Lulu, meaning “pearl” or “famous in war,” is a great name for girl dogs who are outgoing or eager to please. Find out more about dogs named Lulu.


Name: Lulu

Meaning: Lulu is the Latin feminine form of “Louis.” Depending on the language, the name can also mean “pearl,” “famous in war,” “light” and “rabbit.”

Personality: Outgoing, Eager to Please

About This Name: A famous Scottish pop singer named Lulu is known for the song “To Sir, With Love” and the title song to the James Bond film The Man With the Golden Gun. Other famous Lulus include Chinese-Dutch novelist Lulu Wang and the notorious Lulu White, an American madam. Lulu the Dog made an appearance on Mythbusters, playing herself in the episode “Chinese Invasion Alarm.” And one of TV dog Lassie’s descendants, an exceptionally intelligent and well-trained collie named Lulu, served as a service dog and therapy dog and brought joy to all who knew her.

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