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Emily P. Contributor

Pearl is a gem of a dog name, literally! It's classy, timeless, and brings to mind images of elegance and sophistication. Think Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's, but with a wagging tail. Plus, it's a nod to the world's oldest gem, symbolizing wisdom and purity. And let's not forget Pearl from SpongeBob SquarePants, a whale of a character with a dog's loyalty. So, if you want your pooch to exude grace, wisdom, and a dash of cartoonish charm, Pearl is the perfect pick. It's a name that says, "Yes, my dog is a treasure."

Traits associated with the name Pearl:

Dogs named Pearl tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and beauty.

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

Naming your dog Pearl suggests that you have an appreciation for classic and timeless beauty. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the ocean and the natural world.

Is Pearl a good dog name?

Pearl is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Pearl is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Pearl is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Pearl outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Pearl was, in the past month, the 276th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Pearl 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, Pearl was viewed 89 times, and liked 10 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Pearl is most adored in Iowa, New Hampshire and Missouri.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Pearl:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Maltese
  5. Poodle

Famous dogs named Pearl:

  • literature icon A pointer named Pearl was a character in the book Spenser by Robert Parker.
  • comics icon A dog named Pearl appeared in the comic book Beryl the Peril by David Law.

Pearl is found in these categories:

hipster dog names

Vintage charm and oyster origins make it a trendy, unconventional choice.

british dog names

Associated with a precious gem, symbolizing purity and elegance in British culture.

small dog names

Pearls are precious, tiny, and bring joy, just like petite pups!

cute dog names

Evokes images of precious, delicate beauty, like a cherished gemstone.

nature dog names

Pearls are organic gems, formed by oysters, linking the name to the natural world.

summer dog names

Associations with sunny beaches and ocean treasures inspire this canine moniker.

flower dog names

Pearls are often associated with the purity and elegance of blossoms.

playful dog names

The association with a precious gem adds a whimsical, lighthearted touch.

old fashioned dog names

Popular during the Victorian era, it's lost modern appeal.

ocean dog names

Pearls are precious gems found in sea oysters, linking the name to marine life.

Dog names like Pearl:

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Colorful, Rainbow
The first name of agatha christie's miss marple character
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Pearl dog name meaning

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