border collie dog

Names

Border Collie names can be just about anything. Choosing a good name is important and we recommend choosing a dog name that is only one or two syllables to make the dog name easier to say.

Below is the Top 100 most popular dog names.

Below that is a list of dog names from Scotland where the origin of the Border Collie breed began. Scottish dog names are unique and also have strong meanings.

1. MAX
2. PRINCESS
3. LUCKYS
4. BUDDY
5. DAISY
6. BUSTER
7. REX
8. COCO
9. LADY
10. ROCKY
11. SOPHIE
12. GINGER
13. CHARLIE
14. SANDY
15. BRANDY
16. PEPPER
17. JAKE
18. RUSTY
19. MOLLY
20. COOKIE
21. BAILEY
22. SHADOW
23. PEBBLES
24. SPARKY
25. BABY
26. LUCY
27. GIZMO
28. DUKE
29. SAM
30. SAMANTHA
31. BELLA
32. SHEBA
33. MICKEY
34. FLUFFY
35. MISSY
36. ROXY
37. JACK
38. MAGGIE
39. PRECIOUS
40. TOBY
41. SNOOPY
42. ANGEL
43. SPIKE
44. PRINCE
45. LOLA
46. PATCHES
47. SASHA
48. TEDDY
49. DIAMOND
50. CODY
51. BEAR
52. SAMMY
53. ZOE
54. BANDIT
55. OREO
56. BROWNIE
57. LULU
58. SMOKEY
59. CHLOE
60. PENNY
61. BRUNO
62. KING
63. BENJI
64. CASEY
65. OSCAR
66. BLACKIE
67. CHICO
68. SAMSON
69. TIGER
70. MURPHY
71. ROSIE
72. AMBER
73. RUBY
74. SPANKY
75. CHAMP
76. CLEO
77. LILY
78. TYSON
79. CINDY
80. PEANUT
81. MISTY
82. TIFFANY
83. CHESTER
84. SADIE
85. SNOWBALL
86. NIKKI
87. ROMEO
88. MADISON
89. HONEY
90. CHELSEA
91. MIDNIGHT
92. DAKOTA
93. LEO
94. EMMA
95. OLIVER
96. SUGAR
97. COCOA
98. ZEUS
99. BUFFY
100. SIMBA
Aberdeen - Scotland Big City Eara - East Macfarlane - Son of Farlan
Abhainn - River Earie - East Macfie - Dark of Peace
Acair - Anchor Edeen - Edinburgh Macgillivray - The Birth Son of The Servant of Judgment
Achaius - Friendly To The Horse Edina - From Edinburgh Macgowan - The Birth Son of The Smith
Adair - From The Oak Tree Ford Edine - From Edinburgh Macgregor - The Birth Son of a Shepherd
Adhamh - Earth Eilig - From Deer Pass Machair - Plain
Ail - From The Stony Place Eiric - Ruler Machar - Plain
Aila - From Strength Eirica - Ruler Macinnes - The Birth Son of Choice
Ailbert - Noble Erskine - From The Top Cliff Macintosh - The Birth Son of The Thane
Ailean - Handsome Evan, Van - Right Handed Macintyre - The Birth Son of The Carpenter
Ailein - From The Green Meadow Farlan - The Birth Son of The Furrows Maciver - The Birth Son of an Archer
Aillig - From Rocky Place Farlane - The Birth Son of The Furrows Mack - Birth Son
Aindreas - Strong Farquharson - The Birth Son of The Darling, Loved Mackay - The Birth Son of Fire
Ainsley - Place Feandan - From The Glen Mackendrick - The Birth Son of Henry
Akir - Anchor Fearchar - Darling, Loved Mackenzie - The Birth Son of The Fair Man
Akira - Anchor Fearchara - Darling, Loved Mackinley - The Birth Son of Kinley
Alastair - Form of Alexander Fenella - Form of Finola Mackinnon - The Birth Son of The Fair Born
Alpin - Blond Fergus - Best Choice Mackintosh - The Birth Son of The Thane
Alpina - Blonde Ferguson - The Birth Son of The First Choice Maclachlan - The Birth Son of Lachlan
Angus - Very Strong Fergusson - The Birth Son of The First Choice Maclaine, Maclean - The Birth Son of The Worker for John
Anice - Form of Ann Fie - Dark of Peace Maclaren - The Birth Son of Laren
Annabel - Beautiful Grace Fingal Scottish Giant Macleod - The Birth Son of The ugly Man
Annabella - Beautiful Grace Firth - Arm of The Sea Macmillan - The Birth Son of The Bald Man
Aoidh - Spirited Fletcher - Maker of arrows Macnab - The Birth Son of The abbot
