Looking for the perfect white dog name for your milky new puppy?
I’ve got you covered.
Whether your dog is an American Eskimo, a Maltese, or a fluffy Samoyed, one of these ideas is sure to fit!
Start with a quick peek at my favorites! Then, read on for the full list
Top 15 Best White Dog Names
I originally had these divided up into white dog names for boys, for girls, and then unisex names, but the more I look at them, the more I think that, aside from maybe one or two, all of them are pretty gender-neutral.
Aspen is a famous ski resort town, located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
A blizzard is an intense snowstorm that features strong winds. Perfect for a dog that has lots of energy.
Bolt is a fictional White Shepherd dog from the 2008 computer-animated, adventure, comedy movie- Bolt. Bolt is voiced by John Travolta.
Casper is a fictional character, a white ghost who is super-friendly, from cartoons, comics and movies.
Snoopy is the pet beagle dog of Charlie Brown, from the comic strip, movies and television specials, Peanuts. Snoopy is good-natured, independent-minded, intelligent and loyal.
A Morning Dove is a beautiful, graceful, white bird, featuring a slender tail and a small head, making unique cooing sounds.
Ivory is a hard, white material, usually made from elephant tusks. The word ivory means pure and white.
Jasmine is a white flower with a sweet, floral scent, which is released at night, after the sun goes down. Jasmine symbolizes elegance, feminine sweetness and happiness.
What is fluffy, white and sweet tasting? A marshmallow, of course. Modern marshmallows are made with gelatin, water, egg whites, sugar and corn syrup and are perfect for making smores or sweetening hot cocoa.
A pearl comes from mussels in freshwater and oysters in saltwater. A pearl is the birthstone of the month of June and is a shimmering sphere gemstone.
Alaska is a state in the northwestern part of the United States, that is known for its snow-covered mountains.
A snowball is a round object that is made from snow. This name is great for a dog with fur that is fluffy and white.
An angel is a spiritual being, defined by its white wings and halo. Angels are known for their beauty, intelligence and purity.
Cotton is a natural fiber that is soft, fluffy and white. It is harvested from the cotton plant.
It’s the Japanese word for snow!
Now that you know my favorites, let’s check out the full…dare I say ULTIMATE…list of names for dogs with white coats!
Ultimate List of White Dog Names
This time, I’ll divide the lists into male and female dog names. However, I still think more than half of these are very neutral. So, don’t feel like you have to limit yourself to names on the list that fits your dog’s gender.
Female Names for White Puppies
I used everything from ivory-colored foods to different languages to find inspiration for these names for girl dogs!
- Bijela – means white in Croatian
- Cher- Macedonian for snow
- Chickpea- a cute food name for white female dogs
- Cyera- Kinyarwanda for white
- Dahlia (they come in a white variety)
- Dianthus- a white flower
- Eira- Welsh for snow
- Elurra-Basque for snow
- Gywn- Welsh word for white
- Lumi- Estonian for snow
- Nemesia -another pretty white flower
- Neve- Corsican for snow (or La Neve, which is Italian for snow)
- Zuri -white in Basque
White Male Dog Names
Now check out these dog name ideas for your handsome boy!
- Baltas- Lithuanian for white
- Bardhë – it means white in Albanian
- Beyaz- Turkish for white
- Bodas- Sundanese for white
- Branco- Portuguese for white
- Cauliflower – a funny food name for white fluffy dogs
- Chando- Shona for white
- Fari- Hausa word for white
- Fotsy- Malagasy for white
- Funfun- Yoruba word for white and super cute boy dog name!
- Jicama- a white bean
- Krispetak- it means popcorn in Basque!
- Lumipallo- Finnish for snowball
- Schnee- German for snow
- Snowball -perfect for a fluffy dog!
- Vit- the Swedish word for “white”
- Wit- the Dutch word for “white”
So many cute white dog names, so hard to choose! Personally, I love Yuki, because while it’s still an obvious name (snow), it stands out at the dog park a bit more.
Before we part for today, here’s a tip for picking a dog name for any pup (not just white pups): wait until you actually get your dog before you decide what to call her.
I spent days pouring dog names, from the most popular names to the most off-the-wall, but it wasn’t until I actually saw each of my dogs that their name just clicked.
Definitely do the research beforehand to narrow it down a bit, but trust me, when you meet your pooch, it’s like a lightbulb goes off in your head.