Polly

Female

Meaning

Latin american for a bitter lady

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈpɒli/

Traits associated with the name Polly:

Dogs named Polly tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Polly may suggest that you are a creative person who likes to think outside the box. It could also suggest that you are a person who values loyalty and companionship.

Is Polly a good dog name?

Polly has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Polly 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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New York City Dog Name Database
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Polly was, in the past month, the 717th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Polly 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, Polly was viewed 104 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Polly is most adored in Ohio, Alabama and Virginia.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Polly:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Yorkshire Terrier
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Polly is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Associated with Cockney rhyming slang for "talk" (Polly Parrot).

grumpy dog names
grumpy

Polly sounds like growly, perfect for a pooch with attitude!

military dog names
military

Derived from the World War II code 'Polly Parrot' used by soldiers.

cute dog names
cute

Parrot-inspired moniker, evokes playful, endearing imagery, popular in children's literature.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the Victorian era, it's now more associated with parrots.

Dog names like Polly:

A computer book.
Pet form of margaret, meaning pearl
From The Flower
A daughter of a monarch.
The wife of the hero odysseus in greek mythology
Petulant
Polly dog name meaning

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