Misc. Names

Ace

English nickname transferred to forename use, meaning number one

Ahote

Native American Hopi name meaning restless one

Anchovy

From the vocabulary word, itself from the Portuguese word anchova which ultimately derives from Latin apua, meaning small fish

Artoo

From the name of a small robot in the Star Wars movie. Variant, R2, exists.

Bangles

From the vocabulary word meaning bracelet, anklet, or ornament

Banjo

From the vocabulary word. Good turtle name?

Beetle

From the vocabulary word meaning beetle (insect), from Old English bitel, meaning biting

Bermuda

From the place name, Bermuda, which was named after its discoverer Juan de Bermudez. Bermudez is a patronymic surname meaning son of Bermudo, itself from the Visigothic forename Vermundo (Icelandic Vermundur, Norse Wermund), of uncertain etymology, but possibly meaning protector of man

Bijou

English name derived from the French word bijou, meaning jewel

Bingo

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a game; 2) slang for on the mark

Biscuit

Vocabulary word meaning 1) a small cake of shortened bread leavened with baking powder or soda; 2) a thin, crisp cracker; 3) a cookie; 4) a pale brown color; 5) clay that has been fired but not glazed.

Bojangles

From the song? Meaning unknown.

Bongo

From the vocabulary word meaning one of a pair of connected tuned drums played by beating with the hands

Boots

Slang for kicks; advantageous; helpful Good name for a dog who likes to chew on shoes.

Bozo

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) dance; 2) fool; one who acts like a clown.

Brassie

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) resembling brass in color; 2) showy; flashy; 3) brazen; insolent. Variant: Brassy.

Bravo

From the Italian vocabulary word meaning a shout of approval

Brutus

Roman Latin name meaning heavy This was the name of the Roman politician and general who conspired to assassinate Julius Caesar.

Buddy

From the vocabulary word meaning good friend; comrade; partner; chum

Bull

From the vocabulary word meaning a steer

Bunky

Invented name meaning sleeps a lot

Buster

Breaker, smasher English slang term for someone who breaks things transferred to forename use, originally derived from the verb bust, meaning to break, smash

Buttercup

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a bright yellow flower; 2) a term of endearment. A good name for a canary.

Caddie

From the vocabulary word meaning attendant; one who does odd jobs Variant: Caddy.

Casaba

From the vocabulary word for a melon with a yellow rind and sweet whitish flesh. Variant: Cassaba.

Casablanca

Named after the place of the same name, meaning white house

Casada

An acronym for Close Air Support Alternative Design Analysis.

Cha-cha

From the name of a dance called the cha-cha.

Chomper

Vocabulary the vocabulary word. Suggestive of a pet that is tough, fierce. Bites or eats a lot.

Coco

Continental pet form of longer names starting with Co-. Might also be a variant of the word cocoa (the drink)

Conquistador

From the Spanish word for conqueror

Cookie

1) a crisp cake made from sweetened dough; 2) slang for a person of a specified kind; 3) in computer science a collection of information stored on a local computer.

Copper

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) having the color of copper; 2) slang for a coin; 3) a small butterfly; 4) slang for policeman.

Cruiser

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a squad car; 2) like a fast warship; 3) a cabin cruiser; 4) slang for one who travels a lot.

Cubby

Vocabulary word meaning 1) a small room; a cubbyhole.

Cucumber

From the vocabulary word meaning cucumber

Custard

From the vocabulary word for the desert or pie filling.

Dandy

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) slang for elegant or agreeable; 2) foppish.

Danger

From the vocabulary word meaning harmful; risky; perilous

Dangler

From the vocabulary word. Good name for a dog that hangs on the pants legs.

Dante

Nickname for Italian Durante, meaning "steadfast."

Data

From the vocabulary word. It is a computer term, the plural of Datum, meaning organized information

Daz

An acronym for Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung, GermAn Apothecary Newspaper

Denizen

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) an animal or plant naturalized in a region; a resident; an inhabitant; 2) one who frequents a particular place.

Dewdrop

From the vocabulary word meaning a drop of dew

Digger

From the vocabulary word, for a dog that digs a lot

Dilly

From the vocabulary word meaning slang for remarkable; extraordinary

Dinky

Vocabulary word meaning 1) of small size; tiny; miniscule; little.

Disco

Named after a popular dance called the disco.

Doobie

A variant of Hebrew Dubi, meaning my bear Variants: Dooby, Duby.

Droid

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) robot; android; 2) slang for one who is naive, has blind faith.

Droopy

From the vocabulary word, or named after one of the Seven Dwarfs from the Snow White story. The name suggests one who appears dejected, exhausted, or tired.

Ducky

From the slang word meaning excellent or fine

Dumpy

From the vocabulary word meaning resembling a dump; shabby; disreputable

Earwig

1) an insect of the order Dermaptera; 2) one who attempts to influence by persistent confidential talk. Good name for a talking bird that talks a lot.

Euripides

Greek name composed of the elements eu "good" and hripe "swing, throw."

Ewok

Small and bear-like Named after the fictional Star Wars creatures of the same name.

Fandango

1) Spanish or Spanish-American dance; 2) nonsense, tomfoolery, or foolish behavior.

Fang

Vocabulary word meaning pointed tooth of an animal

Fargo

A variant of Hungarian Vargo, itself a variant of Varga, an occupational surname meaning cobbler; shoemaker

Fearless

From the vocabulary word meaning having no fear; brave; courageous; bold; intrepid; valorous; valiant; dauntless; heroic

Fingers

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) fingers; 2) handles; touches; 3) slang for a tattler, informer.

Flim-flam

Slang term meaning 1) nonsense; humbug; deception; swindle; 2) a swindler; a crook; a thief.

Flipper

Either from the flippered TV character, or the vocabulary word meaning 1) a limb used to swim with; 2) slang word for the hand; 3) one who flips or does somersaults.

Flopsy

Invented name meaning one who flops

Foley

From the Irish surname, itself a form of Gaelic Ó Foghladha descendant of Foghlaidh, a byname meaning pirate, plunderer

Folly

Vocabulary word derived from Old French folie, from fol, meaning madman, insane person, itself from Latin follis, meaning bellows; leather bag, which in Vulgar Latin was used in reference to a windbag; empty-headed person

Footsie

From the vocabulary word meaning flirtatious foot-play Variant: Footsy.

Foozle

From a slang word meaning 1) to bungle; to manage clumsily; 2) a clumsy person; a bungler.

Foxy

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) like a fox; 2) sly; clever; 3) slang word meaning sensual; sexy; 4) having a sharp flavor or aroma.

Fraggle

Invented name. Meaning unknown.

Freaky

From the slang word meaning like a freak; different; unique; strange; unusual; freakish; frightening; scary; horrifying

Frosty

Named after Frosty the Snowman whose name was derived from the vocabulary word meaning producing frost; freezing; covered with frost; silvery white in color; hoary

Fumble

From the vocabulary word meaning to handle clumsily

Garp

Communications acronym meaning generic attribute registration protocol

Gaza

Either from the city of Gaza in the Gaza Strip, Palestine, or denoting a "warrior from Sol" from the Sony Playstation game Legend of Legaia.

Genius

From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a " guardian spirit" in Latin; 2) someone of extraordinary intellect; more than intelligent; more than smart.

Gnash

From the vocabulary word meaning to grind or strike the teeth together; to bite

Gonzo

From the Italian word gonzo, meaning blockhead; simpleton Sometimes used as a slang term for someone who is unconventional; different; strange

Gort

An acronym meaning Give or Take
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