Portuguese Dog Names

Portuguese Dog Names

"A collection of excellent names."

Whether you want to celebrate your own Portugues heritage, or you want to name your dog for its breed origin, this page lists some famous Portuguese names.

From explorers to soccer stars, you'll find names here that will work suit your Portuguese Water Dog, your Podengo or Estrela to a tee.

Here's a couple of names to get you on your way:

BENFICA Portguese soccer team

PICO Mount Pico, highest point in Portugal

VASCO Vasco de Gama, explorer

Pick your favorite from the list below.


NAME DESCRIPTION
ADRIANO Adriano Correia de Oliveira, musician
AFONSO Afonso da Paiva, explorer of Ethiopia
ALFREDO Alfredo Keil, (composed Portuguese anthem)
AMALIA Amalia Rodrigues, fado singer
BEATRIZ Beatriz Costa, actress
BENFICA Portugese soccer club
CARLOS Carlos Paredes, virtuoso guitarist
CARMEN Carmen Miranda, actress and singer
CATARINA Catarina Furtado, model
CRISTANO Cristiano Ronaldo, soccer player
DAVI Male name meaning "beloved"
DECO Soccer player
EMILIO Male name meaning "rival"
EUNICE Eunice Munoz, actress
EUSEBIO Soccer player
FERNANDO Fernando Rocha, comedian
FERREIRA Paulo Ferreira, soccer player
FIGO Luis Figo, soccer player
GARCIA Garcia de Orta, naturalist (pioneer of tropical medicine)
GIL Gil Vicente, playwright

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GREGO Joao Grego, explorer
HILARIO Male name meaning "cheerful"
JOSE Jose Mourinho, soccer coach
JULIO Julio Pomar, painter
LETICIA Female name meaning "joy"
LILIANA Liliana Campos, TV presenter
LISBON Capital of Portugal
LUIZ Luiz Pacheco, writer and literary critic
MANUEL Name of two Portugese kings
MANUELA Manuela Machado, world champion runner
MARCO Marco Martins, movie director
NUNO Nuno Bettencourt, musician
ORLANDO Orlando da Costa, poet
PEDRO Pedro Alvares Cabral, explorer (discovered Brazil)
PEPE Soccer player
PICO Mount Pico, highest point in Portugal
PINTO Ricardo Sa Pinto, soccer player
RICARDO Ricardo Carvalho, soccer player
RICO Male name meaning "strong / power"
RITA Rita Guerra, singer

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ROBERTO Male name meaning "bright fame"
ROSA Rosa Mota, Olympic marthon champion
SANTANA Vasco Santana, actor
SERGIO Sergio Paulinho, cyclist
SILVA Antonio Silva, actor
SILVA Rui Silva, distance runner
SOFIA Sofia Aparicio, model
TICHA Ticha Penicheiro, basketball player
TIAGO Tiago Monterio, racing driver
VASCO Vasco de Gama, explorer


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