Scarlet

Female

Meaning

Red

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈskɑːrlət/

Traits associated with the name Scarlet:

Dogs named Scarlet tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and beauty.

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

That you have a creative and unique sense of style. You may also be a fan of the color red, or have a strong connection to the name Scarlet.

Is Scarlet a good dog name?

Scarlet has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Scarlet 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Scarlet was, in the past month, the 835th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Scarlet is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Scarlet was viewed 90 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Scarlet is most adored in Delaware, Rhode Island and Hawaii.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, New York and California.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Scarlet:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Poodle
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Boston Terrier
  5. Rottweiler

Scarlet is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the "Gone with the Wind" era, its usage has dwindled.

flower dog names
flower

This name references a vibrant red hue often found in blossoms.

british dog names
british

Associated with nobility, used in literature, and symbolizes courage.

cute dog names
cute

Vibrant hue references evoke playful imagery, like Clifford's fiery companion.

hipster dog names
hipster

Evokes vintage charm, nods to classic literature, and defies mainstream naming trends.

superhero dog names
superhero

Vibrant red hue evokes fiery power, akin to comic book heroines.

Dog names like Scarlet:

Star
Princess
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
The Hazel Tree
Ivy
Climbing Vine Plant
Olive Or From The Olive Tree
Scarlet dog name meaning

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Alexandra Domínguez (Departamento de Cortes, Honduras)
The name scarlett is very cute for names of female dogs and dogs sounds perfect
September 02, 2022 ◆ Translated

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Tammy Dilsaver (South Carolina, United States)
My adopted dog is named Skarlyt had her 5 years and she’s now 14 years old and I cherish every day I have with her. Skarlyt is a Yorkie name spelled with a k in it she is everything they say and more for her name my best friend and and most loving dog I have ever had and I’m a senior so I have had a lot of dogs in my life. Love her with all my heart will always be thankful for the good years I was able to give her and her love she gave back. I will carrie her name in my heart long after she leaves me when she goes to doggie heaven🐾
April 10, 2022

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