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160 Popular & Unique Silky Terrier Names

Written by: Nicole Cosgrove

Last Updated on June 12, 2024 by Dogster Team

Silky Terrier names

160 Popular & Unique Silky Terrier Names

Although they were named after their flowing, shining locks, Silky Terriers have humble beginnings. The breed was developed in Australia to be a beautiful, sweet companion.

Despite their glamorous outward appearances, Silky Terriers are intelligent and bold; they even killed snakes in Australia! However, they can be stubborn at times, and they’re always active. When naming a Silky Terrier, its unique appearance and bright personality can help you think of an excellent and unique name.

How To Name your Silky Terrier

Consider all the facets of your Silky Terrier’s personality and looks when thinking of a name for them. Does their personality shine as much as their fur, or are they more calm and laid back?

Are they content to be pampered, or are they always on the go? Taking their personality into account when naming a dog is often where the best inspiration comes from. Of course, their luscious locks can be referred to when picking a name, and owners can even use their Silky Terriers coloring to pick a unique one.

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Best Silky Terrier Names

Australian Silky Terrier
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These names are the best of the bunch when it comes to Silky Terriers. We have classic names that suit the breed down to the ground and more unique, quirky names that are best suited to those cheerful, happy pups without a care in the world.

  • Anya
  • Aussie
  • Bella
  • Buddy
  • Captain
  • Cinnamon
  • Coco
  • Daisy
  • Dora
  • Fluffy
  • Little one
  • Luna
  • Mable
  • Maggie
  • Minnie
  • Moppatop
  • Oreo
  • Prince
  • Princess
  • Riley
  • Rocco
  • Romeo
  • Sandy
  • Silky
  • Sunny
  • Tanner
  • Tanner
  • Terry
  • Tucker
  • Winnie

Food-Based Silky Terrier Names

Sometimes, inspiration comes in the most unlikely of places. If your Silky Terrier has a luscious brown coat reminiscent of chocolate, naming them after a confectionary item is a great place to start. If they are bubbly, bright, and always willing to please, a cute name that reflects this can be found while searching the pantry or refrigerator. Looking for food-based names is always lots of fun.

  • Beans
  • Biscuit
  • Blondie
  • Bonbon
  • Brownie
  • Caramel (or Carmel)
  • Cheddar
  • Cherry
  • Clove
  • Cocoa
  • Fudge
  • Ginger
  • Mochi
  • Muffin
  • Nutmeg
  • Oats
  • Olive
  • Pancake
  • Peach
  • Peanut
  • Pepper
  • Pistachio
  • Porter
  • Pumpkin
  • Sage
  • Sherry
  • Skittle
  • Sprout
  • Taco
  • Waffles

Names For Boy Silky Terriers

Silky terrier
Image Credit: Mouskie, Shutterstock

While almost all of the names on our list can be used for dogs of any sex without raising any eyebrows, sometimes a traditional, gendered name feels right. There are many names for male dogs, but we’ve gathered the ones that seem most fitting for the soft and shining Silky Terrier.

  • Ace
  • Apollo
  • Archie
  • Atlas
  • Axel
  • Banjo
  • Baxter
  • Beau
  • Blue
  • Charlie
  • Cooper
  • Dash
  • Dexter
  • Digger
  • Duke
  • Flynn
  • Frank
  • Freddie
  • Gabe
  • Genesis
  • Gus
  • Ivan
  • Jet
  • Kazooie
  • Leo
  • Lucky
  • Luka
  • Major
  • Nemo
  • Noah
  • Oakley
  • Ollie
  • Oscar
  • Paco
  • Pongo
  • Robin
  • Rocky
  • Tailor
  • Widget
  • Zeus

Names For Girl Silky Terriers

Silky terrier surrounded by spring flowers
Image By: jaana eleftheriou, Shutterstock

Like the boy names, some titles for female Silky Terriers can be used for either sex, but if you have a little princess on your hands who needs a girly name to serve her well, you’ll find the most befitting ones on this list.

  • Amy
  • Ash
  • Baby
  • Bebe
  • Diamond
  • Dolce
  • Duchess
  • Ella
  • Faith
  • Goldie
  • Grace
  • Hazel
  • Holly
  • Honey
  • Lacey
  • Lady
  • Lexi
  • Lily
  • Lucy
  • Maddie
  • Mia
  • Misty
  • Molly
  • Nellie
  • Paris
  • Rose
  • Rosie
  • Roxy
  • Sadie
  • Samantha
  • Skye
  • Sonny
  • Sophie
  • Sparkle
  • Star
  • Tilly
  • Tinkerbell
  • Willow
  • Winnie
  • Zelda

Silky Terrier Names Based on Personality

Big, small, outgoing, or timid dogs have personalities just as rich and varied as we do, and this is true for the Silky Terrier, too. While the breed has its predictable traits, such as tenaciousness, each dog will have something extra special about them that can make for an excellent name.

  • Biggie
  • Bonnie
  • Clifford
  • Dude
  • General
  • Major
  • Silly
  • Squirt
  • Sunny
  • Tiny

Silky Terrier Names Based on Appearance

Australian silky terrier
Image By: SubertT, Shutterstock

The Silky Terrier has a shining, flowing coat that’s beautifully conspicuous and that inspires many names. But if you’re looking for a unique name for your dog that still reflects their looks, focusing on other aspects of their beauty can give you ideas.

  • Bear
  • Bluebelle
  • Cayenne
  • Copper
  • Ember
  • Foxy
  • Maple
  • Rapunzel
  • Scarlet
  • Smokey

Final Thoughts

Finding a fitting name for your Silky Terrier can feel like a challenge, but we hope this list of 160 of the most popular and unique Silky Terrier names helps you find one that befits not only their gorgeous long hair but also their clever, quick, and brave personalities. Don’t be afraid to go bold with their name. They are small in stature but large in character, and many titles typically reserved for larger breeds seem to fit the Silky Terrier perfectly.


Featured Image Credit: Radomir Rezny, Shutterstock

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