So you’ve decided to get one of the coolest dogs out there! Now you need the perfect name to fit your new Siberian husky. This is a guide to help you choose a name that you’ll love forever.
Below will be 101 unique names for a Siberian husky with their meanings.
The Siberian husky is an athletic, intelligent, playful, and visually striking breed. This deserves an awesome name!
Meaning is important!
One of the most important parts of choosing a name is not just the sound and length, but also the meaning behind it. Due to the interesting history and origins of the Siberian husky, finding inspiration for a cool, unique or exotic name is actually fairly easy.
Different types of husky names:
I have organized the names into different categories to make it easier for you if you already have an idea or preference.
- Cool names for huskies
- Inuit names for huskies
- Climate inspired names for huskies
- Male names for huskies
- Female names for huskies
- Siberian husky names in movies
- My Happy Husky’s favorite names
For each category, you’ll see a list of awesome names and the meaning or inspiration behind that specific name.
How to name your Siberian Husky
The best way to name your Siberian husky is to go with something that you like and has meaning. You may already have a preference that you can build on by using the name guide below.
If you are really unsure try waiting until you have had your new husky for a week or two, you’ll be surprised how quickly you can get a feel for the type of dog they will be when older.
Using personality and character is a common way to pick a great name.
Once you find a name that you like, keep saying it throughout the day to get a sense of how it sounds and feels to say. You need to verbalize it!
You’ll also want to think about how easy and quick it is to say. Shorter names will be easier and more practical in times of seriousness.
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Cool names for huskies
Here’s 20 cool and exotic names inspired from an array of sources. These are quick and snappy names with mostly just 1 or 2 syllables, which makes them easy to say.
You’ll also notice these are far less common than dog names you usually hear being yelled down at the park!
A unique name, for a unique breed
|Jazz||Just a really cool name!|
|Zazu||Meaning movement. Resembelling the husky’s amazing agility and speed.|
|Bolt||Inspired by one of the world’s fastest runners Usain Bolt|
|Eclipse||Taken from the phenominom that is the Solar Eclipse, when the sun covers the moon.|
|Strike||Inspired by the Siberian huskies hunting abilities and natural prey drive.|
|Breeze||Inspired by the agility and quickness of the Siberian husky|
|Oakley||An old Anglo-Saxon name|
|Loki||The God of Mischeif|
|Sprint||Huskies love to run!|
|Jackson||An unusual and uncommon name for a dog|
|Casper||Perfect for all-white huskies, related to Casper the ghost|
|Trooper||Reference to a State-Trooper in the USA|
|Nome||The name of the town in Alaska saved by Siberian huskies in the 1920’s|
|Zorro||Slavic name for “Golden Dawn” also spanish for “fox”|
|Ranger||Inspired by park rangers maintaining and protecting outdoor areas|
|Stark||After Tony Stark (Ironman)|
|Scout||The term for finding something, resembling the Siberian Husky’s hunting abilities|
|Blaze||Great for a redhusky, inspired by the power of fire.|
|Falcon||The Falcon is a fast hunting bird. Inspired by the husky’s hunting instinct.|
That’s the first set of original names that you do not usually hear other dogs being called. Perhaps you liked a few of them, if not check out some Inuit names below!
Inuit names for huskies with meanings
The Siberian husky was originally bred in Siberia by the Chukchi Tribe thousands of years ago. Perhaps a name from their origin will be the perfect fit for your Siberian husky.
Here are 21 of the most common Inuit names for huskies.
|Balto||The name of the famous lead husky in a pack of sled dogs that delivered life-saving serum to Nome in the 1920s, ultimately saving hundreds of lives. A statue of Balto the Siberian husky can be seen in Central Park, New York.|
|Togo||Along side Balto was another Siberian Husky called Togo, Balto’s lead partner|
|Chukchi||Name of the tribe that originally bred the Siberian Husky thousands of years ago|
|Amka||Means “One with a friendly spirit”|
|Lusa||The word for “Midnight”|
|Tundra||The “Tundra” Straights is where Siberian huskies were bred, and roamed around in the wild.|
|Kaskae||The Inuit word for Cheif|
|Yuka||A bright star|
These are awesome names that really suit Siberian Huskies. It’s a nice tribute to their origins and not to mention a great conversation starter!
