Buffy

Female

Meaning

From buffy the vampire slayer television series.

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈbʌfi/

Traits associated with the name Buffy:

Dogs named Buffy tend to be loving, and good-natured. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

It suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy pop culture references. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Is Buffy a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Buffy was, in the past month, the 1133rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Buffy 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, Buffy was viewed 88 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Buffy is most adored in North Dakota, Minnesota and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, New York and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Buffy:

  1. Cocker Spaniel
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Chow Chow

Buffy is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a petite, playful pup, with a nod to vampire-slaying charm.

superhero dog names
superhero

Named after a vampire slayer, it implies strength and supernatural abilities.

gothic dog names
gothic

The name originates from a popular vampire slayer TV show, embodying dark, supernatural themes.

preppy dog names
preppy

Named after a popular, stylish TV show character.

spooky dog names
spooky

The name originates from a popular TV show about vampire slaying.

nerdy dog names
nerdy

Named after a popular vampire slayer, appealing to sci-fi and fantasy fans.

Dog names like Buffy:

Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Beautiful
Lazy girl.
My god is a vow
Bringer Of Joy
Brave, strong, loyal.
Buffy dog name meaning

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Emilio Sebastián (Mexico City, Mexico)
My childhood dog was called Buffy, she was a cocker spaniel
January 29, 2022 ◆ Translated

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Emily (Arizona, United States)
My dogs name is Buffy so glad we chose it I love the name
January 17, 2022

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