Alder

Male

Meaning

north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈɔldər/

Traits associated with the name Alder:

Dogs named Alder tend to be loving, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship, beauty, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Alder?

Naming your dog Alder suggests that you are creative and have a unique sense of style. It also suggests that you appreciate nature and the outdoors, as Alder is a type of tree.

Is Alder a good dog name?

Alder has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Alder isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

4,793
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Alder is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Alder was, in the past month, the 5591st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Alder is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Alder was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Alder's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Alder is most adored in Delaware, Indiana and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, District of Columbia and New York.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Alder.

Most popular breeds named Alder:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier

Alder is found in these categories:

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Alder is a type of tree known for its blossoms, making it a nature-inspired canine moniker.

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