Harriet

Female

Meaning

Refers to harriet the spy children's books

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈhærɪt/

Traits associated with the name Harriet:

Dogs named Harriet tend to be loving, industrious, and hard-working. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Harriet suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a fondness for the past. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the classic novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," which features a character named Harriet.

Is Harriet a good dog name?

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

2,062
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1,070
New York City Dog Name Database
1,575
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Harriet was, in the past month, the 4157th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Harriet is most adored in Idaho, Kansas and Oklahoma.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Harriet:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Dachshund
  3. Jack Russell Terrier
  4. Australian Cattle Dog
  5. American Staffordshire Terrier

Harriet is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the Victorian era, it's now a rare canine moniker.

curious dog names
curious

Harriet means "home ruler," perfect for inquisitive pups ruling the roost!

Dog names like Harriet:

The Hazel Tree
Plant With Red Berries
Home Ruler
Battle War
Light
Battle Armor
Harriet dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Harriet (England, United Kingdom)
My name is Harriet so I want a sausage 🐕 called harriet
May 16, 2023

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Olga (Florida, United States)
I named my black labrador rottweiler mix HARRIET in honor of Harriet Tubman. It fits her perfectly. She is strong, determined and sweet.
February 25, 2022

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