Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Boy dogs of all breeds and sizes can pull off the name Rocky, and that's what makes it one of today's best loved dog names.
Rocky is a tough, powerful moniker, sparking thoughts of the retired heavyweight boxer Rocky Balboa. As such, it has become a popular choice with Pit Bulls, Rottweilers and all types of guard dogs.
The beauty of Rocky is that it can be a charming name for smaller breeds with big personalities too!
Dogs named Rocky tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.
It suggests that you are a fan of classic films and have a fondness for strong, determined characters. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of loyalty and are willing to fight for what you believe in.
Rocky 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. Rocky is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!
Rocky is found in these categories:
- Rocky ranks #12 with users of PupNames.com.
- Rocky ranks #5 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
- Rocky ranks #4 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.
Rocky is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Rocky outranks the great majority of names.
In the past week, Rocky was viewed 305 times, and liked 42 times.
Most popular breeds named Rocky:
- German Shepherd
- Labrador Retriever
- American Pitbull Terrier
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- A dog named Rocky appeared in the comic book Rocky by Martin Kellerman.