The goddess of war, strategy and wisdom in roman mythology





Traits associated with the name Athena:

Dogs named Athena tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Athena suggests that you admire strength, wisdom, and courage. It may also suggest that you value intelligence and knowledge.

Is Athena a good dog name?

Athena 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. Athena isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Athena is found in these categories:


  • Athena ranks #387 with users of
  • Athena ranks #280 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Athena ranks #475 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Athena is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Athena:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Rottweiler
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. American Pitbull Terrier
  5. Doberman Pinscher

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Dog names like Athena:

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The goddess of love, goddess of love and beauty and daughter of zeus in ancient mythology; identified with roman venus, beauty, and fertility in greek mythology
Smart in Turkish.
Athena dog name meaning

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Tom (Tennessee, United States)
Athena is in the Greek pantheon of god's, not Roman. The corresponding Roman goddess to Athena is actually Minerva.
April 25, 2022

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