Free man; strong.





Traits associated with the name Carlos:

Dogs named Carlos tend to be loving, affectionate, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Carlos suggests that you have a strong appreciation for Latin culture and may have a connection to the Spanish language. It could also suggest that you are a creative and imaginative person who likes to think outside the box.

Is Carlos a good dog name?

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

Carlos is found in these categories:


  • Carlos ranks #3,070 with users of
  • Carlos ranks #1,006 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Carlos ranks #1,388 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Carlos:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Pomeranian
  4. German Shepherd
  5. American Staffordshire Terrier

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Dog names like Carlos:

Diminutive form of Francisco; means small, boy or child.
Castle; fort.
Intelligent; shrewd.
Tall, lofty; derived from words for "sky".
Strong and manly
Carlos dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Heather (England, United Kingdom)
My kids and I have chosen this for our Cocker spaniel puppy. We chose it thanks to the Descendants films.
April 23, 2022

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Jambo (Ohio, United States)
I love it
March 10, 2022

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