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Mountain inspired doggo names

Mountain inspired doggo names


Postby Looella » Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:28 pm

Hi everyone!👋

I'm looking forward to getting a new pup in three weeks time. She's going to be my hillwalking buddy when she is old enough to join me. I'm looking for a little bit of help with naming her. I love Scottish, Gaelic and mountain inspired names.

Ideas I have already
Skye (I think this is maybe too popular)
Rhea
Willow
Bracken
Fiadh (fee-a)

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. I'm finding it so much easier to think of boys names. She is a Dalmatian too.
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby CharlesT » Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:13 pm

The highest mountain in Dalmatia is Dinara, not a bad name for a female dog.
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby Looella » Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:21 pm

That's thinking outside of the box, I was just thinking Scotland. I like the sound of that.
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby prog99 » Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:40 pm

Cailleach (look it up :))

Mind you my avatar is me on Am Bodach (look it up too!).
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby CharlesT » Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:12 pm

There is a contributor on here who calls his An Cu, again look it up.
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby KatTai » Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:29 pm

Hardest thing to pick names for dogs! I have to say though Fiadh sounds lovely and deer fawns have spots so but of a dalmatian link :wink:
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby jmarkb » Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:02 pm

Breac means speckled or spotted in Gaelic and occurs quite frequently in hill names (there are lots of Beinn Bhreacs).
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby Marty_JG » Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:31 pm

Alba
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby kaiserstein » Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:10 pm

Could name it after beinn ghlas. Beinn G for short
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby Sunset tripper » Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:36 pm

CharlesT wrote:The highest mountain in Dalmatia is Dinara, not a bad name for a female dog.


Perfect name for a dalmatian girl.
Dina for short. :D
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby rabthecairnterrier » Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:50 pm

I once worked with someone who had a border collie called Kick, so it was "Kick the Dug."
(Despite my nom de plume ah'm nae a wee dug masel; ah just seek oot summit cairns wi' terrier like determination.)
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby gammy leg walker » Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:39 pm

My dog is called Cuillin,son in law has a dog called Blaven, Heavy Wally has a dog called Teallach, oh,and my other wee dog is called Isla.
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby Tringa » Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:15 am

How about Seana (which is, I think, pronounced, Shenna) as in Seana Bhraigh?

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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby Mal Grey » Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:48 pm

If its a girl, Pollaidh? (As in Stac..). Easy to pronounce!

I'd also be looking at my personal favourite hills; Suilven, Teallach, Coigach, Alligin. You might have our own list.
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Re: Mountain inspired doggo names

Postby Holly » Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:54 pm

My lass from many many years ago was called Saoirse which is Gaelic for Freedom . I think it’s used as a female name. It might be Irish Gaelic tho? I’m sure someone can correct me if I’m wrong . Anyway it was my name for a beautiful wee dog I will never forget .
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