Nancy

Female

Meaning

Referencing sleuth nancy drew

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/ˈnænsi/

Traits associated with the name Nancy:

Dogs named Nancy tend to be loving, brave, strong-willed, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Nancy may suggest that you have a fondness for classic names, or that you have a special connection to someone named Nancy.

Is Nancy a good dog name?

Nancy 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. Nancy 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

2,178
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1,134
New York City Dog Name Database
980
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nancy was, in the past month, the 1078th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Nancy is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Nancy was viewed 58 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Nancy is most adored in North Dakota, Alabama and North Carolina.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Nancy:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. American Staffordshire Terrier
  5. Shih Tzu

Nancy is found in these categories:

curious dog names
curious

Nancy Drew, famous detective, inspires this name for inquisitive pups.

independent dog names
independent

The name's association with strong, self-reliant female figures in literature and history.

sassy dog names
sassy

Nancy embodies a bold, cheeky spirit with a dash of playful mischief.

Dog names like Nancy:

Light
Beloved
Light
a large aquatic animal supposed to resemble a serpent or plesiosaur of Loch Ness in Scotland
Gift of God.
Victory Of The People
Nancy dog name meaning

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