Girl Dog Names Beginning with Q-R

Girl Dog Names Beginning with Q-R  |Last Updated: 08-26-2-21

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A female dog is sitting on a beach overlooking the ocean.Girl Dog Names Beginning with Q-R

Girl Dog Names Beginning with Q-R

Girl Dog Names Beginning with Q-R are divided into several sections.  You'll find the Girl names for Q and R first, then a section of great names based on Foods and Drinks, followed by names from a nature theme.

For those who enjoy naming their four-legged child after a celebrity, I won't disappoint.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to see who we found.

Cute little girl is dressed and facing the camera

Q Dog Names for Girls

Feminine names that begin with Q are far rarer than most of the others that begin with other letters of the alphabet.  For English speaking dog lovers, some of these names do not roll of the tongue as easy as Buddy or Sam.  

For someone looking for something different, though you can't go wrong

Qamra - Arabic moon

Quake - Short for Earthquake

Quanda - American - beloved companion

Quantina - American - courageous queen

Quartilla (Latin) fourth child

Quebec - City in Canada

Queen - Ruler

Queen Bee - Top Dog

Queenie - Queen

Questa - Latin - one who searches

Quigley - Irish fore one who has messy hair;  usually considered a boy name.

Quilla - Incan and English;  In mythology, goddess of the moon.

