Southern Dog Names

0
southern dog names

Y’all ready to check out our lists of the most awesome Southern dog names? You will find themed ideas from the worlds of country music to cowboys, as well as great Southern locations. And some inspiration for coming up with unique Southern dog names all of your own!

Our Favorite Southern Dog Names

Southern dog names are great for pups growing up on a ranch, or for people that live in cities and love the country life! Inspiration for Southern puppy names can come from a number of places – from food, from city or state names, and even from music! Let’s dive straight in with our favourite choices.

  • Addie
  • Allman
  • Atticus
  • Banjo
  • Basil
  • Belle
  • Billy
  • Braxton
  • Butch
  • Cassidy
  • Daphne
  • Dodge
  • Elvis
  • Faith
  • Faulkner
  • Fitzgerald
  • Forrest
  • Franklin
  • Goober
  • Gretchen
  • Gunner
  • Harper
  • Huck
  • Hudson
  • Julep
  • Kenny
  • Leroy
  • Lex
  • Lonestar
  • Lou
  • Lucille
  • Madison
  • Malcolm
  • Myrtle
  • Nellie
  • Quinn
  • Reba
  • Rory
  • Rosa
  • Scarlett
  • Scout
  • Shelton
  • Tex
  • Trisha
  • Twain
  • Vinny
  • Waylon
  • Wiggly
  • Yeller
  • Zelda

 

Quick Links

We’ve divided our favourite Southern and country names into categories for you to take a look at. Just click the links above to jump to the category you want to look at.

When you visit each themed section, why not take a moment to use that topic area to come up with your own unique Southern names for dogs too. Write the theme, like cowboy names, in the center of a sheet of paper. Then cover the paper with words you associate with cowboys, like Spur or Cattle, and see whether you think that would make a less common but still Southern themed name!

Southern Girl Dog Names

Here are some great ideas that will suit Southern female puppies perfectly.

  • Abigail
  • Ada
  • Addison
  • Annabelle
  • Belle
  • Betsy
  • Caroline
  • Celia
  • Charlotte
  • Clarice
  • Constance
  • Daphne
  • Darlene
  • Delilah
  • Etta
  • Florence
  • Gail
  • Georgia
  • Harriet
  • Isabelle
  • Julia
  • Kasey
  • Katherine
  • Klara
  • Lillian
  • Loretta
  • Lottie
  • Louise
  • Lucille
  • Lydia
  • Maryanne
  • Millie
  • Minnie
  • Nellie
  • Nora
  • Odette
  • Olivia
  • Penelope
  • Phoebe
  • Priscilla
  • Rose
  • Ruth
  • Sadie
  • Shelby
  • Sheridan
  • Tabitha
  • Theresa
  • Trudy
  • Violet
  • Wendy

Or, perhaps you’re looking for names that will suit a boy dog!

Southern Boy Dog Names

Here are some more great ideas male dogs will love.

  • Abbott
  • Abel
  • Albert
  • Ambrose
  • Archibald
  • Bailey
  • Bradley
  • Calvin
  • Carlisle
  • Christian
  • Clyde
  • Dawson
  • Drew
  • Earl
  • Edward
  • Elliot
  • Eugene
  • Everett
  • Francis
  • Frederick
  • Graham
  • Harper
  • Harrison
  • Henry
  • Isaac
  • Jeremiah
  • Kenneth
  • Lawrence
  • Magnus
  • Mason
  • Mercer
  • Montgomery
  • Nolan
  • Orson
  • Oscar
  • Parker
  • Preston
  • Ralph
  • Reese
  • Rhett
  • Rufus
  • Samuel
  • Sol
  • Spencer
  • Theodore
  • Tucker
  • Vaughn
  • Wesley
  • Wilson
  • Wyatt

We don’t just have to rely on standard human names.

Country Music Inspired Southern Dog Names

Country music is popular in the south, and is a great place to turn to for dog name inspiration!

