Jerusalem Dog Names

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Introduction

A Jerusalem dog name can mean many things. It can be a name that directly translates to mean Jerusalem or it can be a popular name within the city. You could also want to name your dog after one of the 70 names that Jerusalem itself has held over the years. Whatever your reasoning, naming your pup after one of the oldest cities in the world sounds like a great idea. After all, a city with such great history and worldly impact has to be a perfect source of powerful names! Take a look at this list of great Jerusalem names and get inspired.

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Jerusalem Dog Name Considerations

You know that you want a Jerusalem inspired name for your dog but after that, the ball is up in the air! With so many Jerusalem names to choose from, there are a few things to consider before settling on a name. These tips will help you assess your favorite Jerusalem names and come to the best one for your dog.

First, think about how strongly you want your dog's name to radiate the essence of Jerusalem. If you really want the world to know the meaning behind your dog's name, opt for one of the names that directly means 'Jerusalem'. The city has held many names throughout history so there is definitely going to be one you like!

If you want the Jerusalem presence to be a little bit more discreet, choose a name that is more commonly used for a person or pup. The city has many people living there, all with names strongly rooted in the history of the land! You should also enjoy saying the name out loud or, at the very least, the nickname. Practice calling the name as if you were calling your dog. If you like it, perfect! This is a great way to consider which name will be best. 

Male Jerusalem Dog Names

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Jerusalem
One of the oldest cities in the world, considered holy by three major religions
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Zion
The hill in Jerusalem where a fortress stood
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David
Jerusalem was once called the City of David
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Jebus
The city was once known as the City of Jebus
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King
The city was once known as The City of The Great King
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Koine
A name used to reference the city in a scripture
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Roman
The city was around during the Roman times
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Ben
The term Ben-Zion means the son of Jerusalem
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Debir
The most holy place in Jerusalem
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Harel
A name meaning the mountain of God in reference to Jerusalem
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Tzur
A name for the city meaning rock
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Kir
A name that simply means ‘city’ and has been used to reference Jerusalem
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Muhammed
One of the top names in Jerusalem
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Raziel
A very popular Hebrew name, call your pup Rey for short
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Solomon
Hebrew for ‘peace’ and a temple in Jerusalem
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Jeramiah
A prophet who foretold of the destruction of Jerusalem
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Asher
The eighth son of Jacob in the Jewish Scripture
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Ezra
A popular Hebrew name with much meaning throughout Jerusalem
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Uri
A top name within Jerusalem
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Omer
A Jewish name meaning “first born son”, great for your first boy dog
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Noma
A Hebrew name which means tenderness
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Adam
The first man God created
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Elijah
A Jewish prophet with deep roots in Jerusalem
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Akiva
A famous rabbi in Jerusalem
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Alexander
Alexander the Great visited Jerusalem to see the High Priest
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Amram
The father of Moses and leader of the Jewish people
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Dov
A Jewish name which means bear - great for a big pup
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Ephraim
Fruitful is the meaning of this popular Biblical name
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Eli
A name that means ‘ascend’ and has been popular throughout Jerusalem’s history
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Shalom
Meaning ‘peace’ this is a popular name and greeting in Jerusalem

Female Jerusalem Dog Names

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Ariel
A biblical name for Jerusalem
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Tamar
One of the most popular names in Jerusalem
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Ziona
A pretty name for a pup that references the importance of Jerusalem
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Neveh
A name for the city in one of the many scriptures
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Oasis
The city is considered to be a holy oasis
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Kiriyah
Meaning Joyful City, this name has been used to refer to Jerusalem
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Elizabeth
A Jewish name meaning “God is my Oath"
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Eliza
A version of the name Elizabeth that is very popular in Jerusalem
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Hannah
The biblical mother of the prophet Samuel
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Lila
A Hebrew name meaning ‘light’
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Eliana
A popular Hebrew name meaning ‘God has answered’
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Abigail
One of King David’s wives in the bible
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Noa
A popular name in Jerusalem that means ‘movement’
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Shira
A trendy Jewish name meaning ‘song’
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Talia
A popular girl's name in the city that means ‘dew from God’
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Lia
A Hebrew girl’s name meaning ‘delicate’
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Reyna
A pretty and popular name in Jerusalem that means ‘pure’
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Ilana
A popular name for girls born around Tu Bishvat
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Bracha
A Jewish name meaning blessing, of which there are many in Jerusalem
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Drushah
Meaning sought after, this was one of the many names given to the city
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Shalem
Meaning ‘peace’, Jerusalem has been called this name in the past
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Rotem
A common plant in Jerusalem
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Betulah
Meaning virgin, the city has been known as this name in the past
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Gilah
One of the 70 names that Jerusalem has been called
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Moriah
Mount Moriah is part of the city, now known as Temple Mount
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Holy
Jerusalem is considered to be very holy
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Eden
Meaning pleasure related to Jerusalem
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Aelia
The Roman name given to Jerusalem in the second century
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Aliza
A Hebrew name meaning merry and cheerful in relation to Jerusalem
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Batty
Bat-Zion means the daughter of Jerusalem

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