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Traits associated with the name Bernie:

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

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

Naming your dog Bernie suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy being creative with your pet's name. It also suggests that you may have an affinity for the political figure Bernie Sanders.

Is Bernie a good dog name?

Bernie 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. Bernie isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Bernie is found in these categories:


  • Bernie ranks #820 with users of
  • Bernie ranks #347 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Bernie ranks #582 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Bernie was viewed 93 times, and liked 5 times.

Most popular breeds named Bernie:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Beagle
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Bernese Mountain Dog

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Bernie dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Debbie (Missouri, United States)
We adopted a 4 month old puppy. We’re naming him Bernie after my husband’s middle name (Bernard)
February 04, 2023

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Barry (Rhode Island, United States)
My Basenji pup will be named Bernie!
May 06, 2022

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