Link

Unisex

Meaning

Ridge

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/lɪŋk/

Traits associated with the name Link:

Dogs named Link tend to be loving, strong-willed, industrious, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and courage.

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

It suggests that you have an affinity for the Legend of Zelda video game series, as Link is the protagonist of the series. It could also suggest that you have a fondness for adventure and exploration.

Is Link a good dog name?

Link is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Link 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

1,402
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New York City Dog Name Database
1,434
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Link was, in the past month, the 1045th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Link 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, Link was viewed 84 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Link is most adored in Alaska, Delaware and Illinois.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Georgia, District of Columbia and Texas.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Link:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Siberian Husky
  5. Pomeranian

Link is found in these categories:

nerdy dog names
nerdy

He's named after a beloved, bespectacled video game hero.

hunting dog names
hunting

Link suggests connection and partnership, qualities valued in hunting dogs and their relationship with their handlers.

Dog names like Link:

Lex
Defender of men in greek.
Land
Leo
The nemean lion in Greek mythology
abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light
The sneaky and trickster god in Norse mythology.
Freedom
Link dog name meaning

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