Billy

Male

Meaning

Resolute protector

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈbɪli/

Traits associated with the name Billy:

Dogs named Billy tend to be brave, loving, good-natured, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, friendship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Billy suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun. It also suggests that you are a creative person who likes to think outside the box.

Is Billy a good dog name?

Billy 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. Billy 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Billy was, in the past month, the 143rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Billy 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Billy was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Billy is most adored in New Hampshire, Mississippi and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, Oklahoma and Utah.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Billy:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. German Shepherd
  4. American Pitbull Terrier
  5. Maltese

Famous dogs named Billy:

  • television icon A beagle named Billy featured in the television show Mickey and the Roadster Racers.
  • television icon A dog named Billy featured in the television show The Busy World of Richard Scarry.

Billy is found in these categories:

country dog names
country

Associations with rural areas and popular Southern figures give it a rustic charm.

Australian Dog Names
australian

Associated with a metal pot used for boiling water or cooking outdoors.

independent dog names
independent

Billy's independence stems from its association with strong, self-reliant characters in literature and film.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a playful, youthful charm often associated with endearing canine companions.

Dog names like Billy:

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Handsome
Son Of My Right Hand
Son Of My Right Hand
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Billy dog name meaning

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Heather Linsk .! (Minnesota, United States)
Billy, is a great name, because I named my puppy billy. And everyone loves the name too.!!!!!
March 17, 2023

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