Traits associated with the name Fido:

Fido has a fun sound to it, and represents a down-to-earth owner who doesn't take life too seriously.

Dogs named Fido tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Fido suggests that you are a traditionalist who values loyalty and companionship. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the past and may be a sentimental person.

Is Fido a good dog name?

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

Fido is found in these categories:


  • Fido ranks #522 with users of
  • Fido ranks #1,134 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Fido ranks #765 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Fido:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chihuahua
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Golden Retriever

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Famous dogs named Fido:

  • film icon A dog named Fido played a role in the movie Bobby Bumps.

Dog names like Fido:

Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Free man
From the fern-covered clearing
Fair-haired hero
Gift of god
like down or as soft as down
Fido dog name meaning

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