Traits associated with the name Elmo:

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

Is Elmo a good dog name?

Elmo 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. Elmo isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Elmo is found in these categories:


  • Elmo ranks #800 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Elmo ranks #909 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Elmo ranks #481 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Elmo:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Chow Chow

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Dog names like Elmo:

Wealthy guardian; diminutive of Edward
Ascended, uplifted, high
favorite of God
of the earth
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