10 Elegant but Unusual Dog Names

Not everyone like those popular dog names, some people like something soft, but elegant, such as Sofia or Isabella. They prefer a more timeless, refined moniker for their pooch.

Elegant dog names offer a perfect solution for this need; these names give a sophisticated and stylish sense to your dog. They remind us of the stage and screen, such as royal names or distinguished lineages.

Although some of the elegant dog names are very good, such as Sofia and Isabella, but many people do not like them because they are becoming increasingly popular. For those people who like elegant dog names but do not like popular dog names, we have to find something different.

In this article we listed 10 elegant dog names, they are capturing grace and elegance but they are not so popular.


Ava is a feminine name in the English language. The name is possibly derived from a Germanic name or a completely modern creation. It has also been regarded as a variant of the name Eve or Eva. In Persian, Ava means "pleasant sound", mostly associated with musical sounds.


Dylan is a Welsh male name; it means "tide" or "flow", or "song of the seas". It is usually a given name in Wales and was the most popular Welsh name given to babies in Wales in 2010.


Meaning "wealthy protector," this was the name of a king and saint. Edmund has had an enviable history, as evidenced by these quotes: "There is nobleness in the name of Edmund," says a Jane Austen character, and the poet John Keats once bemoaned, "Had my name been Edmund, I would have been more fortunate."


Ian is the Scottish version of the name John, which means "God is gracious." Today, Ian flies in formation with fellow classic British RAF pilot names, like Derek and Miles and Colin, all now certified U.S. citizens.


A Latin name meaning "favor or blessing," this name can also be found in Greek mythology. The Three Graces were goddesses of nature. Grace is one of the most luminous of names, recalling the cool elegance of Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco.


Imogen is a Shakespearean name means "innocent", it orginated as a Shakespearean printer's misspelling of the Celtic Innogen, used by him for a charming and impetuous character in one of his last plays, Cymbeline. Pronounced the British way, Imogen is as pretty and classy as it is distinctive.


Julian means "Jove's child", "belonging to Julius". Celebrities who have chosen Julian for their sons include Robert De Niro, Lisa Kudrow, Jerry Seinfeld, and Paula Patton and Robin Thicke.


Juliet means "youthful" and is Latin in origin.It is one of the most romantic names. It is the female protagonist and one of two title characters in William Shakespeare's romantic love tragedy Romeo and Juliet, the other being Romeo.


Louisa is another version of the name Louise and means "famous warrior." Louisa has many literary associations, including two Dickens novels--Hard Times and Dombey & Sons, and two by Jane Austen--Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion.


Xavier means "bright, splendid", it comes from the name of the Catholic Saint Francis Xavier, where Xavier stands for the saint's birthplace, the town of Javier in Navarre, Spain. Xavier was chosen for their sons by Donnie Wahlberg and Tilda Swinton-- as well as for the middle name of Larenz Tate's son Miles.

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