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Traits associated with the name Arlene:

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

Dogs named Arlene tend to be loving, brave, strong-willed, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Arlene suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and a sense of nostalgia. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the name, either because it was a family member's name or because it has some other special meaning to you.

Is Arlene a good dog name?

Arlene has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Arlene 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

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Arlene was, in the past month, the 2983rd most viewed dog name on

As of February 2024, Arlene is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Arlene was viewed 15 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Arlene is most adored in Alabama, Louisiana and Maryland.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Texas.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Arlene:

  1. Chow Chow

Arlene is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names

Popular in the 1940s, it's now more associated with vintage sitcoms.

independent dog names

Arlene's independence stems from its rarity and association with strong, self-reliant female characters in literature and film.

Dog names like Arlene:

Like A Bird
Gracious, Merciful
Arlene dog name meaning

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