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Emily P. Contributor

Bingo isn't just a catchy tune from our childhood, it's a dog name with serious pedigree!

Immortalized in the popular folk song, Bingo has also been a dog name staple for centuries. Actual centuries.

It's short, snappy, and easy for dogs to recognize. And it makes you want to burst into song, which you certainly will if you name your dog Bingo.

If you want to tease people, you can always claim you named your pup after the high-stakes, adrenaline-fueled world of senior center gaming, too, right?

." So, there's Bingo for you. A name with a dash of history, a sprinkle of humor, and a whole lot of character. A real tail-wagger!

Traits associated with the name Bingo:

Dogs named Bingo tend to be loving, good-natured, loyal, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Bingo suggests that you have a fun and playful personality. You likely enjoy spending time with your pet and engaging in activities that bring you joy.

Is Bingo a good dog name?

Bingo 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. Bingo 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

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Naming your dog Bingo is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Bingo was, in the past month, the 40th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Bingo 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Bingo was viewed 157 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Bingo is most adored in Nebraska, Connecticut and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Utah, Oklahoma and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Bingo:

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

Famous dogs named Bingo:

  • comics icon A fox terrier named Bingo appeared in the comic book Rupert Bear by Alfred Bestall.
  • film icon A collie mix named Bingo played a role in the movie Bingo.
  • television icon A pug named Bingo featured in the television show Puppy Dog Pals.

Bingo is found in these categories:

movie dog names

A popular song in a 1941 film featured a farmer's dog named Bingo.

cute dog names

Evokes playful imagery, reminiscent of a beloved children's song.

famous dog names

Popularized by a well-known children's song and nursery rhyme.

Dog names like Bingo:

Son Of My Right Hand
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From Brinca's Field
From The Goat Clearing
Bingo dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (4)

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think of bingo is a good name for a dog who is really cat and funny and for one who has an owner who loves the nursery rhyme bingo.
January 19, 2024

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Malcolm (California, United States)
You did not mention this dog is featured in a song. B - I - N - G - O/and Bingo was his name-o
July 14, 2023

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issac thessnutts (England, United Kingdom)
nope it is most sutibel for a nova scot duck tolling retrever2
October 01, 2022

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Bingo (Hawaii, United States)
Such a good name😍🥰
June 25, 2022

Let us know what you think of Bingo as a dog name!