Quincy - Irish for fifth

Quinby - Scandinavian - From the Queen's estate

Quinella - Latin form of of Quintana

Quinn - German, English) Queen

R Dog Names for Girls

Rachel - Hebrew - Innocent lamb

Rada - Rose or Joy

Radar - A boy or girl dog name for a dog with excellent hearing

Radia - Happy or Pleased

Rae - Hebrew, short for Rachel; also Raea meaning Lamb

Rafa - A tender hearted girl

Ragdoll - Great for a dog that loves to cuddle

Raggedy Ann - Redheaded dog

Rainbow - A girl with a colorful coat

Raina - Peaceful, Queen; Strong

Rainy - A variation from Rain meaning abundant blessings from above

Raisin- Perfect for a little black or brown colored puppy

Rali - a Spirited one

Ramona - Fighter and Guardian, good for a little watch dog

Ramsi - Variant of Ramsey, Ram's Island

Rana - Beautiful looking woman

Randee - One who is safe and protected

Randii - A beautiful goddess

Rapunzel - Great name for a long haired dog breed

Rayella - American frm of Rayln

Rayna -Hebrew - one who is pure

Raz, Razi - Hebrew - secret

Razzle (Dazzle) means confusion

Reanna - Irish - the great and sacred queen

Reba - Hebrew - form of Rebecca

Rebecca - Hebrew - one who is bound to God

Reed - English - Red haired lady

Regan - Gaelic - Born into Royalty

Reggie - English form of Regina

Regina - Latin meaning Queen

Reiko - Japanese - one who is thankful

Remy - French - from the town of Rheims

Ren - Japanese - resembling a water lily

Rena - Maiden

Rene or Reneé- French - Reborn

Renny (Ren) Japanese for water lily

Reno - from the City in Nevada

Reta -  A Pearl

Retta - Short for Margarita 

Reya - Spanish - a queenly woman

Rhea - Greek - flowing stream

Rheda - Anglo Saxon - a divine woman

Rhode - In Greek mythology, the oldest daughter of Oceanus and Helios

Rhonda - Rose

Ria - Spanish - From the river's mouth

Rica - English - Form of Frederica meaning peaceful ruler

Ricki - American form of Erika

Rida - Arabic - One who is favored by God

Rika - Swedish for ruler

Riley - Gaelic - a courageous woman

Rima - Arabic - Resembling the white antelope

Rin - Japanese - a pleasant companion

Ripley - a dog with a lot of surprises

Rita - Spanish - form of Margarita meaning resembling a pearl

Riva -Hebrew and French - Form of Rebecca

Roberta Feminine form of Robert; one who is bright with fame

Robyn - English form of Roberta

Rochel - Hebrew and French form of Rochelle

Rocket - Good name for a fast little girl

Rockette - Dog that likes to dance

Roja - Spanish - Red headed girl

Rolanda - Old German, Famed Land

Roma - Italian - from Rome

Romhilda - German a glorious battle girl

Romney - Welsh - winding river

Ronda - Night patrol; night watcher

Ronee or Ronie or Roni - Short for Veronica

Rong - Chinese - A glorious woman

Rookie - Someone new

Rory - Gaelic - Red Queen

Rosa - Rose

Rosalie - Italian - Of the Rose Garden

Rosalyn - Graceful Rose

Roseanna - Graceful Rose

Rose - Greek - Resembling the flower

Rowan - Gaelic - of the red berry tree

Rowdy - American - a spirited girl

Rowena - Welsh and German - one who is slender

Roxanne - Persian - Born with the morning's first light

Roxie, Roxy - Persian form of Roxann

Roza - Slavic form of Rosa

Rubi - French  form of Ruby

Rue - Greek - from the medicinal herb

Runa - Scandinavian - Feminine form of Rune

Rusty - American - a red haired girl

Ruth or Ruthie - Hebrew - a trusted companion

Rylee - Irish;  form of Riley

Nature Inspired Girl Dog Names Beginning with Q - R

From animal and plant names to precious stones, dog names inspired by nature are very popular.  If you don't see what you like on this list, check out our extensive nature inspired dog names for more ideas.

An American robin is perched on a tree of red berries.An American Robin

Quasar (a celestial object emitting large amounts of energy) 

Raven - Good for a black dog

Ravenna - Also a large black bird, good for a black dog

Rigel (the brightest star in the constellation Orion)







Girl Dog Names Beginning with Q-R Based on Food and Drinks

Any food loving dog would love a dog name based on food.  Do you know any dogs that love food?  Or should I say, have you ever met any dog that didn't love food?  Here's a few to get your creative juices flowing.

A plate of Mexican Quesadillas; Quesadilla is suggested as a dog name beginning with the letter QQuesidilla



Radish - Good for a red dog














Girl Dog Names Beginning with Q-R based on Celebrities

Rachel - Rachel McAdams - Actress

Rachel - Rachel Hannah Weisz - Actress

Rachelle -  Rachelle Lefevre -Actress

Rashida - Rashida Jones - Actres

Raven - Raven-Symoné - Actress

Rebecca - Rebecca De Mornay - Actress

Rebecca - Rebecca Romijn - Actress

Reese - Reese Witherspoon - Actress

Regina - Regina Hall - Actress

Regina - Regina King - Actress

Rebel -  Rebel Wilson - Actress

Renée - Renée Zellweger - Actress

Renee - Renee Olstead - Actress

Rihanna - Actress

Rita -  Rita Ora - Actress

Robin - Robin Tunney - Actress

Rooney - Rooney Mara - Actress

Rosamund - Rosamund Pike - Actress

Rosario - Rosario Dawson - Actress

Rose - Rose McGowan - Actress

Rose - Rose Byrne - Actress

Ruby -  Ruby Rose - Actress

Rutina - Rutina Wesley - Actress

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Having lived with dogs and cats most of her life, Janice served as a veterinary technician for ten years in Maryland and twelve years as a Shih Tzu dog breeder in Ohio.

Her education includes undergraduate degrees in Psychology with a minor in biology, Early Childhood Education, and Nursing, and a master's in Mental Health Counseling.

She is a lifelong learner, a dog lover, and passionate about the welfare of animals. Her favorite breed for over 50 years has been the Shih Tzu, but she has also lived with Poodles, Maltese, Yorkshire Terriers, Beagles, English Bulldogs, Carin Terriers, and a Cocker Spaniel.

When not writing, reading, and researching dog-related topics, she likes to spend time with her eight Shih Tzu dogs, husband, and family, as well as knitting and crocheting. She is also the voice behind Miracle Shih Tzu and Smart-Knit-Crocheting

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