Summer-inspired Dog Names

Found a dog in the summertime? Have a dog that reminds you of leisurely vacation at the hot summer beach? Looking for a special name for your sweet ray of sunshine? We’ve compiled a list of names for your summer pup based on time of year, name meaning and things we associate with summer!

If you don’t see the perfect name for your cat below, check out our Ultimate Guide to Naming Your Dog. You can select names by the season, your dog’s hair color, your dog’s breed, personality and even your favorite hobbies!

I hope you enjoy this list of summer dog names!

List of Summer-inspired Dog Names

  • Adena
  • Apple
  • Aqua
  • Arun (Hindi name for “Dawn”, “Sun”)
  • Aster – (Means star)
  • August
  • Augusta
  • Augustine
  • Aurora (Latin for “dawn”)
  • Azul
  • Bay
  • Beach
  • Bee
  • Bee-bee
  • Berry
  • Birch
  • Blaise
  • Buzz
  • Calinda (Hindi for “sun”)
  • Coral
  • Dahlia
  • Daisy
  • Dawn
  • Dayton
  • Dune
  • Eliana – (Daughter of the sun)
  • Fisher
  • Flower
  • Glady (short for Gladiolus)
  • Goldie
  • Helen (Sun ray, shining bright)
  • Hottie
  • Hurley (Means Sea tide)
  • Idalia (Behold the sun)
  • Iris
  • Julian
  • Julius
  • July
  • June
  • Junebug
  • Juniper
  • Keegan (Little fire)
  • Kyra
  • Lake
  • Laker
  • Leo
  • Lia
  • Lilac
  • Marigold
  • Marisol
  • Melon
  • Nikko (Japanese for “sunlight”)
  • Pacifico
  • Peach
  • Pearl (birthstone for June)
  • Peony
  • Petunia
  • Orion
  • River
  • Rose
  • Ruby (birthstone for July)
  • Sailor
  • Sampson (Hebrew for “sun”)
  • Sandy
  • Seashell
  • Selena (Sister of the sun)
  • Shell/ Shelly
  • Skye
  • Skyler/Skylar
  • Solange (Angel of the sun)
  • Soleil (French for “Sun”)
  • Solstice
  • Sonny
  • Summer
  • Sunburn
  • Sunny
  • Tito – (Italian for fire)
  • Wavey
  • Yellow
  • Old Yellow
  • Zinnia


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Looking for a dog name but don’t need the summer focus? Here are some more ideas:

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