Waldo

Male

Meaning

Ruler

Origin

German

Pronunciation

/ˈwɔːldoʊ/

Traits associated with the name Waldo:

Dogs named Waldo tend to be loving, good-natured, resilient, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and friendship.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet an unusual name.

Is Waldo a good dog name?

Waldo 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. Waldo 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

1,241
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1,492
New York City Dog Name Database
1,020
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Waldo was, in the past month, the 1149th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Waldo 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, Waldo was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Waldo is most adored in Oregon, Michigan and South Carolina.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Waldo:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chow Chow
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Rottweiler

Waldo is found in these categories:

hipster dog names
hipster

Evokes elusive, offbeat charm, akin to vintage flannels and artisanal coffee.

german dog names
german

Derived from Germanic elements, means "rule" and "power".

british dog names
british

Associated with a popular children's book series for finding characters.

funny dog names
funny

Evokes whimsical hide-and-seek character from popular children's books.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes playful hide-and-seek imagery, referencing popular children's book character.

Dog names like Waldo:

Soldier, or merciful
Army Ruler
A common old man grumpy name
With Gilded Helmet
Genuine, bold or brave
Birch tree meadow
Waldo dog name meaning

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