150 Ancient names for your pet

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  • Anubis
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    I like it.
    Submitted by: nooby at 29.11.2008


  • Aphrodite
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    I'm a big fan of greek names for pit bulls, especially this one.
    Submitted by: Blu3No$3d at 04.18.2011


  • Apollo
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Apollo is the Greek God of the Sun, means powerful dog, just like a Rottweiler.
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 26.10.2007


  • Aradia
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    Beacause of the facinating queen aradia
    Submitted by: bri at 03.09.2007


  • Ares
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Ares is the greek god of war. Good name for pitbulls.
    Submitted by: wes at 24.10.2007


  • Arges
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    Good for a one-eyed pet ... cyclops name from Homer's Odessey.
    Submitted by: danujaden at 11.08.2009


  • Artemis
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    Artemis was the Greek Goddess moon, forest, childbirth and the hunt. Good name for a female hunting dog.
    Submitted by: greekgeek at 11.21.2010


  • Athena
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    Athen is the greek godess of wisdom, war, strategy, industry, justice and skill. My pitbull name is Athena.
    Submitted by: C.k*e*e*S at 03.01.2010


  • Atlas
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    It's a good, strong name. It's a name for a fighter. (Not fighter as in gets in fights, but fighter as in strong and never giving up) :-) It's a really good name!
    Submitted by: Grace at 23.06.2009


  • Bast, Bastet
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    I like it.
    Submitted by: basty at 29.11.2008


  • Bastet
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    Ancient Egyptian Cat Goddess. Perfect name for a cat.
    Submitted by: Hoopoe at 07.09.2007


  • Beowolf
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Beowolf was a strong character. Great name for a massive dog.
    Submitted by: Viper at 19.03.2010


  • Bravo
    Category: Dog - Gender: Unisex

    I recommend the 2. dog name
    Submitted by: Marcsi at 10.10.2007


  • Buddah Buddah Blah
    Category: Cat - Gender: Unisex

    In Ancient indian times it means Beautiful, a free spirit.
    Submitted by: bob at 15.05.2008


  • Caolite
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    The name is prounced Kweel Ta. This is the name of the loyal friend of Finn Mccool the Irish hero of the Celtic Cycles. Caolite demonstrated his fierce loyalty to Finn over and over.
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 11.21.2010


  • Cerberus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    The hell dog guardian with 3 heads.
    Submitted by: radicaline at 02.05.2008


  • Cerberus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    I think this would be a great name for a rottie. It is that three headed dog that's the guard of Hades. Very strong, powerful, and protective.
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 27.01.2010


  • Chandu
    Category: Dog - Gender: Unisex

    I LIKE THIS NAME SO MUSH THAT I HAVE KEPT MY DOG'S NAME THIS....
    Submitted by: PATRICK at 21.05.2010


  • Charlie
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    I recommend the 3. dog name
    Submitted by: Marcsi at 10.10.2007


  • Chloe
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    There is a Myth with the Greeks that there is a goddes names Chloe. It is from Greek origin and means blooming. You pronounce it: Clowee
    Submitted by: PUPPYLUV at 28.10.2007


  • Chronos
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    It's the name of a titan in greek mythology... someone big and strong, just like a husky.
    Submitted by: hitman at 29.06.2009


  • Cirroco
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    Means Ancient Egyptian Wind
    Submitted by: josie at 10.08.2008


  • Cleopatra
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    ITS ANCIENT, COOL AND YOU CAN JUAT SAY CLEO IF YOU WANNA!
    Submitted by: SLOB at 04.11.2007


  • Cratus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Cratus or Kratos is the greek god of strength, might, power, and sovereign rule. Perfect name for Pitbulls.
    Submitted by: Wes at 24.10.2007


  • Cripled Geezer
    Category: Cat - Gender: Unisex

    He looks like an old man and is crippled.
    Submitted by: johhny at 24.01.2008


  • Daedalus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Taken from Greek Mythology. Daedalus was an inventor an architect.
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 15.02.2010


  • Dionysus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    The name Dionysus is the name of the greek God of wine. It is said that he is a very happy God so it is a good name for any happy dog, or just a dog who loves grapes.
    Submitted by: greekgodsgurl at 08.22.2012


  • Ferguson
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    It's my cat's name
    Submitted by: poop at 02.14.2012


