Mountains and hills are some of nature’s best creations that cover 22 percent of the planet’s land surface. While they are beautiful to look at, they provide habitat for animals, plants as well as human beings.
If you love nature and seeking mountain, hill or valley-themed names for your male or female dog or any other pet, the following is a collection for your inspiration.
Mountain Names for Female Dogs
Following is a collection of feminine name ideas for your girl pup
Shyla-daughter of the mountain
Adrija is a lovely Indian name meaning mountain-born.
Carmel- a name of a coastal mountain in the northern region of Israel.
Peri- A name of Greek origin that translates to a mountain dweller
Parvati- A South-Asian name that means ‘daughter of the mountain.
Orestina-feminine version of the Italian name Oreste. It comes from the word ‘oros’, which means mountain.
Olympia-A name derived from Mount Olympus
Sierra -The name Sierra has been borrowed from the Spanish mountain range
Monserrat- A popular name in the Spanish and Catalan languages. The Catalan meaning of Monserrat is ‘serrated mountain’ and the Spanish meaning of it is ‘mountain in the shape of a saw’.
Amara- A Hebrew name meaning ‘watch mountain.’
Valborga- A Swedish mountain name for girls meaning ‘mighty mountain’.
Shasta – A name derived from a Native American tribe that basically means three-peaked mountain. It is pronounced as ‘Ah-Staa’. The ‘S’ is silent.
Zaltana- A Native American name meaning ‘high mountain
Hermona-A name of Hebrew origin that means from the mountain peak
Odina-This is a native American-Algonquian name of Germanic origin. It is a derivative of the German word ‘Ute’ means ‘mountain.’
Sahira- translates to mountain
Samara- A name that means mountain
Hilton- manor of the hill
Geva- means hill
Taya-Translates to a round hilltop
Mountain Names for Male Dogs
Aaron-An English & Greek version of the Hebrew name Aharon that means mountain of strength.
Agastya-A stately name of Sanskrit origin that means mountain thrower.
Beaumont-Classy masculine name that simply translates to beautiful mountain
Berg- A name of German origin that means mountain.
Goldberg-A variation of berg that means ‘gold mountain
Kleinberg- A variation of berg that means small mountain
Hochberg- A variation of berg that translates to High Mountain.
Sheldon- translates to protected hill
Slade-Means child of the valley
Brawley- A name that translates to meadow at the slope of the hill
Giri- A popular Indian name that means mountain
Elbio-A name of Celtic origin that means the one who comes from the mountain
Arlo- Means fortified hill
Birtle- Hill of the birds
Taia- A name of a mountain located in Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Shail: A name of Indian origin that generally means mountain
Slate- Gray rock
Montana-A variation of the name mountain
Vermont- Translates to green mountain; comes from two French words vert (green) and mont (mountain)
Weldon-Hill near a spring
Winslow: Hill of victory
Other Mountain & Hill Names for Boy & Girl Dogs
Mountains and hills in every part of the world have been given awesome names. Some of these names are unique and can make your pet stand out. Below is a collection of names of mountains and hills from different continents.
USA Mountain Names
- La Plata
- Mount Kaweah
South America Hills & Mountains
- Sugar Loaf
African Mountain Names
- Ras Dashen
- Jebel Toubkal
- Volcan Karisimbi
- Pico Basile
- Mai Gudo
China & Other Asian Regions Mountain Names
- Mount Lingyan
- Longmen (Shanxi)
- Muztagh Ata
- Mount Tiandang
- Wushao Ling
Europe Mountain Names
- Grigna Settentrionale
Australian Mountain/Hill Names
- Field West
- HP Blue
Antarctica Mountains & Peaks Names
- Mount Hope
- Mount Melbourne
Volca– a short form of volcanic; types of mountains are created when magma from beneath the Earth makes its way to the surface.
