Dudley

Male

Meaning

From the people's meadow

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈdʌdli/

Traits associated with the name Dudley:

Dogs named Dudley tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Dudley suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you are a fan of British culture and literature.

Is Dudley a good dog name?

Dudley has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Dudley 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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New York City Dog Name Database
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Dudley was, in the past month, the 599th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Dudley is most adored in South Dakota, Wisconsin and District of Columbia.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Dudley:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Dachshund
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. Beagle

Famous dogs named Dudley:

  • television icon A dog named Dudley featured in the television show T.U.F.F. Puppy.

Dudley is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

A town in England and a character in Harry Potter series.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a lovable, bumbling character from Harry Potter series.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during Victorian times, it's rarely heard in modern dog parks.

Dog names like Dudley:

English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
Right-handed, skilled
From Donald or Donovan; brown, chief or noble.
Genuine, bold or brave
Son Of My Right Hand
Dear Friend
Dudley dog name meaning

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Paul and Carol Leger (Ontario, Canada)
Our Dudley is a Catalan Sheep dog. A rescue from Puerto Vallarta, from the Sula Society. He's 18mths old now.
December 08, 2023

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