Dog Names that Start with V

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Not that many names in the world begin with the letter “V” so why should your dog's? That’s simple. It’s the coolest letter out there! Still not enough of a reason? Okay, how about this: throughout history and media there have been people and animals alike who have made significant impacts to the world - all of whom had names that started with the letter “V”. Amerigo Vespucci, Voltaire, Virginia Woolf, and Queen Victoria are only four in a long line of powerful figures with v-names.

Your dog is powerful - he's your best friend - so doesn’t he deserve a name just as great as he is? By picking a name that begins with “v,” you are assuring your dog a place among few others who stand out in home and history!

Dog Names that Start with V in Pop Culture

Dog Names that Start with V Considerations

Something to consider when choosing a name for your dog that begins with the letter “V” is his or her breed. After all Vita the Vizsla sounds awfully cute. Alliteration can be a great way to make your dog’s name catchy (and a great handle on Instagram!) A lot of pets are making it big on social media and their memorable names are key to their success. Pair a unique name with its breed of the same letter and you have a recipe for perfection!

So what about those pooches who don’t prefer the limelight? Names that begin with “V” are great for dogs with a knack for being different. Whether your dog is a rare breed or a rare personality, names that begin with “V” can encompass them and all of their individuality. From curious explorers to fans of rock n’ roll, literature, and everything in between, there is a name that is perfect for you and your pup.

Male Dog Names that Start with V

Votes Name Vote
7
Vito Corleone
An orphaned man from Sicily, Italy, who builds a mafia empire in the famous novel, The Godfather
7
Vampire
A mythical creature that is commonly believed to suck the blood of humans
6
Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke is a famous American film and TV personality best known for his roles in Mary Poppins and the Dick Van Dyke Show
6
Valor
A word that describes the strength of one’s mind or spirit and his or her personal bravery
5
Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci was a 16th century Italian explorer and the namesake for the United States of America
5
Valhalla
In Norse mythology, it is the hall of warriors overseen by Odin where soldiers go upon their deaths
5
Vince Vaughn
An American actor, screenwriter, and producer who has appeared in works such as Wedding Crashers and The Break-Up
5
Vlad
Vlad the Impaler was a medieval ruler of Wallachia and the inspiration for the name of Bram Stoker’s famous character, Count Dracula
5
V
V for Vendetta is a hugely popular graphic novel by Alan Moore that describes the acts of V, an anarchist and vigilante, as he fights to destroy the fascist government
5
Villain
The character in a story whose evil actions or intentions negatively impact the plot and/or main character
4
Viking
Nordic pirates who pillaged much of Northern Europe between the 8th and 11th centuries
4
Ville
A French word meaning “village” or “city”
4
Vert
The French word for “green”
4
Vader
Darth Vader is the lead villain in the mega-hit film series Star Wars
3
Vector
A comedic villain from the wildly popular Universal Pictures film Despicable Me
3
Vincent Van Gogh
A Dutch Post-Impressionist painter and key influencing figure in the history of Western art
3
Vermouth
A wine used in a variety of popular cocktails such as the martini
3
Ventura
A small coastal town in the American state of California
2
Volt
In the popular third-person shooter game, Warframe, Volt is a versatile character with the ability to wield and manipulate electricity
2
Vin Diesel
An American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer known for his roles in the hit film series The Fast and the Furious
1
Victor
Victor Frankenstein is a young scientist who brings to life a monster in the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
1
Venom
The supervillain turned anti-hero in the popular Marvel comics, The Amazing Spider-Man
1
Venture
Something that is risky, daring, or potentially dangerous
0
Valentine
Derived from the name of the Roman Emperor Saint Valentine, this word is often associated with feelings and expressions of love
0
Vortex
A whirling mass of air, water, or fire
0
Vulture
A supervillain and genius electrical engineer in the Marvel Comics The Amazing Spider-Man
-1
Voldemort
The cruel, dark wizard and ultimate villain in the Harry Potter series
-1
Voltaire
A famous French writer who propagated cultural progress through his satirical works
-2
Virgil
An ancient Roman poet during the period of Augustus

Female Dog Names that Start with V

Votes Name Vote
7
Violet
The oldest child in the Disney film The Incredibles; she has the power to produce force fields and turn invisible
6
Vernon
A Latin name meaning “youthful”
6
Venus
The Roman goddess responsible for love, sex, desire, fertility, and beauty
6
Vera
Vera Wang is a famous American fashion designer whose creations range from wedding gowns to designer handbags and everything in between
5
Valerie
The title of the popular song by Amy Winehouse
5
Virginia Woolf
A famous English author considered to be one of the most iconic modernists of the 20th century
5
Vanilla
A tropical orchid with pod-like fruit that can be used as an ingredient in foods or as fragrance
5
Vitamin
An essential nutrient that every living organism requires to survive and thrive
4
Vodka
An alcoholic beverage made from distilling fermented grains or potatoes
4
Vega
A star in the constellation “Lyra”
4
Velma
A fictional character from the Scooby-Doo franchise who is known for her key intellect and propensity to lose her glasses
4
Valeria
The Latin given name with the meaning, “to be strong”
4
Vivat
The term used to wish someone a long and prosperous life
3
Vivienne
An enchantress and adviser from the popular video game franchise Dragon Age
3
Vie
A name meaning that one is inquisitive in nature
2
Vanellope Von Schweetz
The adorable candy-car driving sidekick in Disney’s hit film Wreck-It-Ralph
2
Valkyrie
A Marvel superhero and member of the Defenders; she has super strength, speed, and durability, and the power to communicate with the dead
1
Viper
A villain in the Marvel Universe and foe of the Avengers and X-Men; she is skilled in martial arts, teleportation, and possesses immunity to most toxins
1
Vanna
The Khmer word for “golden”
1
Velvet
A type fabric known for its distinctly soft feel and richness of color
1
Volvox
A type of freshwater algae that dates back almost 200 million years
1
Volta
A lunar-impact crater on Earth’s moon that possesses an irregular outer rim
0
Victoria
Queen Victoria reigned over the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901; the Victorian Era is known as one of the most successful in terms of industry, expansion, and progress
0
Vogue
A famous American beauty, news, and fashion magazine established in 1892
0
Vixen
DC Comics’ superheroine with the power to adopt the qualities of animals; she is affiliated with both the Justice League and the Suicide Squad
-1
Vertigo
A Marvel character who, much like the condition for which she is named, can render a person dizzy or unconscious
-1
Vair
A set of patterns in heraldry that represents a blue-hued fur that was common in the Middle Ages
-2
Veranda
A long, luxurious open-air balcony or terrace
-3
Verity
A fundamental principle of belief and the Greek feminine noun for “truth”
-3
Veronica
A name with the meaning “she who brings victory”
-3
Vitality
The state of being active, energetic, and lively in all things

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