Hephaestus

Male

Meaning

God of fire in Greek mythology.

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/hɪˈfiːstəs/

Traits associated with the name Hephaestus:

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

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

Naming your dog Hephaestus suggests that you have an appreciation for Greek mythology and the god of fire, craftsmanship, and metalworking. It also suggests that you have a creative and imaginative side.

Is Hephaestus a good dog name?

Hephaestus has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Hephaestus 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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3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Hephaestus was, in the past month, the 3689th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Hephaestus 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, Hephaestus was viewed 11 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Hephaestus is most adored in Delaware, Iowa and Utah.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Florida, Texas and California.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Hephaestus:

  1. Labrador Retriever

Hephaestus is found in these categories:

mythical dog names
mythical

Hephaestus is a Greek god known for blacksmithing and craftsmanship, making it unique and mythical.

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