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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Sisa Male
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Means 'favor from God,' a fitting name to a loyal and loving pet
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Kanzi Female
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Give your dear pet whom you treasure so much this Swahili name that means ‘my treasure’
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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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Nhalahla Female
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Give your fortunate pet who has unending good luck this Zulu name
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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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Duma Female Male
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Zulu name meaning lightning or thunder, perfect for your fierce 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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Shanira Female
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Means warmed by the sun
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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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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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Zane Male
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Means well-born, noble
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Sabra Male
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Means patient for a calm and steadfast pet
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Nandi Female
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Call your sweet and brave pet after the mother of the brave South African warrior Shaka Zulu
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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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Kwini Female
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A Swahili name meaning queen for her majesty who rules your home
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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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Zola Female
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Suits a peaceful and calm pet
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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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Moja Female Male
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Give your one and only pet friend this Swahili name which means 'one'
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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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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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Mondli Male
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Means 'provider' in Zulu, suits a pet who never abandons their responsibility
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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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Baayo Male
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This Gambian name is ideal for your resilient 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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Bheka Male
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Means ‘behold’ in Zulu,fits a watchful pet who always takes care of you
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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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Delani Male
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A Zulu name for a pet who gives up easily
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Afryea Female
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Consider this name for a pet born during happy times such Christmas or another festive season.
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Bhekisisa Female
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This Zulu name means ‘to be careful,’ and its perfect for your cautious pet
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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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Mzuri Female Male
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For a pet who is dependable
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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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Chebe Female
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Suits a pet who brings you good luck and fortune
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Tezi Female Male
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Means ‘one who stays’ in Zulu for a pet who never leaves your side
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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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Marinda Female
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Refers to the evening star
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Adeben Male
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Give your twelfth born pet this lovely name
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Adwoa Female
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Means ‘born on Monday’ among the Fante community of Ghana
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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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Shaka Male
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Refers to Zulu tribal leader suits a strong pet who rules over your home
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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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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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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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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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Abena Female
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Consider this name for an adorable beautiful pet born on Tuesday
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Sipho Male
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A fitting name for your adorable pet who was given to you as a gift
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Thembi Female
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Give your trustworthy pet this beautiful Zulu name

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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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Kianga Female
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Means sunshine, a fitting name for your radiant, blissful pet
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Lwandle Female
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Give your pet this Zulu name if you have immeasurable affection for her
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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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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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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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Roro Female Male
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A fitting name to your friendly pet who is also famous
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Adofo Male
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A wonderful name for your courageous pet who’s a fierce warrior
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Daliah Female Male
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Suits a gentle pet
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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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Adia Female
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This Swahili name means ‘a gift from God,’ fits a loyal and faithful pet
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Jamila Female
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Means beautiful like your gorgeous pet
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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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Phila Male
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A name of South African origin meaning 'love' for your beloved pet
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Naliah Female
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Means successful for your obedient and industrious pet
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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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Ibubesi Male
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Refers to a lion in Zulu fits your fierce and courageous pet
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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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Enyi Female
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This name is from the Igbo people of Nigeria and its perfect for a pet you consider to be a dear friend
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Khaya Male
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Derived from the the Zulu name i-khaya meaning abode, for your pet who is a source of good company for you and your family
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Ababuo Female
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Ababuo means ‘child keeps returning' a suitable name for your young pet who seeks your attention all the time
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Agyei Male
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A Ghanaian name meaning 'messenger from God,' ideal for your close friend who you treasure
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Stara Female
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Swahili name meaning ‘protected,’ for a pet you feel safe to have around
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Chakide Male
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Refers to mongoose, a fitting name for your brown or grey coated pet who is courageous and adventurous
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