Kali

Female

Meaning

Energetic

Origin

African

Pronunciation

/ˈkɑːli/

Traits associated with the name Kali:

Dogs named Kali tend to be loving, brave, resilient, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Kali suggests that you have an appreciation for the Hindu goddess of empowerment and transformation. It could also suggest that you have an appreciation for the Hindu culture and its values.

Is Kali a good dog name?

Kali 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. Kali 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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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
748
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kali was, in the past month, the 428th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Kali 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 PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Kali was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Kali is most adored in Maryland, Massachusetts and New York.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Delaware, Nevada and New Mexico.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Kali:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Dachshund
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Kali is found in these categories:

african dog names
african

Not directly linked to African culture or language.

gothic dog names
gothic

She's named after a dark, fierce Hindu goddess, fitting the macabre, mysterious vibe often associated with goth culture.

yoga dog names
yoga

She represents a powerful Hindu goddess associated with liberation and transformation, concepts central to yogic philosophy.

Dog names like Kali:

Sunshine
Queen
Treasure
Beloved Or Who Is Like God?
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Kali dog name meaning

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