Welsh Dog Names

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Introduction

The Welsh culture is full of beautiful and interesting names that have a meaning for pretty much anything; and we aren't exaggerating! If you, or your pup, are of Welsh heritage and you would like to represent that connection through an amazing name, then be assured that it won't be hard to find one that is perfect regardless of what breed you may have. An interesting fact about the Welsh language is that at one point, it was spoken across much of England and has even carried over into some of the words we use today. An example of this is the word "Dad" which comes from the Welsh word "tad"!

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Welsh Dog Name Considerations

If you have a Welsh breed, such as the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Welsh Terrier, Welsh Springer Spaniel, or the Sealyham Terrier, then a Welsh name is the perfect way to represent that heritage. Due to the wide list of names that come from Wales, no matter what type of dog you have, you can find a title that will work well for either appearance, personality, or both. For instance, if you have a Sealyham Terrier (who tend to be white) a couple of great options for names may be "Eira", "Alwyn", or "Cerwen", all of which mean "white" or a variation of white. Or, if you have a Springer Spaniel, names such as "Cefin" (little comely one), "Ilar" (cheerful), "Braith" (freckled), or "Brychan" (pied, spotted, speckled) could match both their personality and coloring wonderfully. These are just a few of the many amazing and unique names that the Welsh options have to offer. Even if you do not have a breed from Wales, you can take advantage of these titles and provide your furry friend with an awesome name that will make an impact for as long as they are around. Just keep in mind that some of the names may be difficult to pronounce or spell, but a quick search and a modification or two will work perfectly!

Male Welsh Dog Names

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Alwyn
Meaning "great white, blessed"
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Andras
This name means "man, warrior"
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Arawn
A name perfect for a high energy dog meaning "unrestrained wildness"
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Bledig
Meaning "like a wolf"
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Bran
Perfect for a black dog this name means "crow, raven"
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Cadell
Meaning "the battle spirit"
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Cai
This name means "Lord"
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Cefin
A cute name that means "little comely one"
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Cynfor
Meaning "a great chief"
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Derog
For the stubborn pup, meaning "obstinate one"
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Dyl
This name means "great sea"
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Emyr
Meaning "honor"
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Eurig
Fitting for a Golden Retriever, this name means "gold"
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Ewein
A title that means "well born"
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Folant
Meaning "healthy, strong"
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Griffin
For a regal pup, this name means "Lord, prince"
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Ilar
Meaning "cheerful"
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Llew
This name will be great for those with a mane, meaning "lion-like"
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Mabon
Meaning "a son"
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Maddox
Perhaps for a potential show dog, meaning "champion, good fortune"
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Marlin
Meaning "sea hill"
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Terrwyn
For your guard dog, this name means "brave"
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Tegan
Meaning "darling, Loved one"
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Gawen
This moniker means "courteous"
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Glyn
Meaning "valley"
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Hefin
For those whose favorite months are warm, this name means "summer"
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Huw
Meaning "heart and mind"
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Harri
Just like every dog believes they are, this name means "home ruler"
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Cadoc
Meaning "battle"
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Dai
A moniker that means "to shine"

Female Welsh Dog Names

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Vala
A name that means "chosen"
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Rhiain
This moniker means "maiden"
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Glesni
For a dog with a blue tint to their fur (or eyes) this name means "blue"
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Glenda
A name meaning "pure, good"
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Glain
A cute name that means "jewel"
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Filomena
Meaning "song lover, friend, lover of the moon"
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Efa
Meaning "life"
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Eres
A beautiful name that means "wonderful"
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Enfys
Meaning "rainbow", perfect for dogs with multiple colors in their coat pattern
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Eira
Perhaps for an all white dog, this name means "snow"
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Ebrill
Meaning "April, one born in April"
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Dwyn
For a sweet, well-mannered dog meaning "pleasant, agreeable, holy"
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Dilys
Meaning "genuine"
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Derwen
Meaning "from the oak tree"
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Delyth
Perhaps for a show dog who loves to get pretty, this name means "neat and pretty"
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Delia
Meaning "dark or black sorrow" this name is good for black dogs
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Crisiant
Meaning "like a crystal"
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Cerwen
This name means "white"
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Cari
For the comforter, meaning "to love, friend"
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Caitrin
Meaning "pure"
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Cadwyn
This name means "bright chain"
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Brychan
Meaning "pied, spotted, speckled" and perfect for a breed like the Dalmatian
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Bronwyn
This name means "fair breast"
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Braith
Meaning "freckled" this name is good for spotted coats
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Bleddyn
Perfect for a Husky, this name means "like a wolf"
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Berth
Meaning "beautiful"
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Afanen
For a small or red coated dog (perhaps both) this name means "raspberry"
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Aeres
Welsh name for heiress
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Aelwen
Meaning "fair browed"
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Adara
This name means "catches birds"

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