Dog Names that Start with K

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Introduction

Have you chosen a name for that newest furry family member yet?  How long have you been calling her "baby" or "cutie pie"?  Are you willing to opt for the standard, run-of-the-mill types of names? Or, would you rather give her a distinctive moniker to set her apart from the many other cuddly canines with whom she'll eventually romp and play in the dog park?  The task of selecting a great name for your new pet doesn't have to be stressful but can be quite a lot of fun, especially if you involve the whole family!

Dog Names that Start with K in Pop Culture

Dog Names that Start with K Considerations

Picking the perfect name for that precious perky pet, who is very  likely sitting in your lap as you read this guide, can be quite the daunting task which can dramatically raise your stress levels unless you approach the task with a plan.  Just as you would approach any other task, developing a plan of action will help you achieve success as you pick the perfect name for that precious pup in your lap.  Some pet owners will use the breed of their pet, or some particular characteristic of the breed to start the wheels of imagination turning; while others will use the canine's coat color or the texture of the coat or even some cute behavior they've noted in their new furry family member to begin the picking process.  Some pet owners actually get back to the basics when looking for the perfect label for the precious lump of fur who is basking in the sunlight shining through the patio door ... some owners actually use the alphabet to facilitate this task!  So, I ask you, why not consider dog names that start with the letter "K" for the name of their newest furry family member.  Why not utilize names or words beginning with "K" to label that "kute, kuddly kanine".

Male Dog Names that Start with K

Votes Name Vote
7
Keefer
Celtic / Gaelic / German word meaning "noble, gentle, barrel maker"
6
Kearney
A Gaelic word meaning "warlike or soldier"
6
Kahuna
A Hawaiian word that means "priest, sorcerer, magician, wizard, minister or expert in any profession
5
Kellogg
An English occupational name for a pork butcher
5
Knickers
Shortened from Knickerbockers, a British female undergarment prior to the early 20th century
5
Kennedy
An Irish word meaning "helmeted; helmed head"
4
Kong
Chinese and Korean surname of Confucious
4
Klondike
A tributary of the Yukon River in Northwestern Canada
4
Kenny
An Irish word that means "handsome"
3
Kilroy
An Irish word that means "son of red-haired lad"
3
Kaden
A spelling variation of Caden which is a Gaelic word meaning "battler"
2
Kermit
For the famous Kermit the Frog, a muppet created by puppeteer, Jim Hanson
2
KC
A made up name that stands for Kuddly Canine
2
Kaiser
A German word that means "emperor"
2
Kade
A Scottish word that means "from the wetlands"
2
Kalvin
An English word meaning "bald"
2
Karman
A Hebrew word which means "garden, orchard"
1
Kyle
A Scottish topographical term that means "narrow, straight channel"
1
Kaleb
A variation of Caleb, a Hebrew word meaning "dog, brave"
1
Kitt
An English word that means "He who holds Christ in his heart"; diminutive of Christian which means "follower of Christ"
0
Kojack
The name of a private investigator who was bald; a 1970's TV series
0
Khan
An Islamic word which means "commander, leader or ruler, king or chief"
0
Kirby
A Norse word that means "from the church farm or village; also an English word that means "church village"
0
Krill
A Norwegian word used for a small crustacean found in the oceans of the world
0
Kondor
A Hungarian word that means "someone with curly hair"
0
Kayle
A Garlic / Hebrew / Irish word that means "slim and fair, crown of laurel"
0
Kevin
An Irish word that means "handsome by birth"
-1
Kam
A Scottish word form of Cameron which means "crooked nose"
-1
King Tut
An Egyptian Pharaoh colloquial name for Tutankhaten which means "living image of Aten"; or a great name for the leader of the pack pup
-2
Kalixto
A Greek word variation of Calixto which means "beautiful"

Female Dog Names that Start with K

Votes Name Vote
7
Kara
An Italian name which means "dear, beloved"
7
Kearina
A variation of Karen which means "pure"; also a Danish variation of Katherine
6
Kathy
A Greek variation of Catherine and English word which means "pure"
5
Kandi
An English word that means "modern-ancient hereditary title used by Ethiopian queens"
5
Kelsey
Most likely derived from an Old English name Ceolside which means "ships victory" or from a place name of Cenel Island, meaning "fierce island"
5
Keighley
Derived from an English place word meaning "clearly belonging to Cyhha "
5
Kimono
A name for a traditional Japanese garment
5
Kenya
From the name of the African country which is named for Mount Kenya, which means "one having stripes"
4
Kris
An English name meaning "follower of Christ"
3
Kitty
An English diminutive of Katherine which means "pure"
3
Karma
A Sanskrit word that means "Actions are fate; Buddhist and Hindu concept of the inevitable effect of one's life's actions"
3
Katlan
A Celtic word that means "little darling"
2
Kassie
An English name which is an abbreviation of Cassandra which means "unheeded prophetess"
2
Kipper
A German variation of Kipp, a habitation name for some one who is from a place called Kipper in Westfalia
2
Kensi
Of Hindu origin, the meaning is "modest truth" and "number 4"
2
Keiva
An American version of an Irish name that means "strong, happy, graceful"
2
Kahlua
The name of a Mexican coffee-flavored liqueur
2
Kiwi
A name which refers to Kiwi fruit or Kiwi bird
2
Kismet
An Arabic word that means "division, portion or lot"
1
Kylie
An Australian Aboriginal word meaning "boomerang or curved stick"
1
Ko Ko
A variation of the wonderful winter warm up drink made with milk and cocoa
1
Kimmi
A Vietnamese name which means "golden one or from the meadow"
0
Kelly
An Irish word meaning "war, lively, aggressive"
0
Kit Kat
The name of a yummy chocolate wafer candy bar
-1
Kon-tiki
A 1947 journey by raft across the Pacific Ocean, from South America to the Polynesian Islands by Norwegian explorer and writer Thor Heyerdahl
-1
Kasey
An Irish word that means "observant, alert, vigorous"
-1
Kimberly
An English name which means "from the wood of the royal forest or from the royal fortress meadow"
-2
Karolina
A Hungarian word meaning "manly"
-2
Kendra
In English, it means "knowledge", or a blend of the name Ken, meaning royal obligation, clear water, and Sandra, meaning protector of man or Andrea, meaning manly or masculine
-3
Kaileigh
A Gaelic / Irish word that means "slim and fair, slender"

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