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#Creative Pitbull Names Suggestions
Pit Bull is also called the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT) or Pit. These dogs are described as loyal and devoted to their owners and are quick learners. It is also known for being athletic, a people-pleaser, joyful and loves children.
This video will give you more information about pitbull names.
If you are considering owning one, then aside from knowing its physical characteristics and how to care for them, you must have in mind what are the good names for pitbulls. Of course, you want to become more personal when it comes to naming your Pit.
So you might now be considering some names for pitbull puppies or more specifically, male pitbull puppy names and pitbull girl names.
It’s a bit challenging to choose the perfect name for your pet. You may want to name him or her with popular pitbull names or depending on his or her physical characteristics and attitude.
Here are some pitbull names picked from A Place for Pit Bulls with corresponding short descriptions and meanings which could be your options for naming your pit bulls.
For Tough Looking Pit Bulls:
For your Pit which are scrappy in nature
This pitbull name is for overly protected pets
- Chompers, Jada or Jeezy
For your pitties which at first look gives the impression of being scary yet they bog softies
This is for destructive dogs
Pitbull named after a karate master
For Brave Pit Bull:
It’s a strong proud male pitbull name
For your strong and brave Pit
God of war and intelligence
A name for your animal companion which can never die
Ruler of the gods
The god of thunder
Warrior in the novel and movie Star Wars
Based on their Appearance:
For white or albino pitbull puppies
For blue nosed Pit
For grey pit bulls
Great name for your muscular pet
This is for that whiter than white Pit
Depicts a pitbull which is like a mocha coffee in color
For strong, muscular dog
Names for Silly Looking Pit:
For your fun-loving and silly pitbull
- Sir Fluffy the 8th
Clever idea for a soft haired, cute pit bulls
For that dog which passes gas from time to time
Pit Bull of the Stars:
Pitbull named after star constellation
It means universe
It means the moon
A Star of all Pitbulls
Pitbull Names from a Foreign Land:
This is a Mexican beer
Unique name of warriors
Coffee flavored liquor from Mexico
It means alien
A popular food with cheese and corn from Mexico
Spanish term for short
Spanish word which means crazy
It means short girl
Spanish word which means boss
Also, Puppy Names could guide you to naming your puppies.
Picked from their varied suggestion unique puppy pitbull names are:
French origin which means Attendant
This means Son of Perkin
Of Scottish origin and it means Son of Laren
A name of a king
It means twin and of Hebrew origin
Of English origin meaning divine warrior
On the other hand, there are also many suggestions presented for girl pitbull names:
Or English origin which means Tempest
It means Cool
Or English origin which is an abbreviation for Demetria the mythological goddess of corn and harvest
This means sparkly eyes
The following categories will give you a list of ideas for males and females.
Male Pitbull Names
For males, the height ranges from 18-21 inches and its weight varies from 35-60 lbs. Like any other dogs, the height and weight of males differ from females, which give them a more masculine look.
That’s why most of the names of male pitbulls or any other breed in general is that which would describe them as being strong, masculine type.
From Dog-Names-and-More.com, they cite unique male pitbull names such as Bogart, Bully, Chunky, Duke, Fang, Jaws, Killer and Taz among others.
Let’s take a look at what these pitbull names mean and where they originate according to the site:
- Bogart – after the famous tough guy actor Humphrey Bogart.
- Bully, is perfect for a male pitbull as it reflects on the second part of the breed rather than any expected behavior.
- Chunky, reflects the body type of this canine. They are quite stocky with short legs of the length and size of the body.
- Duke is a masculine sounding name with the seemingly effect of authority.
- Fang, pitbulls when threatened, they lift a lip in a growl, showing their rather impressive fangs which often is sufficient to make the problem go away.
- Jaws, it’s more intimidating than little Fang if the latter is not effective in doing the trick.
- Killer, this is what might happen if your Pit Bull is threatened,
- Taz, or short for Tazmanian Devil. This is an excellent idea for the dog that’s a fearless fighter.
Other suggestions from the site are: Achilles, Gangsta, Gatsby, Gizmo, Bacardi, Gunner, Porsche, Piccard, Razor, Reed, Quinn, Hobbit, Hustler.
Dogtime.com also has a list of suggestions: Boca, Bongo, Clover, Einstein, Levi, Monk, Nibbles and Spirit.
