The nemean lion in Greek mythology





Traits associated with the name Leo:

Dogs named Leo tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

That you have a strong affinity for the name Leo, and that you likely have a strong connection to the qualities associated with the name, such as strength, courage, and loyalty.

Is Leo a good dog name?

Leo is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Leo is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Leo is found in these categories:


  • Leo ranks #108 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Leo ranks #36 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Leo ranks #172 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Leo was viewed 185 times, and liked 10 times.

Most popular breeds named Leo:

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

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Dog names like Leo:

The first name of agatha christie's miss marple character
Young Girl, Maiden
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Lake settlement, lake colony
The sneaky and trickster god in Norse mythology.
Leo dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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U can call me bk (Michigan, United States)
I'm getting a Chihuahua and I'm naming it Leo it's a girl so just wondering what color dog it sould be?
July 22, 2023

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My name is Scarlett (Alberta, Canada)
Hiiii I have a question I am getting a Husky is Leo a good husky name? Please write back i really need to know. Thank you :)
April 28, 2023

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