Red

Unisex

Meaning

Red Haired

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/rɛd/

Traits associated with the name Red:

Dogs named Red tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

That you have a creative and unique sense of humor.

Is Red a good dog name?

Red is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Red 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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Naming your dog Red is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Red was, in the past month, the 852nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Red 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, Red was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Red is most adored in Utah, Missouri and North Dakota.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Red:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier
  2. Chow Chow
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Doberman Pinscher

Famous dogs named Red:

  • film icon A dog named Red played a role in the movie Red.

Red is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during cowboy era, harkening back to rustic, western canine companions.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes imagery of adorable Clifford, the big scarlet puppy.

traditional dog names
traditional

Popularized by classic literature and old western canine characters.

fall dog names
fall

Autumn leaves often turn a vibrant, fiery hue, inspiring this canine moniker.

celestial dog names
celestial

Mars, the fiery planet, shares its vibrant hue with this moniker.

cool dog names
cool

Evokes fiery passion, reminiscent of famous canine Clifford, and classic red wagons.

Dog names like Red:

Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Always slow-moving.
Short for "champion".
Leader, commander, governor of a province
God Is Gracious
Leo
The nemean lion in Greek mythology
Red dog name meaning

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