  • Hades
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    I have a Pitbull and I named him Hades because he's such a bad dog! He's the only one out of a litter of nine to be this way. His mother Karma is a sweet heart though.
    Submitted by: pbluver at 02.07.2009


  • Hapnien
    Category: Pet - Gender: Unisex

    It is a unigue name.
    Submitted by: shouta at 01.23.2011


  • Hemespara
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    This name means evening star, and when I adopted my kitty, there were no stars in the sky, so she was mine
    Submitted by: mesez at 01.12.2007


  • Hephaestus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Hephaestus was the Greek God of fire and the forge. I thought it would be a good name for a big, muscular dog.
    Submitted by: greekgeek at 11.21.2010


  • Hera
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    The Jupiter's wife had this name. The mother of Gods.
    Submitted by: nandia05 at 23.08.2007


  • Hercules
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Sounds like a strong male dog.
    Submitted by: taxi teri at 15.09.2007


  • Hercules
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    A greek mythological hero and the neo mastiff is my hero! It really fits this strong and noble breed of dog.
    Submitted by: Camero at 16.03.2010


  • Hermando el cabbaso
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    Its a very old name my great great great great grandads dog's name was Hermandoelcabbaso.
    Submitted by: Carcam at 07.03.2009


  • Hermes
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Hermes - God of goat herds and shepherds
    Submitted by: AngieSD at 28.01.2009


  • Icarus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    We have had two huskies. We decided to keep namimg them after characters in Greek Mythology. Although, the story has Icarus dying a tragic death after flying too colse to the sun, we just loved the name and gave it one of our huskies.
    Submitted by: agpilot01 at 15.02.2010


  • Isis
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    It's an Egyptian goddess.
    Submitted by: lunesca at 25.10.2007


  • Isis
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    It is a gorgeous name, and it belongs with the husky because of the ice sound.
    Submitted by: doglover5 at 02.05.2008


  • Joshua
    Category: Pet - Gender: Male

    The name for your pet that loves the Bible!
    Submitted by: Troy at 12.05.2010


  • Jupiter
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    The father of Olympus Gods in Greek Mythology.
    Submitted by: nandia05 at 23.08.2007







  • Kenai
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Kenai (key- ni). Its a good name for my Husky because he is beautiful and strong like the Alaska Lemaitre river
    Submitted by: kenai at 11.13.2010


  • Kerberos
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    He's a good guard, such as Kerberos from Greek mythology.
    Submitted by: Phepa at 16.12.2009


  • KORAH
    Category: Cat - Gender: Unisex

    A famous name of stubborn person in the bible!
    Submitted by: Kore at 22.10.2007


  • Lilith
    Category: Pet - Gender: Female

    Female night being/demoness.
    Submitted by: Lily at 08.04.2010


  • Malachai, O'Melaglins and Killian
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    Malachai was an Irish King (Our black cat is king!) O'Melaglins was a decendant of Malachai (another black cat) Killian is the Irish word for strife (our little black & white kitten )
    Submitted by: JMcD at 09.04.2010


  • Mars
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Sounds good for a red husky with amber eyes! Mars is also the Roman god of war. Good name for a fiesty sled dog!
    Submitted by: jr.Iditarod at 01.23.2011


  • Max
    Category: Pet - Gender: Male

    Food menuchain foodmouse in chinese foodeasy food indian recipedog food brand
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 30.09.2007


  • Medusa
    Category: Pet - Gender: Female

    Snake name. Greek mythology. She was on of the Gorgon sisters from an ancient marine deity. Myth once a beautiful women then cursed by Athena out of jealousy so that any man who looks upon her would turn to stone.
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 08.04.2010


  • Melusine
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    From Celtic folklore ... a woman who turned into a dragon.
    Submitted by: KB at 17.10.2007


  • MENDOR
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    MENDOR was one of Hercules sons.
    Submitted by: nandia05 at 23.08.2007


  • Methos
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    Methos was a brave greek warrior and suits my silver tabby
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 05.01.2011


  • Minerva
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    Goddess of war and wisdom. My Pit is smart enough to know the difference, hence, the name.
    Submitted by: farmall48 at 11.14.2010


  • Moses
    Category: Pet - Gender: Male

    After being told that any pet he had had to be given a religious name, my friend named his ferret Moses.
    Submitted by: Umbee at 02.12.2007


