Bantam

Unisex

Meaning

very small

Origin

Dutch

Pronunciation

/ˈbæntəm/

Traits associated with the name Bantam:

Dogs named Bantam tend to be loving, affectionate, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, beauty, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Bantam suggests that you have an appreciation for small, energetic animals. It could also suggest that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Bantam a good dog name?

Bantam has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Bantam 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

1,378
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2,425
New York City Dog Name Database
4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Bantam was, in the past month, the 4474th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Bantam 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, Bantam was viewed 28 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Bantam is most adored in Nevada, Rhode Island and Iowa.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Texas and California.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Bantam is found in these categories:

small dog names
small

Bantam means tiny and feisty, just like these pint-sized pups!

unique dog names
unique

This moniker nods to miniature chickens, not typical canine inspiration!

Dog names like Bantam:

Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Banjo
Bubbly, effervescent, lively and enthusiastic."
Infant
Child
Broken Land Or Pretty Brook
Bantam dog name meaning

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