the type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons





Traits associated with the name Procyon:

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

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

Naming your dog Procyon suggests that you have an appreciation for astronomy and the night sky. It also suggests that you have a creative and unique side, as Procyon is the name of a star in the constellation Canis Minor.

Is Procyon a good dog name?

Procyon has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Procyon isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

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  • Procyon ranks #2,998 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Procyon ranks #3,679 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

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Most popular breeds named Procyon:

  1. German Shepherd

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Dog names like Procyon:

God of hell and wealth in roman mythology.
A long-lived bird in greek mythology.
The Fish
To wander; any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system.
a star cluster in the constellation Taurus
Procyon dog name meaning

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