Misty

Unisex

Meaning

Covered With Mist, Dew

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈmɪsti/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Misty, a name that conjures images of early morning walks and a dog's breath fogging up the window. It's a name that's both whimsical and grounded, just like our four-legged friends. It's a nod to the jazz standard "Misty," so your pup will have some serious cool-cat vibes. Plus, it's a subtle homage to the fiery, water Pokémon trainer from the 90s, making it a perfect fit for a dog with a splash of sass. So, if you're looking for a name that's a blend of nature, nostalgia, and niftiness, Misty is a paw-some choice!

Traits associated with the name Misty:

Dogs named Misty tend to be loving, affectionate, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, beauty, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Misty suggests that you have an appreciation for the beauty of nature and the peacefulness of the outdoors. It could also suggest that you have a sentimental side and enjoy the nostalgia of simpler times.

Is Misty a good dog name?

Misty 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. Misty 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 Misty is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Misty was, in the past month, the 692nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Misty 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, Misty was viewed 0 times, and liked 4 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Misty is most adored in Delaware, California and Alabama.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Misty:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Poodle

Misty is found in these categories:

nature dog names
nature

Misty evokes images of serene landscapes shrouded in soft, dewy fog.

flower dog names
flower

Misty is often associated with dewy mornings and delicate blooms in a garden.

fluffy dog names
fluffy

Misty evokes softness, like a cloud or morning fog.

ocean dog names
ocean

Misty evokes images of sea fog and coastal weather conditions.

Dog names like Misty:

Species Of Tree In The Acer Genus
A beautiful field
a hard crystalline metamorphic rock that takes a high polish; used for sculpture and as building material
resembling milk in color; not clear
frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
flat tableland with steep edges
Misty dog name meaning

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Shawn (Florida, United States)
It’s a great name it is the name of my dog but she passed away
March 07, 2023

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