Husky Dog Names – 175+ Great Names for Your Husky

Husky Dog Names

Husky dog names – there’s so many good ideas, where do you start?

Well, it’s not hard to find inspiration for husky dog names.

The geography where they’re from and the weather in these areas supply great name options.

We also found cool names related to the breed personality, mythology, famous huskies and even the direwolves from Games of Thrones!

Husky Dog Names – Geography & Nature

The Siberian Husky originated in the Siberian region of Russia. The breed was later brought to Alaska where it was used as a sled dog.

Since Siberian Huskies hail from northern, cold climates, we’ve used this as inspiration for names, drawing ideas from cities, regions, weather, nature and more.

  • Alaska
  • Alpine
  • America
  • Aspen
  • Aurora (Rory)
  • Avalanche
  • Blizzard
  • Cheyenne
  • Dakota
  • Denali
  • Fargo
  • Frosty
  • Glacier
  • Hawk
  • Ice
  • Juneau
  • Kenai – (a city in Alaska)
  • Koda
  • Kodiak
  • Kona
  • Luna
  • Nome
  • Polar
  • Rain
  • River
  • Shadow
  • Siberia
  • Sierra
  • Sky
  • Snow
  • Storm
  • Timber
  • Tundra
  • Winter
  • Yeti
  • Yukon
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Badass Husky Dog Names – Strong, Tough Ideas

Stoic and strong, Huskies are independent dogs bred to endure the toughest climates and conditions. Sure, anyone who has a Husky will tell you how sweet and affectionate they are. But historically, Huskies have been known for their strength and toughness.

  • Ace
  • Apache
  • Apollo
  • Athena
  • Bandit
  • Blaze
  • Bear
  • Bolt
  • Boomer
  • Chief
  • Fang
  • Grizzly
  • Harley
  • Havoc
  • Hunter
  • Jax
  • Jet
  • King
  • Legend
  • Loki
  • Magnum
  • Major
  • Maverick
  • Nitro
  • Odin
  • Outlaw
  • Ozzy
  • Ranger
  • Rebel
  • Rocky
  • Saber
  • Sable
  • Scout
  • Stella
  • Thor
  • Thunder
  • Trapper
  • Walker
  • Wolf
  • Wrangler
  • Zeus

Get more tough male dog names and female dog names.

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More Male Husky Dog Names

If you have a boy dog, here are more husky dog names that might just fit your pup.

  • Atlas
  • Balto (this legendary black and white husky has quite the history)
  • Banshey
  • Beau
  • Blue
  • Boris
  • Chinook
  • Comet
  • Cooper
  • Cosmo
  • Dante
  • Dash
  • Echo
  • Fable
  • Finn
  • Fritz
  • Houdini
  • Huck
  • Ivan
  • Jack
  • Jericho
  • Kai
  • Leo
  • Lobo
  • Mako
  • Malakai
  • Max
  • Milo
  • Moose
  • Neo
  • Niko
  • Orion
  • Oso
  • Smokey
  • Tucker
  • Togo (a famous Alaskan sled dog)

More Female Husky Dog Names

Drawing from the breed’s Russian heritage, nature and more, here are some more beautiful Husky dog names for your female furbaby.

  • Akira
  • Alina
  • Anastasia
  • Anya
  • Arya
  • Astra
  • Babushka
  • Bailey
  • Bella
  • Bianca
  • Celeste
  • Cheyenne
  • Empress
  • Freya
  • Genesis
  • Hera
  • Indigo
  • Irina
  • Elke
  • Espirit
  • Kira
  • Kyra
  • Mika
  • Mischa
  • Misty
  • Mya
  • Nala
  • Nikita
  • Nova
  • Pearl
  • Quinn
  • Ripley
  • Sadie
  • Sasha
  • Sava
  • Scout
  • Shasta
  • Sheba
  • Shiloh
  • Star
  • Tasha
  • Willow
  • Zia

