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Traits associated with the name Riley:

Dogs named Riley tend to be good-natured, and loving. This name is also associated with intelligence, and companionship.

Is Riley a good dog name?

Riley 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. Riley is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Riley is found in these categories:


  • Riley ranks #127 with users of
  • Riley ranks #39 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Riley ranks #80 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Riley:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Australian Shepherd

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Famous dogs named Riley:

  • comics icon A dog named Riley appeared in the comic book Biff & Riley by Jeff Payden.

Dog names like Riley:

Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Sigourney weaver's character.
Inspired by rocky balboa.
Always slow-moving.
Riley dog name meaning

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