Traits associated with the name Arlo:

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

Dogs named Arlo tend to be good-natured, and loving. This name is also associated with intelligence, and companionship.

Is Arlo a good dog name?

Arlo 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. Arlo is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Arlo is found in these categories:


  • Arlo ranks #140 with users of
  • Arlo ranks #727 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Arlo ranks #1,497 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Arlo is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Arlo outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Arlo:

  1. Beagle
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Chinese Shar-Pei
  5. Leonberger

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Famous dogs named Arlo:

  • television icon A dog named Arlo featured in the television show Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Dog names like Arlo:

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love it! (Ohio, United States)

January 06, 2022

Let us know what you think of Arlo as a dog name!