A warrior princess in greek mythology.






Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Channel your inner warrior princess with the dog name Xena! This moniker, made famous by the 90s TV show "Xena: Warrior Princess," is perfect for a strong, independent pup. It's Greek for "guest, stranger," but there's nothing strange about a dog named Xena. She'll be the one saving the day, not causing trouble. Plus, it's a great conversation starter at the dog park. "Oh, your dog's named Bella? That's cute. Mine's named after a sword-wielding, chakram-throwing, mythological heroine. No biggie." So, if you want a dog name that's as badass as your furry friend, Xena is the way to go.

Traits associated with the name Xena:

Dogs named Xena tend to be brave, hard-working, loving, and loyal. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

That you have a creative and adventurous spirit! Xena is a strong and independent character, and naming your dog after her shows that you admire those qualities.

Is Xena a good dog name?

Xena 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. Xena is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Xena is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Xena outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Xena was, in the past month, the 341st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Xena 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, Xena was viewed 0 times, and liked 4 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Xena is most adored in Rhode Island, Oregon and Michigan.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Xena:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Rottweiler
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Chihuahua
  5. American Pitbull Terrier

Xena is found in these categories:

guard dog names

Warrior Princess moniker implies protection and strength, ideal for watchdogs.

mythical dog names

The name originates from "Xena: Warrior Princess", a popular TV show based on Greek mythology.

Gangster Dog Names

Warrior Princess moniker exudes a tough, rule-breaking persona, perfect for pooches.

big dog names

Xena screams warrior princess, perfect for a strong, fearless pooch!

hunting dog names

The name's association with strength and courage, traits often found in hunting dogs.

superhero dog names

Warrior Princess moniker implies strength, courage, and heroic feats.

badass dog names

Evokes strength and courage, referencing the warrior princess from popular culture, suggesting a fearless and powerful canine.

cute dog names

Warrior Princess moniker adds playful, endearing charm to your furry friend.

Dog names like Xena:

A moody princess
From star wars.
Queen of sheba.
The goddess of war, strategy and wisdom in roman mythology
The queen of the gods and is the wife and sister of zeus in greek mythology
Xena dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Carol (Kentucky, United States)
I love this name. It has been my favorite name since I heard it on the TV program Zena Warrior Princess. Nothing better. When I get my next puppy this Will be her name.
September 16, 2023

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Patricia (Gauteng, South Africa)
My dogs name was Xena she was 15:years old and passed away on 9October 2022 .she was loyal. charming .friendly and good natured .She was a mix Maltese poodle .
December 12, 2022

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