Bess

Female

Meaning

Diminutive Of Elizabeth.

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/bɛs/

Traits associated with the name Bess:

Dogs named Bess tend to be loving, brave, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Bess suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a traditional or conservative style. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to someone named Bess, such as a family member or close friend.

Is Bess a good dog name?

Bess is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Bess 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

2,547
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928
New York City Dog Name Database
1,332
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Bess was, in the past month, the 1305th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Bess 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, Bess was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Bess is most adored in Iowa, Tennessee and Louisiana.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, North Carolina and Virginia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Bess:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Australian Shepherd
  3. Shetland Sheepdog
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Rhodesian Ridgeback

Bess is found in these categories:

independent dog names
independent

Bess is a strong, single-syllable name often associated with independence and determination in literature and history.

Dog names like Bess:

Bel
Fair: Lovely One.
Bea
Happy
Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Beautiful
My god is a vow
God Is My Oath
Bess dog name meaning

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