Argylel - From The Land of The Gauls Forbes - Headstrong Macnaughton - The Birth Son of The Pure One
Armstrong - Strong arm Fraser - Strawberry Flowers Macneill - The Birth Son of The Champion
Artair - Bear Fyfe - From Fifeshire Macniall - The Birth Son of The Champion
Athdar - From The oak-tree Ford Gair - Short Macnicol - The Birth Son of The Conquering People
Bac, Bhaic - Bank Gare - Short Macpherson - The Birth Son of The Parson
Baird Gavin - White Hawk Macquarrie - The Birth Son of The Proud Man
Balfour - From The Pastureland Gawain - White Hawk Macqueen - The Birth Son of The Good Man
Balloch - From The Pasture Ghillie dhu - Type of Scottish Knife Macrae - The Birth Son of Grace
Balmoral - From The Majestic Village Gilbarta - Pledge Macray - The Birth Son of Grace
Barclay Gilleasbuig - Bold Mactavish - Form of Thomas, Twin
Bean, Baen - Fair-skinned Gillecriosd - Christ-bearer Maggie - Form of Margartet
Bearnard - Bear Strong Gillivray - Worker for judgment Mairi - Bitter
Beathan - The Birth Son of The Right Hand Goraidh - Peaceful Maisie - Margartet
Beathas - Wise Gordain - Hero Malcolm - Follower of Saint Columba
Beiste - Beast Gordan - Hero Maolmuire - dark-skinned
Beth - Lively Gow - a Smith Marcail - Pearl
Bhaic - Bank Gowan - a Smith Matheson - Bear Son
Bhaltair - Strong Fighter Graham - From The Gray Home Maxwell
Bhraghad - From The Upper Part Grant - Great Moibeal - Lovable
Biast - Beast Greerform of Gregory Moire - Bitter
Birk - From a Birch Tree Gregor - Vigilant Moireach - Lady
Blair - Peat Moss Gunn - White Moncreiffe - From The Hill of The Sacred Bough
Bonnie - Beautiful Hamilton - From Hameldone Montgomery
Bonny - Beautiful Hamish  Morag - Gaelic for Mary
Both - From The Stone House Harailt - Leader Morogh - Man of The Sea
Bothan - From The Stone House Hay - From The Stockade Morrison - The Birth Son of The Worker for Mary
Bradana - Salmon Haye - From The Stockade Muir - From The Moor
Braden - Salmon Henderson - The Birth Son of Henry Muirfinn - Lives Near The Beautiful Sea
Braigh - From The upper Part Henson - The Birth Son of Henry Munro - Man from Ro
Braveheart - Famous Movie Home, Hume - From the Cave Munroe - Man from Ro
Breac - Speckled Houston - From Hughs Town Murdoc - Guardian of the sea
Brice - Speckled Hume - From the Cave Murdock - Guardian of the sea
Broc - Badger Ian - God is Gracious Murray - Man of The sea
Brochan - Broken Inghea - daughter Nab - abbot
Bruce Innis - Gaelic for Island Nachto - Pure
Bryce - Speckled Irvin - From The Big City Nairna - Lives in the Alder Tree River or Stream
Buchanan - From The Cannons Seat Irving - From The Big City Nairne - Lives in the Alder Tree River or Stream
Cadha - From The Steep Place Iseabal - Form of Joan Naughton - Pure
Cailean - Virile Isobel - Form of Joan Nealcail - Victorious People
Caillen - Virile Iver - Archer Ness - From The Headland
Caladh - Harbor Johnson - The Birth Son of John Niall - Champion
Callum - Bald dove Kayi - Fire Nighean - Youth Girl
Cam, Crom - Bent Keith - From The Battleground Nighinn - Youth Girl
Camden - From The Winding Valley Kennedy - Ugly Face Norval - From The North Valley
Cameron - Bent Nose Kenzie - Fair Ogilvie - From The High Peak
Campbell - Bent Mouth Kerk - From The Church Oidhche - Night
Carmichael - Friendly Towards Saint Michael Kermichil - From Michael's Fortress Oliphant - Great Strength
Carr - From The Broken, Mossy Ground Kerr - Man of Strength Padruig - Royal
Cathair - From The Broken, Mossy Ground Kilt - Scottish Clothing Parlan - Country Farmer
