Dog Names Ending in Y

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Introduction

Dog names ending in "y" can be very versatile. They can fit any breed, personality, and appearance. Many people select a name for their pup ending in "y" because there are a lot to choose from and they like the ending sound of the last syllable. Dog names ending in "y" can be very short names, such as Lily, Ry, or Ivy, or longer such as Barnaby, Mackenzey, or Rommily. These names are trendy and unique, but also quite popular. These names with a "y" ending can be very common or very different, depending on your dog's style and your preference!

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Dog Name Ending in 'y' Considerations

When you bring home your new dog, you will surely want the ideal name that fits. You may envision your dog having a name with an ending sound of the long "e", which can be spelled with a "y" as the last letter of the name. Names such as Baby, Mickey, Jimmy, or Lucy may be the types of titles you are interested in. 

Before you decide on the name, you may wish to get to know your dog for a few days. Luckily, there are many names that end in "y", which will suit all sorts of pups. If your dog is super cute and cuddly, you may choose Fluffy, Lolly, Lenny, or Tippy. Cute, innocent names are what some dog owners prefer. Other cute and lively names may be Sunny, Tippy, or Ziggy.

If you dog is a larger breed, dog name choices that end in "y" may be Bucky, Jersey, Charly, or Dusty. Other names you may like are Daisy, Zoey, or Henry. With names ending in "y", there are so many to choose from that you may not know where to begin. Focusing on your dog's personality, appearance, or other characteristics may help you make your decision. Asking friends and family for advice can also help!

Male Dog Names Ending in 'y'

Votes Name Vote
2
Quincy
Latin for famous bearer
1
Freddy
German meaning peaceful ruler
1
Berkeley
Berkeley is Old English for birch leaf
0
Buddy
Buddy means a friend, a common dog name
0
Benny
Meaning son of the right hand
0
Lanny
Of English origin, a shortened version of Roland
0
Remy
Of French origin, meaning from Rheims
0
Lenny
German meaning bold lion
-1
Finley
Meaning fair warrior or white warrior
-2
Cappy
Meaning captain
-2
Ozzy
Meaning spearman
-2
Brody
Brody is Gaelic, meaning ditch
-2
Barnaby
Derived from a Christian name Barnabas
-2
Mickey
Of Hebrew origin, meaning who is like God
-2
Parry
Of Welsh meaning, a shortened version of Harry
-2
Percy
Of Normandy origin, from Greek Perseus
-3
Bentley
Meaning a farm or ranch, grassy area
-3
Anthony
Meaning highly praiseworthy
-3
Casey
Meaning steadfast, a warrior
-3
Diddley
Meaning acting in a silly way
-3
Hinkley
Named after a California small town
-3
Iggy
Meaning of blazing one
-3
Woodsy
Means loving the outdoors, the woods, nature
-3
Abey
Meaning father of many
-3
Alvy
Meaning friend of the elves
-3
Clancy
Of Irish origin, meaning the red-headed son of the soldier
-3
Corey
Meaning a dweller near a hollow
-3
Kolby
Of Scandinavian origin, meaning from Kol's settlement
-3
Kevy
Derived from the name Kevin
-3
Roddy
A shortened form of Rodderick

Female Dog Names Ending in 'y'

Votes Name Vote
1
Avery
Of English origin meaning wise counselor
1
Zoey
Derived from Zoe, meaning life
1
Mercy
Latin for compassion
1
Fay
Meaning of an elf or fairy in Latin
0
Paisley
Paisley has a meaning of church in Scottish
0
Destiny
Latin meaning one's fate
0
Sally
English meaning princess
0
Candy
Of French origin, Candy means sweet
-1
Nelly
Meaning God is my judge, Hebrew origin
-1
Dolly
An English form of Dorothy
-2
Holly
English meaning holly grove
-2
Lainey
Of Greek origin meaning torch
-2
Izzy
Greek meaning gift
-2
Sky
Of Scottish origin meaning sky
-2
Lacey
Of Greek origin, Lacey means mythical lady
-2
Ally
Form of Allie, Scottish origin meaning sun ray
-2
Joney
A form of Jonie, Hebrew for God is gracious
-2
Lizzy
Of Hebrew origin meaning God is my oath
-2
Lady
English meaning surprising
-2
Katy
A form of Katherine meaning pure
-2
Darby
Scottish for deer town
-2
Tilly
Scottish meaning mighty in battle
-3
Lucy
Of Latin origin meaning light
-3
Lily
In Christianity, Lily means purity
-3
Hadley
Meaning heather field in English
-3
Melody
Of Greek origin meaning song-like
-3
Finley
Finley means creative, cool
-3
Harmony
Of Greek origin meaning blending sounds
-3
Journey
Of English origin meaning journey
-3
Effy
A form of Effie, meaning well-spoken, of Scottish origin

Community Dogs with Names Ending in 'y'

Bailey's name story for Dog Names Ending in Y
Bailey
Male
Chihuahua
Boise, ID

Bailey was a rescue and would not come in the house for at least a week and a half from bringing home....when I came home from work that one day he was licking the top part of a bottle of Bailey’s Irish Cream I had placed outside the door to recycle the night before...he had one paw on the bottle and one paw on the door as if I should’ve known it’s time for the critter to go from homeless to the Hilton! Baileys legs are also tan from his paw up partially his leg -That exact color of Bailey’s Irish cream

Rocky's name story for Dog Names Ending in Y
Rocky
Male
German Shepherd
Moody, TX

He is a very lovable boy.

Roxy's name story for Dog Names Ending in Y
Roxy
Female
German Shorthaired Pointer
Gibraltar, MI
Personality
Funn

We looked up cute female dog names, and my family and I did not want our dog’s name to be a person name like Abby or Bella so we chose Roxy.