The name of a Scottish river; means "the keeper of the keys".





Traits associated with the name Clyde:

Dogs named Clyde tend to be loving, good-natured, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Clyde suggests that you have a fondness for classic names and may have a nostalgic streak. It could also suggest that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Clyde a good dog name?

Clyde is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Clyde 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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Clyde is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Clyde was, in the past month, the 540th most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Clyde 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, Clyde was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Clyde is most adored in Rhode Island, Idaho and Ohio.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, New Jersey and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Clyde:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Boxer

Clyde is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes images of playful, lovable outlaws from classic Bonnie and Clyde.

scottish dog names

A major river in Scotland shares this name.

hunting dog names

Clyde is often associated with strength and endurance, traits desirable in hunting dogs.

clumsy dog names

Clyde sounds like a lovable goof, tripping over his own paws!

old fashioned dog names

Popular during the 1930s, it echoes the infamous outlaw, Clyde Barrow.

Dog names like Clyde:

Fortune, Luck
Cook. it is also used as a nickname for names long names that begin with 'co-.
Bright and shiny.
Short for "champion".
Free man
Skilled hunter or huntsman.
Clyde dog name meaning

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pp (Alberta, Canada)
March 25, 2022 ◆ Translated

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