It’s the big day! The dog you’ve just adopted gets to come home with you for the first time! That’s a very exciting time. And we’d like to wish you all the best!
There’s quite a lot that needs to happen even before you bring home a dog. There are toys, treats, food, food/water bowls, a bed, a leash and more to prepare. Then you’ll need to find a veterinarian and get everyone in the family ready to quietly welcome home your new family member. Everyone is filled with anticipation!
Then you bring your new canine companion home and finally realize you’ll need to think up a name for him or her. You may not have given that much thought until now. Finding just the right name for your dog is a big job, but don’t worry. We’re here to help you.
We’ve done the research and have put together a list of unique, pretty names that might be a good fit for your fur baby. The names in the article are rare, uncommon dog names that end in R!
Let’s get started with our list of dog names!
Dog Boy Names That End in R
Here are some great male dog names that end in R!
1). Alexander: is a Greek name, which means “protector of the people.” If you have a watchdog or a very protective dog, this would be a great name for him. Plus, you could shorten this name to “Alex.”
2). Christopher: is an English name that means “bearing Christ.”
3). Connor: is an Irish name, which means “wise, strong will.”
4). Oliver: is a French name that means “the olive tree, the olive.” If your fur baby is a gentle, peaceful spirit this might be a great name for him! (The olive branch is a symbol of peace.)
5). Xavier: is a French name, which means “savoir, bright.”
6). Victor: is a French name that means “victorious, conqerer.”
7). Oscar: is an English name, which means “spear of the gods.”
8). Omar: is an Arabic name that means “prospering, thriving.”
9). Trevor: is an Irish name, which means “great settlement.”
10). Hector: is a French name that means “constant, steadfast.”
11). Xander: is a Greek name that means “protector of the people.”
12). Petr: is a Czech name, which means “rock, stone.”
13). Arthur: is an English name that means “bear, eagle, rock.” This would be a great name if you love the stories and mythology of King Arthur and his Round Table!
14). Iker: is a Basque name, which means “vision, dream.”
15). Walter: is a Danish name that means “commander of the army.”
16). Gunnar: is a German name, which means “brave, warrior.”
17). Yahir: is a Hebrew name that means “God enlightens.”
18). Roger: is a French name that means “famous spearman.” You could also shorten this name to “Rog,” or “Rogy.”
19). Major: is an English name, which means “farmer, bright.” Do you live on a farm or a ranch? Then this might be a great name for your fur baby! Especially if he’s helping you with chores, or even just keeping you company as you work.
20). Yair: is a Hebrew name that means “God will teach.”
21). Shamar: is an Arabic name, which means “ready for battle.”
22). Vladimir: is a Russian name that means “renowned prince.”
23). Nestor: is a Greek name, which means “homecoming, traveler.” If you adopted your canine companion from a shelter or rescue, then this would be a very fitting name for him.
24). Colter: is an English name that means “young horse.”
25). Zamir: is an Albanian name that means “song.”
Girl Dog Names That End with R
Here are some unique female dog names that end with R!
26). Piper: is an English name, which means “piper.” This would be a cute name for a medium sized dog who has plenty of energy!
27). Jennifer: is a Welsh name, which means “fair, white, smooth.” Does your fur baby have pretty white fur that’s smooth, and soft?
28). Summer: is an English name, which means “born in summer.” If your canine companion was born during the warm summer months, this might be a good name for her!
29). Amber: is a Hindustani name, which means “shining, bright.”
30). Esther: is a Persian name that means “star-like, love.
31). Heather: is an English name that means “heather (like the plant).”
33). Star: is an English name, which means “star.” Does your fur baby have a star blazed on her chest or forehead?
34). Clover: is an English name, which means “clover, luck.” This would be a really cute name for a girl dog you’ve rescued!
35). Ginger: is an English name that means “liveliness, ginger.” If your dog is filled with life and energy, or if she has a beautiful red coat, this might be the perfect name for her!
36). Pilar: is a Spanish name that means “strength.”
37). Vesper: is a Latin name, which means “evening star.”
38). Manar: is an Arabic name, which means “guiding light, lighthouse.”
39). Bahar: is a Persian name that means “young.”
40). Klair: is a Scandinavian name that means “bright, famous.”
41). Fleur: is a French name, which means “flowering, flourishing.” This can describe a girl dog as she gets used to living with you in her new home. The longer she’s there, the more secure and happy she feels, the more her true personality flowers forth!
42). Hadar: is a Hebrew name that means “splendor or glory.”
43). Intisar: is an Arabic name, which means “victorious.”
44). Talar: is a Welsh name that means “from the headland or the field.”
45). Dagmar: is a German name, which means “glorious day.”
46). Emer: is an Irish name that means “swift.” If your dog loves to run fast, then this might be a great name for her!
47). Aynur: is a Turkish name, which means “moonlight.”
48). Aysenur: is a Turkish name that means “bright light.”
49). Tailer: is a French name, which means “to cut or tailor.”
50). Thamar: is a Hebrew name that means “date palm.”
We hope you’ve enjoyed this article, and that you’ve been able to find just the right name for your dog!
KyokoKyoko is from a family of 3 and moved to New York with her parents and siblings when she was 13. Kyoko is fond of spending a great amount of time with pets, specifically her beagle Luna and cat Missy. Her boyfriend often complains that she spends too much time giving attention to their animals. Kyoko has written dozens of articles concerning pets and is aiming at owning a pet shop one day!
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