Ethel

Female

Meaning

Noble

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈɛθəl/

Traits associated with the name Ethel:

Dogs named Ethel tend to be loving, industrious, resilient, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Ethel suggests that you have a fondness for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Ethel a good dog name?

Ethel has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Ethel 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

3,072
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New York City Dog Name Database
937
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ethel was, in the past month, the 1951st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Ethel 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, Ethel was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Ethel is most adored in New Hampshire, Washington and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Minnesota, Nebraska and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Ethel:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Dachshund
  5. Boxer

Ethel is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the early 20th century, it's now considered antiquated.

Dog names like Ethel:

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

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