Percival

Male

Meaning

Pierce Valley

Origin

Arthurian

Pronunciation

/ˈpɜːrsɪvəl/

Traits associated with the name Percival:

Dogs named Percival tend to be loving, industrious, brave, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Percival suggests that you have a fondness for traditional, classic names. It also suggests that you have a sense of adventure and a love of the unknown.

Is Percival a good dog name?

Percival has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Percival 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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Percival is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Percival was, in the past month, the 2361st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Percival is most adored in Virginia, Massachusetts and Ohio.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, New York and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Percival:

  1. Labrador Retriever

Percival is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Hailing from Arthurian legend, this moniker lacks modern canine appeal.

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Percival dog name meaning

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