The color; also a colloquialism meaning "sad"





Traits associated with the name Blue:

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

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

That you have a creative and unique sense of style. You may also be drawn to the color blue and enjoy the calming effect it can have.

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 is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Blue is found in these categories:


  • Blue ranks #92 with users of
  • Blue ranks #58 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Blue ranks #77 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Blue is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Blue outranks the great majority of names.

In the past week, Blue was viewed 240 times, and liked 14 times.

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

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Joe (Connecticut, United States)
Our dog is a blue heeler so we named her blue.
August 09, 2023

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Carla Kirkland (Tennessee, United States)
I think Blue is a beautiful name for a dog . My dog I is l L
January 07, 2023

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