The color; also a colloquialism meaning "sad"





Traits associated with the name Blue:

Dogs named Blue tend to be good-natured, affectionate, and loving. This name is also associated with beauty, friendship, companionship, and empathy.

Is Blue a good dog name?

Blue is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Blue isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Blue is found in these categories:


  • Blue ranks #205 with users of
  • Blue ranks #57 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Blue ranks #76 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Blue:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Australian Shepherd
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Siberian Husky

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Famous dogs named Blue:

  • literature icon A dog named Blue was a character in the book The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner.
  • television icon A dog named Blue featured in the television show Blue's Clues.

Dog names like Blue:

Bright and shiny.
To live
Explosive leap forward or upright; the action of a rifle.
Deer, Cowboy
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Blue dog name meaning

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