100 Australian Dog Names From The Land Down Under

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G'day, mates! We've provided hundreds of dog names here at Cuteness from German to British inspired and now it's time to travel down under!

Whether you are the proud parent of an Australian Shepherd or a random mutt you found in an alley, here are 100 Aussie names that are perfectly suited for any precious pup and will have you yelling "crikey!"

  • Ace
  • Adelaide
  • Anzac
  • Archie
  • Aussie
  • Bambam
  • Barbie (short for Bar-B-Q)
  • Barramundi
  • Bikkie
  • Bindi
  • Bitzer
  • Bolt
  • Bondi
  • Boomer
  • Boonie (one of those hats people wear on safari)
  • Brindabella
  • Brizzie (for Brisbane)
  • Brumby
  • Byron
  • Canberra
  • Cate (like Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett)
  • Chaser
  • Chiko
  • Chipper
  • Choccy
  • Copper
  • Coral
  • Croc
  • Damper
  • Dart
  • Darwin
  • Dasher
  • Deffo
  • Didgeridoo
  • Digger
  • Dingo
  • Dundee
  • Emu
  • Flynn
  • Fraser
  • Grommet
  • Grubs
  • Gunner
  • Gurge (after The Gurge, every Aussie's favorite band)
  • Hobart
  • Hopper
  • Hugh (like Hugh Jackman)
  • Hunter
  • Indy
  • Irwin
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  • Jack
  • Jackman
  • Jaffa
  • Joey
  • Kakadu
  • Kanga
  • Kango
  • Lamington
  • Ledger
  • Lightning
  • Lutana
  • Mate (you can say G'day, Mate and really mean it!)
  • Mel (short for Melbourne)
  • Mite
  • Orchy (an Australian juice brand... this on is reserved for the sweetest pups)
  • Ozzie
  • Perth
  • Pikelet (Aussie slang for 'a small pancake'. Adorable!)
  • Ranga (for the redheaded beauties of the dog world)
  • Ranger
  • Roo
  • Safarfar (pet name for a dog officially named 'Safari')
  • Saltie (a saltwater crocodile)
  • Sheila
  • Shep
  • Shred (sick waves, bro)
  • Skippy
  • Snag
  • Snapper
  • Speedy
  • Syd (in honor of one amazing city)
  • Tasmania
  • Taz
  • Terror (but pronounce it Tara... cute and badass at the same time)
  • Tidda (a female bestie...man's bestie that is)
  • Tim Tams
  • Toowoomba
  • Trek
  • Trucka
  • Uluru
  • Vegemite
  • Victoria
  • VoVo
  • Wagga
  • Wallaby
  • Watts
  • Wave
  • Weet-Bix
  • Wombat
  • Zippy

Do you need more inspiration for your new pet’s name?

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