Nala rose to fame with Disney's The Lion King. In the movie, Nala establishes herself as a powerful ally to Simba, encouraging him to return to Pride Rock and helping the character to overthrow the movie's villain, Scar.
Nala's embodiment of the strong and nurturing role of women in families and relationships makes this a great name for girl dogs.
We've seen this name given to small and large dogs alike, and it's always a hit!
Traits associated with the name Nala:
Dogs named Nala tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.
What does it say about you to have a dog named Nala?
Naming your dog Nala suggests that you are a fan of the Disney movie The Lion King. It could also suggest that you are a fan of strong female characters, as Nala is a brave and independent lioness.
Is Nala a good dog name?
Nala 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. Nala is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!
Nala is found in these categories:
- Nala ranks #12 with users of PupNames.com.
- Nala ranks #93 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
- Nala ranks #74 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.
Nala is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Nala outranks the great majority of names.
Most popular breeds named Nala:
- German Shepherd
- Labrador Retriever
- Chow Chow
- American Pitbull Terrier
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