  • Billy
  • Brooks
  • Buck
  • Campbell
  • Carrie
  • Cash
  • Carter
  • Connie
  • Denver
  • Dixie
  • Dolly
  • Dwight
  • Earle
  • Emmylou
  • Faron
  • Frizzell
  • Garth
  • Gibson
  • Guy
  • Haggard
  • Hank
  • Johnny
  • Jolene
  • Judd
  • Keith
  • Kitty
  • Loretta
  • Louvin
  • Marty
  • McGraw
  • Merle
  • Miranda
  • Paisley
  • Patsy
  • Patty
  • Rascal
  • Reeves
  • Shania
  • Stanley
  • Statler
  • Swift
  • Tammy
  • Taylor
  • Tubb
  • Twitty
  • Underwood
  • Waylon
  • Webb
  • Willie
  • Womack

Or why not use Southern place names themselves?

Southern Location Inspired Name Ideas

Here are some of our favorite dog names inspired by real locations.

  • Abbott
  • Amarillo
  • Antonio
  • Athens
  • Atlanta
  • Auburn
  • Augusta
  • Austin
  • Bee
  • Bexar
  • Brady
  • Brenham
  • Brevard
  • Bryant
  • Cabot
  • Carolina
  • Charlotte
  • Collin
  • Dallas
  • Dawson
  • Delta
  • Denton
  • Dover
  • Foley
  • Fulton
  • Georgia
  • Houston
  • Jackson
  • Jekyll
  • Knoxville
  • Lexington
  • Louisiana
  • Maverick
  • Memphis
  • Mena
  • Montgomery
  • Natchez
  • Orlando
  • Ozark
  • Parker
  • Raleigh
  • Richmond
  • Roanoke
  • Sanibel
  • Savannah
  • Shelby
  • Tampa
  • Travis
  • Virginia
  • Weston

Maybe you want something a little cooler?

Southern Cowboy Dog Names

How about some name ideas inspired by cowboys, ranches, and hunting?

  • Ace
  • Bandana
  • Bangtail
  • Brand
  • Buckaroo
  • Bull
  • Bushwhacker
  • Cabron
  • Cayuse
  • Dueller
  • Dusty
  • Giddy
  • Greaser
  • Gunner
  • Gunslinger
  • Herder
  • Hogleg
  • Hunter
  • Hustler
  • Jailer
  • Keeper
  • Lasso
  • Marksman
  • Maverick
  • Nibbler
  • Outlaw
  • Partner
  • Pistol
  • Pony
  • Popper
  • Ranger
  • Rattlesnake
  • Rider
  • Rodeo
  • Rooster
  • Saddler
  • Saloon
  • Scamp
  • Sheriff
  • Shooter
  • Slicker
  • Spurs
  • Stallion
  • Stampede
  • Steed
  • Steer
  • Strangler
  • Waddie
  • Wrangler
  • Yokel

Or, some popular old food names?

southern dog names

Southern Food Inspired Dog Names

If you love eating Southern food, you’re going to love these ideas.

The Labrador Handbook by Pippa Mattinson
  • Ambrosia
  • Apple
  • Beans
  • Biscuit
  • Boucherie
  • Boudin
  • Bourbon
  • Brittle
  • Caramel
  • Chicken
  • Chili
  • Cobbler
  • Coconut
  • Cola
  • Collard
  • Cookie
  • Corn
  • Cornbread
  • Dumpling
  • Fritter
  • Fudge
  • Grapette
  • Gravy
  • Greens
  • Grits
  • Gumbo
  • Hushpuppy
  • Keylime
  • Lemonade
  • Macaroni
  • Moonpie
  • Muscadine
  • Oyster
  • Peach
  • Peanut
  • Pecan
  • Pepsi
  • Pie
  • Pimento
  • Popcorn
  • Praline
  • Pudding
  • Rum
  • Sassafras
  • Sazerac
  • Shrimp
  • Sweetie (Sweet tea!)
  • Trifle
  • Vidalia
  • Whiskey

Other Name Guides

These choices might not be for everyone. So, if you’re still stuck and haven’t found the perfect name yet, take a look at some of our other guides below.

Southern Dog Names

Did you find the perfect name on this list? If so, let us know which one you chose to give your new puppy! We would love to hear your ideas for some great Southern names in the comments. Make sure to let us know if we missed off your favorite.

The Labrador Site Founder

Pippa Mattinson is the best selling author of The Happy Puppy Handbook, the Labrador Handbook, Choosing The Perfect Puppy, and Total Recall.

She is also the founder of the Gundog Trust and the Dogsnet Online Training Program 

Pippa's online training courses were launched in 2019 and you can find the latest course dates on the Dogsnet website

LEAVE A REPLY