Dog Names that Start with K

K, called Kay in English, is the eleventh letter of the alphabet. Dog names with the letter K as their first initial are strong-willed and influential.

From Kiki, Koda, Kona, King, Knick, Kevin, Khloe to koa, there are hundreds of female and male dog names that start with K.

The K sound can also be generated from the letters C, CH and Q. It is also important to note that  the letter K is silent at the start of some English names when it comes before the letter N, a good example is “knight,”

Here is a collection of K pooch names to inspire you while you do a name search for your girl or boy pup.

  Top Dog K Names

  • Koda– A form of Dakota meaning The Ally or Little Bear. It is a Unisex name of African origin.
  • Kona-A feminine Hawaiian name meaning lady. In Norwegian, it means “the wife.”.
  • King-A masculine name meaning, the most important or respected member in a group.
  • Koba-A pet form of the name Jakub (Jacob).A masculine name.
  • Kobe-A male name a basketball star, the late Kobe Bryant.
  • Kai-In Basque, it’s a variant of the first name Caius meaning happy. In Chinese it means victory, start or open. In Frisian it means warrior. A Unisex name.
  • Kali / Kallie -An Indian name meaning an “energy” (Dark Goddess). A name ideal for female dogs.
  • Katie-Associated with the Greek ‘kitharas’ meaning pure. A female name.
  • Kira-It is from Russian meaning ‘ruler’. A gender-neutral name.
  • Karma-In Sanskrit, it is to perform a deed or an action. A Unisex name.
  • Kiki-A name given to female dogs of French origin meaning double Happiness.
  • Kane-Derived from an old Irish personal name Cathan from the Gaelic “Cath” meaning battle. A male name.
  • Koa-Hawaiian male name Meaning “warrior”.
  • Kirby-It is of German origin from an English surname which was originally from a place meaning church. A male name.
  • Khloe-A Greek  feminine name meaning small green shoot of plant, goddess of fertility.
  • Koko-The name means the most important thing. African meaning second child.
  • Khaleesi / Khalessi-Title of a strong blonde female character in “Game of Thrones”, A Dothraki title referring to the wife of Khal.
  • Kylo / Kilo-Possibly means “the sky”. It’s of American origin. A female name.
  • Kaya-It is a girl name of native American origin meaning pure.
  • Kiwi-It is of New Zealand origin. A nickname for self-reference meaning Symbol of pride.
  • Kevin-An Irish male name meaning noble birth. Variants: Kevan, Kevyn
  • Kaia-A Scandinavian feminine name meaning “pure”.
  • Kodi-Pronounced as KO-Dee, meaning “helpful”. It is of American origin.
  • Kingston– It is a boy name of British origin meaning from the “royal manor”.
  • Kitty-A feminine name of English origin meaning soft, cute, playful with fangs and claws.
  • K-9-A male name of English and French origin meaning canine (Dog).
  •  K.O. –A male name of Japanese origin meaning cultivate or plow.
  •  Kaaba-A female name of Muslim origin meaning fame or glory.
  • Kaara –A female Christian name of English origin meaning one who is pure.
  • Kabuki–A gender-neutral name derived from the verb kabuki (to lean/to be out of ordinary).
  • Kathie –A female name meaning pure and is of English origin.
  • Kathlee –An Irish female name meaning pure (Katherine).
  • Katja–A girl name of Greek origin meaning pure.
  • Katmanda-A Surname of the Ngoni tribe meaning graveyard.
  • Kato –A male name meaning all Knowing and is of Latin origin.
  • Katona –A surname meaning soldier of Hungarian origin.
  • Katrina –A female name of German origin meaning pure.
  • Khafre – An Egyptian feminine name Meaning Pyramid at Giza.
  • Khaki –A female name of American origin meaning Full of personality.
  • Khalid –A masculine name in Arabic origin meaning eternal.
  • Khan –A male name of Turkish origin based on a Turkish ruler meaning nobleman.
  • Ki –A female name meaning arisen. It is of Korean origin.
  • Kiai –It is of Japanese origin.Used in martial arts; a sound during fights. A male name.
  • Kiana –A female name meaning ancient or God is gracious. It is of Irish, Persian and Hawaiian origin.
  • Klondike –A region of the Yokan territory. Means store water. A Unisex name.
  • Klute –A male name of American origin meaning extreme in fortune, Health and spirituality.
  • Klutz –A male name of German origin meaning awkward, clumsy.
  • Knar –It is of Middle English meaning knot in wood. A gender-neutral name.
  • Knick-A male name of German origin meaning (hedge).

