Pronunciation: [An]

Gender: Female

Meaning: Peace

Origin: Chinese

Famous Dogs Named An

Zoltan: Doberman Pinscher seen in the 1978 film Zoltan, Hound of Dracula.

Zanjeer: A Labrador Retriever who served as a detection dog with the Mumbai Police.

Zander: A 70-pound (32 kg), approximately 7-year-old Samoyed-husky mix who escaped his home and traveled more than two “hard miles” to arrive at a hospital in an area where he had never been.

Yankee Poodle: A Poodle from the comic strip Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew, a.k.a. Rova Barkitt of Follywood.

Yakee A Dangerous Liaison: A Pekingese that was Best in Show at Crufts in 2003.

Willie Bean: A Golden Retriever, was the focus of several political satires during 2008.

White Fang: A dog from The Soupy Sales Show, regarded as "The Biggest and Meanest Dog in the USA".

White Fang: The main character of the book White Fang, and he is three-quarters wolf and one-quarter dog.

Weederman: Part of the Mr. Boffo comic strip by Joe Martin.

Wanda: The Yellow Retriever Lab cross, guide dog to Mhairi Thurston.

Vivian: Dog in the comic strip Cathy by Cathy Guisewite.

Truman: Siberian Husky, one of the eight snow dogs in the 2006 adventure movie Eight Below.

Titan: A Great Dane who was previously recognised as the world's tallest dog.

Tango: A Golden Retriever, stars as Bailey in the film Bailey's Billion$.

Swansea Jack: Rescued people from Swansea bay and the River Tawe.

Swan Sea Jack: Black Retriever dog famous for saving the lives of many people in the town of Swansea. He was awarded many prizes for his bravery including ‘Dog of the Century’ award.

Susan: Pembroke Corgi owned by Queen Elizabeth II. All of Queen Elizabeth's corgis descended from Susan.

Space Canine Patrol Agents: A dog from DC Comics.

Sergeant Stubby: A Boston bull terrier, the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be nominated for rank and then promoted to sergeant through combat.[69] He was also a mascot at Georgetown University.

Sergeant Kemlo "Hyperdog" Caesar: Doberman dog from the comic strip Top 10.

Seaman: Meriwether Lewis's Newfoundland that accompanied the Lewis and Clark expedition across the northwestern USA from 1804–1806.

Santa's Little Helper: The pet greyhound of the Simpson family in the animation The Simpsons.

Santa Paws: Golden Retriver, the star in the 2009 movie Santa Buddies.

Sandy: Annie's dog known for saying "arf" in the comic strip Little Orphan Annie.

Samantha: German Shepherd dog from the book I am Legend that later was made into film.

Sallie Ann Jarrett: Civil War mascot of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry regiment, whose bronze statue is part of the regimental monument at Gettysburg.

Ruff Ruffman: Began in 2006 a game show dog host was established with the help of PBS Kids the network launched a new brand called PBS Kids GO!.

Roxanne: A dog from the animation Goofy Movie.

Rifleman Khan: A German Shepherd that won the Dickin Medal for bravery.

Rantanplan: Hound dog from the comic strip Lucky Luke.

Paul Anka: Polish Lowland Sheepdog, part of the TV series Gilmore Girls.

Pansy: English Mastiff dog from the book Burke.

Old Dan: Redbone Coonhound dog from the book Where the Red Fern Grows.

New Brian: A minor character Border Collie in the animation Family Guy, who intended to replace Brian in the episode "The Man with Two Brians".

Nana: Border Collie, one of the dogs in the film Snow Dogs.

Nana: A St. Bernard dog owned by the Darling family and the children's nursemaid in the animation Peter Pan.

Nana: Newfoundland dog from the book Peter Pan.

Mr. Peanut Butter: An anthropomorphic Labrador Retriever who is BoJack's former sitcom rival and Diane's boyfriend in the animation BoJack Horseman.

Marc Antony: A burly bulldog from the animation Feed the Kitty that is usually brown with a tan belly and black ears, though his coloration varies in few shorts.

Manchu: Alice Roosevelt's small black Pekingese, was a gift from the last Empress of China.

Man Ray: A Weimaraner who belonged to William Wegman, was often photographed by his photographer owner.

Loukanikos: A dog who has been present at nearly every recent protest in Athens, Greece, in the last few years.

Little Ann: Redbone Coonhound dog from the book Where the Red Fern Grows.

Kashtanka: A dog from the book Kashtanka.

Kabang: A shepherd mix Aspin from Zamboanga City, Philippines who became famous when she saved two children from a potentially fatal motorcycle crash.

Just Nuisance: The only dog to have been officially enlisted in the Royal Navy, was buried with full military honours upon his death in 1944.