A Place for Pitbull has enumerated more name suggestions and these are the following:
Used to refer to a Mack truck
A name patterned from wine distilled liquor
After a dog from TV’s Bionic Woman
Diverted from the 1976 film “Rocky” starring Sylvester Stallone
Popularly used for larger pitties
Diverted from the reptile alligator
Given to a pitbull who acts older than his age or to pitties with grey hair.
For ornery or bad-tempered pitbull male dog
Could be given to a white-colored pitbull or for a winter loving Pitbull
From the Frankenstein movie
A name short for the highly explosive Nitroglycerin
Man of wealth and prosperity.
For a rambunctious or rowdy pit bull.
Just like Storm, the name Thunder has the same effect and meaning.
From a type of fossil fuel.
All the pitbull names mentioned above are of one common and general effect and characteristics; they depict the personality of a male pitbull being masculine and strong, sometimes of rowdy personality.
Female Pitbull Names
Following that the Male Pit Bull should be named as that which could describe their masculinity and of being strong in characteristic; then, female pitbull names should also be of description to the uniqueness and femininity of them.
Being females, they are described as lesser aggressive with other dogs compared to male pitbulls though both are known to be friendly to humans especially children.
Some pitbull names may be chosen because of their girly or feminine meaning, some names are after the names of the goddess and some are awesome names expressing the unique, loving and caring of these female pitbulls.
Whatever the reason that you will choose from those mentioned above, there are a lot of nice pitbull names to choose from A-Z with different wonderful meanings and origin.
According to Dog-Names-and-More.com, here are their suggested female pitbull names:
Conjures up thoughts of the beautiful Aspen tree during the fall color time in Colorado.
Comes from badger, a mammal related to the ferret which can bite quite hard if threatened. They don’t have a heart of gold like your Pit Bull.
As noted in the website, this is a great name for your pitbull girl because she will always be looking for clues to follow and scents to smell.
This will give your female pit bull the characteristic of excelling at anything.
Fidget indicates nervousness when threatened. This is a good female choice for the girl Pit Bull that’s ready at all times to protect.
This is a cool Pit Bull female name if your girl is a looker. As smart as a fox, she always gets her man!
For you female Pit Bull means “drifter” staying in one place only a short time. Your Pit Bull will be loyal to you, but ready to roam.
Refers to a tasty Cajun dish. Creole might be another interesting choice.
It is said that raven is a messenger of death or bad times, a good name for a black Pit Bul. Other suggested pitbull names would be Hawk or Eagle.
While your female Pit may not be evil or wicked on her intentions, anyone who threatens you won’t know this.
Other name suggestions are Affinity, Aggie, Akira, Bam-Bam, Banzai, Happy Feet, Harlow, Heartbreaker, Peaches, Pepper.
Another list of names for your Female Pit Bull is available at A Place for Pit Bulls.com which gives the following suggestion:
Means little girl; and is perfect for small female Pit
Also a perfect name for sweet female Pit Bull
Named after the character played by Renee Zellweger, Roxie Hart in the movie Chicago
This is a unique name for a female Pit Bull dog
It means wisdom, ideal for your clever, intelligent female Pit
For a one of a kind female pitbull
A pretty and nice name for your female pitbull
A name of a rare Australian gemstone of numerous colors
Also a perfect nice name for your female Pit
Dogtime.com also gives the following name list suggestion for your female Pit Bull; some are actually mentioned in the list above: Avanti, Gypsy, Jazz, Moondance, Piper, Roxy, Scuba and Sheba.
There are indeed lots of pitbull names which are unique, cool and wonderful that you could choose from.
But before choosing the name, especially if you are a new dog owner, here are somegeneral Dog Naming Tips from Dog-Names-and-More.com:
- Stay away from calling your pal something potentially embarrassing like “Stinky”.
- Does your choice rhyme with something negative? Or maybe with the name of a family member or friend?
- Be mindful that your pooch might outgrow its title.
- Keep it one or two syllables. Dogs not only learn it quicker, but it makes them easier to train.
- Here’s a good tip, pick a title that matches your pals appearance or personality. Lightning might be a good choice for an energetic pooch, but not for one that sleeps all day.
- Avoid titles that sound like common commands such as Go, Stay, Sit, etc.
- Watch out for trendy choices that might cause embarrassment once the trend is passed.
- Beware of the common trend to call your pup after people.
- As your pooch what he/she thinks!
- If you’ve adopted an older dog, it’s best to keep its current moniker so that it doesn’t become confused.
With all the pitbull names suggested and with these tips given, you’re now ready to give your Pit that sweet endearment!