A mountain nymph in Greek mythology.






Emily P. Contributor

Echo, a name with Greek mythology roots, is a fabulous choice for your canine companion. Echo was a nymph who had a thing for talking, much like our furry friends who love to bark. Plus, if you're a tech-geek, it's a cheeky nod to Amazon's Alexa's sibling, the Echo. Imagine the hilarity when you call your dog and inadvertently order a dozen dog toys online. So, if you fancy a name with a blend of mythology, humor, and modern tech, Echo is a bark...err...mark above the rest!

Traits associated with the name Echo:

Dogs named Echo tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Echo suggests that you have an appreciation for the power of sound and the beauty of repetition. It could also suggest that you have a creative and imaginative side, as the name is quite unique.

Is Echo a good dog name?

Echo 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. Echo is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Echo is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Echo outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Echo was, in the past month, the 227th most viewed dog name on

As of June 2024, Echo 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Echo was viewed 0 times, and liked 4 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Echo is most adored in Connecticut, Alaska and Mississippi.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Echo:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Australian Shepherd
  4. Siberian Husky
  5. Golden Retriever

Echo is found in these categories:

big dog names

Loud barks bounce around like sound waves in a canyon.

flower dog names

Echo is a nymph from Greek mythology associated with nature and plants.

superhero dog names

Resonates with Daredevil's deaf, martial artist love interest in Marvel comics.

greek dog names

Echo was a nymph in Greek mythology who could only repeat words.

Musical Dog Names

Resonates with sounds repeating, like a catchy tune bouncing off canyon walls.

mythical dog names

Derived from Greek mythology, representing a nymph who could only repeat what others said.

badass dog names

Conveys strength and resilience, with a nod to Greek mythology and modern technology, suggesting intelligence and adaptability.

hunting dog names

Echo refers to a sound reflection often used in tracking, symbolizing a hunting dog's tracking abilities.

Dog names like Echo:

Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
12:00 AM
A titan condemned to hold up the celestial heavens for eternity in Greek mythology. It means "to carry".
Bright and shiny.
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Echo dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Rhiannon (Iowa, United States)
Just picked out our puppy & decided Echo! I am an echocardiographer, and my boyfriend is a 91E (Echo phonetically) in the army! It's perfect for our new addition!
January 08, 2022

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Rachael (Rhode Island, United States)
I Love the name Echo Just name my 8wk old Shihtzu He was born on the same day my 18yr old Shihtzu passed He is an Echo of him💙
December 30, 2021

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