Kerry

Female

Meaning

Dark princess

Origin

Irish

Pronunciation

/ˈkɛri/

Traits associated with the name Kerry:

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

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

Naming your dog Kerry may suggest that you have an affinity for Irish culture or that you have a special connection to someone named Kerry.

Is Kerry a good dog name?

Kerry 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. Kerry 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

2,184
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
1,670
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kerry was, in the past month, the 3320th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Kerry 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.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Kerry was viewed 48 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Kerry is most adored in New York, Texas and Illinois.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Kerry:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Schipperke
  5. Dachshund

Kerry is found in these categories:

scottish dog names
scottish

Derived from Scottish Gaelic, meaning "dark" or "black-haired".

irish dog names
irish

A county in Ireland and a Gaelic-derived given name.

Dog names like Kerry:

Black
Narrow
Brave, strong, kind.
Beautiful
Lovely, kind-hearted person.
Kind, Beautiful, Gentle
Kerry dog name meaning

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William Morrow (Scotland, United Kingdom)
I think kerry is a great name for a female dog, I called my whippet pup kerry, she's a blue whippet (dark grey) and it also means dark and dusky in Irish gaelic.
April 06, 2022

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