Nyx

Unisex

Meaning

Goddess of the night in greek mythology

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/nɪks/

Traits associated with the name Nyx:

Dogs named Nyx tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Nyx is the Greek goddess of the night, so it suggests that you have an appreciation for mythology and a love of the night. It could also suggest that you have a mysterious or creative side.

Is Nyx a good dog name?

Nyx is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Nyx 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

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Naming your dog Nyx is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nyx was, in the past month, the 478th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Nyx 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, Nyx was viewed 76 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Nyx is most adored in Wyoming, Idaho and Rhode Island.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Nyx is found in these categories:

big dog names
big

Nyx, Greek goddess of night, suggests strength, mystery and majesty.

mythical dog names
mythical

Nyx is a Greek goddess of night, making the name mythical and unique for a dog.

hipster dog names
hipster

Unconventional choice, inspired by Greek mythology's goddess of night.

badass dog names
badass

Derived from Greek mythology, symbolizing the goddess of night, embodying mystery, power, and a touch of the supernatural.

Dog names like Nyx:

Bright and shiny.
The god of freshwater in roman mythology
Night in norse mythology
Nix
command against
Bear-like
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Nyx dog name meaning

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Jillian Powell (Western Australia, Australia)
My dogs name is Nyx , I've had her nearly 4 years and she is such a beautiful gentle dog ,I loved this name for her as she lays in my children's room and is very protective,she is also an white American bulldog,which for the Godess of night is beautiful, my other dog will be Hemera (light /day)
March 13, 2023

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Kayleb (North Holland, Netherlands)
Dats a fresh name Nyx is my best greece goddess from greece mythology
August 20, 2022

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Kleb (Lagos, Nigeria)
A very cool name
February 13, 2022

Let us know what you think of Nyx as a dog name!