Traits associated with the name Salem:

Dogs named Salem tend to be strong-willed, loyal, loving, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

Is Salem a good dog name?

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

Salem is found in these categories:


  • Salem ranks #422 with users of
  • Salem ranks #1,592 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Salem ranks #1,469 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Salem:

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

Dog names like Salem:

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Salem dog name meaning

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