Shelton

Male

Meaning

From The Ledge Enclosure

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈʃɛltən/

Traits associated with the name Shelton:

Dogs named Shelton tend to be loving, industrious, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Shelton suggests that you have an appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Shelton a good dog name?

Shelton has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Shelton 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

5,513
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Shelton is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Shelton was, in the past month, the 1929th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Shelton 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, Shelton was viewed 41 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Shelton:

  1. Shetland Sheepdog

Shelton is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popularized in the 1940s, it echoes vintage charm and classic country music.

Dog names like Shelton:

From The Stony Field
Famous shelter dog with a grumpy face who found a home.
Strong, righteous ruler.
Cloth Cutter
From The Shire Wood
Victorious Protector
Shelton dog name meaning

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