The quick and agile messenger to the gods in Roman mythology. The closest planet to the Sun.





Traits associated with the name Mercury:

Dogs named Mercury tend to be loving, loyal, resilient, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Mercury suggests that you have an appreciation for the power of words and a creative spirit. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the natural world and a fascination with the mysteries of the universe.

Is Mercury a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mercury was, in the past month, the 5041st most viewed dog name on

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

Popularity: United States

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

Mercury is most adored in Hawaii, District of Columbia and New York.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Mercury:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Siberian Husky
  3. Greyhound
  4. American Eskimo

Mercury is found in these categories:

roman dog names

Named after Roman god of trade, thieves, and travel.

celestial dog names

Named after a Roman god, it's also our solar system's smallest planet.

mythical dog names

Mercury is named after a Roman god, often used in mythology, making it a mythical name for a dog.

Dog names like Mercury:

God of war in roman mythology.
The goddess of dawn in greco-roman mythology
God of hell and wealth in roman mythology.
Something wonderful
Sweet Italian wine.
A zodiacal constellation representing the twin brothers castor and pollux in geek mythology.
Mercury dog name meaning

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