Nigerian Dog Names

100 Dog Names
Nigerian Dog Names
Want to honor Nigerian traditions? Naming your dog is a unique way to do it! Our list of Nigerian dog names contains lots of options to consider!
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Lagos Female Male
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The largest city and former capital of Nigeria
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LAG Female Male
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Refers to Lagos state, the commercial capital of Nigeria
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Lekki Female
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A city in Lagos State
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ABK Female Male
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Abeokuta, a city in Ogun state southwest of Nigeria
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Bailey Female Male
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Refers to ‘walls around the castle,’ suits your protective pet
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Bruno Male
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Suits a dark brown haired pet
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Minna Female
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Niger state capital in west-central Nigeria
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Bo Male
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Means waves for your free-spirited pet who goes with the flow
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ABJ Female Male
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Abbreviation for Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria
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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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Buddy Female Male
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Call your beloved friend by this name
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Muhammadu Male
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Nigerian 15th president Muhammadu Buhari
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Taraba Female
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A state in Northeastern Nigeria, also the name of a river in the same state
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IB Female Male
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Ibadan, Oyo state largest city in Nigeria
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Niger Male
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The largest state in Nigeria
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Ife Male
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Means love for your adorable pet
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Ola Male
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Refers to wealth or riches
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Beau Female Male
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For a handsome pet
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PH Female Male
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Refers to Port Harcourt city in Rivers state southern Nigeria
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Ibrahim Male
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Means father of many
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Nsukka Female
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A town in southeast Nigeria hosting University of Nigeria
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Jimeta Female
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A port town in eastern Nigeria
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Zaria Female
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A major town in Northern Nigeria
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KD Female Male
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Means Kaduma State in western Nigeria

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Gidi Female Male
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An annual cultural festival in Nigeria
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Calabar Male
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A beautiful port city in southern Nigeria
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Osogbo Male
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A city in Osun capital of Nigeria which host sacred forest osun-osogbo
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Kano Male
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A state in Northern Nigeria famous for its leatherwork and weaving
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Goodluck Male
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A politician and former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan
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Oyo Male
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A city in south-western Nigeria inhabited by Yoruba people
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Nnewi Female
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Anambra state city in Southeastern Nigeria
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Fela Male
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Name him after the Nigerian afro-beat musician Fela Kuti
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Enugu Female
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An industrial city in southeastern Nigeria
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Bentley Female Male
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Refers to clearing covered with coarse grass, perfect name for your hairy pet
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Champ Male
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A dish made of mashed potatoes and chopped scallions with butter
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Blue Male
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For a calm and peaceful pet
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Dele Male
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A Yoruba name meaning come home
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Yankee Female Male
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Means from the United States of America
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Baxter Male
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Refers to a baker, perfect name for your creative pet
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Chance Male
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Suits a fortunate pet who has also brought you good luck
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Boomer Male
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Suits a large pet
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Awka Female
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A town in southern Nigeria famous for metalwork
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Kaduna Female
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River Kaduma is a tributary of River Niger and also a state capital in Northwestern Nigeria, the name Kaduma means crocodiles
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Ilorin Female
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The capital of Kwara state in Western Nigeria
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Bandit Male
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For your naughty pet
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Chad Male
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Suits a pet who protects and defends you
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Brady Male
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Means spirited
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Cyprian Male
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A Nigerian writer Cyprian Ekwensi

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Eket Male
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The indigenous ethnic group in Akwa Ibom state of Nigeria
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Anambra Female
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A state in southeastern Nigeria
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Ikeja Female
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Kwara state capital in western Nigeria
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Lakoja Female
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A river port town in Kogi state south-central of Nigeria
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Naija Female Male
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Means one from Niger River
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Brutus Male
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Suits a heavy and slow pet
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Buguma Female
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A town in Rivers state Nigeria
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Benji Male
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Refers to a pet who’s your helper
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Apollo Male
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The god of music, medicine, prophecy, truth and poetry
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Kainji Female
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A dam across the Niger River
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Flavour Male
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A Nigerian musician known to sing in the Igbo language
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Cash Male
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Means vain
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Dimlang Male
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A mountain in Nigeria
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Ruwa Female
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A waterfall in Nigerian Central Region
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Asaba Female
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A city located in the western bank of Niger River
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Ace Male
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Means unity or one
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Gashaka Female
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Means God is superior
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Obudu Male
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A Cross River state town in Nigeria
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Ben Male
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Short form of Benjamin, suits a cute pet
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Katsina Female
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An agricultural state in Northwest of Nigeria
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Kamuku Female
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An ethnic group in central Nigeria
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Jalingo Male
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The capital of Taraba state in eastern Nigeria
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Efon Male
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Means blessed with wealth
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Benny Male
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Means favorite or right-hand son
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