Foresighted, loyal, wise.





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Traits associated with the name Cressida:

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

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

Naming your dog Cressida suggests that you have an appreciation for literature and history. Cressida is a character from William Shakespeare's play Troilus and Cressida, and is also the name of a famous Greek heroine from the Trojan War. It suggests that you have a creative and thoughtful side.

Is Cressida a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Cressida was, in the past month, the 5092nd most viewed dog name on

As of May 2024, Cressida 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, Cressida was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Cressida is most adored in Ohio, Florida and California.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, North Carolina and Texas.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Cressida is found in these categories:

celestial dog names

She's named after a moon orbiting Uranus in Greek mythology.

Dog names like Cressida:

Of Unknown Meaning
A cursed priestess in greek mythology
Cressida dog name meaning

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