Two Syllable Dog Names

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Introduction

When you are stuck for a name for your new dog, consider names with two syllables as they are easy to say and flow well when calling out commands. Names such as Rambo or Mojo are good, solid uncomplicated names. You and your dog have to live with whatever name you call him, so take the time to consider this carefully. Be careful with names that sound too close to an offensive word, try speaking it out aloud to hear what it sounds like. If it sounds like something offensive it probably isn't what you want. Get to know your  new dog first, before bestowing a name on him. Find out his funny quirky side, his mischievous habits, and what he likes to do. We love the name Panda for a big soft ball of fluff, like a Pomeranian or a Husky. Make a list of all the names you like, and then when you are finished, go over the list a few times, weeding out the ones that don't really make the grade. You will end up with your favorite name which you can then bestow on your canine best friend. Names that are easy to say work the best, and are less confusing for your dog.

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Two Syllable Dog Names in Pop Culture

Two Syllable Dog Name Considerations

The moniker you choose has to be easy to say, and is more authentic if the name suits the dog, and it should be non offensive. Daunting isn't it? But not when have a clear mind about what is best for your dog. Please give your devoted pal a name worthy of him. Funny names such as the tech name NeoGeo may lose its appeal after a while. And Hulkster for a tiny Pomeranian may just get a bit jaded. Two syllable names just roll effortlessly off your tongue, for example - Zelda, or even Dexter. A cute dog with the name Yoshi sounds appropriate for your pal, while a big dog is better with Bowser. Provide a name that suits your dog's character, color or slightly zany antics. Do your research and check out a comprehensive list such as this one. With so many options, you will have no problem making the right choice.

Male Two Syllable Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
11
Hudson
Sounds very country, taken from the Hudson River
6
Pluto
A distant planet, or the Bloodhound pal of the cartoon character Mickey Mouse
6
Arden
Taken from the magical forest in Shakespeare's 'As you like it' work
4
Ajax
Meaning strong and handsome, seems an apt name for your dog
3
Panda
Awesome name that would suit a fluffy black and white dog
3
Homer
Bart Simpson's bumbling father - a cool name for a cool dog
3
Dino
The Dinosaur - it's a cute name for a small dog who thinks he is much larger than he actually is
2
Mojo
Your inner spirit and power; if your dog makes you feel good, then call him your Mojo
1
Astro
Astro, the Jetson family dog from the futuristic cartoon The Jetsons
1
Rambo
After the movie First Blood, starring and directed by Sylvester Stallone
0
Titan
The largest moon of the planet Saturn
-1
Forrest
Either from the movie Forrest Gump, or an adaption of the name for a huge swath of trees - forest is a perfect name for a hunting hound
-1
Draco
Latin for Dragon
-1
Moses
From the Old Testament - a great leader and inspiring prophet
-1
Armin
This is short for Arminium, who was a German War Hero
-1
Brutus
A name from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
-1
Rico
Spanish for wealth, and that is what you have when you have a dog, you are wealthy beyond measure
-1
Apex
Defines a pointed or the top part of something, perhaps the pointed muzzle of your beloved dog
-2
Topaz
A precious stone that is golden brown in color
-3
Mowgli
The boy from The Jungle Book
-3
Nano
As in nano technology, it means tiny but powerful
-4
Pablo
After the famous painter Pablo Picasso - good for a dog of many colors
-4
Zulu
A member of the South African people - a great hunter which is a good name for a hunting dog
-4
Dragon
A strong calm forbidding looking dog who sounds and looks fierce but is actually a softy
-5
Rhino
Short for Rhinoceros - a solid powerful and surprisingly fast large beast.
-6
Monster
This could be a name for a seriously big chunky dog, or it could be funny as a name for a Chihuahua
-6
Boxer
A fighter, which is perfect for ... a Boxer breed of dog
-7
Levi
Casual flair associated with wearing a pair of Levi jeans
-8
Jackel
A wild animal with powerful jaws

Female Two Syllable Dog Names

Votes Name Vote
14
Willow
A large weeping tree, very pretty like your dog
9
Suku
A Japanese word meaning to like
8
Delta
The fourth letter of the Greek Alphabet
7
Chaos
Cute for a dog who gets into mischief all the time
7
Enya
Irish in origin meaning fiery
6
Astra
Greek for star in the sky
5
Sprinkles
A sweet topping you shake on a dessert
5
Lilac
A soft fragrant flowering shrub
4
Nikki
A short form of Nicola - easy to say and very sweet for a dog
2
Echo
A repetition of sound - and a cool name for a dog
2
Bubbles
A cute name for a dog with a bubbly happy personality
2
Bella
A popular name of Italian origin and means beautiful
2
Jayla
The name means to ascend, and is Hebrew in origin
2
Reba
After Reba McEntire an American singer, songwriter and actress
2
Opal
A gemstone of varying colors
1
Miko
A female Shaman or Priestess
1
Karma
This word means fate or destiny
0
Iris
A beautiful blue flower
0
Amber
A fossilized resin that is golden in color
0
Bindi
Latin for beautiful serpent
0
Angel
Latin for sweet
0
Cora
Daughter of Zeus as well as the heroine of the movie The Last of the Mohicans
-1
Chili
Spanish - a food that is hot and spicy
-1
Coco
As in Coco Chanel a famous fashion designer
-1
Fleur
French for flower - how cute is that for a small fluffy dog
-1
Arrow
Good for a dog who is slender and fast on her feet
-1
Saber
A sharp blade
-1
Jorie
After the poet Jorie Graham
-2
Dante
Latin for enduring
-2
Dana
This name means bright gift from God, perfect for your new pet
-3
Banjo
The name of a musical instrument, sounds good for a small lively little dog
-3
Ishtar
The goddess of love and war - Babylonian times

Community Dogs with Two Syllable Names

Pepper's name story for Two Syllable Dog Names
Pepper
Female
Norwegian Elkhound
Chicago, IL

She looks like Pepper.

Berkely
Female
German Shorthaired Pointer
New Jerusalem, PA

i love him

Luna's name story for Two Syllable Dog Names
Luna
Female
Miniature Poodle
Dothan, AL
Personality
Loyal
Happy

It just fits her.

Winter's name story for Two Syllable Dog Names
Winter
Male
Maltese
Newark, NJ
Personality
Playful
Protective

My name was Autumn and we were going for another season name. He was white and small, so we chose Winter. His hair never grew past 2 inches.

Allie's name story for Two Syllable Dog Names
Allie
Female
Husky
Nashville, TN

We love her. :)

Lucy's name story for Two Syllable Dog Names
Lucy
Female
Boxer Shepherd
Homewood, AL
Personality
Crazy, cute, funny

Well we got her and we though she was coo coo so I said Lulu and then I said Lucy so yah.