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100+ Shiba Inu Names For Your Perfect Puppy

Shiba Inu names are very interesting.

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Shiba means “brushwood” and Inu means "dog". They are the smallest of the six spitz breeds of Japan. Shiba Inus are intelligent, independent, and happy dogs that have a bright and alert face. Usually 13 to 16 inches long, they were originally bred for hunting. Today, they have become extremely popular in the West. If you like this list, you can check out other articles from Kidadl, like bulldog names or fun dog names.

Male Shiba Inu Names

A Japanese Shibu Inu name recognizes the rich and storied history of the breed. Check out these names perfect for a male Shiba Inu.

1. Aki, which means “bright” or “autumn”, an adorable name for a dog.

2. Akira, which means “bright” or “clear”, a delightful name for your amazing pet.

3. Daiki, which means “great nobility” exudes your dog’s nature.

4. Haruki, which means “shining sun” will make your dog stand out.

5. Harutob, which means “sun flying”, a cute name for your dog.

6. Hinata, which means “sunflower” will definitely suit your dog.

7. Hiro, which means “generous”, the perfect name for your beautiful dog.

8. Hiroshi, which means “generous” speaks about the unselfish love of a dog.

9. Hitoshi, which means “motivated”, a beautiful name.

10. Ichiro, which means “first son”, the perfect dog name for people who don’t have kids.

11. Itsuki, which means “timber trees” will suit your dog perfectly.

12. Jiro, which means “second son”, a great dog name if you already have another dog.

13. Katashi, which means “firm”, a great name.

14. Kenichi, which means “strong and healthy first son” will suit your dog.

15. Kenji, which means “strong, healthy second son” is the perfect name for your dog.

16. Kenta, which means “large, strong, healthy”, a great name for a Shiba Inu.

17. Kichiro, which means "lucky son" is one of the best Japanese names for dogs.

18. Kiyoshi, which means "purity" will suit your innocent dog.

19. Kouta, which means "great peace" is among the cutest Shiba Inu dog names.

20. Kyo, which means "cooperation" is among the most popular Japanese dog names.

21. Masaaki, which means "pleasing brightness" will suit your cute Shiba Inus.

22. Masashi, which means "righteous aspiration" works well for Shiba Inus dogs.

23. Masaki, which means "great timber tree" is an adorable name for a Shiba Inu.

24. Masato, which means "righteous" will suit your white Shiba Inu dog well.

25. Masumi, which means "true clarity" is a great name for a puppy Shiba Inu.

26. Nao, which means "honest" is an adorable name for a Shiba Inu dog.

27. Naoki, which means "honest timber tree" is a name that suits Shibas dogs well.

28. Nori, which means "to rule" is an adorable name for Shiba Inu puppies.

29. Noriob, which means "lawful man" is a great name for a Shiba dog.

30. Osamu, which means "disciplined" will work well for your well-behaved dog.

31. Ren, which means "lotus/love" is an endearing dog name.

32. Riku, which means "land" will work well for your adorable dog

33. Rikuto, which means "person of land" is an interesting name for a dog.

34. Ryo, which means "cool and refreshing" is an unusual and popular dog name.

35. Shinji, which means "true second son" is one of the best Shiba Inu names.

36. Shinobu, which means "endurance" is among the popular Shiba Inu names.

37. Susumo, which means "proceed" will suit your dog perfectly.

38. Taichi, which means "large first son" is the perfect name for your first dog.

39. Taiki, which means "shine" is an adorable name for Shiba Inus puppies.

40. Takahiro, which means "nobility" is the perfect name for a Shiba Inu.

41. Takashi, which means "noble" is among the best Shiba Inu names.

42. Takumi, which means "artisan" is an adorable name for your dog.

43. Taro, which means "large son" is a cute name you can use for your dog.

44. Toshi, which means "wise" suits your dog well.

45. Toshiaski, which means "advantageous light" is a great name for your dog.

46. Yamato, which means "great harmony" is an exceptional name for your dog.

47. Yasushi, which means "peaceful" will suit your calm and quiet dog.

48. Yori, which means "trust" perfectly refers to the trustworthy nature of your dog.

49. Youta, which means "great sunlight" is a great name for your dog.

50. Yoshio, which means "joyful life" is the perfect name for your dog.

51. Yoshiro, which means "righteous son" suits Shibas well.

52. Yuki, which means "happiness" is the perfect name for a white dog.

53. Yukio, which means "blessed hero" suits a dog well.

Shiba Inu names have great meanings.

