Unique Dog Names Inspired By Arizona

Arizona is a secret heaven of mountains, sunshine, and friendly people. It is an important part of Western United States, and its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Southern Arizona is known for its desert climate, with very hot summers and mild winters. Northern Arizona features forests of pine, Douglas fir, and spruce trees. If you live in Arizona and you would like to show your Arizona pride, do not hesitate to choose an Arizona-inspired name for your boy or girl Arizona puppies. Here comes our selection of 29 Arizona dog names, these names are all associated to Arizona.

Arizona: A beautiful name that means "silver-bearing" or "little spring."

Bryce: Bryce Canyon National Park is a super beautiful place, there is also a census-designated place with that name in Arizona.
Catalina: Catalina State Park lies adjacent to the Santa Catalina mountain range, there is also an unincorporated community in northeast Tucson. This elegant name means "pure."
Chandler: Chandler is a suburb of Phoenix in the East Valley. This name peaked in popularity in the 1990's due to the popularity of Friends.
Cruz: The Santa Cruz River is a river that flows in Southern AZ and northern Mexico.
Davis: Davis-Monthan is a United States Air Force Base in Tucson.
Douglas: Head to the Douglas Springs Trailhead in Tucson to hike a moderate 6 miles in the Rincon Mountains. Douglas fir is also a tree that grows in Northern Arizona.
Estrella: A master-planned community located in Goodyear, AZ. This name means "star."
Gilbert: A suburb of the East Valley of Phoenix, named after William "Bobby" Gilbert who provided land to the Arizona Eastern Railway in 1902.
Luke: Luke Air Force Base, located west of Phoenix, is named after Frank Luke, who was a WWI fighter pilot and the first airman to receive a Medal of Honor.
Lute: Lute Olson is an American retired basketball coach. He was most recently head coach of the University of Arizona's men's team for 25 years.
Oracle: Oracle is a census-designated place in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. The community is the location of the Biosphere 2 experiment.
Parker: Parker is the county seat of La Paz County, Arizona, United States, on the Colorado River in Parker Valley. The town was named after Ely Parker, the first Native American commissioner for the U.S. government.
Payson: The town of Payson, surrounded by Tonto National Forest, is in northern Arizona. It is a forest town with views and lakes. The name means "son of peace."
Percival: Percival Lawrence Lowell was an American businessman, author, mathematician, and astronomer who fueled speculation that there were canals on Mars. He founded the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, and formed the beginning of the effort that led to the discovery of Pluto 14 years after his death.

Phoenix: The capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Phoenix is a bird that built its own pyre and then was reborn from the ashes.
Reid: There are two great community places in Tucson: Gene C. Reid Park and Reid Park Zoo.
Rio: The name Rio can be found all over Arizona, and this name means "river" in Spanish.
Rita: The Santa Rita Mountains, southeast of Tucson, are home to Madera Canyon and Mount Hopkins.
Sam: Sir Samuel Hughes was one of the first people to move to Arizona for health reasons. A historic neighborhood and an elementary school goes by the same name.
Sedona: Sedona is a city that straddles the county line between Coconino and Yavapai counties in the northern Verde Valley region of the U.S. state of Arizona. Sedona's main attraction is its array of red sandstone formations. The formations appear to glow in brilliant orange and red when illuminated by the rising or setting sun.
Summer: Summerhaven is a charming little mountain town on top of Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Theodore: Theodore Roosevelt Lake is a large reservoir formed by Theodore Roosevelt Dam on the Salt River. It is the largest lake or reservoir located entirely within the state of Arizona.
Tucson: Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. The name Tucson mean "base of the black hill" in Spanish.
Willow: There is a cold water lake located in Northern Arizona by the name of Willow Springs Lake.
Winslow: Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Winslow achieved national fame in 1972 in the Eagles / Jackson Browne song "Take it Easy" which has the line "standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona."
Wrightson: Another tall and proud mountain near Tucson. Rising to 9,453 feet, Wrightson is the highest point in the Tucson region and is named after William Wrightson.
Xavier: Mission San Xavier del Bac is a historic Spanish Catholic mission located about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The site is also known in Tohono O'odham language as the "place where the water appears," as there were once natural springs in the area.
Zinnia: A common sight in Arizona, zinnias are shrubs with flowers of many colors.

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