Traits associated with the name Mercy:

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

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

It suggests that you are a compassionate and caring person who values mercy and kindness.

Is Mercy a good dog name?

Mercy has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Mercy 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 Mercy is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mercy was, in the past month, the 524th most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Mercy 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, Mercy was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Mercy is most adored in Nebraska, Arizona and Alabama.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, Illinois and Indiana.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Mercy:

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

Mercy is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes softness and compassion, akin to adorable, fluffy puppies.

badass dog names

Conveys strength and compassion, suggesting a powerful protector with a gentle heart.

biblical dog names

Mercy is a fundamental concept in the Bible, often associated with God's forgiveness and compassion.

winter dog names

Associations with compassion and forgiveness evoke feelings of holiday season warmth and goodwill.

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