Traits associated with the name Rex:

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

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

Naming your dog Rex suggests that you are a person who values strength, loyalty, and courage. It also suggests that you are a person who is willing to take on a challenge and is not afraid to take risks.

Is Rex a good dog name?

Rex is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Rex is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Rex is found in these categories:


  • Rex ranks #59 with users of
  • Rex ranks #66 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Rex ranks #68 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Rex is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Rex outranks the great majority of names.

In the past week, Rex was viewed 184 times, and liked 21 times.

Most popular breeds named Rex:

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

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Famous dogs named Rex:

  • comics icon A german shepherd named Rex appeared in the comic book Rex The Wonder Dog by Robert Kanigher and Alex Toth.
  • film icon A golden retriever named Rex played a role in the movie Cybermutt.
  • television icon A german shepherd dog named Rex featured in the television show Inspector Rex.

Dog names like Rex:

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Rex dog name meaning

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Sylvia (Florida, United States)
I love the name it’s so nice
December 22, 2022

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