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150+ Fantastic Maltese Names

Maltese (Maltese lapdogs) is one of the oldest breeds in the world: its history goes back over 2000 years. These cute white dogs delighted the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, were the favorites of European aristocrats in the XV-XVI centuries. Unfortunately, in the next two centuries, the breed was on the verge of extinction due to careless breeding. Today, Maltese is once again widespread and popular.

These are affectionate and kind dogs that love to hug and roll with their owners. They love to communicate, bark loudly and have fun, like all cute and cheerful family pets. Another valuable quality of the breed is that it is considered hypoallergenic.

What name does a Maltese lapdog deserve? As cute, beautiful, and bright as the dog itself. Look also at the traditional and popular Maltese names, names with interesting meanings that reveal the character of your pet.

Popular Names

The most popular names for male Maltese dogs:

  • Aaron is strong, a mountain of strength.
  • Aidan (Aodh) is a small fire, a small flame.
  • Andre is masculine, courageous.
  • Andrew is courageous and brave (from the Greek name Andreas).
  • Christopher is the one who wears the cross (from the Greek name Christopherus).
  • Dean, Dean – came from high mountains (old Cornish name).
  • Elias – “God is Yahweh” (from the Greek name Elijah).
  • Fleming is a stranger who came from Flanders.
  • Kaidan is a little fighter (from the Gaelic word for “kadain”).
  • Kenny, Kenneth – “handsome” or “born of fire.”
  • Liam is a valiant protector (William).
  • Lud is a famous warrior (Czech version of the name Louis, Louis).
  • Matthew, Matthias is a gift from God.
  • Mirko – peace and celebration.
  • Nathan is the giver, the giver.
  • Ryan is your little king.
  • Xavier, Xavier – new home.

Popular names for girls:

  • Abigail is her father’s joy.
  • Alessia is the protector of man (Alexa, Alissa).
  • Angela is God’s messenger, angel (Angelos, Angela).
  • Azalea is a lovely spring flower.
  • Charlene is free, free (Charlotte, Charlie).
  • Claire is clear, radiant, bright.
  • Desiree is a cherished desire.
  • Easton – “you can see the east from here.”
  • Fiona is honest, open.
  • Kylie is “boomerang” in Nungar.
  • Leah is a biblical name, the first wife of Jacob.
  • Monica is a military advisor, named after the mother of St. Augustine.
  • Nicole, Nicky – “victory of the people.”
  • Orsel, Ursula is a little bear.
  • Rihanna is a divine queen.
  • Sabrina is the Severn River.
  • Twaya is “star” in Arabic.

Traditional Maltese Names

Let’s take a look at the beautiful names for boys and girls that have been popular in Malta for many years:

  • Alphonse;
  • Aloisio;
  • Aloisette;
  • Anard;
  • Anastacy;
  • Anthea;
  • Antnin;
  • Athanasia;
  • August;
  • Beatrice;
  • Benedict;
  • Francis;
  • Demaris;
  • Duminka;
  • Dward;
  • Edmea;
  • Edward;
  • Elizabeth;
  • Emman;
  • Faustina;
  • Federic;
  • James;
  • Gunny;
  • Jeannina;
  • Julian;
  • Girgor;
  • Gratia;
  • Jerome;
  • Juliet;
  • Greece;
  • Justin;
  • Giuseppa;
  • Giuseppi;
  • John;
  • Hamallu;
  • Hilda;
  • Jerm;
  • Elijah;
  • Calanch;
  • Calcidone;
  • Karl;
  • Karm;
  • Carmen;
  • Carmen;
  • Carmney;
  • Karma;
  • Claudia;
  • Christopher;
  • Lovrens;
  • Laser;
  • Lela;
  • Leonard;
  • Liena;
  • Lucia;
  • Louis;
  • Manuel;
  • Manuela;
  • Margerita;
  • Marius;
  • Milkor;
  • Mikela;
  • Mikiel;
  • Nadette;
  • Natalin;
  • Nazu;
  • Nazzaren;
  • Nenu;
  • Nesta;
  • Patrice;
  • Patrizu;
  • Peter;
  • Porfil;
  • Rizhanna;
  • Rokku;
  • Rosary;
  • Samuel;
  • Savery;
  • Sephora;
  • Spiru;
  • Tarsis;
  • Trezza;
  • Valentine;
  • Vincent;
  • Virgil;
  • Vittoria;
  • Venza;
  • Vistin;
  • Xandra;
  • Yandrik;
  • Janica;
  • Zakkaria.

