Cruz

Unisex

Meaning

The Cross Of Christ

Origin

Spanish

Pronunciation

/kruːz/

Traits associated with the name Cruz:

Dogs named Cruz tend to be loving, brave, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Cruz suggests that you have a strong appreciation for unique names and may have a creative side. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the Spanish language or culture.

Is Cruz a good dog name?

Cruz is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Cruz 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

4,359
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
2,194
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Cruz was, in the past month, the 1699th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Cruz 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, Cruz was viewed 73 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Cruz:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Rottweiler
  3. Chow Chow
  4. Great Dane
  5. Poodle

Cruz is found in these categories:

spanish dog names
spanish

Means "cross" in Spanish and is a common surname.

Dog names like Cruz:

Strong, brave, determined.
Short for "champion".
Fortune, Luck
Skilled hunter or huntsman.
A word short for a chipset, or a splinter. Also the diminutive form of Charles.
The name of a Scottish river; means "the keeper of the keys".
Cruz dog name meaning

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Lilian (FCT, Nigeria)
My puppy’s name is Cruz. Trust me he is doing very great, he is smart and very well behaved 🥰
October 09, 2022

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