Canopus

Unisex

Meaning

supergiant star 650 light years from Earth; second brightest star in the sky

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/kəˈnoʊpəs/

Traits associated with the name Canopus:

Dogs named Canopus 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 Canopus?

Naming your dog Canopus suggests that you have an appreciation for the stars and the night sky. It also suggests that you have a creative and unique sense of style.

Is Canopus a good dog name?

Canopus has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Canopus 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

3,385
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Canopus was, in the past month, the 4124th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Canopus 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, Canopus was viewed 35 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Canopus is most adored in Indiana, Washington and Texas.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Canopus is found in these categories:

celestial dog names
celestial

Named after a star, it's a stellar choice for your cosmic canine!

Dog names like Canopus:

Pure
Mythical half-horse creatures.
Changeable coloration pattern.
The daughter of the titan atlas in greek mythology
a large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression
Crown
Canopus dog name meaning

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