Edgar

Male

Meaning

Rich Spear

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈɛdɡər/

Traits associated with the name Edgar:

Dogs named Edgar tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Edgar suggests that you have a fondness for classic literature and a sense of humor. It also suggests that you are creative and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Edgar a good dog name?

Edgar has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Edgar 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Edgar was, in the past month, the 4315th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Edgar is most adored in Montana, Nebraska and Virginia.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Edgar:

  1. Beagle
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Boxer
  5. Rottweiler

Famous dogs named Edgar:

  • comics icon A english sheepdog named Edgar appeared in the comic book For Better or Worse by Lynn Johnston.

Edgar is found in these categories:

gothic dog names
gothic

Allan Poe's dark, mysterious writings inspire this canine moniker.

british dog names
british

Associated with a former Anglo-Saxon king and popular literary figures.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Historically favored in Victorian times, rarely heard in modern dog parks.

Dog names like Edgar:

Rich Protector
Wealthy Guardian
Rich/Prosperous Friend
The Old Servant
Industrious, strong
Earnest
Edgar dog name meaning

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