170+ Unique Names for Blue, Gray, and Silver Dogs

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You may already know that blue dog coats can be silver to dark gray, so we have gathered all the unique names for silver, gray, blue, and merle dogs.

Of course, there can be some more that you will find suitable for your dog, but the names we have included are inspired by the arts, mythology, and history.

Furthermore, we have added names for dogs with blue or gray eyes.

Dog Names That Mean Gray

  • Ash or Ashley: The charcoal remains of a fire
  • Brand: A mark or to burn in insignia
  • Cinder: Residue of combustion
  • Coal: Glowing, burned, or charred wood
  • Coke: Used to distill metal oxides into metals.
  • Dove: Pale shade of gray.
  • Dusky: Shadowy.
  • Ember: Glowing combustible.
  • Fade: To lose brightness or vividness
  • Foggy: Vague, misty
  • Fuzzy: Hazy, blurry, or furry
  • Gandalf: The Lord of the Rings trilogy – the wizard is Gandalf the Grey
  • Grigio: Italian for “gray.”
  • Gris: French for “gray.”
  • Grizzly: Silvery.
  • Haiiro: Japanese pronunciation of “gray.”
  • Haze or Hazel: Mist
  • Luster: Gentle sheen or soft glow.
  • Murk: Dimly lit, heavily clouded.
  • Myst: Ancient spelling of mist
  • Reardon: Hank Reardon, the protagonist of Atlas Shrugged
  • Slate: Gray shale.
  • Smazy: Foggy.
  • Smokey: Having the qualities of smoke.
  • Soupy: Foggy, and first name of comedian, Soupy Sales.
  • Stoke or Stoker: To tend to a fire
  • Sully: To stain or tarnish

Ghostly Names for Silver or Gray Dogs

  • Banshee: A female apparition and harbinger of death.
  • Casper: The friendly ghost.
  • Mogwai: Chinese ghost that s eager to harm human beings.
  • Moroi: Romanian vampire or ghost.
  • Phantom: An apparition or trick of the imagination.
  • Shade: A ghost or being of the underworld.
  • Shadow: Specter of a ghost.
  • Shroud: Pall, mask, or mantle.
  • Specter: A terrifying ghost, inspired by Phil Spector, a record producer and sound engineer who has been an influential recording artist in the twentieth century.
  • Umbra: Phantom or shadowy image
  • Vapor: Cloudy or nebulous image.
  • Wraith: The ghost of a once-living person.

Dog Names That Mean Blue

  • Agate: Blue agate stones are considered to have healing abilities.
  • Azure: Sky Blue
  • Beryl: A green or blue mineral known for its healing properties.
  • Blueberry: Blue fruit.
  • Cadet: Shade of blue.
  • Cobalt: Blue associated with the evil eye and protection.
  • Harriman: Shade of blue.
  • Lapis: Lapis Lazuli, blue gem stone.
  • Man Ray: The black and white photographer, Man Ray who was William Wegman’s breakthrough subject.
  • Sapphire: Fire for short.
  • Teal: A deep-green blue and a girl’s name.
  • Navy: Dark shade of blue.
  • Periwinkle: Blue flower.
  • Powder: Shade of blue.
  • Royal: Shade of blue.
  • Union: Shade of blue for Civil War uniforms.
  • Yale: A deep shade of blue associated with Yale’s colors.
  • Wegman: Photographer who focuses on dressing his Weimaraners in human clothing

Blue Dog Names From Blues Artists

  • Bailey: Pearl Bailey
  • B: B.B. King
  • Billie: Billie Holiday a.k.a Lady Day
  • Bland: Bobby Bland
  • Buddy: Buddy Guy
  • Diddley: Bo Diddley
  • Ella: Ella Fitzgerald
  • Etta: Etta James
  • Hooker: John Lee Hooker
  • Joplin: Janis Joplin and Scott Joplin
  • Keb’ Mo’: Kevin Moore
  • Lead Belly: Blues and folk musician
  • Memphis: Memphis Minnie
  • Muddy: Muddy Waters
  • Rainey: Ma Rainey
  • Sippie: Sippie Wallace
  • Steely: Steely Dan
  • T-Bone: T-Bone Walker
  • Winter: Johnny Winter

Tough Blue Pitbull Names

  • Ajax: Greek hero of the Trojan War
  • Blade: The cutting part of a sword or a knife.
  • Bullet
  • Buster: Canine actor who co-stars with Keanu Reeves in the second John Wick film.
  • Cutlass: A slashing sword that has a relatively short length which was preferred in the close fight required when boarding ships.
  • Glasebach: The Glasebach Pit in Germany is now a museum.
  • Greystoke: Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, has a noble birthright, Viscount of Greystoke.
  • Han: Blue pigment in Chinese imperial pottery.
  • Ice or Icy: Arctic blue ice that typically occurs when snowfall is compacted into ice, It causes the ice to refract bright blue hues.
  • Ryder: The toughest of the blue jeans made by Lee jeans.
  • Saber: Heavy one-edged sword
  • Samson: The Samson Pit in Germany was one of the deepest silver mines.
  • Shank: A short, sharp metal object
  • Spike: Tough metal projection on a weapon or athletic shoe.