Inuit Siberian Husky Names

  • Chinook – warm wind
  • Kavik – wolverine
  • Miki – small
  • Miska – little bear
  • Nanuk – polar bear
  • Neko – woman
  • Sakari – sweet
  • Siku – ice
  • Silla – god of sky
  • Suka – fast
  • Tatuk – morning
  • Uki – Survivor
  • Ulva – wolf
  • Yuka – bright star
  • Yura – one who is beautiful

Husky Dog Names – Direwolves from Game of Thrones

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’ll surely remember the direwolves, the near mythological dogs adopted by the Stark kids.

  • Ghost – a direwolf belonging to Jon Snow, Ghost is an albino with red eyes.
  • Lady – Lady, Sansa Stark’s dog, was killed at the very start of the series after an incident with Joffrey.
  • Summer – this wolf belonged to Bran Stark.
  • Nymeria – adopted by Anya Stark, Nymeria is currently on the loose somewhere in the Riverlands.
  • Shaggy Dog – distinguished by its black fur, Shaggy Dog belonged to Rickon Stark.
  • Grey Wind – Robb Stark’s dog Grey Wind was killed during the infamous Red Wedding.

Did you know?

Husky is a general name for a type of dog used to pull sleds in northern regions.  The word originated as a term for arctic people in general. According to the Dictionary of Newfoundland English, English sailors called the native Eskimos “Huskimos,” which was shortened to Husky. The name later extended to their dogs.

Huskies have a genetic closeness to the gray wolf and are energetic and athletic, with a thick double coat – perfect for cold climates – that can be black, gray, white or copper red. Many have striking blue eyes, although they may also be gray, brown or yellow.

You may notice that your husky loves to run. It’s no coincidence – huskies were literally bred to run. More than 3,000 years ago, the Chukchi people of Siberia needed to expand their hunting ground, so they decided to breed the ideal sled dog that could withstand cold and would display high endurance and be able to survive with little food. Get more husky fun facts.

More Dog Name Ideas

Looking for more great name ideas for your husky? Check out these articles on Russian dog names, big dog names or try out our dog name search!

Do you have other husky dog names? Or tips for new husky owners? Let us know below!

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57 Comments

  1. Kris Bertrand-Glomski

    I have met many male Siberian huskies named Logan from X-Men Character Wolverine. My own husky is also named Logan. He named himself, we put names on pieces of paper and put them down in front of him, he picked up wolverine so we call him Logan. Logan fits him too. His demeanour is much like Logan from wolverine.

    • Jennifer H

      HAHA That is too cute… I’d totally name a husky Logan as well, BUT my nephew’s name is Logan, I don’t think my sister would appreciate that LMAO

  2. leigha

    i need a female name for a black and white husky but i want something to go wit my male and his name is dakoda koda for short

  3. Peaches

    Looking for a not so common name for a female Siberian husky. She’s black and white with dark blue eyes. Any ideas?

  4. Rosalyn

    I have a brown and white puppy his mom is a husky his dad is unknown. Ive been calling him Kooper but i have a so called sister whos son name is Cooper . So im still thinking of a name.’

  5. Jane

    I’m about to get a white husky with blue eyes ,but im not sure what to name it because I’m not sure if it’s going to be a girl or a boy so any idea for a female name and a male name?

  6. Brooke

    I’m only 12 right now but I’ve grown up with dogs in my life so far and ever since I was 6 I’ve always wanted to get a 2 huskys when I’m older and married. I even planned everything out. 2 husky’s 1 boy 1 girl the boy is older by a few months the boys name is blue (I’ve always wanted to name a husky that I think it’s adorable) and Blue has a grey top coat and white under belly and blue eyes. And the girl has a brown top coat and a white under belly (Yes there are huskys like that I’ve seen one. some people say there rare lol) and she will have brown eyes and her name is Ali. Yep that’s my dream. Let’s hope it comes true when im like 26 I’m 12 lol I’ve got a long way to wait for this!

