Husky Names – 500 Name Ideas for Huskies

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With their big, bold, athletic bodies, beautiful bright eyes, and dominant personalities, huskies are not only one of the most easily recognizable dogs but also one of the most gorgeous ones.

They may look fierce and dangerous, but they are friendly, responsible, and loyal and just want to be loved like all other dogs.

Huskies offer a unique combination of appearance and character, which is rare to find in other dog breeds. This is why a large number of dog-lovers keep them as pets.

A dog comes with several responsibilities. But, one of the first few things that you need to do soon after bringing a dog home is to name it.

Naming Your Husky

Just like any other dog, there are a few things you need to consider when choosing a name for your Husky.

You naturally want it to be interesting, but make sure it is simple enough for your dog to understand and respond to. As we know that no two dogs have the same personality, consider your Husky’s personality while choosing a name for it.

To help make the process of choosing a name for your new furry friend a little easier, we have compiled a list of the best Husky dog names.

Take a look and choose the name that best fits your dog’s personality and demeanor.

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Most Popular Husky Names

  1. Apollo
  2. Athena
  3. Aspen
  4. Aurora
  5. Akira
  6. Ace
  7. Atlas
  8. Arya
  9. Bailey
  10. Blu/e
  11. Balto
  12. Bella
  13. Bentley
  14. Coco
  15. Chloe
  16. Cooper
  17. Denali
  18. Dakota
  19. Duke
  20. Diesel
  21. Echo
  22. Ellie
  23. Finn
  24. Ghost
  25. Grace/ Gracie
  26. Gary
  27. Harley
  28. Hunter
  29. Jax
  30. Jack
  31. Juno
  32. Juneau
  33. Jasper
  34. Koda
  35. Kyra/Kira
  36. Kona
  37. Kenai
  38. Kaya
  39. Leo
  40. Loki
  41. Luna
  42. Lola
  43. Leia
  44. Lobo
  45. Lexi
  46. Maverick
  47. Mya/ Maya
  48. Max
  49. Mia
  50. Mika
  51. Meeko
  52. Molly
  53. Marley
  54. Nova
  55. Niko
  56. Odin
  57. Oakley
  58. Rocky
  59. Riley
  60. Roxy
  61. Rosie
  62. Sasha
  63. Sky/e
  64. Shadow
  65. Stella
  66. Storm
  67. Snow
  68. Sophie
  69. Simba
  70. Scout
  71. Sierra
  72. Tucker
  73. Thor
  74. Toby
  75. Timber
  76. Willow
  77. Winter
  78. Xena
  79. Zeus
  80. Zoe/ Zoey
  81. Gray
  82. Rocco
  83. Gunner
  84. Hawk
  85. Flash
  86. Swift
  87. Spark
  88. Twist
  89. Crush
  90. Dazzle
  91. Bolt
  92. Missy
  93. Caspian
  94. Kaya
  95. Scruff
  96. Chopper
  97. Polar
  98. Ghost
  99. Champ
  100. Aura

Best Husky Names

Here are the Husky names that we like the most:

  1. Akira
  2. Athona
  3. Asher
  4. Akiak
  5. Apollo
  6. Alpha
  7. Balto
  8. Chinook
  9. Cersei
  10. Dewey
  11. Draco
  12. Diesel
  13. Frankie
  14. Gus
  15. Hunter/ Huntress
  16. John Snow
  17. Jasper
  18. Kayla
  19. Mack
  20. Nitro
  21. Oliver
  22. Old Jack
  23. Poppy
  24. Romeo
  25. Sakari
  26. Spirit
  27. Scooper
  28. Tsar
  29. Tiberius
  30. Trapper
  31. Ulf
  32. Valentine/ Valentino
  33. Willow
  34. Zodiac
  35. Zola

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Male Husky Names

  1. Atlas
  2. Alwin
  3. Beau
  4. Bay
  5. Balto
  6. Bowie
  7. Blizzard
  8. Bruno
  9. Boomer
  10. Banshey
  11. Boris
  12. Cosmo
  13. Chase
  14. Cedar
  15. Chinook
  16. Cody
  17. Comet
  18. Cooper
  19. Dash
  20. Denis
  21. Damion
  22. Drift
  23. Dante
  24. Echo
  25. Elmer
  26. Fang
  27. Finn
  28. Fritz
  29. Glacier
  30. Huck (short for huckleberry)
  31. Homer
  32. Houdini
  33. Ivan
  34. Jack
  35. Jericho
  36. Kolya
  37. Koko
  38. Kai
  39. Lobo
  40. Leo
  41. Maxim
  42. Mako
  43. Max
  44. Malakai
  45. Moose
  46. Mile
  47. Niko
  48. Nero
  49. Neo
  50. Oso
  51. Orion
  52. Phoenix
  53. River
  54. Ranger
  55. Storm
  56. Stag
  57. Smokey
  58. Timber
  59. Thunder
  60. Thor
  61. Tiger
  62. Tucker
  63. Togo
  64. Vader
  65. Wilder
  66. Yukon
  67. Zeus
  68. Zippy
  69. Boomerang – perfect for an energetic and lively boy who loves to jump around and play

