If you’re looking for the best cosmic dog names for your out-of-this-world pooch, you’ll love my list!
One of my favorite topics, astronomy and astrology can lend knowledge about the unpredictable to certain people.
Whether or not you believe in a higher power, I think we can agree that a dog is a wonderful gift from the universe (or the heavens, depending on your philosophy).
As you might know, a lot of stars, galaxies, and planets have a connection with Gods.
To show your dogs your appreciation for their steadfast loyalty and love, why not give them a name fit for the stars?
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Cosmic Male Dog Names
When it comes to choosing cosmic dog names for male pups, you literally have an entire universe of options!
From mighty mythological gods to distant constellations to wonderful planet names closer to home in our own solar system, there’s definitely no shortage of ideas!
Check out some of my favorites!
- Astro -Greek for “dog,” and also the name of the Jetson’s pup!
- Atlas – The strong being that has the world propped up on his shoulders.
- Comet – Because sometimes your dog zips by at the speed of a comet.
- Cosmo – It means “universe” in Greek.
- Galaxy – It’s where we are and encompasses all we know, it’s our everything, just like our dog.
- Jupiter/Zeus – The God of all Gods, the largest planet in our solar system.
- Mars/Ares – The red planet and the God of War.
- Mercury/Hermes – The messenger.
- Neptune/Poseidon – A great one if your dog loves to swim!
- Pluto/Hades – Mickey’s dog and the God of the Underworld.
- Saturn/Cronus – God of Agriculture and the planet with the beautiful rings.
- Uranus/Caelus – God of the Sky
- Gemini – The twins
- Galileo – The famous physicist, engineer and astronomer.
- Big Bang
- Sputnik – A satellite
- Enterprise – For the Trekkies out there.
- Pegasus – The flying horse.
- Betelgeuse (Beetlejuice) – A constellation
- Milky – After the Milky Way
- Draco – Not after Draco Malfoy, the antagonist and rival of Harry Potter, but it’s more for galaxies.
- Rigel – A super star
- Taurus – The bull. For birthdays from late April to late May.
- Aries – The ram. For birthdays from late March to late April.
- Vulcan – Another one for the Trekkies, the home of the famed stoic race.
- Aquarius – For birthdays from late January to late February.
- Capricorn – For birthdays from late December to late January.
- Zenith- the point in the sky that’s directly above you
- Nadir- the geographical opposite of the zenith.
- Hoag- after Hoag’s Object, one of the most unique galaxies.
- Centaurus – a galaxy far, far away!
- Circinus – another really neat galaxy!
Whether your dog is the shining star in your life, or he just loves to follow in your footsteps and orbit around you much like a moon, you can find the perfect name for your fur baby boy above.
Naming your dog after a planet that has a God for a Greek counterpart is a stellar choice.
Now some of the names above can be unisex, but we have also compiled a list of names just for otherworldly female dogs.
Cosmic Female Dog Names
- Andromeda – The nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way
- Luna – Meaning moon
- Venus/Aphrodite – The Goddess of Love and Earth’s sister planet.
- Gaia – The Mother Earth Goddess
- Ursa – For Ursa Major and Minor
- Star – For the shining star of your life.
- Ariel – A moon
- Nasa – The federal agency for space research.
- Supernova – If Nova just isn’t enough.
- Libra – The Scales. For a dog with a birthday in late September to late October.
- Virgo – For a dog with a birthday in late August to late September.
- Stella – Without the “r” to normalize the name more.
- Halley – Named after Halley’s Comet.
- Astra – Female form of Astro.
- Bellatrix – Sure, it’s after a Death Eater in Harry Potter, but it’s also the name of a star.
- Beta – Because you are the alpha
- Astrid – Gorgeous Goddess
- Sunflower- it’s the name of a galaxy.
- Hydra – More of a villainous name if you are a fan of the Avengers, but it’s also the name of a constellation.
- Miranda – A major moon of Uranus, or the independent lawyer in Sex and the City.
- Ophelia – A little moon of Uranus.
- Titania – A large moon of Uranus. (Uranus has a lot of moons).
- Elara – One of Jupiter’s moons.
- Pandora – Saturn’s moon.
- Portia – Another one of Uranus’s moons.
There are a lot of extraterrestrial things to name your dog after.
A lot of the stars and galaxies have beautiful names that embody the majesty and grace of all above us.
Bellatrix is a great name to give your puppy if she is not only beautiful life a star, but also has a naughty streak.
If I could do it again, I would love to name my dog after cosmic forces.
I believe my best friend and beloved companion was sent to me from above.
My favorite is Andromeda or Aurora for a female and Star for a male (or female).