  7. Sarah Taylor

    I just got my kids 2 husky pups and the kids wanna name them Ducky and Rabbit… I love this name game thing… They have 8 days to figure out their names cause thats when they joining our family… I like apache but they the kids choice

  8. Lynne

    We have had 5 huskys
    Tundra…sierra…..nikita….tierra….trudy….
    Getting a husky pup and trying to come up with a soft husky girl name….

  9. Wanda

    One of our puppies came out Piebald… she was fluffy and we named her “Mishka” for little bear. She sure looked like one!

  10. RedZen

    Husky names I’ve known, I believe they were of Native origins. Male names
    Bannik
    Baer
    Cree
    Topher
    Tre
    Mylik

    Female
    Tawnee
    Tru
    Kaylani (Hawaiian)

    As for me, I have a couple weeks to pick one. Looking at Russian names currently

  11. Leah

    I am thinking about getting another 2 and call them Ice and Demon please feel free to give me any ideas of names

  12. Laurna Jean McKie

    My husky girls were Kita, Zhudii, Loosha, Emmi & Nula. Now thinking of names for new pup, so far come up with Shay, Shayla or Kenzie

  13. Camilla Johnson

    i have a male husky pup i named ghost but i havent quite figured out a middle name for him any ideas would be appreciated

  14. BearBabe

    Demon was the name of the Husky in Snow Dogs. Boyfriend’s father has one of his granddaughters and my boyfriend’s brother has the daughter (mother to the granddaughter)
    Tasi (Tah-See) is also short for Anastasia. I have a girlfriend who goes by that nickname.

  15. ZT

    Had a Auburn huskey dropped on the far end of my 8 acres while i was out with kids, my wife decided to take him to vet hes 3yrs old by vet estimates and has a gash on top his head from something. Sweet and loving walks great on a leash. No chip decided to keep n register him with a chip i decided to name him achillies since he had a injury when we found him. Since i drive truck he will be my new trucking dog. My old 14yr old lab hound mix was service trained got hit by a truck that illegally drove down our drive thinking it was a street. That was yr ago.

  16. Donna

    I have a Male I named Shilo and I will have a female in a few weeks I named Willow. I may change it to something more unique have to wait and see what her personality is.

  17. Malyia Johnson

    I am getting a gray and white husky and it will be a baby and are family is not so sure what to name it and we don’t even know if it is a boy or a girl. So..can someone help me with boy or girl names plz? I have some names for ppl anyway….. 1. Bentley that is my husky’s name Next, 1. Tay-Tay witch is my golden retriever mix Next, 1. Tyke which is a chocolate brown husky that I have so.. ya! I hope ppl will get interested in these names and use them! btw im only 9. UwU

  18. Eileen Aguilar

    I have a new boy husky black and white. He is 7 months. He is sweet, smart, obedient and fully of energy. I need suggestions for names. I like Rex, but not sure. Help!

  19. Lilly

    Il breeding my red female husky with another red male husky so im thinking most the puppies are gonna be red i need names for the ones were keeping

  20. Hanna

    My mom had like 6 huskies, and half of the names on here are one of there names. Well done on the website!

  21. Hanna

    And also i’m getting 2 husky pups, and i have no idea what to name them. I all ready have these names for my other dogs: 1. Odie – bernese mountain dog cross with a pyrenees mountain dog and St. Bernard. 2. Griffin – pryenees marmmeera 3. Beryl. Bernese mountain dog and finally Miska our beautiful (like she’s so rare) silver and white husky. Please help me!! Btw, there both red and white huskies.

  22. Seth

    Togo was the legendary dog that was the hero. Not Balto. Balto was just an easy name to deem the hero. Check your history first.

  23. Bonnie

    I’m getting a husky rescue tomorrow from an abusive situation…….Game of Thrones female name?? She’s a survivor….💗

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