A list of Golden Retriever names made specially for this friendly and loyal dog breed. We have searched for perfect Golden Retriever dog names to suit that cute furry ball you just adopted.
Naming your new best friend should be a cause for celebration. After you find the perfect name, gather the family around and make it a memorable event too.
The best dog names are short and sharp, something that calls your dog’s attention. It is also important that the name has a special meaning and sets your pup apart. That special meaning may be something unique to your story, or something about your new dog.
There is a wide selection of names for boys and girls for your to choose from. We divided the names in different categories to make it easy for you to find the best fitting name for your new family member. After choosing your Golden Retriever's name, teach your dog its name with our training tips.
Golden retriever dogs are smart, loyal and brave. That is why this breed is so popular among working dogs. Goldens participate in search and rescue missions and are a favorite breed for guide dogs and therapy dogs. Here are a few names that will enhance these traits in your new Golden Retriever puppy dog.
If you are looking for something different, here is a list of unique golden retriever names. They were randomly selected because they are not the most common names and yet they sound wonderful.
There aren't many famous golden retrievers, although there are thousands of unrecognized heroes that work daily saving lives or even making a single human life better. This is a list of famous golden retriever names, some of them also belong to celebrities.
Bretagne: Golden Retriever Hero dog that participated in the search and rescue after the terrorist attacks of Sept 11, 2001.
Charlie: Adam Levine's Golden retriever
Frankie Girl: Adam Levine's Golden retriever dog that past aways.
Gracie: Oprah Winfrey's Golden retriever dog
Liberty: American president Gerald Ford's dog
Rosebud: Air buddies movie
Shadow: Stars in the movie "The incredible Journey"
Victory: Ronald Regan's dog
Presiden Ford and his Golden Retriver "Liberty" on a work day.
B-Dawg: Air buddies movie
Bailey: Stars in the movie "The Adventures of Bailey: The lost pup (2010)
Budderball: Air Buddies movie
Buddha: Air buddies movie
Buddy: Air buddies Movie
Comet: From the TV series "Full House"
Digby: From the TV series "Pushing Daisies"
Dug: From Pixar movie "Up"
Duke: Poster dog for advertisements of Bush's Baked Beans.
Elvis: Nick Jonas's dog
Fluke: Star in the movie "Fluke"
JJ: Jackie Chan's dog
Jojo: Pamela Anderson's dog
Jones: Jackie Chan's dog
Luca: Oprah Winfrey's Golden Retriever dog
Pontiac: Betty White's Golden Retriever
Renn: Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone's Goldent Retriever
Riley: Golden Retriever Hero dog that partcipated in search and rescue after terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
Shelby: Stars in Smallville as a superdog that lost its powers.
Shep: From the book "Laura Ingalls Wilder's these happy golden years"
Golden retrievers first appeared in Scotland, they were bred to be able to retrieve game from water and land. That is why so many of them like the water so much! Interesting fact: every year they celebrate the breed with a Golden Retriever Festival, it is supposed to be the cutest party on earth. This list contains golden retriever names from Scottish origin to honor their ancestry.
Aileas: Scottish form of Alice
Ailith: Seasoned warrior
Annag: Scottish form of Anna
Annis: Scottish form of French Agnes
Barabal: Scottish form of Barbara
Beira: Queen of the winter
Beitris: Voyager through life
Boobrie: Mythical water bird
Ciorstag: Believe, follower of Christ
Dallis: From the valley meadows
Daracha: from the oak
Dolag: World ruler
Donnag: World ruler
Eara: From the east
Edeen: From Edinburgh
Eiric: New speckled one
Elspet: Scotish form of Elizabeth
Eubha: Scotish form of Eva, Life
Finella: White shoulder
Gavina: May hawk or white hawk
Greer: Watchful, vigilant
Ilka: Of the same class
Jamesina: Feminine form of James, supplanter
Jinny: Scotish form of Jenny, white and smooth
Jinty: Scotish form of Jeanne, God is gracious
Aindrea: Man, warrior
Alaister: Defender of mankind
Angus: Celtic god of love
Aodh: Fire, sun god in Celtic mythology
Aodhagán: Little fire
Balfour: Grass, pasture
Bhaltair: Ruler of the army
Bláán: Little yellow one
Boyd: Blond, yellow haired
Cailean: Young pup, whelp
Ceannitighern: Head lord
Cináed (English:Kenneth): Born of fire
Comhnall: Hound of valor
Cuddy: Bright fame
Dolaidh: World ruler
Duff: Black or dark
Dùghall: Black stranger
Ellar: Superior of a church cell
Eòin: God is gracious
Errol: To wander
Gordon: Spacious fort
Grant: Great, large
Greig: Watchful, vigilant
Haggis: Traditional Scottish dish made with Sheep's pluck.
Huchon: Mind or spirit
Ìomhar: Bow warrior
Jock: Scottish form of Jack
Kenzie: Short for Mackenzie, finely made
Kyla: Feminine form of Kyle, slender
Kylee: Feminine form of Kyle, slender
Lyall: Shield wolf
Maired: Scotish form of Margaret, pearl
Murdag: Sea Warrior
Nairna: Dwells at the alder tree river
Nessy: from the Loch Ness Monster
Nighinn: Young woman
Paislig: Possible church
Rhona: Wise ruler
Scotia: Mythical Scottish Goddes
Selkie: Mythical marine creature
Sidhe: Gaelic name for fairies
Sìleas: Scottish form of Cecilia
Sinnie: New victory
Ùna: Hunger, famine
Wynda: From the narrow passage
Ygeme: Mother of Arthur
Ysolde: Lover of Tristan
Zena: Helper of mankind
Zennor: Place name
Kelpie: Mythical water spirit from the lowlands of Scotland.
Kester: To spring up, grow, thrive
Laird: Land owner
Lamont: Law man
Lennox: Place of elms
Loch Ness: Lake were it is said a monster lives.
Lochlann: Lake land or from Norway
Lyall: Shield wolf
Moray: Sea Warrior
Muir: Short of Moray, sea warrior
Mungo: Dearest friend
Osgar: Deer lover
Raibert: Scotish form of Robert, Bright fame
Ramsay: Wild garlic island
Ranulph: Shield wolf
Ronald: Wise ruler
Ruairi: Red King
Sinclair: from the place in France
Somerled: Summer traveler
Tasgall: Divine Kettle
Thorburn: Thor's bear
Tocuil: Thor's Cauldron
Ualan: Healthy, strong
Valan: Healthy, strong
Wulvers: Mythical good natured werewolves that are said to leave poor families food.
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If you think your dog is golden (not just because of the breed), here is a list of golden retriever names that mean gold or golden in different languages.
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