Bully

Male

Meaning

A ruffian; someone who threatens those that are weaker.

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈbʌli/

Traits associated with the name Bully:

Dogs named Bully tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Bully may suggest that you have a strong sense of protection and loyalty. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Bully a good dog name?

Bully 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. Bully 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
775
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Bully was, in the past month, the 3467th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Bully 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, Bully was viewed 77 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Bully is most adored in South Dakota, New Mexico and Maine.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in California, Nebraska and Utah.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Bully is found in these categories:

tough dog names
tough

Bully breeds exude strength, confidence, and a fearless spirit.

big dog names
big

Strong, tough, and fearless, they command respect like playground bosses.

badass dog names
badass

Conveys strength, dominance and fearlessness, reflecting a tough, resilient character.

Dog names like Bully:

Brave, courageous
Fictional villain from Nintendo's Mario franchise.
Sharp edge of a knife, saw or other weapon.
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Earth; soil.
To have reason, mind or a character.
Bully dog name meaning

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