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370+ Dog Names Starting With T for Your Terrific Pup

Ed Malaker

By Ed Malaker

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Getting a new dog can be a fun and exciting experience, but many people struggle with finding a name. While it’s common to pick the first thing that comes to mind, it’s often better to think about it until you come up with something that really fits your new pet.

If you need help, keep reading for a list of dog names that all start with the letter T. We also provide tips and tricks to come up with a name from scratch, to help make the process easier.

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How to Choose a Dog Name

  • Watch your dog for a few days to observe their behavior, temperament, and unique characteristics. A name that reflects your dog’s personality can be a great fit.
  • Short names are easier for you and your dog to remember and use in training. One or two syllables work best.
  • Avoid names that sound like commands or other words that you use frequently. Names that sound similar to those of family members or frequent words in your household can lead to confusion for your dog.
  • Say the name out loud a few times to see how it feels when you call your dog. It’s also a good idea to pay attention to your dog’s reaction to it.
  • Ensure that the name is easy to pronounce and understand, especially for others who will interact with your dog, such as vet technicians and groomers.
  • Discuss potential names with your family or close friends for additional ideas and opinions.
  • It can be helpful to research the popularity of the name, especially if you want a unique name. If the name is too common, you might hear other dogs with the same name in the park or on the trail.
  • Choose a name that your dog can grow into, as a name suitable for a puppy might not be as fitting for an adult dog.
  • Take your time when selecting a name. It’s okay to wait a while to get to know your dog’s personality better before making a final decision.

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Traditional Dog Names Starting With T

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These are tried-and-true classics! Male, female, and gender-neutral names are all included here.

  • Tabby
  • Tabitha
  • Talia
  • Tally
  • Tadpole
  • Tammy
  • Tanya
  • Taps
  • Tanya
  • Tara
  • Tanner
  • Taylor
  • Tatum
  • T-Bone
  • Ted
  • Teddy
  • Terry
  • Teresa
  • Terrence
  • Thaddeus
  • Theodore
  • Thomas
  • Tim
  • Timmy
  • Tino
  • Timi
  • Tiny
  • Toby
  • Todd
  • Tito
  • Tita
  • Tito
  • Tobi
  • Tia
  • Titus
  • Titan
  • Tom
  • Tommy
  • Toni
  • Travis
  • Trevor
  • Trey
  • Troy
  • Tucker
  • Trudy
  • Turner
  • Tyler

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Trendy Dog Names Starting With T

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Do you want something off the beaten path? Try these “T” names on for size!

  • Taiki
  • Taki
  • Tabsi
  • Tako
  • Tarek
  • Tarra
  • Targa
  • Tazer
  • Tatoo
  • Tattoo
  • Tav
  • Teardrop
  • Teaser
  • Techno
  • Teti
  • Tetumo
  • Thai
  • Thaya
  • Thea
  • Tilly
  • Tiffi
  • Tiffy
  • Tirami
  • Tizian
  • Tizz
  • Tom-Tom
  • Topas
  • Topaz
  • Torque
  • Trekkie
  • Treu
  • Triga
  • Trolly
  • Tundra
  • Turbo
  • Turingo
  • Turkey
  • Tylos
  • Tyras
  • Tyrel
  • Tyron

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Male Dog Names Starting With T

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If you want a name that is specifically for your male dog, check out the following ones that all start with T.

  • Tackle
  • Tagg
  • Taki
  • Taira
  • Takko
  • Talos
  • Tamanto
  • Tamaro
  • Tank
  • Tarek
  • Targus
  • Tarragon
  • Tascho
  • Tasko
  • Tastor
  • Tatonga
  • Taurus
  • Tac
  • Tax
  • Ted
  • Teddy
  • Teeny
  • Tenno
  • Terrence
  • Tex
  • Teti
  • Thaddeus
  • Theo
  • Theodore
  • Theon
  • Theron
  • Thor
  • Thorin
  • Thorlo
  • Thoron
  • Tiasso
  • Tibo
  • Tibor
  • Tibsy
  • Ticoto
  • Tigger
  • Tim
  • Timber
  • Timberwolf
  • Timon
  • Tinman
  • Tino
  • Tio
  • Tipper
  • Titus
  • Tizian
  • Tobby
  • Tokey
  • Tom
  • Toma
  • Tomjay
  • Tommy
  • Tompson
  • Toni
  • Tonka
  • Tonto
  • Torac
  • Torax
  • Torbo
  • Toro
  • Tracker
  • Tramp
  • Trapper
  • Travek
  • Travis
  • Trekkie
  • Trent
  • T-Rex
  • Trey
  • Triado
  • Trooper
  • Trout
  • Troy
  • Trucker
  • Truxi
  • Tubby
  • Tucker
  • Tusk
  • Ty
  • Turner
  • Tyras
  • Tyrell
  • Tyrone
  • Tyrus
  • Tyson

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Female Dog Names Starting With T

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If you want a classically feminine name for your female dog, read on for a few ideas that start with T.

