Moby

Unisex

Meaning

Created Name

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈmoʊbi/

Traits associated with the name Moby:

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

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

Naming your dog Moby suggests that you have an appreciation for the ocean and marine life. It could also suggest that you have a creative side and enjoy unique names.

Is Moby a good dog name?

Moby 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. Moby 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

6,313
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711
New York City Dog Name Database
1,306
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Moby was, in the past month, the 1491st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Moby 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, Moby was viewed 79 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Moby is most adored in Montana, Virginia and Connecticut.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Moby:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Pomeranian
  5. Boxer

Moby is found in these categories:

playful dog names
playful

The name references a famous whale, adding a whimsical, lighthearted touch.

big dog names
big

Moby mirrors the colossal size of a famous literary whale.

Dog names like Moby:

Joyous and playful.
(Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
Mary, Mother Of God (Bitter)
one who is playfully mischievous
Pleasant seaside meadow
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Moby dog name meaning

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