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Top 90 perfect name ideas for a Samoyed

By Justine Seraphin Country Manager

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Samoyeds are well known for their beautiful, beaming smiles, fluffy white fur, and happy-go-lucky personalities. Just got one of your own? Here are some fantastic name ideas!

Naming a dog is a very important decision - you and your pet are going to be stuck with it for the next few years! You have to make sure it’s something you like, and that you won’t mind shouting in the dog park in front of other dog owners!

Dog names should also be short (2 syllables max), and shouldn’t sound like any other command you usually use with your dog (e.g. ‘Kit’ sounds a lot like ‘sit’, which can be confusing)! 

But here’s the fun part - actually choosing a cute, fun name perfectly suited to your pet. So here are some great name ideas for your new Samoyed!

Samoyeds are beautiful dogs who deserve beautiful names! ©KatePh - Shutterstock

Arctic dog names for Samoyeds

Samoyeds are originally from Siberia, so an Arctic-themed name would be perfect for them!

  • Bear
  • Blizzard
  • Chinook
  • Comet
  • Ice
  • Igloo
  • Nomad
  • North
  • Orca
  • Polar
  • Sky
  • Storm
  • Snow
  • Tundra
  • Winter

White dog names for Samoyeds

Samoyeds come in just one colour: White! Plus, white represents purity and innocence, so a white-themed name could be ideal for your pup!

  • Alaska
  • Bianca
  • Brie
  • Bunny
  • Casper
  • Cloud
  • Coco
  • Cotton
  • Frosty
  • Ghost
  • Latte
  • Snowball
  • Snowflake
  • Sugar
  • Wolf

Unique dog names for Samoyeds

The following names are not only unique, they’re also Siberian, which is exactly where Samoyeds come from! What a great way to represent their heritage!

  • Aegis
  • Ashia
  • Feliks
  • Igor
  • Katya
  • Lidia
  • Luka
  • Nadia
  • Nanuk
  • Nimbus
  • Siku
  • Uki
  • Vicki
  • Yuka
  • Zane
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Famous dog names for Samoyeds

These awesome dog names come straight from dog sledding movies or real-life sled dogs. A perfect way to honour your Sammy’s legacy.

  • Aleu
  • Aro
  • Balto
  • Buck
  • Diesel
  • Dolly
  • Fang (White Fang)
  • Jenna
  • Jiro
  • Laika
  • Max
  • Maya
  • Nana
  • Spitz
  • Togo

Cute and cuddly dog names for Samoyeds

Samoyeds are probably the best Nordic-type dogs for families because they’re so affectionate and friendly. The following names would suit their personality perfectly!

  • Amor
  • Angel
  • Buttons
  • Calin
  • Cuddle
  • Cupcake
  • Fluffy
  • Honey
  • Hugsy
  • Love
  • Muffin
  • Precious
  • Pumpkin
  • Snuggles
  • Sweetie

Exotic dog names for Samoyeds

You are very unlikely to meet another dog with the same name as these! And that’s the whole point! Your dog is one of a kind, so their name should be too!

  • Arya
  • Banshee
  • Caesar
  • Cersei
  • Diablo
  • Hades
  • Khan
  • Nymeria
  • Otto
  • Ozoa
  • Rayna
  • Taki
  • Tierra
  • Xena
  • Zeus
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So which one of these names has caught your attention? Remember, choosing a name is a very important decision, so make sure you take it seriously. We hope we’ve helped you find the perfect name for your Samoyed puppy!

Here are some other great dog name ideas if you need more inspiration:

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