Aboriginal Dog Names

The Aborigines were the original inhabitants of Australia and many of Australia's landmarks and names originated from the Aboriginal language. Naming your dog after an Aboriginal word will make your dog's name more unique and memorable for you and others. Since the vast majority of people do not speak the Aboriginal dialect, we have included translations of the names below.

Since there were over 200 Aboriginal languages, this dog name list consists of names and words taken from several different Aboriginal dialects.

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Aboriginal Dog Names
NameGenderLikes
Abim
Devil/ghost
Neutral
20
Adina
Good
Neutral
21
Adori
Sweet
Neutral
23
Akuna
To follow/know
Neutral
19
Algona
Mountain
Neutral
13
Alinta
Flame
Neutral
13
Alkina
The moon
Neutral
22
Alkira
Very nice
Neutral
17
Alkooelie
Nice
Neutral
13
Allira
Girl/daughter
Neutral
14
Aminya
Quiet
Neutral
16
Aragoon
Shield
Neutral
12
Arkoola
Hair
Neutral
9
Arrunga
Calm
Neutral
11
Aruma
Happy
Neutral
15
Babaneek
Mother
Neutral
3
Baggarook
Female
Neutral
7
Bakali
Quick
Neutral
18
Balamara
Morning star
Neutral
16
Ballima
Distant
Neutral
8
Barnawartha
Deaf and dumb
Neutral
10
Battiri
Hard/rough
Neutral
12
Beebeethung
Red
Neutral
12
Beelara
Good
Neutral
11
Beeruk
Summer
Neutral
8
Bellata
Throwing stick
Neutral
7
Benaroon
Black butt
Neutral
17
Birruna
Dangerous
Neutral
8
Boorrinn
Dark
Neutral
10
Booyung
Stranger
Neutral
7
Bowral
Pleasant
Neutral
9
Burnu
Great warrior
Neutral
26
Carbethon
Cheerful
Neutral
7
Carbool
Tall
Neutral
8
Coolah
Angry
Neutral
8
Coolgah
Ears
Neutral
11
Cuballa
Dog
Neutral
22
Cumburrie
Long distance
Neutral
6
Dameeli
Affection
Neutral
15
Dandaloo
Pretty
Neutral
12
Dandarbong
Very pretty
Neutral
6
Dirrung
Teeth
Neutral
7
Dungoora
Stranger
Neutral
4
Duri
To crawl
Neutral
7
Echunga
Close by
Neutral
8
Euyanee
To keep still
Neutral
4
Gilgandra
Walking alone
Neutral
6
Goomama
Snow
Neutral
5
Gunoondi
Cold
Neutral
9
Gunya
Shelter
Neutral
8
Jamberoo
Track
Neutral
8
Junee
Speak to me
Neutral
9
Jungira
Full
Neutral
5
Kahiba
Active
Neutral
12
Kalili
To go away
Neutral
10
Kalkari
To wait
Neutral
8
Kambora
Sweet
Neutral
19
Karani
Duck
Neutral
9
Karawi
Big
Neutral
7
Karie
Traveller
Neutral
11
Karobean
Together
Neutral
8
Karroon
Deformed
Neutral
8
Killara
Always there
Neutral
25
Koobala
Sleep
Neutral
6
Koolmurra
Shield
Neutral
7
Koongun
Scorpion
Neutral
5
Koorulka
Ear
Neutral
5
Kuparu
Young one
Neutral
12
Kuranna
Thunder
Neutral
13
Kutterbul
Wonderful
Neutral
5
Loomal
Sleep
Neutral
3
Loongana
Swift
Neutral
8
Maliki
Dingo
Neutral
4
Mannara
Slowly
Neutral
4
Mering
Earth
Neutral
3
Merrigul
Many dogs
Neutral
6
Milluna
Racing
Neutral
7
Mirambeena
Welcome
Neutral
4
Mitamit
Speed
Neutral
7
Mitta Mitta
Impassable
Neutral
7
Moora-moora
Good spirit
Neutral
15
Moorelli
Thirsty
Neutral
8
Mooroon
Fat
Neutral
4
Munana
Old
Neutral
5
Nalara
Moving
Neutral
8
Narcoonah
Seeing
Neutral
3
Neelong
Bone
Neutral
3
Nerang
Little
Neutral
5
Nerndoa
Teeth
Neutral
5
Nindathana
Ours
Neutral
3
Noogaleek
Belonging to me
Neutral
6
Noorai
Walk
Neutral
6
Nunkerie
Beautiful
Neutral
11
Okaringo
Asleep
Neutral
5
Ooliekirra
New
Neutral
3
Ooriboo
Distant
Neutral
4
Palari
Different
Neutral
8
Pappalya
Young one
Neutral
5
Parpae
Mother
Neutral
5
Parpinga
Father
Neutral
3

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