Valerie

Female

Meaning

Strength, health

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/vəˈraɪli/

Traits associated with the name Valerie:

Dogs named Valerie tend to be loving, affectionate, brave, and resilient. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Valerie suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a sentimental attachment to the name. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the song "Valerie" by the English indie rock band The Zutons.

Is Valerie a good dog name?

Valerie has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Valerie 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

1,871
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1,638
New York City Dog Name Database
1,670
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Valerie was, in the past month, the 1817th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Valerie is most adored in Mississippi, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Valerie:

  1. Boxer
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Bichon Frise
  4. Basset Hound
  5. Basenji

Valerie is found in these categories:

preppy dog names
preppy

Evokes elite boarding schools and 80s teen movies with varsity jackets.

posh dog names
posh

Derived from aristocratic Latin roots, it's favored by high society pooches.

military dog names
military

Derived from Valeria, a Roman soldier's wife who fought bravely.

Dog names like Valerie:

Goddess of triumph in roman mythology
Virginal, Pure
Hammer in Finnish.
Good Fortune
to be strong
violet
Valerie dog name meaning

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