Legend Inspired Dog Names

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For fans of the fantastical, patrons of parables, and lovers of lore, giving your dog a legend inspired name can be a great way to set them apart from the rest while making them as timeless as those they’re named after. From the origins of human existence to modern myths, there are plenty of folklorish characters and local legends to choose from, from cultures all over the world. So if you’re looking for some inspiration for a dog name that stems from some of history’s most famous examples, you’ve come to the right place, as we’ve got a comprehensive list of potentially legendary options. 

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Legend Inspired Dog Name Considerations

Giving your dog a legend inspired name can be as simple as picking your favorite mythical place, creature or person. But if you’re looking for a bit more depth and meaning, consider starting by first putting together a list of your dog’s most defining traits, from their looks to their quirks and personality, as it will be the quickest and easiest point of comparison when looking at our list or coming up with one of your own. 

For instance, if your dog happens to be a bit of a thief but often has good intentions, the name Robin would certainly be suitable. For a dog that constantly seems to get lost (but obviously has great value to you), the names Treasure, Dorado, and Atlantis would both be suitable. For a dog that turns into a complete monster when they play, the names Kraken or Weevil would both work. For a large, slow-moving dog who has a distinct smell, the name Bigfoot would be perfect. 

Given the number of legendary beasts, people, and even locations, there are plenty of options to choose from. If you need further inspiration, pick a specific topic like mythical creatures, Irish folklore or something of the like that interests you and start crossing unsuitable names off the list until you find the perfect fit.

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Community Dogs with Legend Inspired Names

Jake - country song "if i die, feed jake."'s name story for Legend Inspired Dog Names
Jake - country song "if i die, feed jake."
Labrador Retriever
Lake Jackson, TX

His name was Jace. We changed it to Jake.

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