Brutal ruler.





Traits associated with the name Attila:

Dogs named Attila tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

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

Naming your dog Attila suggests that you have an appreciation for history and a sense of humor. It also suggests that you are not afraid to be a bit unconventional.

Is Attila a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Attila was, in the past month, the 608th most viewed dog name on

As of May 2024, Attila 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, Attila was viewed 0 times, and liked 4 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Attila is most adored in Idaho, West Virginia and Indiana.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, Nebraska and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Attila:

  1. Rottweiler
  2. Boxer
  3. Great Dane
  4. American Pitbull Terrier
  5. Labrador Retriever

Attila is found in these categories:

big dog names

Attila was a fierce, powerful leader, just like large pooches!

badass dog names

Associations with the fierce and powerful Hunnic leader, suggesting strength, dominance, and fearlessness.

funny dog names

Humor arises from naming a cuddly pet after a fierce Hun leader.

guard dog names

Named after a fierce Hunnic leader, it implies protection and strength.

Dog names like Attila:

gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Elf King
Attila dog name meaning

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Anil O (Florida, United States)
My dogs name is Attila he’s a Daschund
September 11, 2022

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