Finding the right name for your new pet is one of the first trials pet owners face. When you think you’ve landed on the perfect name, another comes along to steal the spotlight. With so many candidates, how are you supposed to choose? One tried and true method is to stick with the classics.
While new and trendy names have stolen the modern dog owner’s heart, it is impossible to deny that old-fashioned names have captivated the world for much longer. If you want to give your pet a name that endures the tests of time, take a look at these vintage names that still get a lot of love.
How to Pick an Old-Fashioned Name for Your Dog
Before browsing our list of old-fashioned names, you’ll want to consider the parameters you want for your pet’s name. Do you want your dog’s name to suit their appearance or personality? Do you want their name to be short and sweet or classy and elegant? Do you want the potential for nicknames? Answering these questions can help you to narrow down your search before it even begins.
Old Fashioned Male Dog Names
For a male puppy, there are plenty of masculine vintage names to choose from. Whether you are looking for an “old man” name or a sophisticated moniker, this list has you covered.
Old Fashioned Female Dog Names
There are few names as classy as feminine vintage names. Giving your puppy one of the names below is sure to make them sound respectable yet adorable at the same time.
Picking a name for your dog doesn’t have to be such an impossible challenge. By taking inspiration from your dog’s appearance and personality, you can compile a list of characteristics you want your pet’s name to embody. With your mental list, look through vintage names to find one for your pet that will never go out of style.
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