Dogs named Rufus tend to be strong-willed, good-natured, affectionate, and loving. This name is also associated with friendship, and companionship.
Naming your dog Rufus suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy classic names. It also suggests that you are a fan of tradition and appreciate the timelessness of certain names.
Rufus has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Rufus is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!
Rufus is found in these categories:
- Rufus ranks #98 with users of PupNames.com.
- Rufus ranks #137 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
- Rufus ranks #261 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.
Rufus is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Rufus outranks the great majority of names.
Most popular breeds named Rufus:
- Labrador Retriever
- German Shepherd
- Cocker Spaniel
- Chow Chow
Get special treats for Rufus!
- A st. bernard named Rufus played a role in the movie Fluke.
- A wire fox terrier named Rufus played a role in the movie Open Season 2.