101 Nautical Dog Names

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Naming a dog can be a testament to their specific personality, or it can serve as an homage, of sorts, to some other interest or passion your hold a special place for in your heart. For sea lovers or anyone who is particularly drawn to the allure of the ocean, nautical-themed names can be a great way to honor what you love anytime you speak to or think of your pet.

Whether you're a skilled sailor or someone who dreams of spending their days adrift, check out these 101 nautical dog names for the canine companion who's meant to cruise the high seas with you.

101 nautical names for dogs

  • Skipper
  • Captain
  • Splash
  • Stripes
  • Matey
  • Pirate
  • Shippy
  • Waves
  • Decker
  • Sailor
  • Bitt
  • Peter
  • Bob
  • Bowie
  • Zabra
  • Walty
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  • Turtle
  • Whips
  • Timber
  • Stevey
  • Stemson
  • Star
  • Spanky
  • Scuttles
  • Martin
  • Oaks
  • Leech
  • Kent
  • Jack
  • Hank
  • Gunner
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  • Dodger
  • Forest
  • Carena
  • Bitsy
  • Busy Bee
  • Sky
  • Blue
  • Sprinkles
  • Queenie
  • Windy
  • Stormy
  • Lee
  • Ropes
  • Bowers
  • Wharf
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  • Chocks
  • Sails
  • Davit
  • Cringle
  • Rower
  • Gaffs
  • Fiddley
  • Keelie
  • Jib
  • Schooner
  • Lazar
  • Mizzy
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  • Moon
  • Sasheer
  • Snotty
  • Taffy
  • Gallant
  • Salty
  • Ruddy
  • Knots
  • Portia
  • Ed Helms
  • Tacky
  • Aqua
  • Rivers
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  • Swabs
  • Dunkie
  • Doc
  • Floats
  • Buoy
  • Dingy
  • Beacon
  • Lighthouse
  • Poseidon
  • Magellan
  • Hook
  • Lil Yachty
  • Cruise
  • Dora
  • Pearl
  • Morgan
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  • Sunset
  • Marina
  • Beachy
  • Navin
  • Neptune
  • Lita
  • Del Mar
  • Guppy
  • Ariel
  • Annie
  • Ocean
  • Anka
  • Shorsey
  • Breezy