Dog Names that Start with U

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Introduction

Are you currently faced with a task that evokes terror in the heart of even the strong?  Are you trembling and looking for a place to hide in the shadow of this overwhelming task?  I know the task is only choosing a name for that newly arrived puppy, but what may seem an easy and quickly done task to some, might be exactly as described above for others.  It may seem like a real "mission impossible" for some of us.  So, for those who are in the "mission impossible" ballpark, we're here to help! 

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Dog Names that Start with U in Pop Culture

Dog Name that Starts with U Considerations

Isn't he just the more adorable little thing you've ever held in your arms, well OK, maybe he isn't quite as cute as your first born child but he's got to be close!  Anyway, there he is, resting peacefully in your lap, with not a care in the world, totally trusting you for his care and survival, both physically and emotionally.  It just doesn't seem right to give him just any old handle to which he will respond for the rest of his life or to give him a moniker without putting some thought into its choice.  Many people will utilize little clues to kick start the flow of imaginative juices, with many of those little clues being his breed, his coat color or texture (or both) or even some cute (or perhaps not so cute) behaviors which has been noted.  For some, the task of naming the newest family member is quite intimidating and overwhelming, but it really doesn't need to be.  If you attack this task as you would any other task, with a specific plan, you'll be surprised at the result and the ease with which the result was obtained.  In that vein, may we suggest using the alphabet to trigger your imagination?  May we suggest considering dog names that start with U?

Male Dog Names that Start with U

Votes Name Vote
7
Ushki
A small bay in Khabarovsk Krai, Russian Federation
6
Upton
English word meaning "from the upper farm"
6
Ualentin
A Russian and Old Church Slavic form of Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong"
6
Unique
An unusual puppy, could be resulting from behavior, coat color or breed mix
6
Utah
A state located in Western United States
6
Underfoot
A great name for that little shadow of a pup who's always at (or under) your feet
5
Ugly-Bugly
Another name for an ugly duckling; also an animated YouTube character
5
Ulysses
A Latin name for Odysseus, a hero in Greek literature
5
Underdog
An animated TV series, later turned into a film, featuring the humble Shoeshine Boy's alter ego
4
Urkel
A fictional character on the ABC/CBS sitcom "Family Matters"
4
Umani
A Japanese word meaning "a savory taste"
4
Uban
A word meaning "grey or white hair"
4
Uriah
A soldier in King David's army and husband to Bathsheba; the name of several priests in the books of the Bible
3
Unwyn
An English word for "unfriendly" but an interesting one, nonetheless
3
Uri
An acronym for Uniform Resource Identifier, which identifies abstract or physical resources
2
Ulan
The name of a Chinese politician or an acronym for Union List of Artist Names
1
UFO
An acronym for Unidentified Flying Object widely used worldwide
1
Uranius
The name of a Roman Usurper who was active during the reigns of Alexander Severus (222 TO 235)
0
Unagi
A Japanese word for freshwater eels which are a common ingredient in Japanese cooking
0
Uko
For George Uko, a football defensive end for the Denver Broncos
0
Uccello
The surname of an Italian painter and mathematician, Paolo Uccello
0
Uranus
The seventh (7th) planet from the sun in our solar system
0
Unconscious
A word meaning "not conscious"; a good name for that always sleepy pup
-1
Uggles
A pretty clever cat from the University of Illinois at Urbana, but also a great dog name to be sure
-1
Ulrich
A German word meaning "noble leader"
-1
Umpa
Fictional dwarves who manufactured candy in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" movie
-1
Uthar
A Sith Master in the "Star Wars" movies
-2
Uncle Sam
Began in 1812, the term used as a common reference to the U.S. Government or a common national personification of America
-3
U2
An Iris rock band from Dublin which formed in 1976
-3
Ubani
A leading Nigerian Democratic activist

Female Dog Names that Start with U

Votes Name Vote
7
Umbrel
An obsolete English word for umbrella
6
Uma
Main character/antogonist in the movie "Descendants 2"
6
Unga
An acronym for United Nations General Assembly
5
Ulla
Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, German derivative of Ulrich which means "name of 2 (queens of Sweden)"
5
Ultima
Video game series
5
Ursa
Shortened from Ursa Major, a constellation in our solar system
5
Udra
A made up word that means "ultra"; also a popular auto window shade maker
4
Ubelia
Greek word meaning "help"; alternative form of Ophelia which is also Greek
3
Umka
A white polar bear cartoon character in a film released in 1969 of the same name
3
Ursula
A fictional character in the move "The Little Mermaid"
3
Ushi
A person who cannot or will not stop eating, generally associated with obesity
2
Ugenie
An online shopping platform which was founded in 2006 by FlipKart
2
Umbra
One of 3 parts to a complete shadow
2
Ulrikke
A short story by Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges
2
Urchin
A mischievous young child, usually poor and raggedly dressed; also sea urchin
2
Udet
The surname of a notable German flying ace in WW I
2
Uno
An American shedding type of card game which is played with a specially printed deck of cards
1
Udessa
An old English variation of Audessa which is alternate spelling of Audrey, meaning "noble, strength"
1
Ulda
A Scandinavian variation of Hulda which means "hiding, secrecy"
1
Ulrika
Swedish derivative of Ulrich which was the name of 2 queens of Sweden
1
Unice
English origin, variation of Eunice which means "good victory"
1
Ula
A Celtic word meaning "sea jewel"
1
Unity
An Irish word which means "together"
1
Utopia
A near-perfect community or society which is imaginary
0
Urania
Greek mythological one of sacred enniadelfes muses of Helicon, daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne
0
Uriel
One of the Archangels of post-exilic Rabbinic tradition
-1
Useless
A funny name for a prissy female dog who just sits around and looks pretty
-1
Uschi
A German derivative of Ursula which means "little bear" or a Latin word which means "she-bear"
-1
Uzzi
A Hebrew word meaning "my strength"
-3
Una
A Celtic word which means "white wave"

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