Rainforest Inspired Dog Names

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Introduction

The prospect of naming your new pet can make you crazy, no doubt, but, while there are quite a variety of methods you can utilize to accomplish this task, there is still a fair amount of stress involved in a task which should be more fun.  In that vein, I would like to suggest a themed approach - specifically, rainforest inspired dog names.  You could utilize this approach by using plant life, animal life, insect life and weather to inspire your imagination to ramp up into high gear to pick the perfect name for your new furry family member.

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Let's all agree that sometimes, choosing the perfect name for the newest beloved family member can be challenging at the least, and overwhelming at the most, especially when one considers our busy lives. And, because this is so, many people tend to opt for the simplest choices, without really taking the time to give this important task appropriate consideration.  This method results in names which either don't really fit the dog, or names which, when shortened, become an embarrassment when used in public or when she is called from across the dog park, from down the street, or from two blocks away.  This really doesn't need to be the case if you attack this task as you would any other...specifically, armed with a plan.  That plan could be to utilize some of the more common choices which include her gender, her coat color, her breed or her size, or, that plan could include a theme by which you could choose an imaginative and unique name for that furry lap-warmer who is currently curled up, sleeping peacefully in that particular space.  I challenge you to consider the theme of rainforest inspired dog names for the basis of that new moniker.

Male Rainforest Inspired Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
8
Sunny
A condition not found on the rainforest floor
7
Cedar
An English word meaning umbrella, title for certain trees, grows in Australian rainforest
7
Leo
A Latin word meaning lion
7
Skye
An English and Scottish word meaning cloud shelter, Isle of Skye
6
Bintu
Shortened from Binturong, a dark, furry mammal found in the rainforests of Southeast Asia
6
Cricket
Insects which are found in all tropical areas and rainforests
6
Raindrop
A daily occurrence in the rainforest, amounts that vary with time of day and season
6
Skipper
A drab, moth-like butterfly found in rainforests which move in a darting fashion
5
Forest
A French word meaning woodsman
5
Hawk
An intelligent and violent bird of prey which can be found in the rainforest
4
Assassin
An insect found in the rainforest who eats other insects
4
Baloo
A big bear found in Disney’s “Jungle Book”
3
Cyclone
A tropical storm which can devastate the rainforests, requiring decades of recovery
3
Falcon
A fast agile bird, powerful bird of prey which can be found in the rainforest
2
Nimbus
A Latin word meaning rain cloud
2
Wren
A songbird, similar to a robin, which can be found in the rainforest
1
Scirocco
An Italian and Arabic word meaning warm wind
1
Tiger
A large cat found in the rainforest
0
Aspen
Short for the Lemon Aspen Tree which grows in rainforests of Australia
0
Awarra
A medium-sized palm tree found in the rainforest
0
Bonobo
Very peaceful primate found in rainforests, related to chimpanzees
0
Chimp
Shortened version of chimpanzee, an ape species found in the rainforest
0
Dewey
A variation of the morning moisture so prevalent in the rainforest
0
Sage
A Latin word meaning herb plant, wise and knowing
0
Vale
An English, Latin and old French poetic term for valley
-1
Gator
Shortened version of alligator, a large reptile found in the rainforest
-3
Boa
A species of large snakes found in the rainforest
-3
Brazil
Shortened version of Brazil Nut Tree, found in the rainforest
-3
Foxy
Variation of fox, an animal revered by the Celts for its wisdom
-3
Kaa
A mysterious snake in Disney’s “Jungle Book”

Female Rainforest Inspired Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
8
Assana
An Irish word for waterfall
7
Abungu
An African word meaning forest
6
Fern
A plant that grows well in moist, warm climates like that found in rainforest areas
6
Holly
Ilex Guayusa, species of holly tree native to Amazon rainforest
6
Julia
A tropical butterfly which feeds on the Passion Flowers found in the rainforests
6
Reva
A Hebrew and Hindi word meaning rain or river
5
Antsy
A variation of ants, very social insects which can be found in the rainforests
5
Passion
Short for passion flower, a beautiful, unusual flowering plant found in rainforest areas
5
Queen Alexandra
Queen Alexandra Birdwing, the biggest known butterfly, from New Guinea
4
Acacia
A tree found in the rainforest margins of mainly Australia, grows mostly in open forest
4
Talia
A word meaning dew of Heaven
4
Willow
An English word for species name of over 400 deciduous trees/shrubs in rainforests
3
Ana
Shortened from Anaconda, the largest snake in the world,= and a resident of the rainforest
3
Hazelnut
A tree that grows in the Amazon rainforest, famous for reaching 160 foot heights
3
Misty
A English derivative of moist, foggy morning air, found daily in the rainforest
3
Morpha
A variation of Morpho Butterfly from the South and Central American rainforests
3
Varsha
A Hindu word meaning rain, monsoon
2
Bagheera
A wise panther found in Disney’s “Jungle Book”
2
Bambi
A shortened version of bamboo for the tree that grows in many tropical regions
1
PhiBi
A word play shortened from amphibian, finding many species living in the rainforests
1
Rosemary
A Latin word for the Rosemary plant which means dew of the sea
0
Birdy
A word play for the many birds who live in the rainforest canopy
0
Melissa
A Greek word meaning honey bee
0
Poppy
Short for opium poppy, a flowering plant that grows in the tropical rainforests
0
Rain
An old English word meaning condensed water which falls to earth
-1
Dove
A symbol of peace and tranquility
-1
Jasmine
A sweet-smelling flowering plant that grows in the Amazon rainforest
-1
Lynx
A Latin, Greek and old English word meaning luminescence
-2
Lark
A small to medium sized, melodious bird found in many tropical and rainforest areas
-2
Lily
Short for Amazon lily, a beautiful flowering plant found in tropical and rainforest areas

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