Traits associated with the name Laika:

Dogs named Laika tend to be strong-willed, good-natured, loving, and brave. This name is also associated with courage, and companionship.

Is Laika a good dog name?

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

Laika is found in these categories:


  • Laika ranks #324 with users of
  • Laika ranks #606 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Laika ranks #674 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Laika is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Laika:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Chow Chow
  5. Rottweiler

Dog names like Laika:

The sneaky and trickster god in Norse mythology.
Young Girl, Maiden
Defending men
Large, loud or notable; also a slang term for people of the Baby Boomer generation.
Laika dog name meaning

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