Catherine

Female

Meaning

Pure

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/kæθəriːn/

Traits associated with the name Catherine:

Catherine has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Catherine tend to be loving, industrious, and loyal. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a fondness for the name Catherine. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the classic novel Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, which features a character named Catherine.

Is Catherine a good dog name?

Catherine has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Catherine 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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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,328
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Catherine was, in the past month, the 5085th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Catherine 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, Catherine was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Catherine is most adored in District of Columbia, California and Virginia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Washington and Iowa.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Catherine:

  1. Rat Terrier
  2. Labrador Retriever

Catherine is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Royalty frequently used this moniker in historical times, boosting its antiquity.

preppy dog names
preppy

Hails from royal lineage, often sported by upper-class, Ivy League pooches.

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Catherine dog name meaning

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