Los Angeles Dog Names

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Introduction

Located in Southern California, Los Angeles has close to four million residents, making it second in population size among United States cities behind New York (and the most populated in California). Known as the “City of Angels”, Los Angeles is Spanish for “the angels” and is considered the cultural, financial and commercial center of Southern California. If you live in the city currently or have in the past, or feel a connection to it, choosing a Los Angeles-inspired name will be an ongoing reminder of a place that is important to you. Fortunately, Los Angeles offers plenty of ideas to choose from when it comes to a name for your new pooch. 

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Los Angeles Dog Name Considerations

Searching for just the right moniker for your new canine pal can be a challenge; choosing a Los Angeles-inspired name will give your search direction and ensure that the name you decide upon has meaning to you. If you live in the city or have before, or feel a particular affinity for the area, choosing a name that brings Los Angeles to mind is logical. On each occasion that you have to call the name of your new friend, you will be reminded of the city you care about.

You may decide on a Los Angeles inspired name for your pooch because he brings to mind a specific dog (whether real or fiction), from the city. This may be due to his looks, personality or breed. Something about the city may be important to you and this can guide your choice of name for your pet. For example, if you are a fan of movies, you may choose to name your dog after a movie that was made in the city.

No matter why you are considering a name inspired by the city of Los Angeles, there are many options from which to choose, meaning you should not have difficulty finding just the right moniker for your pup.

Male Los Angeles Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
7
Pauley
For Pauley Pavilion, the facility where the UCLA men’s and women’s basketball teams play their home games
6
Brent
Short for Brentwood, a neighborhood in West Los Angeles and home to many well-known individuals
5
Hollywood
A neighborhood in the central area of Los Angeles
5
Burbank
A city 12-miles northwest of Los Angeles’ downtown area
5
Clipper
For the Los Angeles Clippers, an NBA team
5
Jackson
For Phil Jackson who as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, won five championships
5
Musso
For Musso and Frank, an iconic Hollywood restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard
4
Warner
For the Warner Brother’s movie studio
4
Hancock
For Hancock park, a historic and wealthy neighborhood in the central part of Los Angeles; built around a private golf club
4
Lincoln
For Lincoln Heights, a neighborhood in Los Angeles
4
Westchester
A neighborhood in the western part of Los Angeles; home to the Los Angeles International Airport
4
Cecil
For baseball player Cecil Fielder, who is from Los Angeles
4
Canter
A well-known Jewish-style deli that opened in 1931 and is currently located in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles
4
Clayton
For Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw
3
Fairfax
A neighborhood in the central Los Angeles region of the city; has been a center of the Jewish community and is known for its Farmer’s Market and CBS Television City
2
Cypress
For Cypress Park, a Los Angeles neighborhood in the Northeast part of the city
1
Sherman
For Sherman Oaks, a neighborhood that is in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles
1
Dolby
The Dolby Theatre is where the Academy Awards are held
1
Scully
Vin Scully spent 67 seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers as a broadcaster
1
Utley
For Chase Utley, a player on the Los Angeles Dodgers
0
Getty
The common name of the J. Paul Getty Museum, located in Brentwood, a Los Angeles neighborhood
0
Griffith
For Griffith Park, a large park in the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains
-1
Dodger
For the Los Angeles Dodgers, a major league baseball team
-1
Laker
For the Los Angeles Lakers, an NBA team
-1
Larchmont
A central Los Angeles neighborhood with historic homes
-1
Runyon
For Runyon Canyon park, located in Los Angeles, consisting of 160 acres
-1
King
For the Los Angeles Kings, an NHL team
-2
Kareem
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who was a basketball player with both UCLA and the Los Angeles Lakers
-3
Staples
For the Staples Center, which is a multi-purpose arena in downtown Los Angeles; home of the Lakers, Clippers, Kings (NHL team) and the Sparks, WNBA team
-3
Bruin
For the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins

Female Los Angeles Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
7
Echo
For Echo Park, a neighborhood in central Los Angeles
7
Cheviot
For Cheviot Hills, an affluent neighborhood on Los Angeles’ west side
7
Tokyo
For Toyko Rose, a radio personality who was born in Los Angeles
6
Feliz
For Los Feliz, a hillside neighborhood located in the central part of Los Angeles
5
Valencia
A neighborhood in the northwest corner of the Santa Clarita Valley in the county of Los Angeles
5
Beverly
A city in Los Angeles county, Beverly Hills, is also a famous tourist attraction
5
Sunset
For Sunset Boulevard, a famous street in Los Angeles
5
Garcetti
For Eric Garcetti, the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles
4
Venice
A beachfront neighborhood within Los Angeles
4
Playa
Means “beach” in Spanish
4
Pacific
For the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California
4
Shirley
Shirley Temple, an actress born in Santa Monica, which is in Los Angeles county
4
Pink
A landmark hot dog restaurant in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles
4
Wilshire
For a well-known street that runs east to west in the city
4
America
For America Ferrera, an actress born in Los Angeles
2
Vista
For Playa Vista and Mar Vista, neighborhoods located in the western part of Los Angeles, near the ocean
2
Jodie
For Jodie Foster, actress, producer and director from Los Angeles
2
Carrie
For Carrie Fisher, who was born in Los Angeles county
1
Monica
For Santa Monica, a beachfront city located in western Los Angeles county
1
Angel
For the city of Angels, a nickname for Los Angeles
1
Pacoima
One of the oldest neighborhoods in the northern part of the San Fernando valley area of Los Angeles
0
Odyssey
For Sparks player Odyssey Sims
0
LACMA
For the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which is the largest art museum in the West
0
Windsor
For Windsor Square, a small historic neighborhood in central Los Angeles
0
Holly
Short for Hollywood
0
Mar
Means “ocean” in Spanish
-1
Brady
For the Brady Bunch, which took place in the Los Angeles area
-1
Rose
For the Rose Bowl, which is where the football team of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) plays their games
-1
Maimouna
Maimouna Diarra is a player on the Sparks, a WNBA team in Los Angeles
-1
Margaret
For Margaret Q. Adams, the first female deputy sheriff in Los Angeles

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