Best Country & Southern Dog Names

Picking a name for your newly adopted dog can be a challenge. There are endless options, but most people will either choose a name based on something they love or one that fits the dog’s personality.

Is your dog a cowboy at heart or do you have a charming Southern belle? Maybe you love western movies and country music. If so, keep reading for some great name suggestions or just to discover some really neat pet names.

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Rover, the world’s largest network of pet sitters and walkers, searched through their database and found the best country and southern dog names.

Check them out below and don’t forget to share your favorite in the comments.

Top 10 Country Names

    1. Charlie
    2. Ruby
    3. Rosie
    4. Daisy
    5. Molly
    6. Willow
    7. Bear
    8. Roxy
    9. Toby
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Our Personal Favorites

(In no particular order)

  • Waylon
  • Loretta
  • Jolene
  • Gunner
  • Duke
  • Annie
  • Dixie
  • Otis
  • Sierra
  • Tucker

Rover carefully examined their records to find the names that “conjure up the warmth, charm, and graces of a Southern lifestyle, whether you live in Alabama or Alaska.” Take a look…

15 Best Female Southern Dog Names

    1. Stella
    2. Belle
    3. Harper (as in author Lee)
    4. Georgia
    5. Delilah
    6. Pearl
    7. June
    8. Violet
    9. Scarlett
    10. Nola (after New Orleans)
    11. Faith
    12. Annabelle
    13. Opal
    14. Clementine
    15. Savannah
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15 Best Male Southern Dog Names

    1. Winston
    2. Jackson
    3. Jasper
    4. Shelby
    5. Porter
    6. Percy
    7. Sawyer
    8. Atticus (hero in To Kill a Mockingbird)
    9. Carter
    10. Carson (as in author McCullers)
    11. Walker (as in author Percy)
    12. Huckleberry (Huck)
    13. Rhett
    14. Bishop
    15. Deacon

Dog Names Inspired by Country Musicians

  • Nelson
  • Dolly
  • Reba
  • Toby
  • Merle
  • Hank
  • George
  • Patsy
  • Johnny
  • Alan
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Still need more suggestions… check out Rover’s name generator for name suggestions based on your dog’s breed. Just remember to choose a name that is easy to say, understand, and one you enjoy hearing because you will be saying it a lot. Good luck!

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