Summit-Highest point of a mountain
Gully– a narrow hollow area in a mountain
Peak-Pointed top of a mountain
Magma-Substance from which mountain rocks and lava are formed
Lava-Hot molten or semi-fluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure
Fold-The most common type of mountain
Block-a name derived from fault-block type of mountains
Dome– derived from the dome type of mountains that are created when magma pushes up from below the Earth’s crust, but it never reaches the surface and erupts
Fissure-a long, narrow opening or line of breakage made by cracking or splitting, especially in rock or earth.
Plateau-A name from a type of a Mountain
Butte– a steep-sided, flat-topped hill
Range-group of mountains
Glaciers-layers of ice on mountains
Tarn-lake of the mountain
Inselberg-a Mountain with no other mountains nearby.
Aiguille-A sharp mountain peak
Couloir-Narrow gully within mountainous terrain
Spur-A mountain or a hill that projects in a lateral direction from another hill
Morain-deposition of mass rock on mountains
Crevasse/crevice– A crack in a glacier.
Scree-Small loose rock found below hills
Cairn– a small pile of rocks or stones, which mark significant points such as the summit of a hill
Shoulder– a flat area on a ridge of a mountain.
Headwall– a mountain face of rock near or leading to the summit.
Gendarme– a pinnacle of rock standing on a sharp ridge of mountains.
Drumlin– a hill formed from glacial debris
More other mountain terminologies from which you can come up with a name
Valley Names for Dogs, Cats and other Pets
While mountains and hills are landforms that rise above their surroundings, valleys are depressions that go down.
Valleys that are created by tectonic action are called rift valleys. Very narrow, deep valleys of similar appearance are called gorges.
If you love valleys, Valley should be the first name to consider for your pet. Rift and Gorges are two other valley-themed names that you can consider too.
The following is a collection of valley names from different corners of the world for your inspiration
- Chumbi Valley
Mountain Dog Breeds
Great Pyrenees– all-white working dog from the Pyrenees mountain range between Spain and France. Other names include; Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Chien des Pyrénées, Chien de Montagne des Pyrénées, Montañés del Pirineo, Gos de muntanya dels Pirineus
Caucasian Shepherd Dog-a livestock guardian dog native to the countries of the Caucasus region, including Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Dagestan
Bernese Mountain Dog-This is the largest most popular mountain dog. It is the only one with a long coat.
Entlebucher Mountain Dog-also known as the Entlebucher Sennehund or cattle dog, is the smallest and fastest of the Swiss mountain dog breeds
Kuvasz-a large, all-white livestock guardian used in Hungary
Leonberger– giant mountain dog breed, named after Leonberg city, Germany.
Saint Bernard-also known as Sankt Bernhardshund, Alpine Mastiff
Appenzeller Sennenhund-Swiss mountain dog breed developed to work on farms, herd livestock, and pull heavy carts.
Tibetan Mastiff-a large dog breed that thrives in Tibet and the high-altitude Himalayan range. Also known as Do-khyi, Tsang-khyi
Newfoundland-a thick-coated canine that can withstand frigid, snowy winters and icy waters
Akbash-this is a rare, a livestock guardian purebred dog from the country of Turkey
Alpine Mountain Schnauzer– also known as Russian Bear Schnauzer
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Estrela Mountain Dog
Karakachan Bear Dog
Other themed Dog Names Ideas
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- Nautical Dog Names
- Fat Dog Names
- Witch Dog Names
- Coffee-inspired Names for Dogs
- Tree-Inspired Names for Dogs
- Flower Names for Female and Male Dogs
- Ghetto Names for Gangster Dogs
- Gun-inspired Names for Dogs
- Best Unisex Dog Names
Dog Names Meaning…
- Male & Female Dog Names that mean Survivor.
- Dog Names that Mean Loyal, Devoted, Trusted/ Reliable
- Dog Names that Mean Love & Valentine Inspired Ideas
- Dog Names that Mean Hope & Faith
- Dog Names that Mean Happy & Joy
- Dog Names that Mean Blessing
- Dog Names that Mean Protector, Defender, Guard for Female & Male Pet Canines
- Dog Names that Mean New Beginning
- Dog Names that Mean Bear-Famous & Breeds that Look like Bears
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