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Mexican Puppy Names for a Spanish Speaking Pup

By Janice A. Jones | Last Updated 1-6-2019

If your new pup greets you with "Hola" instead of a bark, you know you need to find him a great Mexican Puppy Name.

Here's a list for all those who love the Spanish language and especially for all those great dogs who can trace their ancestry to Mexico or even other Spanish speaking countries.  

Just Who Might They Be?

Breeds of Small Dogs Originating in Spanish Speaking Countries

Peruvian Inca Orchid, or Inca Hairless Dog from PeruPeruvian Inca Orchid, or Inca Hairless Dog from Peru

Mexican Puppy Names based on Common Food and Drink Names

  • Agave - Type of sugar and ingredient in the making of Tequila 
  • Burrito - Popular Mexican food
  • Cayenne - Type of Pepper
  • Cemita - Type of Sandwich
  • Ceviche - Seafood dish made with raw fish cured in citrus juice
  • Chalupa -  Corn cups filled with a variety of meat and vegetables
  • Chai - Tea
  • Chili - Popular Mexican soup
  • Chimichanga (Chimi for short) Tex-Mex food
  • Chipotle - Type of Pepper
  • Churro - Fried dough pastry
  • Concha - Sweet bread
  • Corona - Mexican Beer
  • Enchilada - Corn tortilla stuffed with filling
  • Flan - Mexican Dessert
  • Guacamole or Guac for short - Avocado dip
  • Kahlua - Mexican Liqueur 
  • Margarita - Popular Mexican Alcoholic Drink
  • Mole - Rich sauce used in many Mexican dishes
  • Morita - Type of pepper 
  • Nacho - Tortilla chips covered with cheese and other toppings
  • Platano - Banana
  • Pozole - "hominy"
  • Queso - Cheese
  • Relleno (Chile Relleno) Pepper stuffed with cheese and fried
  • Salsa - Mexican Sauce made with tomatoes, 
  • Sangrita - Spanish type of Wine
  • Sopa - Soup
  • Taco Popular Mexican food
  • Tamale - Popular Mexican food stuffed into a corn husk
  • Tapas - Snack Food
  • Tequila - Popular Mexican Liquor

More Information about Great Mexican Cuisine can be found here.

Mexican Puppy Names Based on Place Names

  • Ameca - City in West Central Mexico
  • Campeche - State in Southeastern Mexico
  • Cancun - City on the Caribbean 
  • Cozumel - Island in the Caribbean and popular cruise ship destination.
  • Durango - City in North Central Mexico
  • Juárez - City in Northern Mexico
  • La Paz - City in Baja California
  • León - City in Central Mexico
  • Puerto Vallarta (Vallarta or something similar for a dog's name) City on the Pacific Ocean in west central Mexico
  • San Pedro - City in Northeastern Mexico
  • Silao - City in North Central Mexico
  • Sonora - State in Northwestern Mexico
  • Tabasco -  State in Southeastern Mexico
  • Tepic - City in West Central Mexico
  • TJ - Slang for Tijuana
  • Tijuana - Border city between U.S. and Mexico
  • Veracruz - State in East Central Mexico

Mexican Puppy Names:  Boy Dog Names

  • Aarón - Light Brighter
  • Adrián
  • Agustín
  • Alejo - defender
  • Alejandro
  • Alex
  • Alexander
  • Alonso
  • Álvaro
  • Andrés - Warrier
  • Ángel - Angelic
  • Antonio - Inestimable
  • Armando - bold man
  • Axel
  • Bautista
  • Bruno
  • Camilo
  • Carlos - Charles
  • Carlos - Means Man
  • Cayo - Lord
  • Celino - Heaven
  • Christian
  • Christopher
  • Cristóbal
  • Damián
  • Dante
  • Diego - Teaching
  • Dylan
  • Eduardo
  • Elías
  • Emiliano
  • Emilio
  • Emmanuel
  • Esteban
  • Facundo
  • Felipe - Friend of Horses
  • Fernando
  • Francisco
  • Franco
  • Gabriel
  • Gael
  • Gerardo
  • Hugo
  • Ian
  • Ignacio
  • Iker
  • Jacobo - Jacob
  • Javier - January
  • Jerónimo
  • Jesús
  • Joaquín - Established by God
  • Jorge - George
  • José - God will Give
  • Joshua
  • Josué
  • Juan - John
  • Julián
  • Kevin
  • Lautaro
  • Leonardo
  • Lorenzo
  • Lucas
  • Luciano
  • Luis
  • Manuel
  • Manuel
  • Mario
  • Martín
  • Mateo
  • Matías - Gift from God (Hebrew)
  • Matthew
  • Maximiliano
  • Máximo
  • Miguel
  • Miguel Ángel Who is like God
  • Nicolás
  • Pablo
  • Pedro - Peter
  • Rafael - Good has Healed
  • Raúl
  • Ricardo
  • Roberto
  • Rodrigo
  • Samuel
  • Santiago - St. James
  • Santino - 
  • Sebastián
  • Sergio
  • Simón
  • Thiago
  • Tomas - Twin
  • Valentín
  • Valentino
  • Vicente

