110 Alaskan Dog Names

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.

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

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)

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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