100+ Dog Names That Mean New Beginning

Have you recently adopted a shelter pup or rescue dog and want to honor their history and courage by giving them a name that symbolizes their second chance at life? You’ve come to the right place! Check out over 100 dog names that mean new beginning, second chance, hope/luck and similar sentiments below;

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100+ Dog Names That Mean New Beginning

  • Acorn – A symbol of good luck
  • Amal – Arabic for hope or aspiration
  • Amil – Arabic for hope and new beginnings
  • Anastasia – Means re-birth
  • Arata – Japanese name for fresh/new
  • Arman – Meaning dawn
  • Arun – From Sanskrit meaning dawn
  • Asha/Asher – Meaning hope/fortunate one
  • Audrey – Meaning noble strength
  • Aurora – Meaning dawn
  • Behrooz – Persian, meaning good fortune
  • Bonaventure (or Bono) – Good fortune
  • Buddha – Symbolic of awakening, and rebirth
  • Carla – One who possesses strength
  • Cayden – “Great fighter”
  • Chae – Meaning new beginning
  • Chance – As in, second chance 
  • Chauncey – “Fortunate”
  • Chloe – Sprout, green shoot, new life
  • Clover – As in, lucky 4-leaf clover
  • Credence (or Creed) – “To believe”
  • Cricket – A symbol of good luck in some cultures
  • Dala – As in Dala Horse, a symbol of good luck
  • Dalia – Goddess of Fate
  • Dawn – Of a new day
  • Destiny – Fate
  • Dove – Bird of hope
  • Dream 
  • Eos – Greek Goddess of Dawn
  • Evangeline – Meaning bearer of good news, luck
  • Fate
  • Fausta/Faustina – Fortunate, good luck
  • Felicia – Meaning luck
  • Felicity – Good fortune
  • Felix – Meaning fortunate, happy
  • Fluke – Stroke of luck
  • Fortune 
  • Fresco – Means refreshed
  • Freya – Fortunate, auspicious
  • Gavan – English name for lucky person
  • Genesis – Meaning to begin again
  • Gunnar – Old Norse for War Warrior
  • Halona – Name meaning happy fortune
  • Hamsa – As in Hamsa Hand, a symbol of good luck
  • Hope – As in they never gave up hope
  • Inizio – Italian name for new beginnings
  • Jessie – Meaning wealthy
  • Kader – Turkish name for fortunate
  • Karma – meaning fate or destiny
  • Keeba – Firstborn, fortunate
  • Kia – African for seasons beginning
  • Kiara – Korean for first ray of sun
  • Kismet – meaning lucky fate
  • Koa – Means bold, fearless warrior
  • Ladybug – A symbol of good luck
  • Lazarus – Means rebirth
  • Lotto – As in lottery, winner
  • Lucky 
  • Machiko – Means fortunate child
  • Madoc/Madog – Name meaning fortunate one
  • Malala – As in Malala Yousafzai, a brave survivor
  • Matilda – Might and strength
  • Maud – Strength in battle
  • Merrit – Fortunate one
  • Miracle – A remarkable event
  • Moira – Means fate or destiny
  • Neo – Means new
  • Neoma – Means new moon
  • Neon – Greek, meaning new
  • Nouvel – French for new
  • Nova – Latin for new
  • Novak – Name meaning fresh or new
  • Nyssa – Greek name meaning beginning
  • Ordell – English name meaning beginning
  • Oriana – Latin name meaning dawn
  • Orion – Greek name for lucky son
  • Oscar – English name for “one that has it all”
  • Penny – as in lucky penny, a symbol of good luck
  • Phoenix – Mythical bird that rose from the ashes
  • Precious
  • Prosper
  • Rainbow – Good luck charm
  • Rene/Renee – French name meaning reborn
  • Roxanne/Roxana – Meaning dawn or little star
  • Rupert – Meaning bright fame
  • Serendipity – Meaning luck or chance
  • Seven – As in the lucky number seven
  • Shamrock – Another name for a 4-leaf clover
  • Star
  • Teddy – As in Teddy Roosevelt who survived an assassination attempt (second chance)
  • Tiger – Symbolic of power and energy
  • Truman – Means hope
  • Ventura – Meaning good fortune
  • Victor – As in victorious
  • Wish
  • Wyatt – Meaning little warrior
  • Yuki – Japanese name meaning lucky
  • Zara – A blooming flower
  • Zera/Zora – Meaning dawn or beginnings
  • Zoran – Means new dawn
  • Zorro – Slavic name meaning dawn/daybreak
  • Zuko – Meaning glory

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