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Introduction

As a popular TV show with lots of strong characters and creatures, Game of Thrones is a series that can inspire us when we are choosing a name for our dog, as there are lot of strong male and female characters that we admire.  We absorb ourselves in their world and feel like we know them, so what better way to show how much we love the show than to name our awesome family dog in true Game of Thrones style.  We might want our dog to be courageous like Arya, or righteous like Ned. Regardless, of your reasons, names inspired by Game of Thrones will certainly represent strength and resourcefulness. 

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Game of Throne Dog Name Considerations

Choosing a forever-name for your new dog is difficult, but there is a lot of inspiration to be taken from Game of Thrones.  Maybe your pup is beautiful and deserves a name like Daenerys, or should have a giant name like Wun Wun, to match its giant personality.  If you live in King's Landing, you may want a small, pretty lap dog, like a Bichon Frise or Chihuahua, named Myrcella, inspired by the late Baratheon/Lannister princess.  Regardless, a suitable name can certainly be found with a little inspiration from in and around the Seven Kingdoms. 

If your pooch thrives in the cold and is wolf-like in nature, body, or spirit, you may wish to choose a name inspired by the Stark direwolves.  Ghost is bright white in color, caring and loyal in nature, and loves to track, like the Samoyed breed.  Grey Wind is large and strong.  This would be a great name for an Alaskan Malamute breed.  Grey Wind is resourceful and can survive harsh conditions.  Shaggydog is large and dark in color, similar to the black and grey Tamaskan.  Lady resembles a Siberian Husky, especially when she inquisitively narrows her eyes.  Nymeria is very strong-willed and spirited.  She is fearless and resembles the Kugsha breed.  Finally, Summer, is very smart and loyal.  He closely resembles a Northern Inuit, and is brown and white color. German Shepherds are said to be ancestors of the Northern Inuit.    

Male Game of Thrones Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
9
Ghost
A loyal direwolf with a bright white coat
7
Stark
A well-respected family known to be protector of the North
7
Tarly
Inspired by the very intelligent maester in training Samwell Tarly
7
Rhaegal
A green and bronze scaled dragon with orange and yellow wings
6
Ned
The nickname of Eddard Stark who is hand of the king and executed in season 1
6
Jaqan
Inspired by Jaqen H'ghar who is a member the Faceless Men, a group of assassins
5
Drogon
A large black and red dragon
5
Viserion
Once a cream and gold dragon slayed by the Night King and brought back as a Wight to fight in his army
5
Stannis
Stannis Baratheon is brother to Robert Baratheon who is king in season 1
5
Sully
Perfect name for your obedient pooch, inspired by the army of the unsullied
4
Ramsey
Inspired by the sadistic Ramsey Bolton
4
Viper
Inspired by the handsome and athletic Oberyn Martell of Dorne who is nicknamed the Red Viper
4
Tormund
The name Tormund is inspired by the red-headed wildling character who fights alongside Jon Snow
3
Kingslayer
This is the nickname given to Ser Jaime Lannister
3
Sandor
Inspired by the character Sandor Clegane who is also often referred to as the Hound
3
Aemon
Aemon is the Night's Watch Maester, he is a Targaryen that refused the throne because he had taken vows to become Maester
2
Ice
Inspired by the Stark's motto, winter is coming
2
Greyjoy
Lord Greyjoy is Lord of the Iron Islands; he has a son, Theon Greyjoy, who was taken as a child to be Ned Stark's squire
2
Walder
Walder Frey was the Lord of the Crossing until Arya Stark murders him for revenge in season 7
1
Grey Wind
A brave, grey and white direwolf
1
Varys
Inspired by the eunuch Lord Varys who is sometimes referred to as the Spider
1
Bear
Inspired by Lord Commander Mormont who was once Lord of Bear Island
0
Shaggydog
A fierce black-coated direwolf
0
Longclaw
Jon Snow's sword originally owned by Jeor Mormont, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch
0
Hodor
Hodor is the only word that the character Hodor can say; it derives from the phrase hold the door
0
Balon
Inspired by Lord Balon Greyjoy of the Iron Islands
0
Davos
Ser Davos Seaworth was once a smuggler but was knighted for his loyal service and nicknamed the Onion Knight
-1
Roose
Inspired by the character Lord Roose Bolton
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Gendry
Illegitimate son of Robert Baratheon who is king in season 1
-4
Podrick
Inspired by squire Podrick Payne

Female Game of Thrones Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
6
Lyanna
Lyanna Stark is the sister of Ned Stark and Jon Snow's mother
5
Lady
Lady was very obedient and calm like her owner Sansa
5
Winter
Inspired by the weather in the North and the Stark's home of Winterfell
5
Yara
Yara is Theon Greyjoy's sister but her name is Asha in the novels
5
Valyrian
The Valyrian Freehold now fallen
4
Raven
Ravens are used often as a way to communicate; they deliver messages from city to city
4
Asshai
The mysterious birthplace of Melisandre, nobody knows what lies in the shadow lands beyond this place
4
Meera
Meera is a loyal protector of Bran Stark and helps him find the three-eyed Raven
3
Ygritte
A red-haired feisty and fearless wildling girl
3
Mhysa
Meaning mother, slaves shout this to Daenerys when she frees them
2
Citadel
Holds many ancient archived documents and books, maesters are trained in the Citadel
1
Myrcella
Myrcella is the golden-haired princess who is in love with a Dornish prince and murdered by his family
1
Khaleesi
Means wife of Khal which is a Dothraki ruler
1
Tyrell
A wealthy and well-respected family killed off by the Lannisters in season 7
1
Elia
Sister of Prince Doran and Oberyn Martell and married to Rhaegar Targaryen
1
Loreza
One of eight Sand Snakes and illegitimate daughter of Oberyn Martell
0
Nymeria
The protective direwolf owned by Arya Stark but now lives in the wild, whereabouts unknown
0
Asha
Asha is Theon Greyjoy's sister but in the TV show she is named Yara
0
Sansa
Sansa is the perfect name for your pretty lap dog but she is also clever and cunning
0
Mel
Mel is a short and sweet name inspired by the red priestess Melisandre
0
Missy
Inspired by the character Missandei who advises Daenerys Targaryen
0
Osha
A brave servant and wildling who rescues Bran and Rickon Stark from execution
0
Rhaella
Rhaella Targaryen is the mother of Rhaegar, Viserys and Daenerys Targaryen
-1
Summer
Summer was Bran Stark's brave direwolf who died fighting off wight walkers
-1
Arya
Although she has a very cute name Arya is quick and resourceful
-1
Gilly
A wildling girl rescued from her father by Samwell Tarly
-1
Ellaria
A flighty femme fatale and the mother of Prince Oberyn's four youngest children
-1
Dorea
Another illegitimate daughter of Oberyn Martell, she is also a skilled Sand Snake
-2
Tyene
A highly trained Sand Snake and illegitimate daughter of Oberyn Martell
-2
Leaf
Part of the Children of the Forest who are a non-human race

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