Cute Girl Dog Names that Start with K

  • Kabyle-It is of North of Algeria. Stands for partridge meaning game bird.
  • Kadar-It’s of Arabic origin meaning strong.
  • Kael-It is of Gaelic origin meaning slender in air.
  • Kafka-A Jewish name of Czech origin meaning (Jackdaw).
  • Kagel-A name of German origin meaning sphere.
  • Kagera-A River in Equatorial that flows to Lake Victoria.
  • Kahura-A name Of Ancient Shinto meaning spirit or essence/high place.
  • Kahuna-A Hawaiian name meaning ‘priest’.
  • Kahu-A name from New Zealand meaning Harrier hawk; cloak.
  • Kanya –A name of Hindi and Urdu origin meaning; girl, maiden, virgin and it’s from Sanskrit meaning ‘new, fresh.
  • Kannada –It’s of Sanskrit origin meaning brown, yellow, tawny.
  • Kalinin-A Russian surname meaning guelder rose.
  • Kayle-A girl name of Irish and Gaelic region meaning slim and fair.
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Other K female dog names include;

  • Katarina
  • Katch
  • Kate
  • Katerina
  • Katherine
  • Katsumi
  • Katz
  • Katzy
  • Kauai
  • Kaufman
  • Kava
  • Kavanagh
  • Kavida
  • Kavik
  • Kawasaki
  • Kay
  • Kayak
  • Kaye
  • Kiara
  • Kibbee
  • Kibbi
  • Kibbles
  • Kibic
  • Kid
  • Kidder
  • Kiddle
  • Kiddo
  • Kieffer
  • Kiel
  • Kielbasa
  • Kier
  • Knight
  • Knish
  • Knockout
  • Knockwurst
  • Knoop
  • Knot
  • Knotts
  • Knox
  • Knuckles
  • Knudsen
  • Koa
  • Koala

Cool Boy K Dog Names

  • Kajar-A Hindu name meaning eye liner. Associated with beauty and talent.
  • Kano –A boy name of Japanese origin meaning ones masculine power, capability.
  • Kaiser-A name of German origin meaning emperor. Emperors of Australian and German Empires.
  • Kala-A name of Indian origin meaning Art.
  • Kalamazoo-A City established meaning the area where animals wounded by Indians crawl to die.
  • Kalari-It’s of Indian origin meaning Forms of Shiva.
  • Kalb-A German, Jewish name meaning calf. It’s of Middle German origin.
  • Kale– Means a man. It’s of Hawaiian origin.
  • Kalid-An Arabic masculine name meaning Eternal.
  • Karlos-A male name meaning free man and it’s of Germanic origin.
  • Karo-A French surname meaning Gift of God.
  • Karol-It’s an English name meaning Manly.
  • Karoline-Its of Scandinavian origin meaning joy.
  • Karras-Of Greek origin, occupational name for carter (cartas).
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Boy Whippet

Other Male Dog names that start with K include;

  • Kayo
  • Kayoed
  • Kazan
  • Kazzi
  • Keach
  • Keanu
  • Kearby
  • Keaton
  • Keats
  • Keebler
  • Keeler
  • Keen
  • Keeper
  • Kevin
  • Kewpie
  • Keyboard
  • Keynote
  • Keys
  • Kiki
  • Kiku
  • Kildare
  • Kiley
  • Kilimanjaro
  • Killa
  • Killebrew
  • Killer
  • Killy
  • Kilo
  • Kilowatt
  • Kilroy
  • Kim
  • Kimberly
  • Kizby
  • Klaus
  • Kleenax
  • Klein Kline
  • Klinger
  • Kobe
  • Kobi
  • Kobra
  • Koch
  • Koda
  • Kodi
  • Kodiak
  • Kody
  • Kohinor
  • Koka
  • Koko
  • Kola
  • Kolbie
  • Kona
  • Kut
  • Kyle
  • Kym
  • Kyota
  • Kyte
  • Kambi
  • Kamikaze
  • Kandinsky
  • Kandy
  • Keepsake
  • Keesha
  • Kefir
  • Kegler
  • Keiko
  • Keith
  • Kekkonen
  • Kelb
  • Kellogg
  • Kelly
  • Kimbo
  • Kimbundu
  • Kimono
  • Kina
  • Kindle Kong
  • Kongo
  • Konrad
  • Kontiki
  • Kontra
  • Koojo
  • Kookaburra
  • Kooky
  • Kool
  • Koolio
  • Kinectic
  • King
  • Kingfish
  • Kingsley
  • Kinko

