Velma

Female

Meaning

A character from the scooby doo detective gang

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈvɛlmə/

Traits associated with the name Velma:

Dogs named Velma tend to be loving, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Velma suggests that you have a fondness for classic characters and stories. It could also suggest that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Velma a good dog name?

Velma 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. Velma 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

2,104
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
3,046
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Velma was, in the past month, the 2696th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Velma is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Velma was viewed 45 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Velma is most adored in Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, New York and Texas.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Velma:

  1. Dachshund
  2. Labrador Retriever

Velma is found in these categories:

curious dog names
curious

She's a famous detective in Scooby-Doo, always sniffing out mysteries!

nerdy dog names
nerdy

She's named after Scooby-Doo's brainy, glasses-wearing, mystery-solving character.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Scooby-Doo's brainy detective pal popularized this vintage moniker.

Dog names like Velma:

Faith, truth
Violet
Strong, brave woman.
Full Of Life
A movie about an astronomer becomes obsessed with searching for life beyond earth.
A computer book.
Velma dog name meaning

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Eve (Nairobi Province, Kenya)
Am getting a dog soon and I will name her Velma
September 30, 2022

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