Aretha

Female

Meaning

Excellence

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/əˈriːθə/

Traits associated with the name Aretha:

Aretha has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Aretha tend to be loving, strong-willed, loyal, and affectionate. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you have a great appreciation for music and culture, and that you admire the legendary singer Aretha Franklin.

Is Aretha a good dog name?

Aretha has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Aretha 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

4,680
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
2,667
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Aretha was, in the past month, the 4738th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Aretha 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, Aretha was viewed 29 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Aretha:

  1. Cocker Spaniel
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Australian Shepherd
  4. Miniature Pinscher
  5. Labrador Retriever

Aretha is found in these categories:

greek dog names
greek

Derived from Greek, meaning "virtue" or "excellence".

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Aretha dog name meaning

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