Sri Lanka Dog Names

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Introduction

Sri Lanka, an island country in South Asia is officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The country is located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of the Bay of Bengal and southeast of the Arabian Sea. Many cultures, languages and ethnicities can be found in Sri Lanka and as the country lies within the Indomalaya ecozone, Sri Lanka is one of 25 biodiversity hotspots in the world. In fact, the country has the highest biodiversity density in Asia.

As you consider a name for your new family addition, think of Sri Lanka and the unique architecture, beautiful beaches and storied history. We've compiled a list of 60 of the best names to help you picture the sights!

Sri Lanka Dog Names in Pop Culture

Sri Lanka Dog Name Considerations

Welcoming a new pet into the home is an exciting time. Some people have a name chosen for their new addition right away, while for others, deciding on the right name is quite the challenge. If you are having a hard time naming your newest family member, you are definitely not alone. If you are seeking a unique name that fits your pup and has meaning for you, a great way to find ideas and make an ultimate decision is by taking a closer look at a place of interest to you.

Take Sri Lanka, the island country in South Asia has a lot to offer. Embark on a virtual tour and learn more about the country's cities, water sources, mountains, food, and well-known people. Take note of any names that appeal to you. Then sit down with your list and consider your new canine pal. Chances are, one will be just what you are looking for.

Does your new dog spice up your life? Consider calling them Parippu for a Sri Lankan dahl curry. Is your pup the sweetest ever? Tag them with Kandy, after a city in the central province of Sri Lanka!

Male Sri Lanka Dog Names

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Colombo
Sri Lanka’s commercial capital and largest city
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Negombo
A major city in Sri Lanka, located on the west coast and the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon
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Malvathu
For the Malvathu River, a river in Sri Lanka that is 102 miles long
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Gal
For the Gal Oya River, which flows northeast and empties into the Indian Ocean
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Nay
For the Nay Aru River, located in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
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Mandekal
For the Mandekal Aru River in Northern Province Sri Lanka
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Kukule
For the Kukule River, located in southwestern Sri Lanka
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Adam
For Adam’s Peak, a tall, cortical mountain in Sri Lanka
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Knuckles
A mountain range in central Sri Lanka
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Parippu
Sri Lankan Dhal Curry
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Polos
Young jackfruit curry
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Kottu
A very popular Sri Lankan street food dish
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Wambatu
For Wambatu Moju, or brinjal eggplant
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Delft
For Delft National Park located on the island of Neduntivu
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Galway
For Galway’s Land National Park, located in the city limits of Buwara Eliya
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Horton
For Horton Plains National Park, located in Sri Lanka’s central highlands
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Gamini
For Gamini Dissanayake, a prominent politician from Sri Lanka
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Henepola
For Henepola Gunaratana, a Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist monk
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Shyam
For Shyam Selvadurai, a Sri Lankan-Canadian novelist
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Mahinda
For Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka’s sixth President
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Ranjan
For Ranjan Wijeratne, a former Sri Lankan Cabinet Minister of foreign affairs
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Rajiva
For Rajiva Wijesinha, a Sri Lankan writer
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Dayan
For Dayan Jayatilleka, a Dipolmat, Political scientist and author from Sri Lanka
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Chitral
For Chitral Somapala, a hard rock and heavy metal vocalist from Sri Lanka
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Carl
For Carl Muller, a Sri Lankan writer, poet and journalist
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Ernest
For Ernest MacIntyre, a Sri Lankan playwright
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Lasith
For Lasith Malinga, a Sri Lankan cricket player
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Sanjeewa
For Sanjeewa Pushpakumara, a Sri Lankan film director, writer and producer
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Lakshman
For Lakshman Kadirgamar, a diplomat, politician and lawyer from Sri Lanka
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Kumar
For Kumar Sangakkara, a professional Sri Lanka test cricketer

Female Sri Lanka Dog Names

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Moratuwa
A large suburb of Colombo city on the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka
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Kandy
A major city in Sri Lanka’s Central province
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Kalmunai
A city in the Ampara District of Sri Lanka
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Vavuniya
A large town in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
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Galle
A major city in Sri Lanka on its southwestern tip
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Trincomalee
A major resort port city in Eastern Province Sri Lanka
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Jaffna
The capital city of Sri Lanka’s Northern Province
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Dambulla
A large town in Sri Lanka’s Central Province
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Ratnapura
A major city in southern Sri Lanka
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Dehiwala
A Division in Sri Lanka
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Mahaweli
For the Mahaweli River, Sri Lanka’s longest river
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Kala
For the Kala Oya River, the third largest in Sri Lanka
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Kelani
For the Kelani River which stretches from the Sri Pada mountain range to Colombo
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Maduru
For the Maduru Oya River, a major stream in Sri Lanka’s North Central Province
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Maha
For the Maha Oya River, a major stream that passes the Pinnawala elephant orphanage area
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Beira
For Beira Lake, in the Colombo
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Bolgoda
For Bolgoda Lake, Sri Lanka’s largest natural lake
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Thotopola
For Thotopola Kanda, the third highest mountain in Sri Lanka
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Hakgala
A mountain in the Nuwara Eliya district of Sri Lanka
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Yala
For Yala National Park, located on the Indian Ocean, the most visited National Park in Sri Lanka
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Ussangoda
For Ussangoda National Park, the newest National Park in Sri Lanka
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Minneriya
For Minneriya National Park, located in Sri Lanka’s North Central Province
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Kumana
For Kumana National Park, known for large flocks of migratory waterfowl and wading birds
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Bundala
For Bundala National Park, a wintering ground for migratory water birds
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Chandrika
For Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, Sri Lanka’s fifth President and only female
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Anarkalli
For Anarkalli Aakarsha, a Sri Lankan film and teledrama actress, model singer and politician
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Muthu
For Muthu Tharanga, a Sri Lankan model and actress
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Vivimarie
For Vivimarie Vanderpoorten, a Sri Lankan poet
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Reshika
For Reshika Udugampola, a swimmer from Sri Lanka
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Nadeeka
For Nadeeka Perera, a Sri Lankan fashion model

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