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The 50 Best Italian Dog Names

Rachel Poli Author
Rachel
Jul 29 ·

Have you ever heard of the Bergamasco Sheepdog, Cane Corso, or the Italian Greyhound? All of these dog breeds (and more) have originated from Italy. So if you have to bring one of these breeds home, why not choose one of these Italian dog names?

Maybe you have family from Italy, and you have Italian in your heritage that you can pay homage to. You can give your pooch an Italian name. If you don’t know which name to choose, we put together a list of the 50 best Italian dog names for you. 

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Choosing the right name for your furry friend

There are many reasons to name your new puppy after something in your life. Whether it’s your favorite food or it’s based on the color or pattern of your dog’s coat, the possibilities are endless.

However, you’ll want to be sure that their name is something you can easily pronounce and spell. Not only does this make it easier for vet visits, but it’ll be easier for your dog to understand. Speaking of them understanding their name, try not to have their name rhyme or sound similar to common commands. Otherwise, they may get confused and disobey when you try to call them.

Now, let’s take a look at some Italian dog names.

The 50 best Italian dog names

Male Italian dog names

  • Angelo
  • Armani
  • Bruno
  • Caesar
  • Giacomo
  • Luigi
  • Lupo
  • Marco
  • Mario
  • Michelangelo
  • Paolo
  • Rocco
  • Romeo
  • Valentino
  • Vito

Female Italian dog names

  • Alessandria
  • Amore
  • Bella
  • Bellissimo
  • Bianca
  • Carina
  • Dolce
  • Gianna
  • Isabella
  • Luna
  • Maria
  • Rosa
  • Sofia
  • Valentina
  • Vita

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Food Italian names

  • Biscotti
  • Cannoli
  • Caprese
  • Cappuccino
  • Espresso
  • Gelato
  • Linguine
  • Pesto
  • Scampi
  • Tiramisu

Italian names based on locations in Italy

  • Amalfi
  • Calabria
  • Catania
  • Milan
  • Naples
  • Palermo
  • Pisa
  • Pompeii
  • Sicily
  • Venice

Which Italian name is your favorite?

Have you decided on a name for your new furry friend yet? Take your time and choose wisely, but some of these Italian names are top contenders.

Similar reading: other dog names inspired by the world

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