More Unique, Funny & Tough K Names for Dogs

  • Kansas
  • Kansas
  • Kantor
  • Kaper
  • Kaplan
  • Kappa
  • Kara
  • Karaboo
  • Kelp
  • Kelsey
  • Kelso
  • Kelvin
  • Kem
  • Kembro
  • Kemp
  • Ken
  • Kendal
  • Kendra
  • Kendriz
  • Kendy
  • Kenia
  • Kenji
  • Kinky
  • Kinnock
  • Kino
  • Kinsey
  • Kinski
  • Kinston
  • Kip
  • Kipina
  • Kipling
  • Kiplinger
  • Kippel
  • Kipper
  • Kippur
  • Kippy
  • Korbel
  • Kornelia
  • Korny
  • Korven
  • Kos
  • Kosher
  • Kosma
  • Kosmic
  • Kosmo
  • Kova
  • Kovu
  • Kraft
  • Krakatoa
  • kram
  • Kartik
  • Kasbah
  • Kase
  • Kasem
  • Kasey
  • Kenya
  • Kenza
  • Kenzo
  • Keppler
  • Kerby
  • Kerman
  • Kermit
  • Kern
  • Kernel
  • Kerplunk
  • Kerr
  • Kirsten
  • Kisha
  • Kishi
  • Kishka
  • Kiska
  • Kismet
  • Kisses
  • Kissinger
  • Kissy
  • Kiszka
  • Kit
  • Kristofferson
  • Krone
  • Krook
  • Krooner
  • Kruger
  • Krupa
  • Krupp
  • Krypton
  • Kryptonite
  • Krystal
  • Kudu
  • Kashmir
  • Kasida
  • Kasper
  • Kaspi
  • Kassandra
  • Kassie
  • Kat
  • Katanga
  • Kerry
  • Kessel
  • Kessy
  • Kestrel
  • Ketch
  • Ketchum
  • Ketchup
  • Ketone
  • Ketzel
  • Kita
  • Kitty
  • Ketubah
  • Kivi
  • Kiwi
  • Kizar
  • Kiz
  • Kujo
  • Kulun
  • Kuma
  • Kunzite
  • Kurd
  • Kurdish
  • Kuro
  • Kurt
  • Kurtz
  • Kuma
  • Kimber
  • Kaiser
  • Kota
  • Knox
  • Kody
  • Kenai
  • Kahlua
  • Kingsley
  • Kayla
  • Kato
  • Kylie / Kylee
  • Kenzie
  • Kodiak
  • Kiko
  • Kash
  • Kodak
  • Kiara
  • Kaylee
  • Klaus
  • Kate
  • Kobi
  • Kora
  • Kovu
  • Kc
  • Kiba
  • Korra
  • Kita
  • Kelly
  • Koby
  • Kya
  • Kyra
  • Katy
  • Kenny
  • Kasey / Kaycee
  • Kip
  • Kennedy
  • Kramer
  • Kara
  • Kratos
  • Keira
  • Kipper
  • Kia
  • Kaiya
  • Kit
  • Kenji
  • Kala
  • Kooper
  • Knight
  • Kiera
  • Keiko
  • Kyla
  • Killer
  • Kenya
  • Karl
  • Kelsey
  • Kujo
  • Kuro
  • Koba
  • Kyle
  • Killian
  • Kiya
  • Kida
  • Krypto
  • Kloe
  • Kolby
  • Keno
  • Kimbo
  • Khan
  • Kasper
  • Knuckles
  • Kiah
  • Kubo
  • Kodah
  • Kacey / Kaci
  • Katniss
  • Kong
  • Keeper
  • Kelso
  • Kimchi
  • Kenzo
  • Keegan
  • Kami
  • Kendall
  • Kassie
  • Kenna
  • Kairi
  • Keely
  • Kimba
  • Khali
  • Kermit
  • Kookie
  • Koji
  • Kenzi
  • Kisses
  • Kiva
  • Kima
  • Kush
  • Kyrie
  • Kosmo
  • Koopa
  • Keeva
  • Kain
  • Keke
  • Kepler
  • Kat
  • Kado
  • Kinley
  • Kitten
  • Kyah
  • Kismet
  • Kila
  • Keanu
  • Kanga
  • Kula
  • Kenobi
  • Kyro
  • Kygo
  • Kizzy
  • Kirra
  • Kuzco
  • Kinsey
  • Kola
  • Kalani
  • Kuno
  • Kashi
  • Kalea
  • Keller
  • Keela
  • Kobie
  • Kika
  • Katara
  • Kaos
  • Kronos
  • Koda Bear
  • Kimi
  • Kono
  • Kemba
  • Kaine
  • Kino
  • Kole
  • Kady
  • Kairo
  • Kye
  • Kal
  • Ky
  • Kova
  • Kea
  • Kirk
  • Katsu
  • Kodie
  • Kendrick