Traits associated with the name Elmo:

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

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy lightheartedness. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the popular children's show Sesame Street.

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!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Elmo was, in the past month, the 1796th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Elmo is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Elmo was viewed 71 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Elmo is most adored in Mississippi, Utah and Alabama.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Elmo:

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

Elmo is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Sesame Street's lovable, red puppet inspires this endearing canine moniker.

italian dog names

Derived from Italian word "Elmo" meaning helmet, often used in names.

Dog names like Elmo:

Wealthy guardian; diminutive of Edward
Ascended, uplifted, high
favorite of God
of the earth
Elmo dog name meaning

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Bharath (Karnataka, India)
I think it's really cool to have a pet name Elmo cause it's cute if I have a golden retriever i would definately name it Elmo
December 11, 2023

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