Siberian Husky Dog Names

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Introduction

The Siberian Husky is an ancient breed developed in Russia by the Chukchis, an indigenous people. The dogs were bred to transport things behind them, which enabled the Chukchi people to do well in a very difficult environment. In addition to the breed’s strength and endurance, the Siberian Husky is a friendly breed developed to live within the household of his family. The breed has a thick double coat which allows the dogs to do well in the harshest of conditions. The Siberian Husky can be found as a sled dog in harsh climates, as well as a household pet. Due to their unique traits, strong work ethic and storied history, there are a number of names that make a good match for your Siberian Husky.

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Siberian Husky Name Considerations

When you bring a new Siberian Husky into your life it can be challenging to find just the right name for your new canine pal. As you look for a name that fits his many talents and friendly disposition, there are several directions that you can turn.

A name of a well-known Siberian Husky can be appealing, particularly if you see some of the same traits in your new friend that were seen in his namesake. As dogs of the breed have thick double coats that allow them to best handle harsh weather conditions, names that bring to mind cold, winter weather are appealing when seeking a name for your pal. Such a name will bring to mind your canine’s ability to handle such conditions, whether or not he will ultimately encounter them.

As the Siberian Husky is typically a friendly pooch, you can also consider names that represent his good nature, even if they have nothing to do with the cold. Since the breed is one that is good at hard work, names that reflect his strength and endurance may be appealing as well.

Male Siberian Husky Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
6
Sled
For the sleds that the Siberian Husky is so proficient at pulling
5
Togo
The dog that led on the longest portion of the journey to bring the serum back to Nome; a good name for a dog that is comfortable being out of the limelight
5
Eskimo
Indigenous people that have inhabited the northern region from eastern Siberia (Russia) across Alaska; the Eskimo people are able to survive in very cold conditions, often with the help of dogs bred for the harsh climate
5
Packer
After the Green Bay Packers, a team that performs well in difficult weather conditions on their home field
4
Balto
The lead dog on the final leg of the journey to bring the serum for diphtheria to Nome in 1925
4
Ice
An appropriate name for a dog that can handle the coldest of temperatures
4
Polar
Of or relating to the North or South Pole; the North Pole brings to mind the cold weather conditions that are ideal for a Siberian Husky
4
Arctic
Means cool and calm; a fit for a laid-back Siberian Husky
4
Yukon
The smallest of Canada’s three federal territories; has a subarctic climate
4
Logan
After Mount Logan, which is located in the Yukon territory
4
Igloo
A shelter built of snow; traditionally built by people of Canada’s Central Arctic and Greenland’s Thule area.
4
Olaf
The pleasant and often comical snowman in the film Frozen
4
Musher
A person that is involved in the cross-country dog sled races, often including Siberian Huskies
3
Bismarck
A city in North Dakota where the weather is cold and the snow plentiful
2
Bear
Bears have a lot of fur, as does the Siberian Husky
2
Jonathan
The name of a Siberian Husky that is the mascot at the University of Connecticut
2
Granite
Tough and impenetrable; a great name for a dog who can handle the toughest of elements
1
Boots
While the Siberian Husky does not need them, the weather in which he excels will bring them to mind
0
Ajax
Means “of the earth”
0
Blizzard
A significant snowstorm; a perfect name for a dog that creates chaos
-1
Max
One of the dogs in the film Eight Below
-1
Avalanche
When snow flows down a sloped surface quickly
-1
Grizzly
A large subspecies of brown bear, often residing in cold climates
-1
Walrus
A large flippered mammal that resides around the North Pole and the Northern Hemisphere’s subarctic seas
-1
Kodiak
An Alaskan city as well as an island in Alaska
-2
Nome
A small city in Alaska; the location of where the serum for diphtheria was delivered by a team of sled dogs in 1925
-2
Banks
For the banks of snow that the Siberian Husky will love playing in and pulling heavy loads over
-3
Moose
The largest members of the deer family, these animals are found in cold climates
-4
Glacier
A body of dense ice that is formed when snow accumulates at a greater speed than it melts over the course of many years
-4
Kremlin
The name of the historic fortress in Moscow

Female Siberian Husky Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
8
Aurora
Short for Aurora Borealis, or the Northern lights
6
McKinley
Also known as Denali, Mount McKinley is the highest mountain in North America
6
Invierno
Means "winter" in Spanish
5
Winter
A season where snow is common, bringing to mind the conditions enjoyed by the Siberian Husky
5
Luna
The Greek goddess of the moon
4
Maya
The name of the lead sled dog in the film Eight Below
4
Frosty
Covered with white frost; also, the name of a jolly snowman
4
Akira
The Japanese work for “brightness”; a good fit for the energy and enthusiasm of a Siberian Husky
3
Juneau
An Alaskan city located in the southeast panhandle
3
Aspen
A city in Colorado that receives a lot of snow
2
Nieve
The Spanish word for snow
2
Laila
A mixed breed Siberian Husky who was the first dog in space
2
Telluride
A ski town in Colorado that gets plenty of snow
2
Cocoa
For the hot beverage that tastes so good in the cold weather
2
Alpine
Means “from the Alps” where it is often cold and snowy
2
Icicle
Ice in the shape of a spike as a result of frozen water
2
China
Like the country, your Husky will be strong and powerful
1
Snowball
A Siberian Husky will likely enjoy running after snowballs
0
Alaska
This state is at the farthest northwest location of North America
0
Denali
A national park in Alaska with over six million acres of wild land; Denali is also the highest mountain in North America
0
Mittens
The winter accessory that is necessary in the cold weather where the Siberian Husky thrives
-1
Tundra
Flat, arctic region with no trees where the subsoil is always frozen
-1
Sierra
The Spanish word for a mountain range; perfect for a strong and steadfast pooch
-1
Ivory
Off-white in color and a lovely dog name
-2
Dakota
Both North and South Dakota experience cold temperatures and a large amount of snow; perfect weather for the double coat of the Siberian Husky
-3
Storm
A winter snowstorm can bring harsh conditions; a good name for a dog that can handle the elements
-3
Dasher
Not only one of Santa’s reindeer, but a name that evokes speed
-3
Russia
Where the Siberian Husky was brought from when it arrived in Alaska
-3
Alpha
Means first one; an ideal name for a lead dog
-4
Snow
A Siberian Husky will typically enjoy playing in the snow

Community Dogs with Siberian Husky Names

Kojack
Male
Siberian Husky
Vernon, AL

People said he looked like a Kojack