Houdini

Male

Meaning

United States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape from chains or handcuffs or straitjackets or padlocked containers (1874-1926)

Origin

German

Pronunciation

/haʊˈdiːni/

Traits associated with the name Houdini:

Dogs named Houdini tend to be loving, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

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

It suggests that you have a creative and imaginative side, and that you appreciate the art of illusion and mystery. It also suggests that you admire the skill and determination of the famous magician, Harry Houdini.

Is Houdini a good dog name?

Houdini has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Houdini 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Houdini was, in the past month, the 1690th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Houdini 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, Houdini was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Houdini is most adored in Connecticut, North Carolina and Virginia.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Houdini:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Poodle

Houdini is found in these categories:

funny dog names
funny

Plays on famed escape artist's reputation, implying a mischievous, elusive pooch.

Dog names like Houdini:

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Loyal dog statue.
An inhabitant of Iowa; a man of good sight.
Protector of the home.
To Be Courageous
Noble One
Houdini dog name meaning

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