380 Awesome Nautical Dog Names

There are many names one can think of that can fit a pup’s personality but choosing the right one for a sea-faring dog might be more complicated than you think. Here’s a list of 380 sea-related dog names to help get you started. You get to choose from a list, which makes the process way easier.

Dogs don’t need complicated names like human beings, so naming them something different is not out of the question. Some of the names on this list may seem unconventional, but that is what makes the process of naming your pet fun.

Beach Names For Your Dog

  • Bathsheba
  • Aroa
  • Waikiki
  • Venice
  • Santa Monica 
  • Tulum 
  • Nissi
  • Spiaggia 
  • Ora
  • Napili 
  • Myrtle
  • Miami
  • Newport
  • Bondi
  • Lua
  • Coney
  • Laguna
  • Destin
  • Copacabana
  • Maya
  • Hilton
  • May
  • Sky
  • Monterey
  • Ocean
  • Ariel
  • Navagio

Ship/Boat-Related Names For Your Dog

  • Bahama
  • Atlantis
  • Azure
  • Barnacle
  • Capri
  • Bowie
  • Admiral
  • Bay
  • Aegean
  • Calla
  • Blu
  • Bronte
  • Calliope
  • Aqua
  • Ciel
  • Cerulean
  • Breeze
  • Atlantic
  • Bowers
  • Captain
  • Brizo
  • Ariel
  • Bitt
  • Chase
  • Bodhi
  • Annie
  • Boatswain
  • Cobalt
  • Barge
  • Anchor
  • Beam
  • Catamaran
  • Bimini
  • Dock
  • Crew
  • Launch 
  • Barque
  • Sunrise
  • Pearl 
  • Sandy
  • Shore
  • Curl
  • Bells
  • Alaia
  • Sail
  • Buckeye
  • Dawn
  • Aloha
  • Crab
  • Darya
  • Blondie
  • Gill
  • Bowie
  • Port
  • Ice
  • Crownline
  • Bridge
  • Carver
  • Bog
  • Commodore
  • Breaker
  • Doc
  • Horseshoe
  • Kahuna
  • Dorian
  • Compass
  • Hudson
  • Crewler
  • Bino
  • Blue
  • Crest
  • Nile
  • Maverick
  • Rusty
  • Nido
  • Starboard
  • Maui
  • Reef
  • Malibu
  • Knot
  • Honopu
  • Carver
  • Hurley
  • Reduit
  • Maho
  • Copa
  • Eliana
  • Concha
  • Grace
  • Dune
  • Chop
  • Mysto
  • Kai
  • Pits
  • Sunset
  • Lanai
  • Haven
  • Shell
  • Goody
  • Keala
  • Triton
  • Indigo
  • Moana
  • Racy
  • Reef
  • Aggro
  • Sunset
  • Crest
  • Barrel
  • Corduroy
  • Barney
  • Kook
  • Erie
  • Mate
  • Pirate
  • Sail
  • Waves
  • Sand
  • Tracks
  • Lake
  • Jack Sparrow
  • Captain
  • Sinbad
  • Sol
  • Dory
  • Picnic
  • Crawler
  • Rocky
  • Whaler
  • Alaia
  • Nemo
  • Flounder
  • Tide
  • Tackle
  • Shot
  • Peak
  • Marina
  • Tank
  • Admiral
  • Bow
  • Sunrise
  • Dingy
  • Clipper
  • Sunset
  • Launch
  • Brizo
  • Sailor
  • Brook
  • Ship
  • Aruba
  • Skipper
  • Rig
  • Barque
  • White-cap
  • Buoy
  • Solangi
  • Adriatic
  • Cruiser
  • Rudder
  • Zulu
  • Hull
  • Caspian
  • Kayak
  • Scuttle
  • Cook
  • Tobago
  • Ursula
  • Radar
  • Sebastian
  • Rig
  • Yacht
  • Cabos
  • Voyage
  • Pelican
  • Bermuda
  • Ibiza
  • Capri
  • Barts
  • Fiji
  • Pez
  • Grenada
  • Tahiti
  • Shade
  • Phi Phi
  • Maldives
  • Cyprus
  • Hurricane
  • Stitch
  • Nemo
  • Antigua
  • Nairobi
  • Storm
  • Poseidon
  • Neptune
  • Sebastian
  • Remy 
  • Hector
  • Salmon 
  • Monsoon
  • Taffy
  • Pontoon
  • Thunder
  • Dora
  • Cruiser
  • Maui
  • Ore
  • Shark
  • Sinker
  • Tiki
  • Float
  • Whips
  • Stevedore
  • Scully
  • Straggler
  • Swap
  • Mop
  • Sails
  • Motor
  • Wake
  • Shire
  • Scuba
  • River
  • Popeye
  • Hammerhead
  • Kaimana
  • Gator
  • Breezy 
  • Flash
  • Dorian
  • Lightning
  • Terror
  • Shrimp
  • Cyclone
  • Coral
  • Windy
  • Fog
  • Hazy
  • Shallow
  • Shadow
  • Shank
  • Creek
  • Trawler
  • Spirit
  • Freedom
  • Seastone
  • Shin
  • Shirley
  • Sharon
  • Rum
  • Remi
  • Kite
  • Blaze
  • Splash
  • Skylar
  • Pebble
  • Lanai
  • Ship
  • Cringle
  • Romper
  • Rider
  • Bennet
  • Deck
  • Galley
  • Noah
  • Pip
  • Lily
  • Samson
  • Moses
  • Siren
  • Banshee
  • Duff
  • Striker
  • Missile
  • Soleil
  • Pilot
  • Polish
  • Petunia
  • Gull
  • Squid
  • Bass
  • Whiskey
  • Snapper
  • Pat
  • Kent
  • Snowball
  • Scale
  • River
  • Mellow
  • Tarni
  • Seashell
  • Baker
  • Skeg
  • Sinbad
  • Tender
  • Delta
  • Bravo
  • Jason
  • Charlie
  • Sugar
  • Bard
  • Cutty
  • Bones
  • Cross
  • Skully
  • Compass
  • Smoked
  • Isla
  • Guppy
  • Sherman
  • Voodoo
  • Radar
  • Base
  • Tibre
  • Timer
  • Tammy
  • Miles
  • Cinder
  • Rig
  • Orc
  • Seal
  • Salem
  • Terry
  • Midnight
  • Twilight
  • Sunkissed
  • Supper
  • Pound
  • Porpoise
  • Shell
  • Clam
  • Wreck
  • Elgin
  • Scuttles
  • Catfish
  • Snobby
  • Samandar
  • Doom
  • Calinda
  • Selena
  • Matey
  • Wrench
  • Seasurfer
  • Fence
  • Reach
  • Tank
  • Island
  • Torque
  • Isle
  • Seaman
  • Twinkle
  • Float
  • Soniya

