Preta

Female

Meaning

Hungry ghost spirit.

Origin

Portuguese

Pronunciation

/ˈpriːtə/

Traits associated with the name Preta:

Dogs named Preta tend to be loving, hard-working, loyal, and brave. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Preta suggests that you have an appreciation for unique and creative names. It also suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun with your pet.

Is Preta a good dog name?

Preta 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. Preta 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

1,995
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Preta was, in the past month, the 4426th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Preta 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, Preta was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Preta is most adored in Utah, Colorado and Idaho.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, Iowa and Kentucky.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Preta is found in these categories:

black dog names
black

Preta means "dark" in Portuguese, perfect for shadowy pups!

Dog names like Preta:

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Preta dog name meaning

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