Mexican Puppy Names:  Girl Dog Names

  • Abigail 
  • Abril 
  • Adriana 
  • Adriana 
  • Agustina 
  • Aitana 
  • Alejandra 
  • Alessandra
  • Alexa 
  • Allison 
  • Alma 
  • Amanda 
  • Amelia 
  • Ana Ana 
  • Ana 
  • Sofia 
  • Andrea 
  • Antonella 
  • Antonia 
  • Araceli 
  • Ariadna 
  • Ariana 
  • Ashley 
  • Bianca 
  • Camila 
  • Carla 
  • Carmen
  • Carmelo
  • Carolina 
  • Caroline
  • Casandra
  • Catalina 
  • Celia
  • Clara 
  • Claudia
  • Constanza 
  • Cora
  • Corina
  • Daniela 
  • Delfina 
  • Elena 
  • Elizabeth 
  • Emilia 
  • Emily 
  • Emma 
  • Estela
  • Fabiana 
  • Fátima 
  • Florencia 
  • Francisca 
  • Gabriela 
  • Gabriela 
  • Gloria 
  • Guadalupe 
  • Irene
  • Isabel 
  • Isabella 
  • Isidora
  • Ivanna 
  • Jazmín 
  • Jimena
  • Josefa 
  • Josefina
  • Josefina 
  • Juana
  • Juana
  • Julia
  • Juliana 
  • Julieta
  • Laura 
  • Leticia 
  • Lola 
  • Luana 
  • Lucia 
  • Luciana 
  • Luisa 
  • Luna 
  • Magdalena 
  • Maite 
  • Malena 
  • Manuela 
  • Maria 
  • María 
  • María 
  • Maria José
  • María Paula 
  • Mariana 
  • Mariangel 
  • Martina 
  • Mía 
  • Micaela 
  • Michelle 
  • Miranda 
  • Montserrat 
  • Natalia
  • Nicole 
  • Olivia
  • Paula 
  • Paulina 
  • Rafaela
  • Rebeca
  • Regina
  • Renata 
  • Romina 
  • Rosa
  • Salomé
  • Samantha 
  • Sara  
  • Silvana 
  • Silvia
  • Sofia
  • Sophie 
  • Valentina
  • Valeria
  • Valery 
  • Verónica
  • Victoria
  • Violeta 
  • Yolanda
  • Zoe

Mexican Puppy Names Based on Common Spanish Words

  • Alba - Daybreak
  • Alma – Soul
  • Aminga – Friend (female)
  • Amigo – Friend (male)
  • Azul Blue
  • Bebé - Baby
  • Blanco – White
  • Bonita – Pretty
  • Cafe - Brown
  • Che – Buddy or Dude
  • Chico / Chica - Kid
  • Chiquito / Chiquita - Little One
  • Cómico - Funny
  • Cordero – Lamb
  • Diablo – Devil
  • Domingo – Sunday
  • Feliz - Happy
  • Fiesta – Party
  • Gordito - Chubby
  • Hola – Hello
  • Luna - Moon
  • Isla - Island
  • Jefe - The Boss
  • Loma - Hill
  • Mono - Monkey
  • Nigra - Black
  • Niña - Girl
  • Oso - Bear
  • Paloma - Dove
  • Perla - Pearl
  • Pico - Sharp peak
  • Piñata - Container of candy and trinkets often seen at Children's Parties
  • Princesa - Princess
  • Príncipe - Prince
  • Querida – Dear
  • Queso - Cheese for a dog that loves Cheese
  • Oso - Bear
  • Perro - Dog
  • Plata - Silver
  • Playa - Beach
  • Querida – Dear
  • Ratón-Mouse (for a shy little dog)
  • Rico - Rich
  • Roja - Red
  • Santo – Saint
  • Sierra – Mountains
  • Sol – Sun
  • Solana – Sunny Spot
  • Tigre – Tiger
  • Toro – Bull
  • Vida - Life
  • Yuca - Type of Plant native to South America
  • Zorro - Fox

Boy Puppy Names Index

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