Mexican Puppy Names

Kelly Roper
Chihuahua puppy

Whether you're looking for a name that really suits a Mexican dog breed, a name that's compatible with your heritage, or you simply love the sound of Hispanic names, there are quite a few names to choose from. These lists are by no means exhaustive, but you will find plenty of name choices for your pet in this genre regardless of whether your puppy is male or female.

Suggestions for Hispanic Puppy Names

Names are as much a form of creative expression as a they are a way to identify an individual, so you can use traditional names as well as words that have various meanings. As long as you're happy with the way a particular name sounds, feel free to use it for your puppy. The table below contains name suggestions sorted by gender. Each name is followed by its meaning or by its equivalent name in English.

Males Meaning Females Meaning
Alejandro Alexander Adorar Adore
Amigo Friend Alba Daybreak
Benito Benedict Alma Soul
Blanco White Amiga Friend
Carlos Charles Aurora Dawn
Chavez Cesar Chavez Blanca White
Che Buddy or Dude Bonita Pretty
Cruz Cross Buena Good
Cordero Lamb Chiquita Little
Diablo Devil Concepcion Conception
Domingo Sunday Consuela Comfort
Eduardo Edward Coqueta Flirtatious
Enrique Henry Damita Young lady
Esteban Stephen Dulcinea Sweet
Guillermo William Emilia Emily
Jorge George Fiesta Party
Jose Joseph Gitana Gypsy
Manuel short for Emmanuel Linda Lovely
Mateo Matthew Leonera Eleanor (light)
Pablo Paul Lorena Lorraine
Paco short for Francisco Manuela short for Emmanuela
Pancho short for Francisco Nina Childish
Pedro Peter Olivia Olive
Rico Rich Palma Palm
Rojo Red Paloma Dove
Santo Saint Perla Pearl
Sol Sun Querida Dear
Tajo Slash Rosario Rosary
Tigre Tiger Sierra Mountains
Toro Bull Solana Sunny spot

Consider Mexican City and State Names

If you still need more naming inspiration, many of Mexico's cities and states have attractive names that would also make great puppy names. Use a little imagination, and you just might find one of these names is perfect for your pet. If it's important to you, you can decide for yourself if you feel a particular name suits one gender better than the other.

Mexican City/State Names for Puppies
Acapulco Juarez Quintana Roo
Cancun Juarez Reynosa
Celaya Leon Saltillo
Colima Matamoros Sonora
Chiapas Mazatlan Tabasco
Durango Merida Tampico
Ensenada Mexicali Tijuana
Guadalupe Monterrey Toluca
Hidalgo Morelia Torreon
Jalisco Oaxaca Veracruz

Choose a Name You Can Live With

Picking your puppy's name is a fairly big decision because you both are going to have to live with it for many years to come. You want to choose an Hispanic name that rolls off your tongue easily. Try choosing two or three of the names you like best from all of these suggestions, and then practice saying each of them a few times until you're comfortable pronouncing them. Once you've done that, look at your puppy and practice calling him or her by each of your chosen names. One name is bound to feel more natural than the others, and then you'll know you've found the right choice.

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Mexican Puppy Names