110 Alaskan Dog Names

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Alaska has an illustrious history of dog racing, but there's also tons of inspiration for dog names to be found its natural beauty and rich culture. Whether your dog is a Malamute or a mala-mutt, you're sure to find a good fit on this list.

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Names based on Alaskan cities

  • Juneau
  • Sitka
  • Kodiak
  • Palmer
  • Nome
  • Kenai
  • Ketchican

Names based on Alaskan dogs

  • Balto
  • Togo
  • Anna
  • Buck
  • Max
  • Maya
  • Truman
  • Dewey
  • Shorty
  • Jack
  • Shadow

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Names based on Alaskan natural features

  • Yukon (river)
  • Eska (creek)
  • Matanuska (glacier)
  • Aialik (glacier)
  • Sawyer (glacier
  • Denali (mountain)
  • Alyeska (mountain)
  • Tongass (forest)
  • Nuka (bay)
  • Kiska (island)
  • Iliamna (lake)

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Names inspired by Alaskan tribal languages

  • Aanaq – grandmother
  • Aga - mother
  • Aatag – father
  • Adlartok – clear sky
  • Ahnah – a wise woman
  • Akiak – brave
  • Akna – Inuit goddess
  • Alasie – she who is honest and noble
  • Alornerk - Under-feet
  • Amak – playful
  • Amaqjuaq – the strong one
  • Amaruq – grey wolf
  • Amka – one with a friendly spirit
  • Anjij – grace
  • Aput – snow (on the ground)
  • Arnaq – woman, girl
  • Arrluk – killer whale
  • Asiaq – Inuit goddess
  • Ataneq – king dog

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  • Atka – king
  • Attu - island
  • Chinook – warm wind
  • Cupun – coal
  • Eska – creek
  • Imnek – cliff
  • Imalik – wet, falling snow
  • Innuk – men
  • Inuksuk – on the right path
  • Kallik - lightning
  • Kamik – boot
  • Kanut – white geese
  • Kaskae – chief
  • Kavik – wolverine
  • Kayuh – mountain
  • Kesuk - water
  • Kima – candy
  • Kireama/Kirima - hill
  • Koko – chocolate
  • Mauja – soft, deep snow

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  • Meriwa - thorn
  • Miki – little
  • Miska – little bear
  • Nanook – cute
  • Nanuk – polar bear
  • Nanurjuk - star
  • Nini – porcupine
  • Nukilik – one who is strong
  • Nukka – younger sister
  • Pakak – one that gets into everything
  • Pana – Inuit god
  • Panik – daughter
  • Panuk - island
  • Pinga – Inuit goddess
  • Pukak – snow
  • Qimmiq - dog
  • Sakari – sweet

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  • Sesi – snow
  • Shesh – brown bear
  • Shila – flame
  • Shtiya – my strength
  • Silla – Inuit god
  • Siku – ice
  • Siqiniq - sun
  • Suka – fast
  • Suluk – feather
  • Sura – new life
  • Tanana – hills
  • Tarkik - moon
  • Tikaani – wolf
  • Tootega – Inuit goddess
  • Tonrar – devil
  • Tulok – warrior or god of the stars
  • Tupit – tattoo
  • Ujarak– rock
  • Uki - Survivor
  • Ulva – wolf
  • Yaktah – cape
  • Yuka – a bright star
  • Yura – one who is beautiful
  • Yutu – To claw

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