Mythology is a good source for unique dog names, including Greek mythology, Roman mythology, and Norse mythology. Here comes our selection of 13 mythical dog names
for your boy or girl puppies. These creative names come with interesting back stories, and they make good names for your beloved dogs.
Ares: The Greek god of war. He is one of the Twelve Olympians, and the son of Zeus and Hera. In Greek literature, he often represents the physical or violent and untamed aspect of war.
Artemis: the Hellenic goddess of the hunt and wilderness, she was often depicted as a huntress carrying a bow and arrows. The deer and the cypress were sacred to her.
Atlas: A mythical Titan who bore the weight of the world on his shoulders.
Callisto: A nymph of Lycaon. Transformed into a bear and set among the stars, she was the bear-mother of the Arcadians, through her son Arcas.
Hera: The daughter of the Titans Cronus and Rhea. She is married to her brother Zeus and is known as the Queen of Heaven. Hera is known as the goddess of women and marriage and some of her characteristics include her jealous and vengeful nature against Zeus's other lovers and offspring and against the mortals who cross her.
Hercules: Son of Zeus, famous for his strength and numerous far-ranging adventures.
Loki: A God in Norse mythology. Loki is the son of Farbauti and Laufey, and the brother of Helblindi and Byleistr.
Luna: One of the names of Artemis, goddess of the moon.
Nyx: A powerful goddess and the embodiment of the night.
Siren: In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.
Sirius: The god or goddess of the Dog-Star, the brightest star of the constellation Canis Major.
Sparta: The daughter of Eurotas by Clete. She was wife of Lacedaemon by whom she became the mother of Amyclas and Eurydice of Argos. The city of Sparta is said to have been named after her.
Titan: Comes from Greek mythology, where the Titans were a band of immortal, powerful giants.