Rufus

Unisex

name meaning icon Meaning

Red

name origin icon Origin

Latin

name pronunciation icon Pronunciation

ru-fus

name spellings icon Alt. Spellings

None

name popularity icon Popularity

PupNames

308

N.Y.C.*

136

L.A.*

258

Naming your dog Rufus is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

name categories icon Rufus is found in these categories:

name analysis icon Is Rufus a good dog name?

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

name breeds icon Most popular breeds named Rufus:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Chow Chow

similar names icon Dog names like Rufus:

Inspired by rocky balboa.
Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Always slow-moving.
Of a well known father
Dawn
Wealth

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