Irish Dog Names – Adorable Ideas From The Emerald Isle
The Irish are known for their love of dogs. They have many different breeds of dogs such as the Terrier, the Bulldog, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi and others. However they are also famous for having some very creative dog names. There are several reasons why these dog names exist. One reason could be because the Irish breeders have a strong sense of humor.
Another reason might be due to the fact that the Irish tend to name their dogs after themselves or other family members. A third possibility is that there may be some superstitions associated with naming your dog, so it’s better not to do it at all!
There are various types of Irish dog names. Some of them include: Finnegan, Fionn, Fionnbhraidh, Finnean and others. The names are all related to the color ‘white’ or deal with a dog theme in some way. There are other types of creative names such as Oscar, Oliver, Murphy and many more. As you can see, there is no shortage of ideas when it comes to naming your new pet.
If you want, you can use some of the more traditional dog names, but in an Irish style. For example, you could name your Doberman Pinscher ‘Conor.’ This is a very traditional name that has been used in the past. However, it sounds very Irish when you say it out-loud. This should give you an idea of some of the possibilities that are available to you.
There are many advantages of using Irish dog names.
Sources & references used in this article:
- Famine and diaspora in the Emerald Isle: An Gorta Móhr: The Irish Potato Famine and its impact on Irish immigration (TL Workman – 2019 – academicarchive.snhu.edu)
- Green Sprigs From The Emerald Isle: Paddy And Bridget Stories In 19th Century Connecticut Newspapers (N Hogan – 1994 – digitalcommons.sacredheart.edu)
- From the Old to the New World: Cinematic Offers of Spiritually Recuperative Trips to the Emerald Isle (RM González Casademont – 2014 – riull.ull.es)
- Martin McDonagh: dramatist of the west (J Feeney – Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review, 1998 – JSTOR)