Blue-Eyed Dog Names

Indigo Cerulean Lake
Ocean Azurine Hinto
Larkspur Livia Iris
Levi Teal Juggy

Names for Silver Dogs

  • Ansel: Inspired by Ansel Adams
  • Argent: French meaning “silver.”
  • Bijou: A jewel or exquisitely wrought jewelry.
  • Bullet: The silver of a cold bullet
  • Gin: Japanese for “silver.”
  • Gleam: Dim or subdued light
  • Glimmer: Twinkle, or the glint of light.
  • Glitter: To sparkle and shine.
  • Kesef: Hebrew meaning “silver.”
  • Mint: Place where coins and currency are produced.
  • Nickel: Metal alloy with a silvery sheen.
  • Plata: Spanish meaning “silver.”
  • Scratch: Slang for money or coinage.
  • Silber: German meaning “silver.”
  • Sheen: Luster; gleaming attire.
  • Shimmer: Tremulous light or gleam
  • Shine: To glow brightly.
  • Steel
  • Sterling: Silver category
  • Tinsel: Silvery Christmas decoration.
  • Wisp: Thin streak of smoke.

Blue Merle Dog Names

Ice/Icey Speckled Pepper
Merle Haggard Comet
Spot Argentum Earl
Stormy Ashton Foggy
Dusty Crumbs Rush

Lunar-Inspired Names for Silvery Dogs From Mythology

The moon changes the color of objects after the sun goes down, making the bright green colors turn into a silvery scape.

So, you can choose a name that is inspired by the gods and goddesses of the moon and night.

  • Anumati: Hindu deity of the moon.
  • Artemis: The Greek goddess of hunting and associated with the moon.
  • Bendis: Goddess of the hunt and the moon in Thracian mythology.
  • Elatha: Irish god of the moon.
  • Jarilo: Slavic god associated with the moon, springtime, and fertility
  • Kaskuh: Moon-god in Hittite mythology.
  • Luna: Roman goddess of the moon
  • Meneses: Moon god from Latvian mythology.
  • Moon: Blue moon.
  • Napir: Moon-god in Elamite mythology.
  • Nyx: Greek goddess of the night.
  • Polaris: North Star
  • Rathi: Indonesian goddess of the moon.
  • Selene: Greek goddess of the moon.
  • Stellar: Star.
  • Trivia: the Roman goddess who was known as “the Queen of the Ghosts.”
  • Wu Gang: Wu Gang is the Chinese version of Sisyphus, whose name is associated with any endless toil nowadays.

Famous Silver Mines and Towns, Plus Silver Rush-Inspired Names

  • Chico: Norte Chico was a silver rush in Chili in the 1830s-1840s.
  • Comstock: The Comstock Lode silver rush spanned Virginia City and Gold Hill, Nevada in 1859.
  • Hecla: One of America’s oldest mining companies.
  • Kaslo: British Columbian silver rush of 1889.
  • Keeley: Related to the Keeley-Frontier Mines of Silver Centre in Northeastern Ontario.
  • Nasa: The mine is located on Nasa Mountain in Lappland, between Sweden and Norway.
  • Pitarilla: The Pitarilla Mexican silver mine is ranked as the fourth largest in the world.
  • Potosi: Located in the Bolivian tin belt, the Potosi mine is considered the largest silver deposit in the world.
  • Slocan: Known as Silvery Slocan, this British Columbian silver rush.
  • Telluride: Telluride Colorado has one of the world’s ten largest silver mines.

Names for Male Dogs With Gray Eyes

  1. Grey eyes represent the seer or blind prophet.
  2. Grey eyes and golden hair are the ultimate expressions of physical beauty.
  3. Greys eyes are the expression of the granite strength of character or a cold detachment from humanity.

The names of the following list are from main characters in literature and film who have gray eyes and that demonstrate one of the characteristics we have just mentioned.

  • Arthur: King Arthur is said to have had gray eyes
  • Bourne: Jason Bourne of the Bourne Identity possesses gray eyes.
  • Cathoris: In Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter of Mars, the character Cathoris has gray eyes.
  • Draco and Lucius Malfoy: The Malfoys of Harry Potter, Draco, and father Lucius, have grey eyes that are the representation of cold and evil.
  • Gable: Anne of Green Gables is a resolute character described with gray eyes.
  • Seven: The gray eyes of the seventh Dr. Who.
  • Sherlock: Both Sherlock Holmes and his brother, Mycroft, have gray eyes.
  • Sirius and Regulus: The Black brothers, Sirius Black and Regulus Black, of Harry Potter, all share the gray eye trait.
  • Stannis: In Game of Thrones, Stannis Baratheon possesses cold gray eyes.
  • Tadzio: In Death in Venice, the stunning 14-year-old Tadzio had “twilit gray eyes.”

Names for Female Dogs With Gray Eyes

  • Athena: Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom and war that has gray eyes.
  • Belle: Beauty and the Beast heroine, Belle, has gray eyes
  • Callista-Ming: Callista Ming, a character from Star Wars Expanded Universe, has gray eyes.
  • Gal Gadot: Actress, who plays Wonder Woman, whose eyes turn from blue to gray.
  • Gothel: Rapunzel’s “mother” who steals her from her parent’s castle and raises Rapunzel as her own.
  • Imogene: Imogene Herondale of the City of Ashes has strong gray eyes.
  • Ivy: Ivy Carson in The Changeling has dark gray eyes.
  • Jordan: Girlfriend of the narrator Nick in The Great Gatsby, Jordan Baker has gray eyes.
  • Katie: Katie Welker, the title character of The Girl With the Silver Eyes
  • Katniss: Hunger Games heroine and skilled archer who has survival skills.
  • Lolita: Child femme fatale, Lolita, the title character of Nabokov’s book, Lolita, has gray eyes.
  • March: Josephine or Jo March, in Little Women; her grays eyes match her strength of character.
  • Pallas: Friend of Athena; Athena honors her by adding Pallas’ name to her own as Pallas Athena.

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