Balboa

Unisex

Meaning

Pleasant valley

Origin

Galician

Pronunciation

/bəˈloʊbə/

Traits associated with the name Balboa:

Dogs named Balboa tend to be loving, industrious, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Balboa suggests that you are a fan of the Rocky movies and admire the character of Rocky Balboa. It could also suggest that you admire the determination and perseverance of the character, and strive to emulate those qualities in your own life.

Is Balboa a good dog name?

Balboa 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. Balboa 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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2,284
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Balboa was, in the past month, the 6437th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Balboa 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, Balboa was viewed 25 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Balboa is most adored in Colorado, Georgia and District of Columbia.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Balboa:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Boxer
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. Australian Shepherd

Balboa is found in these categories:

spanish dog names
spanish

Associated with famous Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa.

Dog names like Balboa:

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Nickname for a boy in the south of the US; a slow moving individual.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
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Balboa dog name meaning

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