A 16-year-old demigod in Greek mythology.





Traits associated with the name Magnus:

Dogs named Magnus tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Magnus suggests that you have a strong appreciation for strength and power. It also suggests that you have a creative and unique sense of style.

Is Magnus a good dog name?

Magnus has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Magnus 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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Naming your dog Magnus is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Magnus was, in the past month, the 1600th most viewed dog name on

As of March 2024, Magnus 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, Magnus was viewed 88 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Magnus is most adored in Idaho, Connecticut and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, North Carolina and California.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Magnus:

  1. Rottweiler
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. American Staffordshire Terrier
  4. Queensland Heelers
  5. German Shepherd

Magnus is found in these categories:

cuddly dog names

Magnus means "great" in Latin, perfect for big-hearted pups!

mythical dog names

Derived from Latin, meaning "great" or "mighty", often associated with legendary figures and powerful creatures.

fat dog names

Magnus means "great" in Latin, perfect for big, cuddly pups!

guard dog names

In Latin, this moniker signifies "great" or "powerful," implying protection.

scandinavian dog names

Derived from Old Norse, meaning "great" or "mighty", popular in Scandinavia.

Dog names like Magnus:

An enchanter and wise man in celtic mythology.
The greedy and foolish king of Phrygia in Greek mythology.
A god of dreams in Greek mythology.
an artist of consummate skill
Better; a military rank
Servant Of Mars, God Of War
Magnus dog name meaning

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Liz Dillon (Ontario, Canada)
My friends dog is magnus but I keep calling him Charlee. .I don't know why I do that. Magnus is a great name. He sure lives up to his name. He is loyal,a charmer, very smart and head strong. I love him.
October 24, 2022

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