Rigel

Unisex

Meaning

the brightest star in Orion

Origin

Arabic

Pronunciation

/ˈraɪdʒəl/

Traits associated with the name Rigel:

Dogs named Rigel 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 Rigel?

Naming your dog Rigel suggests that you have an appreciation for astronomy and the night sky. It could also suggest that you have a creative and imaginative side.

Is Rigel a good dog name?

Rigel has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Rigel 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'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rigel was, in the past month, the 3037th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Rigel is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Rigel was viewed 55 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Rigel is most adored in Utah, Georgia and Arizona.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, California and Virginia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Rigel is found in these categories:

celestial dog names
celestial

Named after a bright star in Orion's constellation, perfect for stargazers!

Dog names like Rigel:

an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain
A raccoon in marvel comics.
a state of elated bliss
Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Mischievous person or animal.
Red
Red Haired
Rigel dog name meaning

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