Jonathan: A Husky, is the University of Connecticut's mascot, and is named after the state of Connecticut's first governor.

Jean: The Vitagraph Dog, screen's first leading canine to have her name in the film title; starred in movies from 1908 to 1913.

Ivanna: London Tipton's Pomeranian dog in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

Huan: Wolfhound dog from the book The Silmarillion, companion of Valinor, friend and helper of Beren and Lúthien.

Famous People Named An

Zoran Jolevski is the current Minister of Defense for the Republic of Macedonia and a former diplomat.

Zinedine Zidane is one of greatest all-time soccer players that the world has witnessed.

Yip Man was the famous martial arts trainer known for establishing the first Wing Chun training school and teaching the likes of Bruce Lee.

Yiannis Boutaris is currently the mayor of Thessaloniki, the second largest city of Greece.

Yanka Kupala was a Belarusian nationalist poet, who is famous for his poem ‘Ад сэрца’ (‘From the Heart’).

Yane Sandanski was one among the leaders of the ‘Internal Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Organization’.

Wyclef Jean is a Grammy Award-winning, American-Haitian singer-songwriter and rapper.

Wolfgang Puck is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur and the founder of Wolfgang Puck Companies.

William Tubman was the 19th President of Liberia.

William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier who rose to the rank of General during the American Civil war.

William Randolph Hearst was an American newspaper publisher.

William M. Branham was a renowned American Christian minister.

William Jennings Bryan was a famous American politician.

William Cullen Bryant is best remembered as the romantic poet and editor of New York Evening Post.

Will Durant was an American writer, historian and philosopher, best known for his work ‘The Story of Civilization’.

Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter, popularly recalled in the art world as the Father of Abstract Art.

Wangari Maathai was an environmentalist who won the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize Award.

Walter Lippmann was an American writer and reporter, who was one of the first to come up with the concept of the ‘Cold War’.

Walt Whitman was an American poet, journalist and humanist.

Viswanathan Anand is a five time winner of the World Chess Championship.

Vincent van Gogh was a legendary Dutch painter.

Vanilla Ice is an American rapper famous for hit single ‘Ice Ice Baby’.

Vanessa Paradis is a French singer, actress and model.

Vanessa Lynn Williams is an accomplish American singer, actress and a former model.

Vanessa Carlton is a singer-songwriter who rose to fame with her debut single ‘A Thousand Miles’.

Upendranath Brahmachari was a renowned Indian scientist and a prominent medical practitioner of his era.

Tunku Abdul Rahman was the first Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Truman Capote is a celebrated author who hails from the United States and is known for his books like ‘In Cold Blood’.

Traian Băsescu is considered as a formidable political entity in Romania and the two-time President continues to work for betterment of the nation.

Tracy Chapman is an American singer and a songwriter.

Townes Van Zandt was an American singer and songwriter.

Tove Jansson is a famous painter, writer-illustrator and cartoonist known for creating the Moomin series of children books and cartoon characters.

Tony Tan is the current and seventh president of Singapore.

Tom Landry was an American football player and a coach who was known for bringing in new techniques and formations in football.

Tom Clancy was an American bestselling author and historian known for his detailed storytelling.

Tim Duncan is a basketball player who is regarded as one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history.

Thomas Mann was a Nobel Prize winning German novelist, short story writer, and philanthropist.

Thomas Jane is an actor cum comic book writer whose best work is considered to be his role in ‘Boogie Nights’.

Thomas Friedman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, columnist and writer.

Tessa Sanderson was a famous sports personality, Tessa Sanderson, the first black women to win an Olympic gold and has founded a charitable sports training center.

Tertullian was an early Christian author who was a very prominent apologist of his times.

Syngman Rhee was the first president of South Korea.

Swami Vivekananda was the chief disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, and was responsible for awakening India spiritually.

Svetlana Boginskaya is a former Soviet/Unified Team/Belarusian gymnast who was famously known as the ‘Goddess of Gymnastics’.

Suze Orman is an American television host, financial advisor, author and motivational speaker, famous for her ‘The Suze Orman Show’ on CNBC.

Susan Sontag is an American critical essayist, cultural analyst, novelist, political activist, filmmaker and playwright of international repute.

Surin Pitsuwan is a Thai politician and diplomat.

Suleyman Rustam was a 20th century poet, playwright and public figure of Soviet Azerbaijan.

Subhas Chandra Bose is one of the prominent Indian Nationalist leader who gave his life for India’s freedom from British rule.

Stevie Ray Vaughan was an American guitarist, musician, singer and songwriter and the founding member of the band ‘Double Trouble’.

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