Female Husky Names

  1. Alaska
  2. Astra
  3. Anya
  4. Anna
  5. Aurora (nickname Rory)
  6. Akira
  7. Arya
  8. Anya
  9. Bianca
  10. Bonnie
  11. Bailey
  12. Bella
  13. Bianca
  14. Cloe
  15. Cheyenne
  16. Celeste
  17. Daisy
  18. Diana
  19. Elena
  20. Eva
  21. Empress
  22. Elke
  23. Espirit
  24. Freya
  25. Fable
  26. Fuchsia
  27. Fergie
  28. Genesis
  29. Hera
  30. Irina
  31. Iris
  32. Icy
  33. Juniper
  34. Jewel
  35. Jackie
  36. Kyra
  37. Kira
  38. Lilo
  39. Maru
  40. Mia
  41. Mika
  42. Misty
  43. Mischa
  44. Mya
  45. Nova
  46. Odessa
  47. Polina
  48. Peggie
  49. Pearl
  50. Quinn
  51. Sitka
  52. Sierra
  53. Shae
  54. Sonny
  55. Sofia
  56. Sava
  57. Sasha
  58. Sheba
  59. Shasta
  60. Shiloh
  61. Tasha
  62. Topaz
  63. Velvet
  64. Wanda
  65. Yana
  66. Zendaya

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Siberian Husky Names

Here are some of our favorite names for the intelligent, obedient, and loyal Siberian Huskies:

  1. Alaska
  2. Hun
  3. Jericho
  4. Miska – meaning small bear
  5. Ulf – meaning wolf
  6. Wolfgang
  7. Eska
  8. Venus
  9. Wylie
  10. Kian
  11. Rogue
  12. Stana
  13. Elektra

Alaskan Husky Name Ideas

Since Alaskan Huskies aren’t purebred dogs (they were specially bred for work), they are available in more coat and color variations than Alaskan Malamutes and our favorite Siberian Huskies.

They are not easily available and hence, not generally kept as pets. However, if you have got your hands on an Alaskan Husky, make sure you give it a name that is as unique as the dog itself.

Here are some options for you to choose from:

  1. Akiac – meaning brave and courageous
  2. Ulva – meaning wolf
  3. Siku – means ice
  4. Kayuh – meaning mountain
  5. Kazu – means peaceful
  6. Eska
  7. Igloo
  8. Arctic
  9. Beluga
  10. Cupun
  11. Inuit
  12. Polar
  13. Nomad
  14. North Star

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Names for White Huskies

  1. Ice
  2. Snow
  3. Misty
  4. Blanc – French for white
  5. Sesi – Inuit for snow
  6. Moonshine
  7. Stardust
  8. Jack Frost
  9. Winter
  10. Chalkie
  11. Icewind
  12. Pearl
  13. Crystal

Names for Brown Huskies

  1. Coco
  2. Hazel
  3. Fudge
  4. Tanner
  5. Biscuit
  6. Mocha
  7. Rusty
  8. Sandy
  9. Hershey
  10. Teddy

Names for Huskies with Blue Eyes

  1. Agate – a blue crystal quartz
  2. Azula – Spanish for blue
  3. Azurite – a blue stone
  4. Celeste – sky blue
  5. Denim
  6. Indigo
  7. Lapis – name of a stone that’s blue in color
  8. Opal
  9. Topaz
  10. Teale

Inuit Husky Names

Why not choose a name for your Husky that hints towards its origin? Here are some Inuit names you can give to your husky:

  1. Kavik – wolverine
  2. Nanuk – polar bear
  3. Sakari – sweet
  4. Tatuk – good morning
  5. Takaani – wolf
  6. Ulva – wolf
  7. Miska – little bear
  8. Qimutki – puller
  9. Nini – porcupine
  10. Nanook – kind, cute
  11. Akiak – brave
  12. Chinook – warm wind
  13. Siku – ice
  14. Sesi – snow
  15. Miki – small
  16. Tanana – hills
  17. Tonrar – devil
  18. Neko – woman
  19. Silla – god of sky
  20. Uki – survivor
  21. Suka – fast
  22. Yura – one who is beautiful
  23. Yuka – bright star

Ethnic Siberian Names that You Can Be Give to Your Husky

Although these are not typical dog names, you can give any of them to your husky if you are looking for a dog name that’s unique, but also cool. These names are also a great conversation starter.

