Dog Names Meaning Mellow

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Introduction

While many people opt for a dog that has a lot of energy or is outgoing and loves to run around playing fetch, others may prefer a more calm and mellow dog. If you are one of the latter, then you have probably chosen to adopt a pup who enjoys cuddling on the couch rather than sprinting down a beach. A mellow dog needs a mellow name to suit them of course! There are plenty of names to choose from that encapsulates your dogs relaxed and peaceful demeanor. So curl up with this list next to your dog and pick out a great mellow name!

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Dog Name Meaning Mellow Considerations

Personality is key when considering a name which means mellow. Dogs who are calm, serene and peaceful are best suited for such a name. High energy, spastic dogs may do better with a name with a different meaning (unless you are trying to will your dog to be more mellow!). Observe your dog's demeanor and how they act on a day to day basis. If you feel like the word mellow describes them completely, then this is the name list for you!

While breed isn't necessarily important when choosing a name that means mellow, there are some breeds which may be apt for this meaning. Basset Hounds, Bulldogs and Bull Mastiffs, for example, are all breeds which tend to be calmer. On the other hand, Border Collies, Chihuahuas and Jack Russell Terriers tend to be anything but mellow. If you have a calm breed, you may be safe going for a mellow name. Of course, all dogs are unique so really get to know your pooch's personality before settling on a name!

There are names that mean mellow for female and male dogs so you don't need to worry about that when considering a name in this category. So if you have a peaceful pup, choose a nice mellow name. 

Male Dog Names Meaning Mellow

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Stellen
A Scandinavian name which means calm, peace and mellow
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Frederick
Meaning a peaceful ruler, this name is great for your dominant yet mellow pup
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Tully
An Irish name meaning peaceful
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Pax
Meaning peaceful, this name is very popular in Rome as the Roman goddess or peace was also named Pax
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Zalman
A Yiddish name meaning peace - a great nickname for your pup would be Zal
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Galen
Meaning peaceful and calm, this name can also be used for a female
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Shlomo
A Hebrew name meaning peace which began with King Solomon who was often called Shlomo
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Aaru
An Egyptian name meaning peaceful
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Axel
This German name means father of peace
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Colm
This Irish name means dove which is frequently used as a symbol of peace and tranquility
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Salem
This Hebrew name means peace
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An
A Chinese name meaning peace and quiet
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He
A Chinese name meaning harmony and peace
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Humphrey
An English name which means peaceful warrior
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Mirko
This name has many backgrounds but translates to world peace in all of them
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Pace
An English name meaning peace
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Tauno
This Finnish name means peaceful and modest
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Zacht
The Dutch word for mellow
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Wilfred
Meaning desiring peace, this name would fit a nice mellow dog
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Yen
A Vietnamese name meaning peace
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Arav
An Indian name meaning calm and peaceful
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Bem
An African word for peace
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Callum
Meaning dove, this is a very mellow Latin name
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Fred
A common name which means peaceful ruler
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Fritz
A German name meaning peaceful ruler
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Onofre
A Spanish name meaning defender of peace, Ono is a great doggy nickname!
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Rendor
A Hungarian name meaning peace officer
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River
Think of a calm, mellow river anytime you call your dog
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Zalman
A Hebrew name meaning calm and peace
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Tyrin
The African God of peace

Female Dog Names Meaning Mellow

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Irene
The Greek goddess of peace
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Paz
Stemming from the name Pazia, this name means peace
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Shiloh
Tranquility and peace is what this name means however it also is the location of a major civil war battle
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Yasu
A Japanese name meaning peaceful and mellow
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Olive
A name that is associated with an olive branch, a symbol of peace and togetherness
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Salma
An Arabic name which means peace, security and safety
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Shanta
This Indian name means peaceful
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Dulcet
A word which means mellow, pleasurable and sweet sounding
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Emem
A Western African name meaning peace in the language of Ibibio
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Frida
A Germanic name stemming from the word frid which means peace
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Kazuki
A Japanese name meaning harmony, peace, brightness and hope
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Mira
With Slavic roots, this name means world peace
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Ning
A Japanese name which means peaceful, calm and serene
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Sakina
An Arabic name which translates to calmness and peace
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Udo
Meaning peace, this West African name is short and sweet
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Yasu
A Japanese name meaning peaceful and quiet
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Amina
Meaning faithful and trustworthy
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Arushi
This unique Sanskrit name means calm
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Aquene
This Native American name means quietness
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Chesna
An English name meaning peaceful
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Coy
An English word for a quiet person
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Gala
A Russian name meaning calm
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Laqueta
An English name meaning the quiet one
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Placida
An English name meaning tranquil and mellow
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Salama
This Swahili name means peace and calm
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Shanata
An Indian name referring to calmness
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Asha
A Sanskrit name meaning hope
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Dinesa
The calm and rising sun
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Halycon
A Greek mythical sea bird which now stands for calm and serenity
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Nagi
A Japanese name which means a calm person

Community Dogs With Names Meaning Mellow

Lily
Female
Pit Bull
Cahone, CO

Very sweet, subtle, and quiet