Minecraft Dog Names

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Introduction

How many hours have you clocked building and exploring the virtual block-world of your dreams? Minecraft has become an instant favorite video game for many-a-player, attracting both young and old to the console. What started as a humble indie game has grown into a franchise so large that even Microsoft bought into it. 

But are you ready to take the ultimate step in Minecraft fandom? Will you be naming your next fur-baby after the Mojang classic? If you answered a resounding "yes", then join us as we jump into everything Minecraft and give you our favorite pet names inspired by this well-loved game.

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Minecraft Dog Name Considerations

Naming your pet pooch is not unlike playing Minecraft, itself. There are no real rules, but there are ways of doing it that are far more enjoyable for everyone involved than others. So, you can be extremely abstract in your gaming reference, hinting only to a select few where your mutt's moniker has come from, or you can be more obvious, allowing most who have some knowledge of the game to get the connection.

When it comes to names sourced from Minecraft, there are many different directions that you can go in. There are a plethora of different creatures - some found in nature, some only in nightmares - that you can choose from. Then, there is the neverending list of materials found in the game. Some are more standard or rustic sounding, while others are beautiful and exotic. Numerous biomes house a variety of natural features and plants, all which you can take inspiration from. 

Really, the great success of the game is what makes it so easy to find excellent dog names from it - it's based on real life! The opportunities really are endless, so take a good look at your pooch and keep reading to see what options we've come up with below. 

Male Minecraft Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
11
Flint
A material used in the game to light fire
10
Blaze
A type of hostile mob in the game
4
Nugget
A form of metal found in the game
1
Oak
A type of tree grown in the game
1
Arrow
A common weapon used in gameplay
-1
Julian
After Julian Gough, the Irish novelist who penned the game's credits
-2
Phantom
After a hostile mob from the game
-2
Ender
After The End portal, home of the Ender Dragon
-2
Mark
After Markus Persson, the original creator of Minecraft
-2
Jeb
The in-game name of Jens Bergensten, the main designer of Mincraft
-4
Bear
After the polar bear mobs in the game
-5
Spruce
A type of tree grown in the game
-5
Steve
One of the original characters in the game
-5
Vex
After an aggressive mob from the game
-5
Porkchop
After a type of food commonly made in the game
-7
Mutton
After cooked sheep meat from the game
-8
Ice
A main terrain feature from the game
-8
Ingot
Developed metal in the game
-9
Batty
After the bat mobs in the game
-9
Salmon
A fish mob from the game
-9
Stockholm
After Stockholm, Sweden, where Minecraft was thought up
-10
Steel
After a type of metal created in gameplay
-10
Wither
After a hostile mob from the nether world
-11
Notch
The in-game name that Markus Persson went by
-12
Wolf
After the dog creature from the game
-13
Mojang
The company that developed Minecraft
-13
Shulker
After the dangerous mob from The End that appears as a normal block
-15
Golem
After the Iron Golem creatures
-16
Pigman
After the Zombie Pigmen monsters
-16
Zombie
After the zombies from the game

Female Minecraft Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
13
Coral
A type of sea plant that grows in ocean biomes
12
Diamond
After the prized gemstone used for its strength in the game
9
Lily
After the lily pads that generate in swamps
9
Pearl
After the Ender Pearl, an item which allows teleportation
9
Crystal
After the rock formations found in the game
8
Ocean
A type of biome from the game
8
Daisy
After the oxeye daisies that can be found in the plains and the flower forest
8
Rose
After the rose bushes that grow in forests at the creation of a world
7
Pumpkin
A food source from the game
5
River
A terrain feature that generates in the game and can be used for transportation
5
Emerald
After the green gemstone found in the game
0
Dandy
After the yellow dandelion flowers that grow in the game
0
Azure
After azure bluet, a small flower that grows in the game
0
Magenta
After a color of dye that can be crafted during gameplay
-1
Poppy
After the red flowers that grow in most biomes
-1
Cyan
After cyan terracotta, a type of stone that can be mined
-2
Snow
A main terrain feature from the game
-2
Peony
After the flowers that generate at the time of world creation
-2
Acacia
A type of tree that generates in certain biomes
-3
Lapis
After Lapis Lazuli, a blue gemstone
-4
Moosh
After the Mooshrooms, cow-like mobs with mushrooms on their backs
-4
Fern
A plant that grows in certain biomes
-7
Carrot
A food source in the game
-7
Apple
A fruit that falls from Oak trees in the game
-8
Ocelot
After the wild feline mob from the game
-8
Magma
After the Magma Cube, a dangerous mob found in The Nether
-8
Silver
After the silverfish, hostile mobs that are insect-like
-8
Pickle
After the sea creatures that can be found on warm ocean floors
-11
Quartz
A type of stone that players can mine in the game
-11
Cactus
A type of desert plant from the game

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