Niles

Male

Meaning

Son Of Neil

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/naɪlz/

Traits associated with the name Niles:

Dogs named Niles tend to be loving, good-natured, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Niles suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy classic television. It also suggests that you are a fan of the show Frasier, which featured a character named Niles.

Is Niles a good dog name?

Niles has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Niles 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

1,832
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1,134
New York City Dog Name Database
1,712
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Niles was, in the past month, the 39th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Niles 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Niles was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Niles is most adored in Wyoming, Arkansas and Missouri.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Niles:

  1. Beagle
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Cockapoo
  5. Boxer

Niles is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popularized in the 19th century, it echoes vintage charm and sophistication.

greek dog names
greek

Derived from Neilos, ancient Greek name for the Nile River.

preppy dog names
preppy

Evokes elite East Coast boarding schools and Frasier's snobbish brother.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes charming sophistication, reminiscent of beloved "Frasier" character's endearing quirks.

Dog names like Niles:

Murderer and robber.
Soldier or servant
Short Form Of Nicholas Or Nicodemus
No one knows.
Man From The North
Scottish ???“ from the north
Niles dog name meaning

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