Female Shiba Inu Names

A female Shiba Inu dog can sometimes be aloof and doesn’t like to be cuddled. Bright and beautiful, check out these names for a female Shiba Inu.

54. Aiko, which means "child of love" is among the most adorable Shiba Inu names.

55. Airi, which means "love jasmine" works well for a dog.

56. Akemi, which means "bright beautiful" will suit your adorable dog.

57. Akiko, which means "bright child" is a cute dog name.

58. Akira, which means "bright/clear" suits a dog well.

59. Asami, which means "morning beauty" is an endearing name.

60. Chika, which means "scatter flowers" is an adorable name.

61. Emiko, which means "beautiful blessing child" is the perfect dog name.

62. Eri, which means "blessed prize" is a cute dog name.

63. Hanako, which means "flower child" will work best for a Shiba Inu mix.

64. Haru, which means "spring" will remind you of nature's beauty.

65. Haruko, which means "spring child" is an adorable Shiba Inu name.

66. Haruna, which means "spring vegetables" is among the most unusually interesting names.

67. Hideko, which means "child of excellence" will work best for Shiba Inu mixes.

68. Hikari, which means "light" is a charming dog name.

69. Hiro, which means "generous" is among the most popular Shiba Inu dog names.

70. Hiroko, which means "generous child" works well for a female Shiba Inu.

71. Hiromi, which means "generous beauty" is among the best Japanese names for a dog.

72. Hisako, which means "child of long life" is a cute dog name.

73. Hotaru, which means "firefly" is an uncommon dog name.

74. Hitomi, which means "pupil of the eye" is an interesting name.

75. Honoka, which means "harmony flower" is a charming name.

76. Hoshiko, which means "star child" is among the best Shiba Inu names.

77. Hoshi, which means "star" will suit your dog well.

78. Kamiko, which means "superior child" is among the most adorable names for a dog.

79. Katsumi, which means "victorious beauty" perfectly sums up your dog’s beauty.

80. Kazuko, which means "child of harmony" is a cute dog name.

81. Kazumi, which means "harmonious beauty" is an endearing name.

82. Keiko, which means "blessed child" suits a dog perfectly.

83. Kiko, which means "be glad" is a beautiful name.

84. Kimi, which means "noble" is an adorable name for a dog.

85. Kimiko, which means "empress child" will suit your black and tan dog well.

86. Kiyomi, which means "pure beauty" is the perfect name.

87. Kumiko, which means "long-time beautiful child" is a great name.

88. Kyoko, which means "respectful child" is a cute name for a dog.

89. Mai, which means "dance" is a short and sweet name.

90. Maiko, which means "child of dance" is an interesting name for a dog.

91. Maki, which means "true hope" will reflect your dog's nature well.

92. Mariko, which means "true village child" is an unusual and interesting name.

93. Michiko, which means "beautiful wise child" suits a dog well.

94. Midori, which means "green" is a weird but adorable name for a dog.

95. Mieko, which means "beautiful blessing child" is an endearing name.

96. Mika, which means "beautiful fragrance" is a cute name for a dog.

97. Miku, which means "beautiful sky" is as adorable as your dog.

98. Mio, which means "beautiful cherry blossom" is a short and sweet name.

99. Misaki, which means "beautiful blossom" is an adorable name.

100. Mitsuko, which means "child of light" is a delightful name for a dog.

101. Miyako, which means "beautiful night child" suits a black Shiba Inu well.

Shiba Inu dog names are adorable.

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