Mexican Dog Names - Male and Female

Josie F. Turner
By Josie F. Turner, Journalist specialized in Animal Welfare. August 1, 2022
Mexican Dog Names - Male and Female

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Mexico's rich heritage is one of different backgrounds coming together to create a uniquely diverse culture. We can see it in Mexico's music, food, technology, art and much more. It is also a culture which is both at the forefront of a global society, as well as one which has close ties to tradition. At AnimalWised, we can see why you want to research male and female Mexican names for dogs. Whether you simply revere Mexico's culture pr have a close ties to the country, we share 200+ Mexican dog names for you to see if one is suitable for your newly adopted canine.

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  1. Female Mexican dog names
  2. Male Mexican dog names
  3. Mexican names for Chihuahuas
  4. Mexican names for Pitbull dogs
  5. Mexican names for Labrador Retrievers
  6. Mexican names for white dogs

Female Mexican dog names

When we talk about Mexican names for female dogs, we have different places to look. We can go to Mexico's many ancient civilizations, see some of her notable figures from history or look to some female Mexican dog names which are more current. Here are some Mexican female dog names to help you get inspired:

  • Amaité
  • Agave
  • Alma
  • Azteca
  • Adales
  • Bimba
  • Braca
  • Balú
  • Bubba
  • Citlali
  • Catrina
  • Dalia
  • Frida
  • Ikal
  • Istak
  • Imari
  • Izel
  • Itzamna
  • Iztli
  • Meztli
  • Nenet
  • Miztli
  • Piña
  • Pon
  • Pompón
  • Pekas
  • Panini
  • Puebla
  • Xaly
  • Yali
  • Zulia

Now we have started to help you choose the best Mexican name for your dog, you might want to know more about one of its most popular dog breeds. Learn more with our 10 fun facts about Chihuahuas.

Male Mexican dog names

When choosing the name for our new member of the family, we must take into account certain factors. Although there are many Mexican dog names with many syllables, these don't generally tend to work as names for your dog. This is because they need a short name which is easy to understand and won't interfere with training.

It is possible you can give your dog a longer ‘official’ name, but just make sure you call them by a short derivative so the dog can recognize when they are being called. Here are some Mexican male dog names which fits this bill:

  • Akbal
  • Atletl
  • Atzin
  • Aztlán
  • Atlas
  • Acino
  • Axel
  • Aarón
  • Bongo
  • Benji
  • Bolillo
  • Basco
  • Capone
  • Chavo
  • Chorkie
  • Chido
  • Congo
  • Dino
  • Duki
  • Dante
  • Dongo
  • Don
  • Doxi
  • Guizno
  • Hula
  • Paquito
  • Putzy
  • Polar
  • Puchi
  • Pochis
  • Pulgis
  • Picklets
  • Polito
  • Patis
  • Panito

Now that you have been able to learn some Mexican names for female and male dogs, we bring you some more specific ideas depending on the type of dog you have.

Mexican names for Chihuahuas

As we mentioned earlier, Chihuahuas are one of the most popular Mexican dog breeds. They are one of Mexico's quintessential breeds, along with the Mexican Hairless Dog. For this reason, many guardians who adopt a Chihuahua might want to choose a Mexican dog name for Chihuahuas to celebrate their background:

  • Chimbombo
  • Chela
  • Chucho
  • Chilli
  • Chispa
  • Ivy
  • Gus
  • Lalo
  • Lencha
  • Lalo
  • Layla
  • Maya
  • María
  • Taco
  • Taquiro
  • Toño
  • Juanito
  • Pancho
  • Pedrito
  • Pepe
  • Pepito
  • Pozole
  • Pancho
  • Quiz
  • Quin
  • Quechu
  • Quendo
  • Quenxo
  • Quivic
  • Uma
  • Simo

Now that you have been able to read these Mexican names for small dogs and Chihuahuas, you may be interested in taking a look at the following article on the different types of Chihuahua dog breeds.

Mexican Dog Names - Male and Female - Mexican names for Chihuahuas

Mexican names for Pitbull dogs

Although we have seen the Mexican names for small dogs in the previous section, it is common to find people looking for Mexican names for their Pitbull dog. There are many different names for Pitbull dogs, but these Mexican names for dogs could be just what you're looking for:

  • Cuate
  • Ollin
  • Jalapeño
  • Janko
  • Jam
  • Jack
  • Jota
  • Jeyko
  • Jaico
  • Juanito
  • Pixan
  • Tanok
  • Tenoch
  • Nojoch
  • Mazatl
  • Lik
  • Kaab
  • Cualli
  • Cuate
  • Chapulín
  • Yumil
  • Yolotzin
  • Yaxkin
  • Yaotl
  • Tenoch
  • Rango
  • Radú
  • Ramma
  • Raimer
  • Ron
  • Rori
  • Risto

If you want to be a little more specific, you might find what you're looking for with our article on names for American Staffordshire Terrier dogs.

Mexican names for Labrador Retrievers

Another breed which seems to suit Mexican dog names well is the Labrador Retriever. Here we provide some suggestions which might work for you:

  • Chile
  • Cuate
  • Charro
  • Frijolito
  • Chespirito
  • Tequila
  • Michelada
  • Chabela
  • Kiko
  • Kaled
  • Kafir
  • Kiosko
  • Kain
  • Kuarco
  • Koto
  • Limón
  • Milo
  • Magu
  • Manu
  • Manchis
  • Manches
  • Mexicali
  • Mango
  • Nutte
  • Nitan
  • Nono
  • Oppi
  • Odie
  • Oxión
  • Sinto
  • Screk
  • Tuna
  • Terri
  • Texcal
  • Tulón
  • Silbín

If you can't find a Mexican name for dogs which suits, you can check out our article on names for Labrador Retrievers for some more inspiration.

Mexican names for white dogs

While the Mexican dog names we have suggested so far are for dogs of any color, we have found that guardians who adopt dogs with a while coat often give Latino or Mexican names to their new family members. As you will see these Mexican names for white dogs can be used for all different types of canine. All you have to do is use them as a starting off point:

  • Tremme
  • Trufo
  • Tulum
  • Tico
  • Tanok
  • Tamal
  • Unza
  • Udols
  • Uva
  • Usso
  • Urano
  • Uaji
  • Uni
  • Ulipo
  • Uma
  • Vera
  • Volcán
  • Vultón
  • Veni
  • Vizcon
  • Valdó
  • Yanki
  • Yki
  • Yaris
  • Yucatan
  • Yan
  • Yuki
  • Yoko
  • Yoski
  • Xalo
  • Xoa
  • Zazú
  • Zwab
  • Zombi
  • Zula

Learn more about Mexican dogs and their colorations with our article on all Chihuahua coat colors and patterns.

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