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!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Indy was, in the past month, the 356th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Indy 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Indy was viewed 105 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Indy is most adored in Utah, North Carolina and District of Columbia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Florida and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Indy:

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

Indy is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Short for Indiana Jones, it exudes adventurous charm and playful spirit.

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

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