Melanie

Female

Meaning

Black

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/məˈnɛli/

Traits associated with the name Melanie:

Dogs named Melanie tend to be loving, industrious, resilient, and good-natured. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you have a creative and unique sense of style, and that you are likely to be a person who values loyalty and companionship.

Is Melanie a good dog name?

Melanie has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Melanie 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

5,418
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New York City Dog Name Database
1,306
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Melanie was, in the past month, the 5334th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Melanie 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, Melanie was viewed 61 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Melanie:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Beagle
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. Shetland Sheepdog

Melanie is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 70s, this moniker harks back to "Gone with the Wind".

Dog names like Melanie:

Song Tune
Woman Of Magdala
Pearl
Gift from God.
Mighty in battle
Bee
Melanie dog name meaning

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