Dog or wolf species.





Traits associated with the name Canis:

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

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

Naming your dog Canis suggests that you have an appreciation for the Latin language and may have a fondness for the natural world. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to your pet and want to give them a meaningful name.

Is Canis a good dog name?

Canis has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Canis isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Canis is found in these categories:


  • Canis ranks #1,683 with users of
  • Canis ranks #2,998 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Canis ranks #3,046 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Canis was viewed 47 times, and liked 3 times.

Most popular breeds named Canis:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier

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Dog names like Canis:

Ancient roman god of love.
The goddess of agriculture, and motherly love
a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
(astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisting of a frozen mass that travels around the sun in a highly elliptical orbit
The name of two kings in aethiopia in greek mythology.
a large constellation on the equator near Pisces and Aquarius
Canis dog name meaning

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