Utah Dog Names

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Introduction

The western state of Utah is the 13th largest as far as land area, while being the 10th least densely populated as for as the 50 U.S. states, with a population over 3 million according to the 2016 census. The land in Utah is diverse; while visiting the state you can see deserts with sand dunes as well as mountain valleys with forests of pine trees.

Whether you enjoy the state’s outdoor offering or prefer what is available in the state’s urban areas, an appreciation for the state of Utah can open you up to a myriad of naming opportunities for your new canine friend. With a name inspired by Utah, each time you call the name of your pooch you will be reminded of a place that has meaning to you.

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Utah Dog Name Considerations

Coming up with a name for your new companion can be a struggle. You likely want the name to be fitting for your dog, while also having some meaning to you. For those that have fond feelings toward the state of Utah, names inspired by the state are a worthwhile consideration. A Utah-inspired moniker will regularly bring to mind a place that you enjoy; whether it is the diversity of landscape, outdoor adventure opportunities or urban lifestyle you appreciate. A name from Utah will allow you to honor a place that is special to you and receive regular reminders of its memories.

A Utah-inspired name may be fitting if your dog reminds you of a particular pup from the state; perhaps one from a movie that was filmed there. The resemblance may be in his personality, breed, or physical features. If your dog shows a love for the outdoors and appears to enjoy all types of landscapes, a Utah name may be just the thing, as the land is so diverse. For someone who intends to enjoy a lot of outdoor adventures with their pup, a name inspired by a state with a lot of natural beauty can be a sign of what is to come.

Male Utah Dog Names

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Merlin
Merlin J. Olsen was a football player in the NFL as well as an actor who was born in Utah
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Moab
A city in eastern Utah located close to Arches National Park
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Zion
Utah’s first national park is Zion National Park
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Provo
Utah city that is home to Brigham Young University
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Bryce
Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah has the largest collection of hoodoos in the world
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Mitt
Businessman and politician Mitt Romney attended Brigham Young University in Utah
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Colorado
A principal river of the southwest, the Colorado River flows through Utah
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Kanab
For Kanab Creek, a tributary of the Grand Canyon, it begins in Kane County, Utah and passes Kanab, Utah
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Reef
Capital Reef National Park is a National Park in Utah that includes sandstone formations, petroglyphs and arches
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Ogden
A city located about 40 miles north of Salt Lake City, situated about 10 miles east of the Great Salt Lake
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Brigham
Brigham Young University, a private research university, is located in Provo, Utah
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Orem
A city located about 45 miles south of Salt Lake City
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Rock
Rockville is a town located outside of Zion National Park
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Rocky
Rocky Anderson, former mayor of Salt Lake City
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Orson
Science fiction writer Orson Scott Card went to college in Utah
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Butch
Butch Cassidy was born in Beaver Utah
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Osmond
For the Osmond family, an American family music group from Ogden, Utah
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Juan
The San Juan River flows through southeastern Utah
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Abajo
A small mountain range west of Monticello Utah; known by locals as the Blue Mountains or The Blues
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Henry
The Henry Mountains are located in southeast Utah and extend over about 30 miles
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Hansel
The Hansel mountains are a mountain range in north Utah on the Great Salt Lake’s northern border
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Narrows
The narrowest section of Zion Canyon and location of a popular hike in the Virgin River
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Weber
Weber State University is located in Ogden, Utah
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Joseph
For Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter-Day Saint movement, of which numerous members live in the state of Utah
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Hogle
The Hogle Zoo is located in Salt Lake City
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Rowley
Rowley’s Red Barn in Santaquin offers fresh produce and ice cream
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George
St. George is a city in southern Utah
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Sipapu
A natural bridge in Natural Bridges National Monument
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Salty
For Salt Lake City, the largest city in the state of Utah
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Powell
A lake located on the Utah border with Arizona; a reservoir on the Colorado River

Female Utah Dog Names

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Jazz
The Utah Jazz are an NBA team that plays in the state
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Alpine
A Utah city that is part of the Provo-Orem metropolitan area
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Ellen
Mount Ellen, within the Henry Mountains, has a peak of 11,522 feet
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Roseanne
The comedian and actress Roseanne was born in Salt Lake City
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Annabella
A small town in Sevier County, Utah
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Peekaboo
The Peekaboo-Queens Garden Loop is a popular trail in Bryce Canyon National Park
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Cedar
Cedar City is located about 250 miles south of Salt Lake City and 180 miles north of Las Vegas; home of the Utah Shakespeare Festival
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Chinle
Chinle Creek is a tributary of the San Juan River
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Willow
Willow Creek is a north flowing stream in Utah that is a tributary of the Green River
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Strawberry
The Strawberry River runs 18 miles in eastern Utah
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Escalante
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is located in southern Utah
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Jewel
Singer Jewel was born in Payson, Utah
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Uinta
Mountains located in northeastern Utah; the highest mountain range in the contiguous United States that runs east to west
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Paria
The Paria river is a tributary of the Colorado River that is about 95 miles long; located in southern Utah and northern Arizona
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Dolores
The Dolores River, about 241 miles long, is a tributary of the Colorado River
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Mahogany
A range of mountains on the Utah-Nevada border
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Cricket
A mountain range that is 35 miles long in west central Utah
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Star
A small mountain range (about 8 miles in length) in the southwest central part of Utah
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Goose
Goose Creek Mountains are located in the northwest part of the state; part of the range is located in Nevada
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Sinawava
Temple of Sinawava is a trail and shuttle stop in Zion National Park
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Angel
Angels Landing is a popular train in Zion National Park
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Emerald
The Emerald Pools trail in Zion National Park leads to three levels of natural ponds
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Antelope
For Antelope Island State Park; Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake
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Acorn
Acorn Arch is located in Canyonlands National Park
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Bean
Bean Pot Arch is located in Arches National Park
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Cassidy
Cassidy Arch is located in Capital Reef National Park
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Dixie
The Dixie National Forest is near Cedar City, Utah
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Corona
Corona Arch is the largest arch in the state that is not located in the national park
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Minnetonka
A cave located in Bear Lake, Utah
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Temple
Temple Square is Salt Lake City’s most iconic historic site

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