  • Tahia
  • Tallulah
  • Talia
  • Talua
  • Tally
  • Tamira
  • Tana
  • Tanika
  • Tarra
  • Tasha
  • Tascha
  • Tass
  • Tatjana
  • Taz
  • Tessa
  • Tess
  • Teresa
  • Terra
  • Tessin
  • Thea
  • Thora
  • Thyra
  • Tinkerbell
  • Tilia
  • Till
  • Tinkatink
  • Tirza
  • Tisa
  • Tita
  • Tirana
  • Tootsie
  • Tootsie Roll
  • Tory
  • Traudl
  • Trinchen
  • Trinket
  • Trischa
  • Tschuna
  • Tulip
  • Tumble
  • Tumbleweed
  • Trulla
  • Twiggy
  • Tyra

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Cute Dog Names Starting With T

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These T names are for any dog that’s just too adorable for words!

  • Taffy
  • Tabs
  • Tadpole
  • Tally
  • Taiki
  • Tammy
  • Tana
  • Tansy
  • Teacup
  • Teddy Bear
  • Teeny
  • Tia
  • Thimble
  • Tibs
  • Tico
  • Tilly
  • Tiffi
  • Tiffy
  • Tilly
  • Tinsel
  • Tito
  • Tiny
  • Toddy
  • Tita
  • Tizzy
  • Tootsie
  • Tootsie Roll
  • Trampi
  • Tripp
  • Trixi
  • Trixie
  • Tschibo
  • Trusty
  • Tschuna
  • Tubbleweed
  • Trulla
  • Twinkle
  • Twinky
  • Twinny
  • Twiggy

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Big Dog Names Starting With T

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If you’ve got a large pup that needs an equally impressive name, check out these titan monikers.

  • Talon
  • Talos
  • Tank
  • Targa
  • Targus
  • Tarzan
  • Terminator
  • Thunder
  • Timber
  • Timberwolf
  • Titan
  • Tobby
  • Tornado
  • Trojan
  • Turbo
  • Trucker
  • Tusk

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Small Dog Names Starting With T

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You may want your tiny pup to have a name that suits their stature. Here are a few that all start with T.

  • Tabby
  • Taffy
  • Taiki
  • Taki
  • Tabsi
  • Tami
  • Tani
  • Tara
  • Tarek
  • Tass
  • Taz
  • Teacup
  • Teaser
  • Tenno
  • Tessino
  • Tetumo
  • Thai
  • Thaya
  • Thea
  • Tinkaton
  • Tic-Tac
  • Tiffi
  • Tiffy
  • Tiny
  • Tio
  • Tipper
  • Tomma
  • Trampi
  • Trinchen
  • Trischa
  • Tubbo
  • Truxi
  • Tubby
  • Twix
  • Tweety

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Unique Dog Names Starting With T

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If you’re searching for that perfect T name and want something that’s a bit outside of the box, read on for a few ideas!

  • Talaha
  • Tamilou
  • Tamino
  • Tao
  • Taos
  • Tarantula
  • Tatters
  • Taser
  • Tastor
  • Teufel
  • Tex
  • Thabita
  • Tera
  • Tequila
  • Texus
  • Tesla
  • Theja
  • Thekla
  • Thicket
  • Thistle
  • Thompson
  • Tinsley
  • Tinni
  • Tidy
  • Till
  • Tilo
  • Tinker
  • Tinman
  • Tofu
  • Tojon
  • Tokyo
  • Tokey
  • Toppi
  • Tortillio
  • Toska
  • Toxi
  • Toxik
  • Trail
  • Tox
  • Toxik
  • Toto
  • Treasure
  • Trinket
  • Tristan
  • Troja
  • Triga
  • Trimmi
  • Trinidad
  • Tschaty
  • Truffault
  • Tundra
  • Turingo
  • Turkey
  • Tuxedo
  • Twister
  • Tylos
  • Typhoon

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Summary

There is a huge variety of dog names to choose from, and we’re sure that you can think of even more. Our favorite names beginning with the letter T include Tigger, Tank, and Tinkerbell, but you should take the time to find the right name for your pet. Consider their personality and appearance, and try out a few different ones to hear how they sound and how your dog reacts to it. Try not to choose a name that is too popular, or you might run into dogs with the same name, which can lead to confusion at the dog park. The same thing can happen if you choose a name similar to a word that you regularly use around the house.

Hopefully, this long list of T names will get your imagination fired up!

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