the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it





Traits associated with the name Polaris:

Dogs named Polaris tend to be loving, loyal, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Polaris suggests that you have an appreciation for the night sky and the stars. It could also suggest that you have a sense of adventure and a desire to explore.

Is Polaris a good dog name?

Polaris has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Polaris isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Polaris is found in these categories:


  • Polaris ranks #1,096 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Polaris ranks #2,067 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Polaris ranks #3,046 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Polaris was viewed 33 times, and liked 3 times.

Most popular breeds named Polaris:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chow Chow
  3. Labrador Retriever

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