South Carolina Dog Names

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Introduction

South Carolina is a US state located in the southeastern part of the country, known for 187 miles of coastline, lush gardens, historic sites, Southern plantations and colonial, African and European cultures. The state is named in honor of King Charles I of England (Carulus being Latin for “Charles”); as he first formed the English colony.

As you seek just the right name for your canine companion, the state of South Carolina may provide the inspiration that you are seeking. With a large amount of diversity in the state, you will find a myriad of naming opportunities as you search for the right moniker for your pup. 

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South Carolina Dog Name Considerations

You are not the only one having a hard time deciding on just the right name for your new canine companion. When you think about the fact that you will call the name that you choose for years, to come, the decision may feel even more challenging. Chances are that you are looking for a name that is a fit for your pup while at the same time having meaning for you. If you feel strongly about the state of South Carolina, or a particular part of it, a South Carolina-inspired name may be what you are looking for. Choosing a name inspired by the state means that each time your call your dog’s name, you will be reminded of a place that has meaning to you.

A name inspired by South Carolina is also a good option if something about your dog, whether his breed, appearance or personality, reminds you of a dog from the state. You may also look to a South Carolina-inspired name if your pooch enjoys activities that make you think about the state. For example, if your dog enjoys running on the beach, it may remind you of the miles of coastline that the state offers.

No matter your reasons for considering a name inspired by South Carolina, you will find that the state offers you plenty of possibilities. 

Male South Carolina Dog Names

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Clark
For the Clark Mills Studio, a historic building that was the residence and studio of Clark Mills, a sculptor
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Lee
For Lee Falls, considered Oconee’s most scenic waterfall
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Edisto
For Edisto Island, one of South Carolina’s Sea Islands
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Husk
A Charleston restaurant considered a landmark
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Kevin
For Kevin Garnett, a retired NBA player who was born in Mauldin
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Rock
For comedian and actor Chris Rock who was born in Andrews
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Jesse
Jesse Jackson, civil rights activist, was born in Greenville
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William
For Williams-Brice stadium, home of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks football team
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Neptune
For the King Neptune statue at Shelter Cove Harbour
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Boykin
For the Boykin Spaniel, the state dog, which was first bred in South Carolina
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Shag
The state dance is the shag
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Granite
The blue granite is the state stone
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Dizzy
For Dizzy Gillespie, born in Cheraw, South Carolina; a trumpet player, bandleader, composer and singer
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Carrick
The Carrick Creek Nature Trail, located in Table Rock State Park, offers views of small cascades and waterfalls
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Whitaker
A mountain in South Carolina with a summit at 1,169 feet
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Woodrow
The 28th president, Woodrow Wilson, lived in South Carolina as a teenager
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Henry
Henry’s Knob, a mountain near the border of North Carolina
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Reed
For the Reedy River, a tributary of the Saluda River, which is about 65 miles long
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Jeffrey
For Jeffries Creek, a tributary of the Great Pee Dee River
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Forest
For Forest Beach in Hilton Head
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Burke
For Burkes Beach in Hilton Head
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Quinby
A South Carolina town in the Florence metropolitan area
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Lexington
A suburb of Columbia, located in the central part of the state
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Cayce
A South Carolina city in the central part of the state located on the Congaree River
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Clemson
For Clemson University, located in Orangeburg
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Camden
A city located in the north central part of South Carolina
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Bennett
For Bennettsville, a city in the northern part of the state on the Great Pee Dee River
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Beaufort
A South Carolina City located in the southern part of the state
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Joe
For Joes Mountain, a South Carolina mountain with a summit at 1,027 feet
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Aiken
A South Carolina City named after William Aiken, the President of the South Carolina Railroad
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Charleston
South Carolina’s oldest and largest city

Female South Carolina Dog Names

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Ashley
For the Ashley River Historic District, near Charleston, South Carolina
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Carolina
The Carolina Wren is the state bird
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Summer
Summerville, located in the southern part of the state, is a part of the Charleston metropolitan area
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Myrtle
Myrtle Beach, a major area of tourism in the state, is located on the center of a large and continuous stretch of beach called the Grand Strand in the northeastern part of the state
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Riley
Riley Moore Falls, a short but wide waterfall in Westminster, South Carolina
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Angel
Angel Oak, a southern live oak that is estimated to be 400-500 years old
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Santee
For Santee State Park is in the Sandhills of South Carolina on the western edge of Lake Marion
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Betsy
For Betsy King, a golfer from Spartanburg who is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame
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Indigo
The state color of South Carolina is indigo blue
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Pearl
Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Gardens, located in Bishopville
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Jessamine
The Yellow Jessamine is the state flower of South Carolina
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Ruby
A small town in the northern part of South Carolina
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Lauren
For the city of Laurens, located in the northwest part of the state; named after Henry Laurens
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Seneca
A city in the Greenville metropolitan area
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Cherry
Cherry Grove beach, a neighborhood of North Myrtle Beach
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Sandy
For the Sandy River, a short river in north central South Carolina
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Enoree
For the Enoree River, a tributary of the Broad River, in northwestern South Carolina
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Sassafras
Sassafras Mountain, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is the highest point in South Carolina
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Congaree
Congaree National Park, in the central part of South Carolina, preserves the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest in the United State
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Walhalla
A small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains
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Laurel
Laurel Fork Falls is an 80-foot high waterfall at the head of a narrow cove in Sunset, South Carolina
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Issaqueena
Issaqueena Falls is a 100 foot waterfall near Walhalla South Carolina
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Raven
Raven Cliff Falls is the highest waterfall in South Carolina at over 400 feet
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Rainbow
For Rainbow Falls, a 100-foot waterfall in South Carolina
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Moon
Moonshine Falls, a waterfall just outside the boundary of the Mountain Bridge Wilderness area
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Goose
For Goose Creek, a city in the southern part of South Carolina
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Monza
A popular pizza restaurant in Charleston
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Palmetto
For Palmetto Dunes in Hilton Head
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Savannah
Savannah River is a major river of the southeast that flows through South Carolina and Georgia
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Atalaya
Atalaya Castle, known as Atalaya, was the winter home of industrialist and philanthropist Archer M. Huntington and his wife, sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington
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Florence
A South Carolina city in the northeastern part of the state
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Columbia
South Carolina’s capital and second largest city

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