Mass Effect Dog Names

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Introduction

If you're a fan of Mass Effect, and have recently adopted a new dog, or are seriously considering adopting one, then you're in luck. You've come to the right place! Mass Effect is a great video game series, one that revolutionized weapons, science fiction in video games, as well as narrative story telling. Players all around the world connected to Commander Shepard and Garrus Vakarian and Tali'Zorah. And although Andromeda leaves much to be desired, it doesn't stop the original trilogy from being jaw-dropping. So, if you're a serious fan, and think your dog could make an amazing turian, then take a look at these name ideas! 

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Mass Effect Dog Name Considerations

First thing is first: naming a new dog doesn't come easy. It's never as easy as you think it's going to be, especially for avid animal lovers. Everyone wants the perfect name, the one that gets compliments, or that really resonates with the dog's identity. And that takes some effort. It's not as easy as thinking through five names and "eureka!" 

The good news is that it's not impossible either. If you're looking for a name with more substance than "Fluffy," then you're already on the right track by looking through Mass Effect names. Not only do they reflect established characters with identities of their own that may or may not be similar to your dog's, they're also names that come from all types of backgrounds. There's something for everyone. 

To make the process even easier, there are a few other things you could consider. For one thing, you could name your dog after the alien species that best reflects his appearance or personality. You could also name him after your favorite location in the game, because maybe that place holds deep meaning or special memories for you. You can even use name of items of objects, such as Avina, the virtual intelligence in the Citadel. 

Male Mass Effect Dog Names

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Commander
Old French; derived from the word "comandere"
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Wrex
Again after the famous krogan mercenary and bounty hunter who respects Commander Shepard as a fellow warrior and leader
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Kaiden
Variation of Caden, a Gaelic surname meaning "battler"
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Joker
Dating back to about 1729, this word was just an evolution from jester, a word used to describe any joking man
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Tadius
Alternatively spelled Tatius, this Roman family name is speculated to be of Sabine origin
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Sovereign
Latin and Old French; meaning "above reign"
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Grunt
Old English "grunnettan," of Germanic origin; related to the German "grunzen"
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Gavin
Late medieval form of Gawain, derived from the Welsh Gwalchgwyn, meaning "White Hawk"
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Shepard
Old English; derived from "sceap" and "hierde"
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Urdnot
After the famed krogan mercenary and bounty hunter who combines biotic abilities with ample firepower
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Mordin
Originally an English medieval surname; variations include Mordan, Morden, Mordon, Mordern, Murdan and Murden
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Solus
Latin; meaning "alone"
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Wiks
English, alternatively spelled Wickes, it's derived from the Latin "wicus," meaning "conqueror"
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Richard
German, French, and English; this name means "strong in rule"
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David
Hebrew; meaning "beloved"
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Alud
Tech Officer Alud Ochren is the salarian tech specialist on the Pinnacle Station, and the programmer of the combat simulator
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Donnel
Also spelled Donnell, this name is Scottish and means "great chief"
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Saren
Not a common first name, it is likely this name is American in origin; in the game, Saren plays a main antagonist
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Balak
The leader of the batarian terrorist group, Balak is bloodthirsty and always trying to end the human race
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Vidinos
The guard captain of security aboard the Pinnacle Station, this turian is an adversary
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Jacob
Latin, Greek and Hebrew; meaning "holder of the heel"
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Thane
Scottish; meaning "follower"
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Wilson
English and Scottish; meaning "desire"
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Zaeed
After Zaeed Massani, the respected bounty hunter and mercenary soldier that assisted Shepard
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Harbinger
From the Old French herbergere, meaning "provide lodging for"
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James
Hebrew; "supplanter, one who follows"
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Javik
Last of the Prothean race, Javik is preserved in stasis for 50,000 years, and seeks vengeance on the Reapers for the loss of his people
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Greg
Short for Gregory, the name is from the Latin Gregorius, derived from the Greek name Gregorios, meaning "watchful, alert"
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Kenneth
Scottish; "born of fire; handsome"
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Adrien
Also spelled Adrian, this Latin name means "sea; water"

Female Mass Effect Dog Names

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Gabriella
Italian; "woman of God"
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Ashley
English; "lives in the ash tree grove"
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Liara
French; variation of Liana, meaning "my God has answered"
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Tali
Hebrew; "dew from Heaven; rising star"
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Kate
Latin; "pure, clear"
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Benezia
Variation of Venezia, of Italian and Jewish origin; Benezia is a powerful asari biotic and spiritual leader in Mass Effect
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Miranda
Latin; "worthy of admiration"
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Kasumi
Japanese; "flower blossom"
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Samara
Hebrew; "guardian, protected by God"
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Morinth
An asari suffering from a genetic disorder that causes her to kill other asari if she joins minds with them
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Amanda
Latin; "deserving to be loved"
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Aria
Italian; "air"
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Kelly
Gaelic, ancient Irish; "bright-headed"
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Jack
Medieval form of John, this is typically a male's name, but the name of a female biotic in Mass Effect; "man"
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Ann
From the Latin Anna, meaning "favored, Grace"
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Diana
Indo-European; "heavenly, divine"
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Eve
From the Latin Eva, meaning "living," but in Hebrew it means "to breathe, to give life"
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Samantha
English and Hebrew; "God heard"
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Chloe
Greek; "blooming"
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Maya
Hindu (illusion), Hebrew (spring, brook) and Old Persian (generous)
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Daro'Xen
A member of the quarian Admiralty Board in Mass Effect 3, she's known for her scientific curiosity
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Karin
Danish; "pure"
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Nyreen
After Nyreen Kandros, the turian leader of the Talons mercenary organization in Mass Effect 3
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EDI
Pronounced "Eee-Dee," this Enhanced Defence Intelligence is an AI aboard the Normandy SR-2
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Avina
The helpful virtual intelligence in the Citadel that helps newcomers get around and takes on the appearance of a woman
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Sha'ira
Known as the Consort, this influential asari works in the Citadel Chambers, and sees many powerful clients to share her conversation and advice
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Alice
English; "of nobility"
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Jessica
Hebrew; "rich; God beholds"
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Alex
Greek; "defender of men"
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Sarah
Hebrew; "princess"

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Garrus's name story for Mass Effect Dog Names
Garrus
Male
Shepherd
El Paso, TX

favorite mass effect character