  • Nero
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Nero was a really mean roman emperor. I like to spell it Niro because it looks cute.
    Submitted by: LP0198 at 03.01.2008


  • Nike
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    I named my cat Nike... I know its the shoe company, but its also the Greek Goddess of Victory. :)
    Submitted by: Jet at 05.10.2007


  • Odiscious
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    It represents a warrior who was clever, brave, and strong. Although my pit bull who is only 11 months old and seems that he is way to nice to attack anybody who wants to hurt my family, I know that odiscious will nver let me down.
    Submitted by: manny at 11.21.2010


  • Orion
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    Its a strong and beautiful name and the name on the cat in Men in Black.
    Submitted by: Amber at 06.12.2009


  • Pan
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Greek god of shepherds and flocks, of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music. Perfect for a playful shepherd.
    Submitted by: bcg8188 at 02.06.2011


  • Pashmina
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    I named my female Anatolian Shepherd this name because the word and the breed originates from Turkey.
    Submitted by: secret garden at 25.11.2007


  • Peleas
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    Ancient Greek king, father of Achilles.
    Submitted by: nandia05 at 23.08.2007


  • Perciphone, Persephone
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    The first being pronounced per-sigh-fone-ee, the latter per-sef-oh-nee. I like the first betterm though, It's the name of a Greek goddess.
    Submitted by: antigravity at 04.02.2010


  • Persephone
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    The name Persephone is Greek for godess of harvet. Its a very ellegant name for a prissy cat.
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 23.04.2010


  • Polaris
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    My cat's name is Polaris. Polaris is the name of the north star, so it also means guiding light. My cat is black with a white stripe on his nose, so it looks like a guiding light.
    Submitted by: kiddo at 05.02.2011


  • Posiedon
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    I recommend this name for a dog who likes to swim because Posiedon is the name of the Greek God of the sea.
    Submitted by: greekgeek at 11.21.2010


  • Prehistoric
    Category: Cat - Gender: Unisex

    One of my cats is really old. Well, not really but he acts like it. He is always lying around like an old rag and picking up dust. My granpa says it's filthy. My grandma just plugs her nose.
    Submitted by: max at 24.01.2008


  • Ra
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    Origin: Ancient Egypt. Meaning: Sun God, King of the Gods A falcon crowned with a sun disk or a man with a falcon's head
    Submitted by: Jessi at 12.10.2007


  • Rhea
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    In greek mythology Rhea is the mother of zeus but not only that it is also the name of a small fast-running flightless bird similar to ostriches making it the perfect name for a sled dog.
    Submitted by: fitzy7431 at 07.03.2009


  • Scaelon
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    It is pronounced Sko Lawn. This name comes from the Celtic cycle. A woman was captured by a druid and the druid turned the woman into an Irish Wolfhound. The wizard didn't realized the woman was pregnant. She bore two children as Irish Wolfhounds. They never knew the human form so they could not be changed back. The womans nephew was Finn Mccool an Irish hero. He cared for the "dogs" who exhibited human intelligence, being human at heart of course.
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 11.21.2010


  • Sekhmet
    Category: Cat - Gender: Female

    Ancient Egyptian Lion Goddess
    Submitted by: Hoopoe at 07.09.2007


  • Sirius
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    The most important star for ancient Egypt.
    Submitted by: nandia05 at 23.08.2007


  • Socrates
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    i named my tuxedo cat this because he is sooo smart and he has white paws. we call him socks mostly, but his full name is socrates...
    Submitted by: sande at 02.14.2012


  • Spartapuss
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    I'm Spartapuss
    Submitted by: Spartapuss at 11.13.2010


  • Titan
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    Strong, Big and because its a beautiful name!
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 03.01.2010


  • Xanthus
    Category: Cat - Gender: Male

    Xanthus (pronounced zan-thus) is a great name for a cat or any family pet. It is of Greek origin and it's meaning is 'golden-haired'.
    Submitted by: Shaun at 25.03.2010


  • Zeus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Female

    He\'s gonna be a huge massive dog. Zeus is the greek God, meaning manly beauty.
    Submitted by: Anonymous at 22.09.2007


  • Zeus
    Category: Dog - Gender: Male

    I recomend this name because our dog has almost died but his name saved him because it is a strong name. It is Ancient Greek God name.
    Submitted by: dogluver at 04.05.2008


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