Hydra

Unisex

Meaning

a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer

Origin

Scottish

Pronunciation

/ˈhaɪdrə/

Traits associated with the name Hydra:

Dogs named Hydra tend to be loving, loyal, resilient, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Hydra suggests that you have an appreciation for mythology and a sense of creativity. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the water element, as Hydra is a water-dwelling creature in Greek mythology.

Is Hydra a good dog name?

Hydra 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. Hydra 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

636
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,328
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Hydra was, in the past month, the 3320th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Hydra 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, Hydra was viewed 53 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Hydra is most adored in Kansas, Arkansas and Wisconsin.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Hydra:

  1. Siberian Husky
  2. Labrador Retriever

Hydra is found in these categories:

celestial dog names
celestial

Named after a star constellation, it's a nod to Greek mythology.

scottish dog names
scottish

No connection between Hydra and Scottish culture or language exists.

ocean dog names
ocean

Hydra is a sea monster from Greek mythology, making it a water-related dog name.

Dog names like Hydra:

United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)
Woodland, clearing.
One who hunts
Chocolate brand
Sweet As Honey
Joyful
Hydra dog name meaning

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