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It’s not everyday that you welcome a new pup into your home. So what better way to make this day even more special than by choosing the most badass name for your super cool pooch? We’ve got several dozen of merle dog names for you, so go ahead and take your pick!

Classic merle dog names will include Amber and Bambi, but you can go for something a little more uncommon like Artemis or even Galaxy. We’ve also got cutesy names for your cuddle bug such as Apple, Bubbles, and Blueberry.

That’s just a sneak peek to our laundry list of merle dog names that are common, unique, and anything in between. Scroll away and choose one, mix and match, it’s up to you!

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘A’

  • Amber
  • Appa (Appaloosa)
  • Apple
  • Aqua
  • Artemis
  • Asher / Ash
  • Azul
  • Azure

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘B’

  • Bambi
  • Belle
  • Berry
  • Bintik (Binny – Javanese)
  • Blade
  • Blender
  • Blizzard
  • Blot
  • Blotch
  • Blotchy
  • Blotter
  • Blueberry
  • Bruiser
  • Brush
  • Brusher
  • Bubblegum
  • Bubbles
  • Bullet
  • Bumps
  • Buttons

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘C’

  • Camo
  • Candy
  • Carny (Carnation)
  • Caspian
  • Cheetah
  • Cherry
  • Chips
  • Cobalt
  • Coral
  • Crackers
  • Cross (Criss cross)
  • Cruella

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘D’

  • Dappers
  • Dapple
  • Dappler
  • Denim
  • Dollop
  • Donatello (Dona)
  • Dorian (gray)
  • Dots / Dotty
  • Dust
  • Dusty

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘E’

  • E.T.
  • Earl (Gray)
  • Erka 
  • Errol
  • Eskimo

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘F’

  • Fafi (Samoan)
  • Fiji
  • Flake
  • Flakes / Flakey
  • Flare
  • Flack
  • Flecks
  • Flicker
  • Flint
  • Flurry
  • Flutter
  • Flux (Fluctuation)
  • Foam
  • Folt (Hungarian)
  • Fractal
  • Freckles

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘G’

  • Galaxy
  • Gandalf
  • Gash
  • Gasher
  • Genie
  • Glacier
  • Glitter
  • Granite
  • Graphite
  • Gravel
  • Grid
  • Grover (Sesame Street!)

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘H’

  • Harlequin
  • Heinz
  • Hermes
  • Hoser
  • Huckleberry
  • Hyena

 

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Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘I’

  • Indigo / Indie
  • Indy / Indigo
  • Iris
  • Itchy
  • Ivory

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘J’

  • Jack
  • Jackson (Pollack)
  • Jag (Jaguar)
  • Jeans
  • Jinka

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘K’

  • Kentucky
  • Kida (Fakida in Greek for “freckle”)
  • Killer 
  • Klint
  • Kris

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘L’

  • Laka (Georgian)
  • Lentigo (Tigo)
  • Leo (nardo)
  • Leopard
  • Levi
  • Lumber (jack)

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘M’

  • Macula (Cula)
  • Marble
  • Marky
  • Marquee
  • Mash / Mashy / Masher
  • Mesh
  • Michel (angelo)
  • Mixer
  • Moon
  • Mottles
  • Mutt
  • Mystique

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘N’

  • Napalm
  • Nella 
  • Nepal
  • Neptune
  • Nila

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘O’

  • Obsy (Obsidian)
  • Ocelot (Occie)
  • Opal
  • Oreo
  • Oscar (Wilde)
  • Othello (Otho)
  • Oy (Oyster)

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘P’

  • Palette
  • Pantone (Panny?)
  • Patches
  • Peacock
  • Pebbles
  • Peca (Spanish)
  • Pega (Serbian)
  • Pegi (Macedonian)
  • Pekas (Cebuano)
  • Pepe (Pepen is “freckle” in Armenian)
  • Pepper
  • Pepperoni
  • Peri (Periwinkle)
  • Pew (Pewter)
  • Picasso
  • Piga (Catalan)
  • Pinto (bean)
  • Pip
  • Pippy
  • Pock
  • Pockles
  • Polka
  • Pollock (Jackson)
  • Puli (Malayalam)
  • Punk

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘Q’

  • Quake
  • Quaker
  • Quali
  • Quibbles
  • Quiver

 

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Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘R’

  • Raph (Raphael)
  • Ripple
  • Rose
  • Rosie
  • Russel

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘S’

  • Scatter
  • Sherbet
  • Skittles
  • Sky / Skype
  • Smeary
  • Smokey
  • Smudge
  • Smudgy
  • Smurf
  • Smutch
  • Sonic
  • Sparkles
  • Sparky
  • Spatter
  • Speck
  • Speckles
  • Splash
  • Splasher
  • Splashes
  • Splashy
  • Splatter
  • Splosh
  • Splotch
  • Splotcher
  • Splotches
  • Sponge
  • Spot
  • Spray
  • Sprinkles
  • Spurt
  • Star
  • Steel
  • Stirrer
  • Stone
  • Stony
  • Storm / Stormy
  • Streak
  • Streaks
  • Stream
  • Stroker
  • Strokes
  • Swash
  • Swasher
  • Swatch
  • Swatcher
  • Swisher / Swish

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘T’

  • Tahiti
  • Tanzanite (Tanzy)
  • Tiles
  • Tinsel
  • Torrent
  • Twirl

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘U’

  • Ukka
  • Ullie
  • Ullo
  • Uri 
  • Urike

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘V’

  • Vaika
  • Valet 
  • Valkyrie
  • Valor 
  • Vanda

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘W’

  • Waldo
  • Wally
  • Wango
  • Whacko
  • Whisper
  • Wiggles
  • Willow
  • Wisp
  • Wispy
  • Wobbles

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘X’

  • Xalla
  • Xanadu
  • Xelle
  • Xendie
  • Xilla

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘Y’

  • Yabba
  • Yammie
  • Yogurt
  • Yolk
  • Yonk

 

Merle Dog Names That Start With ‘Z’

  • Zila
  • Zimba
  • Zipper
  • Znipe
  • Zyper

 

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