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The words that are listed below related to snow, are mostly from the Inuit, Aivilik and Igloolik languages. They could make super dog or kennel names! There are also real names, where shown.

 
A
Agloolik: good spirit that lived under the ice
Akitla: snow falling on water
Akkilokipok: soft snow
Akuvijarjuak: thin ice in the sea
Allatla: baked snow
Aluiqqaniq: snowdrift on a steep hill, overhanging on top
Aneira: really white or really golden snow (Welsh Female)
Anijo: snow on the ground
Aniuk: snow for drinking water
Aniuvak: snow remaining in holes
Anmana: space formed between a snowdrift and an obstruction
Anniu: falling snow unmodified by the wind
Anyu: snow used for a specific purpose
Api snow on ground
Aput snow on the ground
Aqilluqqaaq: fresh and soggy snow
Aquutaq: Eskimo ice cream 
Ashtla: expected snow that's wagered on (depth, size of flakes)
Auviq: snow brick, to build igloo
B
Berfu: snow queen (Turkish)
Blotla: blowing snow
C
Cikuq: ice (Ahtna Athabascan)
Chilali: snowbird (Native American Female)
Chilam: snowbird (Native American Female)
Crystal: ice (Greek)
D
Dinliltla: little balls of snow that cling to Husky fur
Drífa: snow flurry (Old Norse/Icelandic Female)
E
Edur: snow (Basque Female)
Edurne: snow (Basque Female)
Eira: snow (Welsh Female)
Eiriol: snow drop (Welsh Female)
Eryi: from Snowdon (Welsh Male)
G
Gana: falling snow
Gengaruk: snow bank
Gerda: character in "The Snow Queen" (Scandinavian Female)
Goomama snow (Australian Aboriginal)
H
Haimati: Indian snow queen (Indian female myth)
Haukea: white snow (Hawaiian Female)
Hiko: ice
Hikuliaq: thin ice
Hiroyuki: heavy snowfall (Japanese)
Hiryla: snow in beards
I
Iglopuk: large snow house
Ijaruvak: melted snow, turned in ice crystals
Intla: snow that has drifted indoors 
Isiriartaq: falling snow, yellow or red
Istas: snow on the ground (Native American Female)
Ivuneq: high pack ice
J
Jatla: snow between your fingers or toes, or in groin-folds 
K
Kaba: snow (Tibetan)
Kaioglaq: large sculptures resulting from erosion of Kalutoganiq
Kalutoganiq: arrowhead-shaped snowdrift on top of upsik
Kanangniut: snowdrift made by north-east wind
Kaneq: frost
Kanevvluk: fine snow/rain particles
Kang snow (Tibetan)
Kanut: fresh snow without any ice
Karli: covered with snow (Turkish female)
Kassuq: drifting lump of ice
Katakartanaq: crusty snow, broken by steps
Katiyana: night snow
Kavisilaq: snow hardened by rain or frost
Kayi drifting snow
Khuno: the god of snowstorms (Aymara mythology)
Kimoaqruk: finger drift downwind from an obstruction
Kinirtaq: wet and compact snow
Klin remembered snow
Konik: hoar frost 
Krikaya: snow mixed with breath
Kripya: snow that has melted and refrozen
Kriplyana: snow that looks blue in the early morning
Kriyantli: snow bricks
Kuhugaq: icicle
M
Manelaq pack ice 
Maneraq smooth ice
Mangokpok: watery snow
Manirak: smooth stretch of ice
Mapsuk anvil-shaped drift
Masak wet snow, saturated
Matsaaq snow in water
Maujaq deep and soft snow, where it's difficult to walk
Mentlana pink snow
Mingullaut thin powder snow, enters by cracks and covers objects
Mituk small snow layer on the water of a fishing hole
Munnguqtuq compressed snow which began to soften in spring
Muruaneq: soft deep snow
N
Naklin: forgotten snow
Natiruviaqtuq snow blasts on the ground
Natquik: drifting snow
Neige: snow (French)
Neus: snows (Catalan female)
Neva: snowy (Spanish Female)
Nevada: snow-clad; snow-capped; snowy land (Spanish female)
Neve: snow (Italian)
Nevluk: clinging debris (lint, snow, dirt)
Nieves: snow; our Lady of the Snow (Spanish female)
Niggiut snowdrift with south-east wind
Nilak: freshwater ice
Niummak: hard waving snow staying on ice fields
Nutaryuk: fresh snow
O
Ontla snow on objects
P
Pactla snow that has been packed down 
Peqalujaq rather old ice
Pingangnuit snowdrift made by south-west wind
Piqsiq snow lift by wind; blizzard
Piqsirpoq: drifting snow
Pirta: blizzard; snow storm
Pirtuk: blizzard; snow storm
Pugtaq drift ice
Pukak dry snow crystals, like sugar powder
Puntla: a mouthful of snow because you fibbed
Pyry: snow storm (Finnish Female)
Q
Qali snow collected on trees
Qamaniq bowl-shaped depression at the base of a conifer
Qanik falling snow
Qanir: to snow
Qanisqineq: snow floating on water
Qannialaaq light falling snow
Qannik: snowflake
Qanniq falling snow
Qanuk snowflake
Qetrar: for snow to crust
Qiqiqralijarnatuq snow when walked on
Quiasuqaq re-frozen snow surface, making crust
Qimuqsuq: snowdrift
Quinaya snow mixed with Husky poo
Quinyaya snow mixed with the poo of a lead dog
S
Schnee: snow (German)
Schneemann: snowman (German)
Schneeflocke: snowflake (German)
Semtla partially melted snow
Seppen snowflake (Japanese)
Sesi: snow (Ahtna Athabascan)
Shiya snow at dawn
Shlim slush
Siku: ice (Inupiaq)
Siquoq drifting snow
Slimtla snow that is crusted on top but soft underneath
Sneeuwpop: snowman (Dutch)
Snigurka snow maiden (Russian F)
Snjezana: snow woman (Female Slavic)
Snövit snow white (Swedish)
Snowdon: from the snowy hill (English Male)
Sulitlana green snow
T
Talini: snow angels
Tidtla: snow used for cleaning
Tingenek: bare ice 
Tlacringit snow that is crusted on the surface 
Tlamo snow that falls in large wet flakes 
Tlapa powder snow
Tlapat still snow
Tlapi summer snow
Tlapinti snow that falls quickly
Tlaslo snow that falls slowly
Tlatim snow that falls in small flakes
Tlayinq: snow mixed with mud
Tliyel snow that has been marked by wolves 
Tliyelin snow that has been marked by Eskimos
Tsikut large broken-up masses of ice blocks
Tugartaq firm, winter ice
Tumarinyiq ripple marks on snow
Tuyet: snow white (Vietnamese F)
U
Uangniut: snowdrift made by north-west wind
Uglu: seal hole in the ice
Uluarnaq: round snowdrift
Uqaluraq: taper snowdrift
Upsik wind-hardened snow cover
Utvak: snow carved in block
V
Vyduv an area blown bare of snow
X
Xue: snow (Chinese Female)
Xue Fang: snow fragrant (Chinese Female)
Y
Yas: snow (Navajo Male)
Yepa: snow woman (Native American) 
Yuki: snow; lucky (Japanese Male)
Yukiko: snow child (Japanese Female)
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