Dolores

Female

Meaning

Sorrows

Origin

Spanish

Pronunciation

/dəˈlɔːrɛs/

Traits associated with the name Dolores:

Dolores has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Dolores tend to be loving, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Dolores suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a sentimental side. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the name and the person or character it is associated with.

Is Dolores a good dog name?

Dolores has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Dolores 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

4,180
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1,832
New York City Dog Name Database
2,284
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Dolores was, in the past month, the 3460th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Dolores is most adored in Arkansas, Connecticut and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, Oregon and Washington.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Dolores:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Pomeranian
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Standard Schnauzer

Famous dogs named Dolores:

  • film icon A pomeranian named Dolores played a role in the movie Double Take.

Dolores is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 1950s, this moniker echoes vintage charm and classic elegance.

spanish dog names
spanish

Derived from Spanish, meaning "sorrows", often linked to Virgin Mary.

Dog names like Dolores:

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From The South In The U.S.
Cute Child
Gift
Gift of God.
the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
Dolores dog name meaning

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