Sirius Black



"Bright dark star"




/ˈsaɪərəs ˈblæk/

Alt. Spellings

Padfoot, Snuffles

Traits associated with the name Sirius Black:

Dogs named Sirius Black tend to be loving, good-natured, and loyal. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you are a fan of the Harry Potter series and have a fondness for the character Sirius Black. It also suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique and creative name.

Is Sirius Black a good dog name?

Sirius Black has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Sirius Black 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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Sirius Black is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sirius Black was, in the past month, the 2087th most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Sirius Black 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, Sirius Black was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Sirius Black is most adored in West Virginia, Connecticut and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Indiana, Iowa and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Sirius Black is found in these categories:

movie dog names

He's a beloved canine character from Harry Potter films.

famous dog names

He's a beloved character from Harry Potter, named after Canis Major's star.

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Sirius Black dog name meaning

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