How To Name Your Dog

Your dog isn’t just your pet, it’s a lifelong companion. Missing out on forming an emotional bond with your friend because they don’t have the right name would be saddening. That’s why you have to be extra careful when you name your pet.

We hope this list helps make that decision a lot easier. At the end of the day, having a dog by your side during your maritime adventures makes the experience even more enjoyable.

Here are some tips you can use when choosing a name for your dog.

  • Pick a name you like the sound of. In other terms, it should “have a nice ring to it.” You’ll be using this name for a long time, so pick accordingly.
  • Don’t go for a long or complicated name. Most dogs respond well to two-syllable names.
  • Refrain from picking names that could be offensive to others or cause you embarrassment at the vet’s office. This also applies to nicknames, since once your dog learns to respond to a certain name, it can be difficult to break out of the habit. Choosing an offensive name can also give others the impression that you don’t respect your pet.
  • If you have more than one pet, choose names that are distinctively different. For example, if one of your pets is called Ray, naming the other Andre might make it difficult for your pets to distinguish when you call out to them.
  • Avoid choosing names that sound too similar to commands. For example, Mo can sound similar to “No”, and Ciel sounds just like “Heel.”

Conclusion

You only name your dog once, so pick a unique and simple name. With so many nautical names, we hope you will find one that fits your furry companion perfectly. After you’ve named your dog, don’t forget to train him to respond to his name.

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Nadine Oraby

My name is Nadine; I am a passionate writer and a pet lover. People usually call me by the nickname “Joy” because they think that I am a positive and joyful person who is a child at heart. My love for animals triggered me to create this blog. Articles are written by vets, pet experts, and me. Thanks for visiting. Your friend, Nadine!