Major

Male

Meaning

Better; a military rank

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/ˈmeɪdʒər/

Traits associated with the name Major:

Major has a strong, powerful sound to it that highlights a dog's strength of character.

Dogs named Major tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Major suggests that you have a strong sense of respect for authority and a strong sense of loyalty. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of patriotism and a strong sense of pride.

Is Major a good dog name?

Major has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Major 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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New York City Dog Name Database
699
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Major was, in the past month, the 1669th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Major 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, Major was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Major is most adored in Colorado, Kansas and Idaho.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Iowa and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Major:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Boxer
  4. Dachshund
  5. Rottweiler

Major is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes images of adorable, authoritative pups from popular animated shows.

tough dog names
tough

Major implies authority, strength, and leadership, perfect for brave pups!

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular among 19th century canine military mascots, hence its vintage charm.

Musical Dog Names
musical

A nod to a key type in harmony and symphony composition.

celestial dog names
celestial

A nod to Orion's Belt's largest star, Betelgeuse, a "major" luminary.

military dog names
military

Major is a high-ranking officer title in armed forces.

Police Dog Names
police

Major is often associated with ranks in military and law enforcement.

Dog names like Major:

One who works with stone
Great stream
Soldier or servant
Soldier, or merciful
Descendant of a sea warrior
From The Sea Town
Major dog name meaning

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