Red Dog Names

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Introduction

Red is one of the most expressive and intense colors. It can mean different emotions – from romance, passion and strength to danger and anger. More often than not, it is used to symbolize love, which is why Valentine’s Day usually has a red theme. Furthermore, the color red has different meanings across various cultures. With red being such a special and meaningful color, it’s no wonder why red-coated dogs are some of the most interesting types around. Examples of such breeds include the Standard Poodle, Chow Chow, Australian Cattle Dog, Irish Setter, Vizsla, and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Dogs with red coat colors are unique and definitely stand out in a crowd. This makes them a popular choice for both first-time dog owners and those who are looking to add to their growing furbaby family.

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Red Dog Name Considerations

Choosing a name is a critical step to welcoming your new dog into your family. It is also one that your dog will carry for their entire lifespan. Thus, the name that you will ultimately decide on should be taken into careful consideration. For red-coated dogs, the most obvious and simplest way would be to choose a name that represents their extraordinary color. The color red has lots of stories to tell. You can choose a name based on a food or drink that is of red color. You can also brainstorm for ideas based on precious red stones or gems. Another idea would be to pick a foreign name that represents or means red. Some good examples for such type of names include “Apple”, “Ruby” or “Rogue”, which are all reminiscent of the color red.

Additionally, a rule of thumb when it comes to naming dogs is to choose a name that is not too long. To be exact, it is ideal to pick a name that only has two syllables maximum. The reason for this is because dogs typically only remember the first one to two syllables of any word. Therefore, it will not make sense to give your dog a long name. Instead, stick with simple names that can easily be remembered.

Male Red Dog Names

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Rusty
Affected by rust
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Copper
A metal that is red-brown in color
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Brick
A type of block made from clay, usually red in color
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Rufus
Means “red-haired” in Latin
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Blaze
The reddish color of a fire
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Crimson
A shade of deep red
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Pepper
The ripe red fruit of a pepper
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Pyro
Another term used for “fire”
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Auburn
Of a reddish-brown color
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Cayenne
A hot-tasting powder made from ground peppers
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Claret
A deep purplish-red color
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Rosso
Means “red” in Italian
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Rowan
Gaelic name meaning “little red one”
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Fagan
Gaelic name meaning “rustic”
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Russell
Means “red-haired” in Old English
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Aka
Means “red” in Japanese
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Currant
A kind of red fruit
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Flann
Means “red” in Irish
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Saffron
A reddish-yellow food flavoring
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Rogan
Irish name meaning “red-haired”
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Phoenix
A mythical bird said to be borne of fire
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Harkin
Irish name meaning “red, bloody”
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Gilroy
Gaelic name meaning “red-haired one”
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Garnet
A precious red stone
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Clancy
Irish name meaning “red-haired soldier”
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Kapila
Means “reddish brown” in Sanskrit
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Chili
A type of spicy food, often red in color
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Merlot
A type of red wine
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Elmo
The red character from Sesame Street
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Mars
A red planet

Female Red Dog Names

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Ruby
A precious gemstone that is red in color
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Azalea
A kind of flower that usually comes in reddish pink color
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Hazel
Old English name meaning “reddish brown”
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Scarlet
Of a vivid red color
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Cherry
A kind of red fruit
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Rose
A kind of flower, commonly red in color
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Rogue
Means “red” in French
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Rojo
Means “red” in Spanish
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Akako
Means “red child” in Japanese
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Terra
A kind of red soil
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Pirro
Derived from the Greek word “pyrrhos”, which means “red”
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Miaka
Japanese name meaning “beautiful red”
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Ember
A piece of burning coal
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Roana
Spanish name meaning “reddish brown skin”
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Burgundy
A deep red color
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Bordeaux
A type of red wine
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Idouma
Greek name meaning “red”
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Carnie
Shortened version of “Carnelian”, which means “red gem” in Latin
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Kamala
Hindi name meaning “red”
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Magenta
A brilliant purplish red color
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Sienna
An English name meaning “reddish-orange”
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Taluhtah
Native American name meaning “blood red”
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Cinnamon
A brown-reddish kind of spice
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Ginger
A slang term used to refer to people with red hair
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Raleigh
Means “red meadow” in old English
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Cerise
A deep red color
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Berry
A type of fruit
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Poppy
A kind of flowering plant that blooms in red color
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Ketchup
A condiment made out of tomatoes and comes in color red
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Brandy
A type of alcoholic drink

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