Procyon

Unisex

Meaning

the type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/ˈproʊsiɒn/

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!

Popularity: Overall

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2,998
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3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Procyon was, in the past month, the 2825th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Procyon 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, Procyon was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Procyon is most adored in Minnesota, Alabama and Pennsylvania.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Procyon:

  1. German Shepherd

Procyon is found in these categories:

celestial dog names
celestial

Hailing from Canis Minor constellation, it's dubbed the "Little Dog Star".

Dog names like Procyon:

God of hell and wealth in roman mythology.
A long-lived bird in greek mythology.
peafowl
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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