One of the few remaining khans in the Old City of Damascus
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Azm
For Azm Palace, a palace in Damascus dating back to the Ottoman Empire
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Wadi
For Wadi International University in Damascus
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Muttabal
Mashed eggplant blended with tahini, olive oil, salt and garlic
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Makdous
Stuffed and pickled eggplant
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Jallab
A fruit syrup which can be combined with liquid to form a hot or warm drink
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Booza
Ice cream known for its elastic texture
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Labneh
Strained yogurt which tastes similar to cream or sour cream but more tart
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Fawwaz
For Fawwaz T. Ulaby, the Founding Provost and Executive Vice President of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology who was born in Damascus
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Kinan
For Kinan Azmeh, a clarinet player born in Damascus
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Michel
For Michel Aflaq, a Syrian philosopher, socialist and Arab nationalist
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Khalil
For Khalil Mardam Bek, a poet and critic who is best known for composing the lyrics of the Syrian National Anthem; born in Damascus
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Omar
For Omar Amiralay, a Syrian documentary film director and prominent civil society activist born in Damascus
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Maamun
For Maamun al-Kuzhari, a Syrian literary personality, politician and acting head of state from a prominent family in Damascus
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Moaz
For Moaz al-Khatib, a former President of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces; a former imam of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus
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Maher
For Maher Al-Sayed, a Syrian football player born in Damascus
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Mahmoud
For Mahmoud Zuabi, born in Damascus, who was Syria’s Prime Minister from 1987 to 2000
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Yasser
For Mohammad Yasser Shoshara, a Syrian footballer born in Damascus
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Ammar
For Ammar Abdulhamid, an author, human rights activist and political dissident born in Damascus

Female Damascus Dog Names

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Rummaneh
For Abu Rummaneh, an upscale neighborhood and district in western Damascus
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Amara
For Al-Amara, a prominent neighborhood in the old city of Damascus
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Asali
For Al-Asali, a neighborhood and district of the Qadam municipality of Damascus
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Hariqa
For Al-Hariqa, a neighborhood in Damascus
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Qassaa
For Al-Qassaa, a neighborhood in northeastern Damascus
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Salihiyah
For Salihiyah, a municipality and neighborhood in Damascus
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Sharqi
For Bab Sharqi, one of the seven ancient gates of Damascus
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Baramkeh
A neighborhood and district of the Qanawat municipality of Damascus
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Barzeh
A neighborhood to the north of Damascus
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Mezzeh
A municipality in Damascus
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Sarouja
A municipality to the north of the Old City of Damascus
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Tuma
A borough of the Old City of Damascus; one of the seven gates inside the city's historical walls.
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Jabiya
For Bab al-Jabiya, located at the entrance to Souk Midhat Pasha
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Faradis
One of the city gates, means “the gate of the orchards” or “of the paradise”
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Ananias
For the House of Saint Ananias, an ancient underground structure
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Barada
For the Barada River
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Nabi
For the Nabi Habeel Mosque located on the west mounts of Damascus, near the Zabadani Valley
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Zabadani
For the Zabadani Valley in Damascus
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Pasha
For Khan Sulayman Pasha, a large khan in the Old City of Damascus
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Mahshi
A famous dish in Syria
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Basbousa
A sweet cake made of cooked semolina soaked in simple syrup
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Ighraa
An actress born in Damascus
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Mohja
For Mohja Kahf, an Arab-American poet and author from Damascus
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Caresse
For Caresse Bashar, a film and tv actress born in Damascus
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Ghadah
For Ghadah Al-Samman, a writer, journalist and novelist born in Damascus
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Jumana
For Jumana Murad, a famous Syrian actress born in Damascus
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Assala
For Assala Nasri, a musician born in Damascus
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Noura
For Noura Rahal, a singer from Damascus
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Lilia
For Lilia al-Atrash, a tv actress from Damascus
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Gemini
For a popular restaurant in Damascus

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