Peaceful ruler; diminutive of Frederick.





Alt. Spellings


Traits associated with the name Freddy:

Dogs named Freddy tend to be loving, good-natured, affectionate, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique and creative names. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the horror genre, as Freddy is a popular character from the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.

Is Freddy a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Freddy was, in the past month, the 311th most viewed dog name on

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

Popularity: United States

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

Freddy is most adored in Wyoming, Ohio and Wisconsin.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Nebraska, Iowa and Tennessee.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Freddy:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Pomeranian
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Freddy is found in these categories:

spooky dog names

Associations with horror icon Krueger from Nightmare on Elm Street make it eerie.

cute dog names

Evokes friendly vibes, referencing lovable Fred Flintstone and Freddy Fazbear.

Dog names like Freddy:

Cool, confident, charismatic.
Lucky, fortunate
Dweller near the woods
Freddy dog name meaning

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