Tough, lawless, and brutal.





Traits associated with the name Ruffian:

Dogs named Ruffian tend to be loving, and hard-working. This name is also associated with friendship, and companionship.

Is Ruffian a good dog name?

Ruffian has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Ruffian isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Ruffian is found in these categories:


  • Ruffian ranks #1,812 with users of
  • Ruffian ranks #2,002 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Ruffian ranks #2,468 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Ruffian:

  1. Beagle
  2. Saint Bernard
  3. Lhasa Apso
  4. Doberman Pinscher
  5. Poodle

Dog names like Ruffian:

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Ruffian dog name meaning

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