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Traits associated with the name Cato:

Dogs named Cato tend to be loving, loyal, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Cato suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy classic literature. Cato was a character in the novel "Cato: A Tragedy" by Joseph Addison, and is known for his witty and humorous lines.

Is Cato a good dog name?

Cato 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. Cato isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Cato is found in these categories:


  • Cato ranks #1,150 with users of
  • Cato ranks #1,638 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Cato ranks #2,127 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Cato was viewed 52 times, and liked 4 times.

Most popular breeds named Cato:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Bearded Collie
  3. Beagle
  4. Boxer
  5. Italian Greyhound

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Dog names like Cato:

(of a consistency) requiring chewing
Diminutive form of Francisco; means small, boy or child.
Chewbacca's nickname in the star wars franchise.
Cato dog name meaning

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Lisa (Pennsylvania, United States)
Love the name. NOBODY has a dog named Cato. He is so smart and funny
January 24, 2023

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