Esther

Female

Meaning

The jewish heroine of the old testament book of esther

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/ˈɛstər/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Esther is a dog name with royal pedigree, quite literally!

It's a biblical name meaning 'star', making it perfect for your shining fur-baby.

Plus, Queen Esther was known for her bravery and beauty, traits we all see in our dogs. And let's not forget Esther the Wonder Pig, a social media sensation, proving that a pup named Esther is just destined for animal stardom.

If you want your pooch to have a name that's regal, meaningful, and with a touch of traditional class, Esther is a top-notch choice.

Traits associated with the name Esther:

Esther has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Esther tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Esther suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a traditional or old-fashioned style. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of loyalty and are looking for a companion that will be a faithful friend.

Is Esther a good dog name?

Esther has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Esther 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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Naming your dog Esther is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Esther was, in the past month, the 1615th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Esther 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, Esther was viewed 62 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Esther is most adored in Washington, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Virginia, Utah and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Esther:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chow Chow
  3. Rhodesian Ridgeback
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Jack Russell Terrier

Esther is found in these categories:

spiritual dog names
spiritual

Derived from the Bible, Esther was a Jewish queen known for her courage and faith.

biblical dog names
biblical

Derived from a heroine in the Old Testament who became a queen of Persia.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in biblical times, Esther's popularity has waned in modern naming trends.

Dog names like Esther:

Diminutive Form Of Euphemia
Young Girl
Famous in war
Noble
Universal
Ruler Of The Home
Esther dog name meaning

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