Toto

Unisex

Meaning

Dog in Oz stories.

Origin

African

Pronunciation

/ˈtoʊtoʊ/

Traits associated with the name Toto:

Dogs named Toto tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and beauty.

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

Naming your dog Toto suggests that you have a fondness for classic literature, particularly the novel The Wizard of Oz. It could also suggest that you have a playful and whimsical personality.

Is Toto a good dog name?

Toto 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. Toto 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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Naming your dog Toto is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Toto was, in the past month, the 341st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Toto 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 PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Toto was viewed 169 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Toto is most adored in Oregon, Hawaii and Alabama.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Toto:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Maltese
  3. Yorkshire Terrier
  4. Shih Tzu
  5. Cairn Terrier

Famous dogs named Toto:

  • literature icon A cairn terrier named Toto was a character in the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  • film icon A cairn terrier named Toto played a role in the movie The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Toto is found in these categories:

movie dog names
movie

Wizard of Oz's canine star inspired this popular pet moniker.

famous dog names
famous

Starred as Dorothy's loyal companion in Wizard of Oz.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a lovable, small terrier from Wizard of Oz fame.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popularized by Wizard of Oz, its usage has significantly dwindled since.

small dog names
small

Famous tiny pup from Wizard of Oz sets the pint-sized standard!

Dog names like Toto:

Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Gift of god
An electrician
Short for barnacle.
Cook. it is also used as a nickname for names long names that begin with 'co-.
Infant
Toto dog name meaning

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