Hector

Male

Meaning

Anchor, Steadfast

Origin

Scottish

Pronunciation

'hɛktər

Traits associated with the name Hector:

Dogs named Hector tend to be industrious, and loving. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

Is Hector a good dog name?

Hector has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Hector isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Hector is found in these categories:

Popularity

  • Hector ranks #745 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Hector ranks #1,106 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Hector ranks #1,545 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Hector:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Australian Cattle Dog

Famous dogs named Hector:

  • comics icon A dog named Hector appeared in the comic book Homeless Hector by Harry Hershfield.
  • film icon A bulldog named Hector played a role in the movie The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries.

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Hector dog name meaning

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