Ceard - Smith Kin - From The Top of The Cliff Payton - Royal
Ceardach - Smith Kinnon - Fair Born Peyton - Royal
Chalmer - Ruler of The Home Kinny - From The Top of The Cliff Pherson - Parson
Chalmers - Ruler of The Home Kirk - From The Church Quarrie - Proud
Chattan - Clan of The Cats Lach - Lives by a Lake Quarry - Proud
Chisholm Lachlan - Warring Rae - Grace
Christie - Christian Religion Laddie - Small Boy Ramsey - From Ramsey
Christy - Christian Religion Lainie - Serves John Raoghnailt - Lamb
Clach - Stone Laird - Lord Ray - Grace
Cleit - Rocky Eminence Laire - Mare Robena - Robin
Clennan - Worker for Finnian Lamont - Man of Law Robertson - The Birth Son of Robert
Coira - Seething Pool Laochailan - Warring Robina - Robin
Colin - Victory of The People Lara - Mare Robroy Macgregor - Scottish Hero
Colin - Virile Laren - Serves Lawrence Ronald - Mighty, Powerful
Comyn - From Comines Leana - Serves John Rose - Flower
Connery - Sean Connery Leathan - River or Stream Ross - From The Peninsula
Cora - Seething Pool Leith - River or Stream Roy - Red
Corey - Seething Pool Leod - ugly Sandy - defender of Man
Cory - Seething Pool Lindsay - From The island of The Lime Tree Scot - Wanderer
Craig - Lives in Crag Lioslaith - Lives in Gray Fortress Scott - Wanderer
Crannog - Lake Resident Livingstone - From Livingston Scotty - Wanderer
Creighton - From The Farm by The Creek Lochinvar Scrymgeour - Fighter
Cromwell - From The Bent Well Logan - Worker for Finnian Shaw - Terse
Culloden - From The Nook of The Marsh Lundie, Lundy - From The island Grove Shawe - Terse
Cumin - From Comines Luthais - Famous Warrior Sheigra - Town in Scotland
Cumming - From Comines Mac - The Birth Son of Sheiling - From The Summer Pasture
Cunningham - From Cunningham Macadam - The Birth Son of Adam Sileas - youthful
Dacey - From The South Macalister - The Birth Son of Alasdair Sima - Listener
Dallas - From The Waterfall Macalpine - The Birth Son of Alpine Sinclair - From Saint-Clair-Sur-Elle
Dalziel - From The Small Field Macandrew - The Birth Son of Andrew Siubhan - Praised
Dalyell - From The Small Field Macarthur - The Birth Son of Arthur Siusan - Lily
Darach - oak Macaulay - The Birth Son of Olaf Skaliwagg - Oaf
Dearg - Red Macauslan - The Birth Son of Absalon Skean dhu - Scottish dagger
Domhnull - Ruler Macbean, Macbain - The Birth Son of Beathan Skene - From Skene
Donel - Ruler Macbeth - The Birth Son of Beth Struan - Stream
Donell - Ruler Maccallum - The Birth Son of Callum Sutherland - From Sutherland
Doug - From The dark Water Macclennan - The Birth Son of The Worker for Finnian Tara - Mythical Hill
Dougal - Black Stranger Maccloud - The Birth Son of The ugly Man Tavis - Twin
Doughall - Black Stranger Maccoll - The Birth Son of Coll Tavish - Twin
Douglas - From The dark Water Macdhuibh - The Birth Son of The Black Man Tearlach - Strong
Dour - From The Water MacDonald - The Birth Son of The World Leader Tira - Land
Drummand - On The Ridge Macdonell - The Birth Son of The World Leader Todd - Fox
Drummond - On The Ridge Macdougal - The Birth Son of Dougal Torra - From The Castle
Drummund - On The Ridge Macdubhgall - The Birth Son of Dougal Tyra - Land
Duff - Black Macduff - The Birth Son of The Black Man Urquhart - From The Fount on The Knoll
Duncan - Brown Warrior Macewen - The Birth Son of Ewen Vika - From The Creek
Dunmore - From The Great Hill Fortress Wynda - From The Narrow Passage Wallace - Welsh
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