Brian

Male

Meaning

High, Noble

Origin

Irish

Pronunciation

/ˈbraɪən/

Traits associated with the name Brian:

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

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

Naming your dog Brian suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy being creative. It also suggests that you may have a fondness for classic names and appreciate the traditional.

Is Brian a good dog name?

Brian has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Brian 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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New York City Dog Name Database
1,461
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Brian was, in the past month, the 1468th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Brian is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Brian was viewed 45 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Brian is most adored in Idaho, Louisiana and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New York, District of Columbia and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Brian:

  1. Chow Chow
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Beagle
  5. Pomeranian

Famous dogs named Brian:

  • television icon A white labrador retriever named Brian featured in the television show Family Guy.

Brian is found in these categories:

funny dog names
funny

Humor arises from humanizing canines with typical guy monikers.

irish dog names
irish

Derived from an old Irish word meaning "noble".

famous dog names
famous

Popularized by a witty canine character in "Family Guy".

Dog names like Brian:

Brawny and tough.
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Baker
Handsome
Son Of My Right Hand
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Brian dog name meaning

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