Virginia

Female

Meaning

Virginal, Pure

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/vərˈdʒɪnjə/

Traits associated with the name Virginia:

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

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

Naming your dog Virginia suggests that you have a strong appreciation for history and tradition. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the state of Virginia, either through family or personal experiences.

Is Virginia a good dog name?

Virginia 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. Virginia 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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1,492
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Virginia was, in the past month, the 5344th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Virginia 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, Virginia was viewed 45 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Virginia is most adored in District of Columbia, Nevada and Ohio.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Virginia, Oregon and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Virginia:

  1. Beagle
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Miniature Pinscher
  4. Maltese
  5. Labrador Retriever

Virginia is found in these categories:

preppy dog names
preppy

Classic Southern charm meets Ivy League sophistication in this canine moniker.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Colonial roots and classic Southern charm make this canine moniker timeless.

british dog names
british

Named after Queen Elizabeth I, the "Virgin Queen" of England.

country dog names
country

This name is inspired by a rural, southern U.S. state known for its pastoral landscapes.

Dog names like Virginia:

Faith, truth
Goddess of triumph in roman mythology
Violet
Woman to fly across atlantic ocean.
A detective from the show law and order svu
Fun and sassy.
Virginia dog name meaning

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Lily (Bjelovar-Bilogora, Croatia)
A great name for dog owners who appreciate history or have a strong connection with their homeland
September 01, 2023

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