Here Are the Perfect Blue Dog Names—and Some for Gray, Silver, and Merle Pups, Too

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girl holding grey puppy; blue, grey, silver dog names
girl holding grey puppy; blue, grey, silver dog names

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Just welcome home a beautiful blue lacy, blue heeler, or Kerry blue terrier? Or maybe your new best friend is a silvery Great Dane or merle Aussie. No matter the breed, blue is one of the rarer dog coat colors, so your unique pooch definitely needs a distinctive name to match.

Luckily, blue dog name inspiration is found all around! Whether you choose a name inspired by sunny skies or cool metal, you're sure to find a name that matches both your pup's looks and personality.

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Blue Dog Names for Female Pups

These blue names for girl dogs are a strong place to start, whether you're looking for a name inspired by blue skies, indigo flowers, or anything in between.

  • Sky

  • Mist

  • Berry

  • River

  • Iris

  • Bell

  • Blu

  • Jean

  • Cloud

  • Sapphire

  • Rain

  • Tiffany

  • Marine

  • Twilight

  • Ocean

  • Midnight

  • Birdie

  • Carolina

  • Maya

  • Robin

  • Claire

  • Heaven

  • Beverly

  • Candice

  • Ribbon

  • Bessie

  • Skyler

  • Billie

  • Florence

  • Marina

  • Sadie

  • Kylie

  • Icy

  • Baby

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Blue Dog Names for Male Pups

Maybe your blue pooch loves jumping the water or relaxing outside on a cool, breezy day. Whatever he enjoys, one of these bluish names are sure to fit!

  • Blue

  • Jay

  • Tidal

  • Levi

  • Lake

  • Smurf

  • Rapid

  • Stitch

  • Diver

  • Polar

  • Vapor

  • Dodger

  • Frost

  • Jack

  • Habor

  • Blizzard

  • Terry

  • Fisher

  • Baltic

  • Bluefort

  • Conrad

  • Klein

  • Blume

  • Wilbur

  • Bay

  • Cove

  • Bates

  • Trent

  • Beck

  • Wade

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Gray and Silver Dog Names

A blue dog isn't exactly the color of a running river or ripe blueberries, so a name matching their grayish, silvery coat might be a better match.

  • Fog

  • Hazy

  • Silver

  • Steel

  • Grayson

  • Pearl

  • Dove

  • Slate

  • Cinder

  • Ash

  • Casper

  • Nickel

  • Nick

  • Zinc

  • Magnus

  • Smokey

  • Angel

  • Onyx

  • Dustin

  • Pepper

  • Thor

  • Dagger

  • Echo

  • Gunner

  • Diamond

  • Slinky

  • Elder

  • Gemma

  • Bullet

  • Freya

  • Thunder

  • Crystal

  • Shadow

  • Tinley

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Blue Merle Dog Names

Blue dogs often have merle coats, which are freckled patterns of blue, white and other colors. Because of this unique look, you may want to pick a name just as unusual.

  • Marble

  • Merl

  • Storm

  • Dusty

  • Ashley

  • Copper

  • Jasper

  • Lora

  • Palmer

  • Sadie

  • Lady

  • Zola

  • Freckles

  • Windy

  • Bruno

  • Paisley

  • Swirl

  • Ziggy

  • Hurricane

  • Jasmine

  • Inky

  • Callie

  • Holly

  • Bastian

  • Patches

  • Bradley

  • Frances

  • Baker

  • Watson

  • Mitzy

  • Gibby

  • Tabby

  • Eva

  • Cooper

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Dog Names That Mean Blue

Sometimes it's best to stick to the basics. Call out your favorite shade of blue and see if it feels natural!

  • Indigo

  • Navy

  • Royal

  • Cobalt

  • Cyan

  • Azure

  • Sapphire

  • Steel

  • Denim

  • Zenith

  • Pewter

  • Oxford

  • Lapis

  • Aqua

  • Violet

  • Teal

  • Beryl

  • Cambridge

  • Periwinkle

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