African Dog Names

118 Dog Names
African Dog Names
Many of the most unique dog names come from African. That’s where our list comes in! Keep reading to find African pet names to help your dog stand out.
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Obi Female Male
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Nigerian name meaning ‘heart,’ suits your darling pet who you treasure
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Minzi Male
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A fitting name for a loyal pet who protects and defends your home
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Kamikazi Female
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Means ‘queen’ in Rwanda and Burundi, a fitting name for your majestic and royal pet
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Mzuri Female Male
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For a pet who is dependable
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Yafeu Male
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An Egyptian name for a bold and courageous pet
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Aba Female
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This beautiful name from the Akhan people of Ghana is perfect for your temperate pet who was born on Thursday
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Inaani Female Male
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This lovely name suits a pet who loves to stay indoors
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Uche Female
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Consider this Nigerian name for a quite pet who is always lost in deep thoughts
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Thulani Male
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A fitting Zulu name for a quiet pet who brings you comfort and peace
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Vuyiswam Female
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A name of South African origin meaning ‘gift from God’
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Adwoa Female
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Means ‘born on Monday’ among the Fante community of Ghana
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Moriti Female Male
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A suitable name for a pet who loves to do errands
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Adeben Male
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Give your twelfth born pet this lovely name
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Ayize Male
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Means ‘let it come’ in Zulu, suits a pet who gives you hope
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Asha Female
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A variant of Aisha meaning lively, fits an active pet
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Bheka Male
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Means ‘behold’ in Zulu,fits a watchful pet who always takes care of you
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Dinga Female Male
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A Zulu name ideal for your pet who likes to wander and is always seeking for adventure
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Afia Female
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This Swahili name is perfect for a pet who is in perfect health or one who was born on Friday
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Ane Female
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Your beautiful pet will love this lovely name that perfectly describes her beauty
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Abam Female
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If you have a pet born after twins then this name fits her perfectly
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Okra Male
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Ghanaian name meaning ‘soul,’ fits a pet who gives you comfort and inner peace
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Sisa Male
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Means 'favor from God,' a fitting name to a loyal and loving pet
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Abena Female
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Consider this name for an adorable beautiful pet born on Tuesday
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Simangele Female
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Consider this South African name for your pet who is full of surprises

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Amar Male
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Consider this name for a pet who has been blessed with long life
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Adia Female
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This Swahili name means ‘a gift from God,’ fits a loyal and faithful pet
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Chebe Female
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Suits a pet who brings you good luck and fortune
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Tholakele Female
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Means ‘found’ in Zulu, fits a pet that finally ticks all the right boxes for you
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Roro Female Male
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A fitting name to your friendly pet who is also famous
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Moyo Male
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A healthy pet full of life deserves this Malawian name
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Feechi Male
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Means he who worships God
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Roho Male
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Means ‘spirit’ in Swahili, a deserving name to a free-spirited pet
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Addae Male
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A Ghanaian name meaning 'morning sun,' suits a joyful and lively pet
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Uje Female Male
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Means happiness among the Nigerian Igarra community, perfect for your ever smiling pet
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Abeeku Male
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This Ghanaian name is suitable for your pet who was born or adopted on Wednesday
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Siphokazi Female
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A Zulu name meaning 'an immeasurable gift'
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Enyonyam Female
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A Ghanaian name meaning ‘It’s good for me,’ suitable for your pet who is perfect in every way
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Bika Male
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A fitting name for a pet who alerts you of danger
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Thabo Male
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Means 'happiness' among the South African Zulu community
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Faa Female Male
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A Swahili name for a useful pet who is a wonderful addition to your family
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Safari Female Male
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Refers to ‘a journey’ in Swahili, a fitting name to an adventurous pet who likes to travel
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Duma Female Male
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Zulu name meaning lightning or thunder, perfect for your fierce pet
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Raadi Female Male
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A Swahili name meaning 'thunder,' suits your strong pet who is a force to reckon with
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Bebile Female
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Perfect name for a pet who brings you lots of laughter and joy
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Domme Female Male
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Means ‘I have been blessed ’ in the Ghanaian Akan community
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Baayo Male
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This Gambian name is ideal for your resilient pet
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Okaka Female Male
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Give this name to a pet who’s a blessing in your life
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Khayakazi Female
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A fitting name for a pet who is a source of comfort in difficult times

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Thando Female Male
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A name of South African origin meaning 'love,' a true indication of the affection you feel for your pet
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Delani Male
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A Zulu name for a pet who gives up easily
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Ogbo Female Male
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A deserving name for a pet who’s a dear friend
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Tita Male
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If you pet carries himself like royalty and loves to be treated like a prince, why not give him this Cameroon name
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Goni Female Male
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A South African name meaning promise for a pet you feel is a blessing in your life
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Nata Female
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A Swahili name meaning ‘faithful,’ suits your loyal pet friend
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Nhalahla Female
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Give your fortunate pet who has unending good luck this Zulu name
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Naliah Female
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Means successful for your obedient and industrious pet
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Siti Female
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Consider this Swahili name for a pet who likes to be treated like a lady
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Olee Female Male
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A fitting Nigerian name for a joyous pet who puts a smile on your face
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Kaabo Female Male
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A Yoruba name meaning ‘welcome,’ fits a friendly pet who warmly welcomes people at your home
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Daliah Female Male
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Suits a gentle pet
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Kifaa Female
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This Swahili name means useful and its ideal for your pet who is very helpful in your home
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Adowa Female
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A fitting name for a pet born or adopted on Tuesday
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Wandile Male
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Means ‘you’re extra’ in Zulu, fits a pet who loves to put on a show
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Kehinde Female
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If you have pets who are twins give them beautiful Yoruba names by calling the first born Taiweo and the second born of the twins Kehinde
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Tandie Female Male
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Your affectionate pet will love this name
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Zuzan Female
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Refers to the sun, for a pet with shiny coat
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Sabra Male
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Means patient for a calm and steadfast pet
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Adika Male
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This unique Ghanaian name will suit a firstborn pet of the second husband
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Thembi Female
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Give your trustworthy pet this beautiful Zulu name
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Mhambi Male
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A Bantu name meaning 'wanderer,' perfect name for an adventurous pet who loves the outdoors
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Teke Female Male
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A Nigerian name meaning ‘prayer,’ suits a pet who gives you lots of hope
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Emi Female Male
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Refers to a ghost in Yoruba community, suits a pet who always gives you chills especially at night
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