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
33
Adina
Good
Neutral
38
Adori
Sweet
Neutral
48
Akuna
To follow/know
Neutral
45
Algona
Mountain
Neutral
26
Alinta
Flame
Neutral
57
Alkina
The moon
Neutral
49
Alkira
Very nice
Neutral
40
Alkooelie
Nice
Neutral
32
Allira
Girl/daughter
Neutral
44
Aminya
Quiet
Neutral
42
Aragoon
Shield
Neutral
36
Arkoola
Hair
Neutral
25
Arrunga
Calm
Neutral
35
Aruma
Happy
Neutral
35
Babaneek
Mother
Neutral
12
Baggarook
Female
Neutral
23
Bakali
Quick
Neutral
41
Balamara
Morning star
Neutral
31
Ballima
Distant
Neutral
23
Barnawartha
Deaf and dumb
Neutral
13
Battiri
Hard/rough
Neutral
29
Beebeethung
Red
Neutral
23
Beelara
Good
Neutral
28
Beeruk
Summer
Neutral
18
Bellata
Throwing stick
Neutral
14
Benaroon
Black butt
Neutral
30
Birruna
Dangerous
Neutral
20
Boorrinn
Dark
Neutral
17
Booyung
Stranger
Neutral
17
Bowral
Pleasant
Neutral
17
Burnu
Great warrior
Neutral
49
Carbethon
Cheerful
Neutral
15
Carbool
Tall
Neutral
22
Coolah
Angry
Neutral
20
Coolgah
Ears
Neutral
17
Cuballa
Dog
Neutral
44
Cumburrie
Long distance
Neutral
22
Dameeli
Affection
Neutral
25
Dandaloo
Pretty
Neutral
24
Dandarbong
Very pretty
Neutral
12
Dirrung
Teeth
Neutral
15
Dungoora
Stranger
Neutral
8
Duri
To crawl
Neutral
16
Echunga
Close by
Neutral
13
Euyanee
To keep still
Neutral
12
Gilgandra
Walking alone
Neutral
13
Goomama
Snow
Neutral
12
Gunoondi
Cold
Neutral
13
Gunya
Shelter
Neutral
14
Jamberoo
Track
Neutral
14
Junee
Speak to me
Neutral
22
Jungira
Full
Neutral
13
Kahiba
Active
Neutral
22
Kalili
To go away
Neutral
17
Kalkari
To wait
Neutral
14
Kambora
Sweet
Neutral
41
Karani
Duck
Neutral
19
Karawi
Big
Neutral
17
Karie
Traveller
Neutral
28
Karobean
Together
Neutral
20
Karroon
Deformed
Neutral
14
Killara
Always there
Neutral
57
Koobala
Sleep
Neutral
12
Koolmurra
Shield
Neutral
15
Koongun
Scorpion
Neutral
13
Koorulka
Ear
Neutral
14
Kuparu
Young one
Neutral
20
Kuranna
Thunder
Neutral
31
Kutterbul
Wonderful
Neutral
13
Loomal
Sleep
Neutral
15
Loongana
Swift
Neutral
16
Maliki
Dingo
Neutral
47
Mannara
Slowly
Neutral
13
Mering
Earth
Neutral
11
Merrigul
Many dogs
Neutral
14
Milluna
Racing
Neutral
11
Mirambeena
Welcome
Neutral
7
Mitamit
Speed
Neutral
12
Mitta Mitta
Impassable
Neutral
12
Moora-moora
Good spirit
Neutral
28
Moorelli
Thirsty
Neutral
12
Mooroon
Fat
Neutral
7
Munana
Old
Neutral
10
Nalara
Moving
Neutral
17
Narcoonah
Seeing
Neutral
7
Neelong
Bone
Neutral
5
Nerang
Little
Neutral
15
Nerndoa
Teeth
Neutral
11
Nindathana
Ours
Neutral
8
Noogaleek
Belonging to me
Neutral
16
Noorai
Walk
Neutral
19
Nunkerie
Beautiful
Neutral
23
Okaringo
Asleep
Neutral
7
Ooliekirra
New
Neutral
7
Ooriboo
Distant
Neutral
5
Palari
Different
Neutral
14
Pappalya
Young one
Neutral
11
Parpae
Mother
Neutral
11
Parpinga
Father
Neutral
12

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