Independent or Indian; short for Indiana.





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Traits associated with the name Indy:

Dogs named Indy tend to be loving, good-natured, hard-working, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you have an adventurous spirit and a love of exploration. It may also suggest that you have an appreciation for classic films and literature.

Is Indy a good dog name?

Indy 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. Indy isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Indy is found in these categories:


  • Indy ranks #625 with users of
  • Indy ranks #616 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Indy ranks #407 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Indy:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Dachshund
  5. Jack Russell Terrier

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Dog names like Indy:

great king
Of The Sky
Genuine, bold or brave
Indy dog name meaning

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Indy (Departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia)
I love that name for my pincher dog
November 19, 2022 ◆ Translated

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