Saluki Dog Names

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Introduction

It is an exciting moment when you get to choose a new dog. Maybe you have waited years before you were in a position where you were in the right place in your life to invite a dog to share it. Now the moment has come and you have chosen the one, and it is an elegant Saluki, the chosen dog who will be your best buddy and will be part of your life for many years to come. But once you have your dog, that name that you selected all those years ago somehow doesn't seem to suit this dog. Then the panic sets in as you try to quickly find a name to give your beloved dog. No need to worry though, because our list of names is tailored specifically for the fine Saluki. This breed of dog deserves a name that highlights its beauty and grace, and takes into consideration its character and poise. So have a look though our selection of Saluki dog names - we are sure one will leap out at you and solve your naming problem. Then, all you have to do is enjoy your dog, get to know him, and have a long and happy life together.

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Saluki Dog Name Considerations

The Saluki dog doesn't just suit any old dog name. This dog is fine in build, elegant and quite sophisticated looking. More than any other dog, this breed deserves much thought put into its name.This dog has a long and rich history, and combined by its uniquely elegant looks you would expect it to have a name to suit. While there are no dog police who will penalise you if you just call him a - shall we say a common name - think about honoring your Saluki with a name to suit his graceful demeanor. This type of dog would not suit an offensive style of name (nor would any dog). It just would not seem right. So take the time to think about your dog and consider its past, its character, and its beauty. This graceful little thing that is going to be your best pal, doesn't he or she deserve a rich and descriptive name? These dogs used to be known as the Persian Greyhound, and they were treasured by the nomadic tribes as valuable hunters. They are fast, lean and beautiful so their name needs to match those characteristics. Check out our list for Saluki names, we hope they help you to gift your precious dog with a name rich in character.

Male Saluki Dog Names

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Apollo
The son of Zeus and Leto in Greek mythology
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Caesar
A powerful Roman leader
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Achilles
A Greek mythology hero of the Trojan War, his mother was an immortal and his father mortal
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Apache
A brave and fearless warrior
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Comet
A fast moving celestial body that flies through the heavens - a perfect name for a fast Saluki dog
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Helios
The sun portrayed as a god, father of Phaethon
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Havana
A Spanish name, and the capital of Cuba - it's a very smooth sounding name
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Magnus
Latin for someone who is great
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Macer
A Scottish term for an official who keeps the order in a court of law
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Beau
A gallant and fashionable young cavalier
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Falcon
As fast and as elegant as the falcon, especially when hunting - perfect description of the Saluki
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Spinx
A mythical creature that has the head of a human and the body of a lion
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Solstice
The time of year when the day has the most (summer) or the least (winter) daylight hours of the year
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Whiskey
When your dog gives you that same warm feeling like a good whiskey
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Shadow
Your Saluki will become your shadow, always with you or for you
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Pharaoh
Egyptian King and powerful leader
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Atomic
That's how fast a hunting Saluki can be
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Prince
Says it all really, your dog is a priceless creature born with stature and grace
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Kasun
Means your dog is versatile, intuitive and he will enjoy great success
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Mateo
A Spanish name meaning God's gift
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Amigo
Which means friend, perfect for your new dog
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Blaze
An explosion of energy
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Champion
Someone that surpasses all others
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Cimarron
A lovely Spanish word that means wild or untamed but still a great name
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Dubonnet
A brand of sweet, red or white aromatic wine - sounds very distinguished
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Heathcliffe
From the novel Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte - another distinguished name you could use for your dog
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Jupiter
An amazing planet far out in the solar system
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Kosmic
A take on the name cosmos meaning the universe
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Lazarus
A Greek baby name meaning God is my help - a beautiful name
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Machete
A Saluki is as sharp as a machete - in other words, they are extremely intelligent
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Metro
An underground railway system with fast trains - the perfect moniker for a fast dog
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Malakai
Translated means messenger of God

Female Saluki Dog Names

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Cocoa
A delicious drink that warms your soul, just like your new dog does
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Gazelle
A slender graceful antelope that is very fast, describes your dog perfectly
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Chiffon
A soft silk fine fabric of high quality thread
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Crystal
A sparkling gem
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Garbo
Greta Garbo was a beautiful elegant actress
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Geisha
A delicate Japanese hostess whose grace and beauty is world renowned
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Avalon
The island of fruit, and legendary island featured in the King Arthur legends
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Venus
The Roman name for Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty in mythology
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Duchess
A woman of high standing
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Angel
A perfect name for a fine caring dog
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Bella
Meaning beautiful, just a lovely name and easy to pronounce
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Brandy
A popular spirit that gives you the same warm feeling your dog gives you
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Saffron
The most expensive and exquisite spice in the world
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Willow
The gracefull willow tree that lines the edge of the stream
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Fleur
A soft sounding name meaning flower
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Saphire
A precious gem
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Lavina
A Latin name that means woman of Rome
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Morgana
This lovely name means magical
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Misty
That ethereal feeling when the soft grey mist covers everything and dilutes the view
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Magnolia
A beautiful flower from the magnolia tree
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Velvet
That soft smooth feeling of the fabric - a gorgeous name for a Saluki
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Nikita
A girl born on a Sunday, but a lovely name to suit any female dog
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Kylah
This Scottish name means fair
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Bramble
A prickly bush but the name is so cute
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Trixie
This lovely name means the bringer of joy
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Novella
Little new one - perfect for your first dog
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Dakota
This means friend and ally
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Finola
Perfect for a dog with a lot of white in its coat as the name means white hair
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Echo
The repetition of sound as it echos around a valley
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Fern
A beautiful plant found in the forest
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Minka
A Polish word meaning strong

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