The god or goddess of the dog-star





Traits associated with the name Sirius:

Dogs named Sirius tend to be loving, loyal, resilient, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

It suggests that you have an appreciation for the stars and the night sky. It could also suggest that you have a fondness for the Harry Potter series, as Sirius Black is a character in the books.

Is Sirius a good dog name?

Sirius has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Sirius is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Sirius is found in these categories:


  • Sirius ranks #195 with users of
  • Sirius ranks #928 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Sirius ranks #1,527 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Sirius is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Sirius outranks the great majority of names.

In the past week, Sirius was viewed 155 times, and liked 3 times.

Most popular breeds named Sirius:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Siberian Husky
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. American Pitbull Terrier
  5. Newfoundland

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Famous dogs named Sirius:

  • literature icon A dog named Sirius was a character in the book Sirius by Olaf Stapleton.

Dog names like Sirius:

God of time in roman mythology.
A long-lived bird in greek mythology.
Stinging tail star sign.
an artist who creates sculptures
Sirius dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Chuck (California, United States)
We named our pup Sirius. Not only is he the Dog Star, he's our star dog!
May 24, 2023

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Donna Shepherd (Scotland, United Kingdom)
I love this for my new puppy 😍
May 09, 2023

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