Gaelic form of john





Traits associated with the name Ian:

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

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

It suggests that you have a creative and unique sense of humor, and that you appreciate the value of a good pun.

Is Ian a good dog name?

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

Ian is found in these categories:


  • Ian ranks #2,518 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Ian ranks #2,998 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Ian ranks #1,910 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Ian:

  1. Dachshund
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Shetland Sheepdog
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. Australian Shepherd

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Dog names like Ian:

God Is Gracious
God's gracious gift.
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Ian dog name meaning

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