Ulysses

Male

Meaning

Wounded In The Thigh

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/jʊˈlɪsiːz/

Traits associated with the name Ulysses:

Dogs named Ulysses tend to be loving, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Ulysses suggests that you are a person who values adventure, exploration, and creativity. It also suggests that you have a strong appreciation for literature and the classics.

Is Ulysses a good dog name?

Ulysses has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Ulysses 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

7,061
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1,134
New York City Dog Name Database
2,194
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ulysses was, in the past month, the 2087th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Ulysses is most adored in Nevada, Arizona and Illinois.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Ulysses:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Dachshund
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Border Collie

Ulysses is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to ancient Greek lore, less trendy than Fido or Spot.

greek dog names
greek

Roman version of Greek hero Odysseus from Homer's epic poem.

Dog names like Ulysses:

Soldier or servant
Son Of Neil
Upholder Of The Good
Well Born
Steven urkel a character on the sitcom family matters.
Ugo
Mind, heart, spirit
Ulysses dog name meaning

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Nadine Stone (Florida, United States)
I love it!
January 08, 2022

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