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Traits associated with the name Surly:

Dogs named Surly tend to be loving, resilient, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Surly suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy a bit of irony. It could also suggest that you have a bit of a rebellious streak and don't take yourself too seriously.

Is Surly a good dog name?

Surly 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. Surly isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Surly is found in these categories:


  • Surly ranks #3,897 with users of
  • Surly ranks #2,998 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Surly ranks #3,679 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Surly:

  1. Brittany

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Surly dog name meaning

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