Langston

Male

Meaning

From The Tall Man's Town

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈlæŋstən/

Traits associated with the name Langston:

Dogs named Langston tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Langston suggests that you have an appreciation for literature and culture. Langston Hughes was a renowned poet and playwright, and his work is often seen as a cornerstone of the Harlem Renaissance. It suggests that you have a deep appreciation for the arts and a respect for the history of African-American culture.

Is Langston a good dog name?

Langston has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Langston 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Langston was, in the past month, the 6238th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Langston 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, Langston was viewed 30 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Langston is most adored in Arizona, Arkansas and District of Columbia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in California, Virginia and Georgia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Langston:

  1. Standard Schnauzer

Langston is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to Harlem Renaissance poet, Hughes, exuding vintage charm.

british dog names
british

Derived from Old English, signifies "long stone" or "tall stone".

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Langston dog name meaning

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Lauren (Ohio, United States)
All true! The tallest labradoodle you’ve ever seen! (First generation mix standard poodle and 100 lb lab!). Cuddly and too smart for his own good in our Black household full of literature. (As a puppy he teethed on a Rita Dove collection, which really just says it all.)
November 30, 2023

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