a city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains; known for gambling casinos and easy divorce and remarriage





Traits associated with the name Reno:

Dogs named Reno tend to be loving, industrious, affectionate, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

That you have a sense of adventure and enjoy exploring new places. Reno is a city known for its casinos and nightlife, so it could also suggest that you have a fun-loving and outgoing personality.

Is Reno a good dog name?

Reno 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. Reno 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Reno was, in the past month, the 4032nd most viewed dog name on

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

Popularity: United States

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

Reno is most adored in Mississippi, Nevada and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Iowa and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Reno:

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

Famous dogs named Reno:

  • film icon A briard named Reno played a role in the movie Top Dog.

Reno is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names

Popularized during Wild West era, it's reminiscent of cowboy and saloon tales.

movie dog names

Named after a character in action-packed film "Top Dog".

famous dog names

Popularized by a heroic police dog in a 90s TV show.

Dog names like Reno:

Son Of My Right Hand
Soldier, or merciful
Rolling with joy.
From The Deer Forest
Reno dog name meaning

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