Old Yeller

Male

Meaning

Loyal, brave, dog.

Origin

American

Pronunciation

/ˈoʊld ˈjɛlər/

Traits associated with the name Old Yeller:

Dogs named Old Yeller tend to be loving, good-natured, affectionate, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Old Yeller suggests that you have a fondness for classic stories and a sentimental streak. It may also suggest that you have a strong connection to the past and a love of nostalgia.

Is Old Yeller a good dog name?

Old Yeller has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Old Yeller 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

4,180
PupNames logo
2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
2,823
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Old Yeller was, in the past month, the 5750th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Old Yeller 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, Old Yeller was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Old Yeller is most adored in Ohio, Georgia and California.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Old Yeller:

  1. Pomeranian
  2. Catahoula Leopard Dog
  3. Labrador Retriever

Famous dogs named Old Yeller:

  • film icon A black mouth cur named Old Yeller played a role in the movie Old Yeller.

Old Yeller is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes nostalgia and affection, referencing a beloved, heartwarming Disney classic.

Dog names like Old Yeller:

The god of wisdom, poetry, death, divination and magic in norse mythology.
Elf Army
Bear Cub
Deer Lover
Prosperous, rich
Divine spear
Old Yeller dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (0)

Be the first to leave a comment.

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