Mowgli

Male

Meaning

Boy in the jungle book

Origin

Indian

Pronunciation

/ˈmaʊɡli/

Traits associated with the name Mowgli:

Dogs named Mowgli tend to be loving, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you have an appreciation for adventure and a love of nature. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the stories of Rudyard Kipling and the classic Disney movie The Jungle Book.

Is Mowgli a good dog name?

Mowgli 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. Mowgli 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

1,927
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1,070
New York City Dog Name Database
1,263
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mowgli was, in the past month, the 1860th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Mowgli 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, Mowgli was viewed 66 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Mowgli is most adored in Utah, Iowa and New York.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, District of Columbia and Missouri.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Mowgli:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Pekingese
  5. Siberian Husky

Mowgli is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Jungle Book's human cub inspires playful, endearing canine monikers.

indian dog names
indian

Derived from Hindi, signifies "jungle boy" in Rudyard Kipling's stories.

disney dog names
disney

Jungle Book's feral boy protagonist inspires canine monikers.

Dog names like Mowgli:

Who Is Like God?
Little Mischief
Servant Of Mars, God Of War
Soldier, or merciful
Mountain belonging to the ruler
Dead sea, or a stagnant lake
Mowgli dog name meaning

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Julie (North Carolina, United States)
I love it. I named my dog mowgli when I 1st got him a year ago.
July 14, 2023

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