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20+ Kawaii Japanese Dog Names For Your Inu

Updated June 29, 2019 731 votes 49 voters25 items

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Japan is a beautiful country that has given the world so much over the centuries. Japanese cuisine and fashion is well-known all over the globe, and the country has produced many exceptional names for parents to name their children. If you have recently adopted a pup, then you may want to look toward the Land of the Rising Sun for inspiration. This list contains the best Japanese names for dogs that work no matter what breed you adopt. 

Japan has been responsible for the introduction of numerous breeds of dogs. The noble Akita got its start here as well as Shiba Inus, Hokkaido dogs, and Shikokus. These dogs are known for their nobility in addition to their confidence. They are incredibly loyal dogs, for the most part, that are perfect for singles and families alike. Ultimately, anyone who wants a cute dog running around the house needs to look at these dog breeds. 

The best dog names from Japan work for numerous types of canines, not just Japanese breeds. They work for all kinds of personalities and temperaments. You may be able to find the perfect name for your new pup on this list, so start reading and vote for your favorites. 

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    Aya
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    Aya

  • 2
    Hikari
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    4

    Hikari

  • 3
    Kimi
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    5

    Kimi

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    Mika
    48
    9
  • 5
    Yuka
    41
    7
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    Taiki
    38
    8

    Taiki

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    Seto
    35
    7

    Seto

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    Izumi
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    4

    Izumi

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    Yori
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    8

    Yori

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    Chibi
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    11
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    Akihiro
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    8

    Akihiro

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    Yoshi
    16
    4
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    Shinju
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    8
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    Akira
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    5
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    Hana
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    5

    Hana

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    Sora
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    Sora

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    Dai
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    13

    Dai

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    Mana
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    2

    Mana

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    Fuji
    14
    9
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    Kuma
    9
    4
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    Toshiko
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    7

    Toshiko

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    Emiko
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    5

    Emiko

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    Junpei
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    5

    Junpei

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    Chiyo
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    8
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    Daisuke
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    Daisuke