Preto

Male

Meaning

Black

Origin

Portuguese

Pronunciation

/ˈpriːtəʊ/

Traits associated with the name Preto:

Dogs named Preto tend to be loving, hard-working, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Preto suggests that you have an appreciation for unique and creative names. It also suggests that you may have a fondness for the color black, or that you have a connection to the Portuguese language.

Is Preto a good dog name?

Preto 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. Preto 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

3,596
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Preto was, in the past month, the 4501st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Preto is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Preto was viewed 15 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Preto is most adored in Oklahoma, Ohio and Texas.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Preto:

  1. Labrador Retriever

Preto is found in these categories:

black dog names
black

Preto translates to dark as midnight in Portuguese!

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Preto dog name meaning

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