Duffy

Male

Meaning

Descendant of Dubhthach

Origin

Irish

Pronunciation

/ˈdʌfi/

Traits associated with the name Duffy:

Duffy has a fun sound to it, and represents a down-to-earth owner who doesn't take life too seriously.

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

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

Naming your dog Duffy suggests that you have a fondness for unique and creative names. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to your pet and want to give them a name that is special and meaningful to you.

Is Duffy a good dog name?

Duffy 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. Duffy 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

884
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475
New York City Dog Name Database
493
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Duffy was, in the past month, the 498th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Duffy 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, Duffy was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Duffy is most adored in Illinois, District of Columbia and New York.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Duffy:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. West Highland White Terrier
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Duffy is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes images of fluffy, cuddly companions, reminiscent of Disney's teddy bear.

scottish dog names
scottish

A common surname originating from Gaelic, meaning "dark" or "black".

Dog names like Duffy:

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)
From Donald or Donovan; brown, chief or noble.
From the people's meadow
Diminutive of Dustin, meaning brave warrior.
From The Farm At The Ditch
Genuine, bold or brave
Duffy dog name meaning

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