Names for Boys

  • Hunter;
  • Thor;
  • Whopper;
  • Duke;
  • Mus;
  • Beowulf;
  • Diesel;
  • Hulk;
  • Bert;
  • Major;
  • Tank;
  • Hercules;
  • Maximus;
  • Rex;
  • Stallone;
  • Conan;
  • Bruno;
  • Amazon;
  • King Kong.

Names for Girls

  • Cookies;
  • Gigi;
  • Gracie;
  • Mimi;
  • Izzy;
  • Milli;
  • Lady;
  • Penelope;
  • Pumpkin;
  • Princesses;
  • Piper;
  • Lily;
  • A penny;
  • Peach.

Snow White Names

Maltese are the owners and owners of luxurious white color. This can be reflected in a nice name:

  • Snow;
  • Snowball;
  • Frosty;
  • Suga;
  • Bons;
  • Cotton;
  • Daisy;
  • Fluffy;
  • Blizzard;
  • Angel;
  • Casper;
  • Alaska;
  • Crystal;
  • Gardenia;
  • Winter;
  • Vanilla;
  • Ice;
  • Jasmine;
  • Tundra;
  • Marshmallow;
  • Powder;
  • Pearl;
  • Milky;
  • Bunny.

Names by Size

Maltese lapdogs – “pocket”, “toy” breed. In the name, you can beat the size of your pet:

  • Tini;
  • Minnie;
  • Itty Beatty;
  • Mouse;
  • Olive;
  • Gizmo;
  • Baby;
  • Bitsy;
  • Sweet Pi;
  • Slim;
  • Junior;
  • Tini;
  • Smalls;
  • Tinkerbell;
  • Pixie;
  • Elf;
  • Button.

Names with Meaning

Finally, there are names with meaning that will help you unleash the cutest and brightest sides of your dog. A selection for boys:

  • Aiden is one of the most popular male names in Malta.
  • Albino, Albino – because of the snow-white wool.
  • Aldo is wise by life experience.
  • Avalanchi is snowy, snow-white.
  • Barakka is the name of a popular garden in Malta.
  • Birgu is a Maltese city.
  • Blanco is “white” in Spanish.
  • Blizzard is a severe blizzard.
  • Cloud is a white cloud.
  • Comino is a Maltese city.
  • Enzo is the little ruler of your house.
  • Frosty is a baby snowman.
  • Gavin is a white falcon, a white hawk among the Celts.
  • Gastuz – “beautiful” in Maltese.
  • Khabib is Maltese for “buddy, buddy”.
  • Helu is “sweet” in Maltese.
  • Kelb means “dog, dog” in Maltese.
  • Liam is a popular name for boys in Malta.
  • Marcellino is a pretty version of the name mark.
  • Mirko is cheerful, festive.
  • Nelu is “cute” in Maltese.
  • Parr is Maltese for “protector, guard”.
  • Phantom – The Phantom of the Opera wearing a white mask.
  • Polar – in honor of the polar bear.
  • Ricasoli is a Maltese city.
  • Tristian is the Maltese version of the name Tristan.
  • Tofu – “curd made from beans and soy milk.”
  • Wipeout – White Mist; blizzard with zero visibility.
  • White, Whitey – “white” in English.
  • Winter is winter, the kingdom of snow.

Now follows a selection of names with meaning for female Maltese dogs:

  • Alaska is the snowiest American state.
  • Alessia is a popular maiden name in Malta.
  • Arianna is one of the most beautiful female names in Malta.
  • Aspen is a popular ski resort in Colorado.
  • Bella is the prettiest.
  • Blanca means “white” in Spanish.
  • Brie is delicious cream cheese.
  • Brook is a “ringing stream” in Maltese.
  • Borra is “white” in Maltese.
  • Buttermilk is a fermented milk drink.
  • Cotton is cotton, fluffy and soft plant fiber.
  • Crystal – crystal, crystal.
  • Diamond is a diamond, a girl’s best friend (like a Maltese).
  • Dove is a snow-white dove.
  • Easton is a popular female Maltese name.
  • Gardenia is an exotic white flower native to Africa and Asia.
  • Hanini – “adored” in Maltese.
  • Haven is a distant sky.
  • Jasmine is a fragrant snow-white flower.
  • Kapunata is a dog food known in Maltese cuisine.
  • Lacey – airy, lace.
  • Lamps are a traditional fish cake in Malta.
  • The moon is a night star.
  • Magnolia is a large and beautiful white flower.
  • Mdina is a city in Malta.
  • Opal is a milky white gemstone.
  • Pearl is a beautiful pearl.
  • Powder – white powder, icing sugar.
  • Shaba is a “little cloud” in Maltese.
  • The Sierra is a mountain range covered with snow caps.
  • Valletta is a beautiful name and a Maltese city.
  • Vanilla is the edible fruit of a plant from the orchid family.

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