Confucius

Unisex

Meaning

Chinese philosopher

Origin

Chinese

Pronunciation

/kənˈfjuːʃəs/

Traits associated with the name Confucius:

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

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

It suggests that you have an appreciation for wisdom and knowledge, and that you value the teachings of Confucius.

Is Confucius a good dog name?

Confucius has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Confucius 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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3,328
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Confucius was, in the past month, the 4693rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Confucius 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, Confucius was viewed 28 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Confucius is most adored in Texas, Virginia and California.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Confucius:

  1. Samoyed

Confucius is found in these categories:

spiritual dog names
spiritual

Reflects wisdom and philosophy, attributes often associated with spirituality, from the famous Chinese philosopher and teacher.

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Confucius dog name meaning

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