Of The Stars






Emily P. Contributor

Astro is a stellar dog name, literally!

It makes me think of the Jetsons' space-traveling canine, and is really just ideal for dogs with a playful, adventurous spirit.

Plus, it's a wink to astronomy, so it's ideal for those who love stargazing with their furry friend. Astro, derived from the Greek word for "star", also suggests your dog shines brightly in your life.

So, if you're looking for a name that's out of this world, Astro is a cosmic choice. It's not just a name, it's a doggone constellation of fun, adventure, and companionship!

Traits associated with the name Astro:

Dogs named Astro tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, and beauty.

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

It suggests that you have an interest in space and astronomy, and that you have a creative and imaginative side.

Is Astro a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Astro was, in the past month, the 186th most viewed dog name on

As of March 2024, Astro 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Astro was viewed 137 times, and liked 16 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Astro is most adored in Delaware, Kentucky and West Virginia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Alabama, Wisconsin and Colorado.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Astro:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Great Dane

Famous dogs named Astro:

  • television icon A great dane named Astro featured in the television show The Jetsons.

Astro is found in these categories:

hunting dog names

Astro suggests exploration and tracking, traits associated with hunting dogs.

flower dog names

Astro is linked to Aster, a star-shaped bloom, hence its association with botanical-themed pet names.

playful dog names

The association with space exploration and cartoons gives a fun, adventurous connotation.

celestial dog names

Derived from "astronomy", it's a nod to the cosmos and space exploration.

famous dog names

Jetsons' canine companion made this moniker a household favorite.

Dog names like Astro:

The first letter of the greek alphabet.
A titan condemned to hold up the celestial heavens for eternity in Greek mythology. It means "to carry".
An electrician
Cook. it is also used as a nickname for names long names that begin with 'co-.
God of hell and wealth in roman mythology.
Astro dog name meaning

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Astro (Lima, Peru)
He is attentive loving intelligent and playful curious
September 07, 2022 ◆ Translated

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