Traits associated with the name Sable:

Dogs named Sable tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Sable?

Naming your dog Sable suggests that you appreciate the beauty and elegance of the color black. It may also suggest that you are a fan of the outdoors, as sable is a type of marten found in the wild.

Is Sable a good dog name?

Sable 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. Sable isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sable was, in the past month, the 1403rd most viewed dog name on

As of March 2024, Sable is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Sable was viewed 89 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Sable's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Sable is most adored in Alabama, Washington and Louisiana.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Michigan, Pennsylvania and California.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Sable.

Most popular breeds named Sable:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Rottweiler
  4. Pomeranian
  5. American Pitbull Terrier

Sable is found in these categories:

guard dog names

This moniker references a dark, protective fur coat in nature.

badass dog names

Evokes images of a sleek, powerful creature with a mysterious, untamed spirit.

animal dog names

This moniker references a dark-furred mammal, adding a wild twist!

black dog names

Sable means dark, perfect for pooches with midnight fur!

unique dog names

Uncommonly used, it references a luxurious fur and Marvel's Silver Sable.

brown dog names

Sable means dark, sleek fur, perfect for chocolate-colored pups!

big dog names

Sable means dark, strong and mysterious - perfect for a hefty hound!

british dog names

Associated with a dark fur color in heraldry and literature.

Dog names like Sable:

a Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
A famous cartoon canine sleuth
Shade From Sun
Stingy or pointed.
Sable dog name meaning

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