Polaris

Unisex

Meaning

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

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/pəˈlɑːrɪs/

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!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Polaris was, in the past month, the 2007th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Polaris 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, Polaris was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Polaris is most adored in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Ohio.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, Nebraska and South Carolina.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Polaris:

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

Polaris is found in these categories:

celestial dog names
celestial

Named after the North Star, it's a stellar choice for pooches!

unique dog names
unique

Named after the North Star, it's a celestial choice for canines.

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