Horus

Male

Meaning

One of the earliest and most important egyptian gods in egyptian mythology.

Origin

Egyptian

Pronunciation

/ĖˆhɔĖrəs/

Traits associated with the name Horus:

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

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

Naming your dog Horus suggests that you have an appreciation for ancient Egyptian culture and mythology. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of creativity and a desire to stand out from the crowd.

Is Horus a good dog name?

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

2,090
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2,425
New York City Dog Name Database
4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Horus was, in the past month, the 657th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Horus is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Horus was viewed 109 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Horus is most adored in Wisconsin, Virginia and Oregon.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, Arizona and Montana.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Horus is found in these categories:

mythical dog names
mythical

Horus is an ancient Egyptian god often depicted as a falcon, not a dog.

spiritual dog names
spiritual

Horus is an ancient Egyptian god associated with the sky, war, and hunting, giving the name spiritual significance.

Dog names like Horus:

A son of nine damsels that guards the gods in Norse mythology.
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Home ruler
Battle warrior
Home ruler
The son of Hugh
Horus dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Horus (La Libertad, Peru)
He's a cute puppy...
October 23, 2023 ā—† Translated

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Horus (Provincia de Panama, Panama)
I love the name, because I feel like it creates a connection between the dog and this super divinity from Greek mythology.
June 10, 2022 ā—† Translated

Let us know what you think of Horus as a dog name!