Tabby

Female

Meaning

Plain Weave Of Fabric

Origin

Arabic

Pronunciation

/ˈtæbi/

Traits associated with the name Tabby:

Dogs named Tabby tend to be loving, good-natured, industrious, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Tabby suggests that you have a fondness for cats and may even have a cat-like personality yourself. It could also suggest that you are a creative and imaginative person who likes to think outside the box.

Is Tabby a good dog name?

Tabby 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. Tabby 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

2,167
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1,832
New York City Dog Name Database
1,575
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Tabby was, in the past month, the 1058th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Tabby is most adored in Pennsylvania, Arkansas and Illinois.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Tabby:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chow Chow
  3. Beagle
  4. Shiba Inu
  5. Dachshund

Tabby is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes images of playful kittens, adding a whimsical charm to pooches.

Dog names like Tabby:

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Battle Strength
A fictional sleuth, made famous in books
Spear Strength
Tabby dog name meaning

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Sharon lukasavage (New Mexico, United States)
Love it. Strong but whimsical.
February 15, 2024

Let us know what you think of Tabby as a dog name!