Perhaps you would prefer some names inspired by the cold climate that Siberian huskies truly love, check out the list below!
Winter Inspired Names for Huskies
Huskies love the cold weather, they were bred in extreme conditions and had to deal with heavy snow blizzards and temperatures -30 degrees below Celcius.
Choosing a name inspired by the climate huskies thrive in is a great idea, and suits them very well. These names provide their own self-explanatory meanings.
Here are 20 winter inspired names for huskies
● Ulan – Filipino for “Rain”
● Alba – meaning “bright and white” in Latin
● Skate – From Ice-Skating
Names for male Siberian Huskies with meanings
If you have a male Siberian husky, choosing a name to represent a bold, energetic and playful husky will be a great choice and will suit very well.
Here are 20 names that would be a great fit for a male Siberian husky.
|Apollo||Apollo can be related to Greek mythology. It can also be a reference to one of the famous rock balboa films as well as NASA and their space missions.|
|Orion||Taken from Orions belt, a famous star formation in astrology|
|Rocky||Taken from Sylvester Stallone’s most famous boxing character “Rocky Balboa”|
|Diego||Name of Spanish origin meaning supplanter|
|Simba||Simba is the son From the Lion King|
|Zeus||The King of the Greek Gods|
|Howl||Inspired by the classic wolf / husky howl|
|Buddy||A gentle name to represent friendship or a friendly character.|
|Lynx||Lynx’s belong to the family of the Medium Cat species|
|Sage||A sage is a person who is aware and knows a lot|
|Hugo||Meaning highly intelligent|
|Ace||Most commonly known as the ACE card, the most significant or valuable card|
|Apache||Taken from the Apache fighter helicopter used in the Military|
|Chase||Inspired by the strong natural prey instinct in Siberian Huskies|
|Ceaser||Taken from the Iconic Julius Ceaser, Military General who was responsible for the Roman Empire|
|Champ||Short for Champion|
|Nero||Nero is a Roman emperor known for cruelty|
|Bruno||An old German name meaning shield or armor|
|Cosmo||From the Greek Kosmas, which means order and beauty.|
|Milo||Type of chocolate milkshake|
Names for Female Siberian Huskies with meanings
If you have a female Siberian Husky choosing a name that gives you the feeling of beauty, strength and intelligence will be a great fit.
Here are 20 unique names for a female husky.
Once again, these are more exotic than the standard dog name you’ll hear down the local park!
|Aurora||A natural phenomenon that forms a beautiful green light across the sky at night|
|Skyler||An old Dutch surname. Combining the name “Sky” and “Tyler”|
|Laika||This is the name of the first-ever dog to successfully reach space. It was a Husky!!|
|Leia||Princess Leia from Star Wars|
|Akira||Akira is the Japanese translation of the sun or sunlight|
|Sweitenia||The beautiful latin name of the Mohogany tree|
|Elsa||Meaning consecrated to God, Noble|
|Mika||Mika means the “Gift of God”|
|Iris||The black center part of the eyes.|
|Nova||This is term used in astrology to mean a brightening star|
|Sasha||Sasha means the “helper of mankind” A perfect fit for the Siberian husky breed|
|Athena||Athena is the greek goddess of warefar and craft|
|Opal||Thought to be derived from Sanskrit meaning a “precious stone” as well as being the Greek derivative meaning “to see a change of color” Perfect for huskies!|
|Lulu||Noun, for meaning of an extreme version of something|
|Serena||Famous world champion female tennis player|
|Maya||Classic Russian female name|
|Astra||The Greek word for “Star”|
|Luna||An Italian, Spanish and Romanian name originating from Latin, meaning “Moon”|
|Misty||Inspired by cold, wintery nights|
|Mocha||Taken from the Mocha coffee, a perfect name for a red or brown siberian husky|
My Happy Husky’s Favorite Exotic Names
Out of the above names, I have compiled a list of the coolest and most exotic names that I love for huskies. These names have been chosen due to the meaning, sound, and ease of saying.
My Happy Husky’s Top 20 Names for the Siberian Husky:
I hope from this you are able to choose the perfect name for your husky! Whether you choose a name from these suggestions or they inspire you to think of a new name, that’s awesome!
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