Traits associated with the name Luther:

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

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

Naming your dog Luther suggests that you have a strong appreciation for history and culture. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of justice and fairness.

Is Luther a good dog name?

Luther has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Luther 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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Luther is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Luther was, in the past month, the 871st most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Luther is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Luther was viewed 85 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Luther is most adored in Delaware, South Carolina and Oregon.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, New York and North Carolina.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Luther:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Rottweiler
  4. Siberian Husky
  5. Basset Hound

Luther is found in these categories:

german dog names

Associated with Martin, a key figure in Protestant Reformation in Germany.

old fashioned dog names

Harkens back to Martin Luther, 16th-century religious reformer.

military dog names

Associated with Martin Luther King Jr., symbolizing strength, leadership, and resilience often found in soldiers.

Dog names like Luther:

Famed Warrior
Bright Land
From The Tall Man's Town
Devoted To God
Luther dog name meaning

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Crystal (Missouri, United States)
I welcomed home a german shepherd boy pup, just a few days ago. I've been considering the name Luther after searching for German names. He's been "Buster" temporarily as a nickname. I choose Luther as his name and believe he will hold true to the nature of it. Strong, loyal, and protective.
December 20, 2023

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