Many dogs are descendants of working dogs. Today, many of working dogs actually help the police departments or even bomb detecting squads. But, enough about that!
You are here because you have a new little friend, and want to give it a working dog name. Well, have we got a list for you!
Names associated with work
Well, we can’t go without the obvious. Here are some excellent names associated with work, that just might be the right fit for your new pooch!
Amelio – means hard-working in German
Amil – English name meaning invaluable, worker
Amila – English name for hopeful, worker
Deacon – means hard-working servant in English
Dekle – means hard-working in English
Jirair – strong, hard-working in Armenian
Mahir – expert, hard-working in Arabic
Ema – hard-working, and the one who flatters in Polynesian
Emalin – also hard-working in French
Emilee – hard-working in Latin
Emiloo – German for famous, hard-working warrior
Emmer – another name for hard-working in French
Idetta or Idette – yet another name that means hard-working in German
Induna – means both lover and hard-working in Old German
Malia – another name meaning hard-working in Polynesian
Amerigo – Italian name meaning royalty, the ruler of home, and hard-working
Mair – Welsh for expert, hard-working
Amon – English name for great, faithful worker
Clae – English name meaning mud, a clay-pit worker
Egor – English name for farmer, earthworker
Ferris – English name for rock, ironworker
Fess – English name meaning baker, ironworker
Geena – English name meaning silvery, farm worker
Ponos – Greek god of hard labor and toil
Other great working dog names
There is quite a list of very popular guard dog names. This is a list of those great working dog names that caught our eye! So, let’s look at it!
Famous working dogs
Take inspiration from these unique famous working dog names when naming your puppy.
Finally, there are some famous working dogs that you can take inspiration from, and maybe even name your dog after.
Here are their names, and their stories.
Balto – a Siberian Husky who has been made a star of many movies. Thos sled dog led the run to Nome, Alaska. That run is better known as “Great race of Mercy.” The reason why this run was particularly important was because the sled dog teams had to deliver a serum that would help with the diphtheria epidemic which was raging in Nome. Balto even has a statue dedicated to him in the Central Park in New York City.
Judy – This dog was the only dog prisoner taken hostage in World War II. She was a member of the British Royal Navy. And, aslo, she saved the lives of the sinking Grasshopper ship by transferring the men to safety by holding on to her while swimming. After being taken hostage in Sumatra camp, she alerted the prisoners of any approaching danger at the camp.
Owney – The first mascot of the US Postal Service, this mixed breed terrier, was found in front of the Albany post office in New York. He traveled with the postmen across the country to protect the mail bags his bed was near to.
Barry – This is perhaps the most famous Saint Bernard dog. Barry saved more than 40 travelers who got lost in the Great Saint Bernard Mountains in Switzerland. His most famous saving mission? The one when he licked a boy, who almost froze to death, to raise his temperature and carry him to safety. Good boy Barry!
Uggie – now this is quite an actor pooch! This Jack Russel Terrier had a role in the film “The Artist ” which won the Best Picture Pscar. He also starred in the movie “Water for Elephants”.
Those were all the names that we had in store for you. We hope that you have found your puppy’s name amongst them, or at least taken some good inspiration from them. No matter the name you choose, you can’t really go wrong. But, remember – you should always return the love your new furry friend will show you.
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