Emily P. Contributor

Sophie, a name fit for a queen, or in this case, a canine queen! Derived from the Greek word for wisdom, it's perfect for your intelligent fur-baby. Plus, it's the name of the Countess of Wessex, so it's got a royal touch. Remember Sophie from "Mamma Mia!"? Your dog might not break into ABBA songs, but she'll surely dance her way into your heart. And let's not forget Sophie Turner, aka Sansa Stark, a lady who knows how to rule. So, if you want a dog that's wise, regal, and maybe a little bit sassy, Sophie is the pawfect choice!

Traits associated with the name Sophie:

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

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

That you have a fondness for the name Sophie and likely have a strong connection to the name. It could also suggest that you are a loyal and loving person, as dogs are often seen as symbols of loyalty and love.

Is Sophie a good dog name?

Sophie has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Sophie is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sophie was, in the past month, the 198th most viewed dog name on

As of March 2024, Sophie 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Sophie was viewed 132 times, and liked 8 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Sophie is most adored in North Dakota, Indiana and North Carolina.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Sophie:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Poodle

Famous dogs named Sophie:

  • comics icon A labrador retriever named Sophie appeared in the comic book Dog eat Doug by Brian Anderson.

Sophie is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes French elegance, popularized by princesses and sweet-natured fictional characters.

french dog names

A popular French female name, often linked to wisdom.

greek dog names

Derived from Greek, meaning "wisdom".

posh dog names

Derived from Greek royalty, it's favored by high society and celebrities.

traditional dog names

Popular for centuries, this moniker hails from Greek meaning "wisdom".

british dog names

Popular in UK, derived from Greek, meaning wisdom.

Dog names like Sophie:

Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Daphnis and chloe, is an ancient greek novel
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
a woman of refinement
Sophie dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Adrianna (Florida, United States)
I think Sophie is an adorable name and I know someone who has a dog named Sophie and that’s Mrs Hannah, she owns a border collie named Sophie and I think she reminds me of aunt Megan’s collie, blue.
February 16, 2024

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Greg harvey (Indiana, United States)
I have a black pit bull named sophie she is very affection
February 08, 2023

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