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Yorkshire Terrier Names

      The Yorkshire Terrier, or Yorkie, gets its name from Yorkshire, England where the breed originated. Abby (meaning joy of the father), Drew (meaning manly), and Haven (meaning safe place) are a few name selections of English origin. Yorkies were bred for use in cotton mills. Names related to cotton products include Terry (terrycloth), Cambric, Twill, and Socks. Famous names in cotton borrowed from the Industrial Revolution include Whitney, Lewis, and Wyatt. Eli Whitney is famous for the invention of the cotton gin. Lewis Paul and John Wyatt are known for the creating the flyer-and-bobbin system as well as the roller spinning machine. The original purpose of the Yorkshire Terrier was to get rid of mice and rats that were taking over the cotton mills. A few popular names taken from fictional mice are Mickey, Mighty, Jerry, and Minnie. Rube is an interesting selection borrowed from Rube Goldberg known for creating complex machines to accomplish a simple task. The game mousetrap is an example of one such machine. Millions of people around the world use a mouse each day to interact with their computers. Bart is a good name idea derived from Douglas Engelbart, the man that invented the mouse.
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Abby
Alden
Alford
Alfred
Atomic
Barley
Bart
Basil
Bebe
Bernard
Bertie
Birch
Bob
Bond
Bones
Boss
Bracken
Brain
Brisby
Bronte
Buckram
Cambric
Cassie
Chai
Charlie
Chelsea
China
Chintz
Chuck
Cinderella
Cinnamon
Cleo
Clovis
Coir
Comet
Crepe
Daisy
Dakota
Danger
Dayton
Denim
Doogie
Drew
Emily
Enzo
Fiber
Fievel
Floyd
Frankie
Freak
Fustian
Gabby
Garrick
Gerald
Gingham
Hailey
Harry
Haven
Jack
Jerry
Khaki
Khloe
Kipp
Kitty
Landon
Lewis
Linen
London
Lucky
Lucy
Luna
Madras
Maibel
Maisy
Marples
Mickey
Mighty
Minnie
Mozart
Myra
Nixon
Nyle
Oliver
Oxford
Packard
Pandora
Pasha
Pinky
Pinocchio
Pippen
Poncho
Poupette
Ralph
Rattan
Regal
Riley
Rizzo
Roadie
Rocco
Rocky
Romeo
Rose
Rube
Sabrina
Skipton
Smoky
Socks
Spike
Splinter
Stoli
Stuart
Sylvia
Tammy
Teddy
Terry
Thumbelina
Tia
Tiger
Tricia
Twill
Veronica
Victoria
Vida
Whitby
Whitney
Whiz
Wyatt
Zippy
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Guppy the puppy Photo of guppy the puppy for Yorkshire Terrier Names I own an aquarium company so Guppy the Puppy was the perfect name for this little guy :)
Mystery Photo of Mystery for Yorkshire Terrier Names When we found our yorkie (possibly silkie) he was laying on the ground, starved and horribly matted. Vet said he was only 20% of what his weight should be, basically a skeleton with skin. Because we knew nothing about him, he became our 'Mystery Man' and is the best dog ever!

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