Ivy

Female

Meaning

Climbing Vine Plant

Origin

British

Pronunciation

'aɪvi

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

As a sprawling, climbing, evergreen plant, naming your dog Ivy gives them a positive image of health, energy and virility.

In ancient Greece, newlyweds wore ivy wreaths to show devotion and loyalty to one another, which are traits commonly associated with dogs.

And what I love about the name Ivy is that it also a carries a kind of spice to it – because, as you know, some types of ivy need to be treated with caution!

Traits associated with the name Ivy:

Dogs named Ivy tend to be good-natured, industrious, affectionate, and loving. This feminine name is also associated with intelligence, beauty, and companionship.

Is Ivy a good dog name?

Ivy 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. Ivy is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

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Popularity

  • Ivy ranks #34 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Ivy ranks #357 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Ivy ranks #577 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Ivy is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Ivy outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Ivy:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. American Pitbull Terrier
  5. American Staffordshire Terrier

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Dog names like Ivy:

Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Star
Purple/blue Flower
The Hazel Tree
Plant With Red Berries
Ida
Hardworking
Ivy dog name meaning

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