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.

Minecraft Dog Names in Pop Culture

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
28
Blaze
A type of hostile mob in the game
18
Flint
A material used in the game to light fire
17
Nugget
A form of metal found in the game
7
Vex
After an aggressive mob from the game
6
Jeb
The in-game name of Jens Bergensten, the main designer of Mincraft
5
Phantom
After a hostile mob from the game
3
Mark
After Markus Persson, the original creator of Minecraft
2
Bear
After the polar bear mobs in the game
2
Porkchop
After a type of food commonly made in the game
1
Oak
A type of tree grown in the game
1
Ender
After The End portal, home of the Ender Dragon
-1
Spruce
A type of tree grown in the game
-1
Arrow
A common weapon used in gameplay
-3
Julian
After Julian Gough, the Irish novelist who penned the game's credits
-4
Steve
One of the original characters in the game
-10
Ice
A main terrain feature from the game
-10
Wither
After a hostile mob from the nether world
-11
Batty
After the bat mobs in the game
-13
Mutton
After cooked sheep meat from the game
-13
Notch
The in-game name that Markus Persson went by
-16
Salmon
A fish mob from the game
-16
Shulker
After the dangerous mob from The End that appears as a normal block
-17
Stockholm
After Stockholm, Sweden, where Minecraft was thought up
-17
Ingot
Developed metal in the game
-19
Steel
After a type of metal created in gameplay
-20
Wolf
After the dog creature from the game
-20
Mojang
The company that developed Minecraft
-21
Golem
After the Iron Golem creatures
-26
Pigman
After the Zombie Pigmen monsters
-26
Zombie
After the zombies from the game

Female Minecraft Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
21
Diamond
After the prized gemstone used for its strength in the game
16
Coral
A type of sea plant that grows in ocean biomes
15
Lily
After the lily pads that generate in swamps
15
Pearl
After the Ender Pearl, an item which allows teleportation
13
Daisy
After the oxeye daisies that can be found in the plains and the flower forest
13
Crystal
After the rock formations found in the game
9
Pumpkin
A food source from the game
8
Rose
After the rose bushes that grow in forests at the creation of a world
7
River
A terrain feature that generates in the game and can be used for transportation
6
Ocean
A type of biome from the game
6
Azure
After azure bluet, a small flower that grows in the game
4
Emerald
After the green gemstone found in the game
0
Poppy
After the red flowers that grow in most biomes
0
Magenta
After a color of dye that can be crafted during gameplay
-1
Peony
After the flowers that generate at the time of world creation
-1
Lapis
After Lapis Lazuli, a blue gemstone
-2
Acacia
A type of tree that generates in certain biomes
-3
Moosh
After the Mooshrooms, cow-like mobs with mushrooms on their backs
-3
Dandy
After the yellow dandelion flowers that grow in the game
-4
Snow
A main terrain feature from the game
-5
Silver
After the silverfish, hostile mobs that are insect-like
-5
Fern
A plant that grows in certain biomes
-5
Cyan
After cyan terracotta, a type of stone that can be mined
-6
Magma
After the Magma Cube, a dangerous mob found in The Nether
-6
Pickle
After the sea creatures that can be found on warm ocean floors
-9
Carrot
A food source in the game
-9
Quartz
A type of stone that players can mine in the game
-10
Apple
A fruit that falls from Oak trees in the game
-10
Cactus
A type of desert plant from the game
-11
Ocelot
After the wild feline mob from the game

Community Dogs with Minecraft Names

Luna's name story for Minecraft Dog Names
Luna
Female
German Shepherd
Shoals, IN
Personality
Happy and Protective

We just thought of it

Wendifer's name story for Minecraft Dog Names
Wendifer
Female
Bulldog
Perth, ND
Personality
Sexy
vicious

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Copper's name story for Minecraft Dog Names
Copper
Male
Corgi
Sandwich, IL
Personality
Lazy

he has brown/ copper color fur

Isla's name story for Minecraft Dog Names
Isla
Female
German Shepherd
Los Angeles, CA
Personality
Friendly

We love isla