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Traits associated with the name Barkley:

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

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

Naming your dog Barkley suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy lightheartedness. It could also suggest that you are a fan of basketball or the NBA, as the name is likely a reference to the famous basketball player Charles Barkley.

Is Barkley a good dog name?

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

Barkley is found in these categories:


  • Barkley ranks #439 with users of
  • Barkley ranks #306 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Barkley ranks #338 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Barkley was viewed 112 times, and liked 4 times.

Most popular breeds named Barkley:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Chow Chow

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Famous dogs named Barkley:

  • television icon A sheepdog named Barkley featured in the television show Sesame Street.
  • television icon A old english sheepdog named Barkley featured in the television show Sesame Street.
  • television icon A dog named Barkley featured in the television show The Barkleys.

Dog names like Barkley:

Son Of My Right Hand
Descendant Of Bradach
Bold As A Bear
Genuine, bold or brave
Lower, either in elevation or geography.
Barkley dog name meaning

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Person (California, United States)
I have the dopiest dog named Barkley and he’s a aussiedoddle and the name fits him perfectly because, well, he just barks a lot
November 26, 2022

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