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Traits associated with the name Harry:

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

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

That you have a fondness for the name Harry, and perhaps a fondness for the Harry Potter series. It could also suggest that you are a fan of classic names, or that you have a strong connection to someone named Harry.

Is Harry a good dog name?

Harry 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. Harry 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 Harry is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Harry was, in the past month, the 469th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Harry 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Harry was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Harry is most adored in Arkansas, Connecticut and Colorado.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Georgia, Ohio and Illinois.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Harry:

  1. Poodle
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Lhasa Apso

Famous dogs named Harry:

  • comics icon A dog named Harry appeared in the comic book Oor Wullie by Published in the D.C. Thomson newspaper The Sunday Post.
  • television icon A dog named Harry featured in the television show Stanley.

Harry is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names

Popular in the 1800s, it's a classic canine moniker, like Fido.

british dog names

Associated with popular figures like Prince Harry and author J.K. Rowling.

preppy dog names

Royalty and Hogwarts associations give it an upper-crust, polished vibe.

posh dog names

Royal lineage and British aristocracy associations deem it highbrow canine nomenclature.

independent dog names

The name's popularity among humans, combined with its simplicity and strength, make it a standalone choice for dogs.

cute dog names

Prince charm and wizardry allure make it a heart-melting canine moniker.

Dog names like Harry:

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Harry dog name meaning

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Michael (Land Berlin, Germany)
My Harry is now 16. Kind adventurous and full of life with lovely manners. A great name for a wonderful dog.
September 16, 2023

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