  1. Ayaan – journey
  2. Natena – expected
  3. Belek – gift
  4. Neko – woman
  5. Eshi – wisdom
  6. Ayiina – a deity
  7. Altana – gold
  8. Chamuk – eagle
  9. Tatuk – morning
  10. Umky – polar bear

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Husky Names Inspired from Cartoons, TV Shows, and Movies

  1. Sansa – Game of Thrones
  2. Elsa – Frozen
  3. Marvel – Captain Marvel
  4. Leia – Star Wars
  5. Xena – Xena: Warrior Princess
  6. Mulan – Mulan
  7. Draco – Harry Potter
  8. Nymeria – the dire-wolf of Game of Thrones
  9. Nana – Although Nana in Peter Pan wasn’t a husky, there’s no stopping you from giving your husky the name
  10. Casper – Casper
  11. Jack Frost – Jack Frost
  12. Dany – Game of Thrones
  13. Jack / Sparrow – Pirates of the Caribbean
  14. Buffy – Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  15. Barbara – Batgirl
  16. Bart –Simpson
  17. Dorothy – Wizard of Oz
  18. Harry – Harry Potter
  19. Katniss – The Hunger Games
  20. Eliza – The Wild Thornberries
  21. Rey – Star Wars
  22. Ripley – Alien
  23. Gaston – Beauty and the Beast
  24. Regina – Mean Girls
  25. Leslie – Parks and Recreation
  26. Elle – Legally Blonde
  27. Finn – Adventure Time
  28. Sulley – Monster Inc
  29. Tony – Iron Man
  30. Shaun – Shaun of the Dead
  31. Buddy – elf
  32. Howl – Howl’s Moving Castle
  33. Ned – Game of Thrones
  34. Dwight – The Office
  35. Spike – Buffy The Vampire Slayer
  36. Walter – Breaking Bad

Husky Name Based on the Names of Direwolves from Game of Thrones

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan (and who isn’t, duh!), you may want to name your Husky after the Direwolves in the show:

  • Lady
  • Ghost
  • Nymeria
  • Grey wind
  • Summer
  • Shaggy dog

Unique Husky Names

  1. Orca
  2. Cora
  3. Grizzle
  4. Mishka
  5. Khaleesi
  6. Kai
  7. Skylar
  8. Brooke
  9. Rain
  10. Cyan
  11. Gizmo
  12. Dougal
  13. Syral
  14. Pine
  15. Alps
  16. Quinn
  17. Dante
  18. Ajax
  19. Argo
  20. Arlo
  21. Grizz
  22. Beal
  23. Tate
  24. Vera
  25. Inna
  26. Raisa
  27. Olga
  28. Artur
  29. Nestor
  30. Sergei
  31. Boris
  32. Rodion
  33. Viktor
  34. Nome
  35. Yet
  36. Yukon
  37. Kenai
  38. Maska
  39. Maru
  40. Lilo
  41. Yodel

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Cute Husky Names

  1. Basil
  2. Snowball
  3. Snow angel
  4. Bambi
  5. Fluff
  6. Angelica
  7. Autumn
  8. Boo
  9. Woody
  10. Ted
  11. Rocket
  12. Nora
  13. Mable
  14. Hugh
  15. Milo
  16. Leo

Famous Husky Names

There have been many famous huskies in history. It’s a good idea to name your Husky after their renowned ancestor.

Balto, Fritz, Togo

These Huskies delivered a serum to a town called Nome in Alaska, in the 1920s, when it was suffering from the outbreak of Diphtheria. The serum was vital to treating the patients. In remembrance of Balto’s incredible work, his statue has been placed in Central Park.

Muluk

The name of a renowned Husky mascot who was a part of the secret Project Iceworm. Undertaken in 1960, during the Cold War, the project aimed to build a mobile nuclear launch sites’ network under Greenland, but without letting the Danish know about it.

The project was ultimately terminated due to unfavorable conditions.

Charlie

A husky named Charlie was named the strongest dog alive in 1963 after he pulled a 3x 142 lb sled. He also received an award for it.

Names of Huskies Owned By Celebrities

Want to know what celebrity dog parents have named their Huskies? We have found some for you:

  1. Sky – Jared Leto
  2. Bowie – Rita Ora
  3. Buddy – Taylor Lautner
  4. Buckets – Quincy Pondexter
  5. Aurora – Ashlan Gorse
  6. Sasha – Russell Westbrook
  7. Alley – Ben Stiller
  8. Luna – Louis Smith
  9. Dallas – Danica Sue Patrick
  10. Eli – Lesley-Ann Brandt
  11. Blue – Leah Remini
  12. Kona – Nick Lachey
  13. Floyd – Miley Cyrus
  14. Baylor – Selena Gomez (her dog is actually a Husky mix)
  15. Swaggy Wolfdog – Alex Lange
  16. Waldo Picasso – Joe Jonas
  17. Voodoo – Bella Thorne

Husky Names Inspired from Their Origin

Here are some Husky names inspired by different elements of the areas they hail from, such as the regions, cities, and weather:

  1. Alpine
  2. Alaska
  3. Aspen
  4. Blizzard
  5. Dakota
  6. Fargo
  7. Frosty
  8. Denali
  9. Avalanche
  10. Ice
  11. Glacier
  12. Hawk
  13. Rain
  14. Polar
  15. Shadow
  16. River
  17. Snow
  18. Sky
  19. Storm
  20. Winter
  21. Siberia
  22. Juneau
  23. Luna
  24. Kona

The Final Word

A Husky is an incredible and lovable dog breed. These dogs not only look beautiful, but are also intelligent, bold, courageous, and extremely loyal.

Since they were originally raised as work dogs, they are also highly obedient and follow their owners’ commands without any problem. They are also easy to train.

What else do you want in a dog? So, get a Husky if you haven’t already and choose a name that reflects its personality from our comprehensive list of Husky names.

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