Any of various small flat sweet cakes or cookies. Literally means "twice cooked".






Emily P. Contributor

Biscuit, a dog name that's as warm and comforting as a fresh batch from the oven. It's a name that harks back to the etymology of the word itself, derived from the Latin 'bis coctus', meaning 'twice baked'. Just like our four-legged friends, biscuits are reliable, resilient, and always there when you need them. Plus, who can resist the pop culture nod to the beloved canine sidekick in the 'Biscuit the Little Yellow Puppy' children's book series? So, if you're after a name that's as tasty as it is timeless, Biscuit is a batch made in heaven!

Traits associated with the name Biscuit:

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

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a fun and unique name. It also suggests that you are a fan of comfort food and enjoy the simple things in life.

Is Biscuit a good dog name?

Biscuit has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Biscuit is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Biscuit was, in the past month, the 158th most viewed dog name on

As of June 2024, Biscuit 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.

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

In the past week, Biscuit was viewed 0 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Biscuit is most adored in South Carolina, Colorado and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Arkansas, Alabama and District of Columbia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Biscuit:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Poodle
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Famous dogs named Biscuit:

  • comics icon A dog named Biscuit appeared in the comic book Stone Soup by Jan Eliot.

Biscuit is found in these categories:

funny dog names

Naming a pup after a beloved breakfast treat sparks amusement.

dessert dog names

This name is inspired by a sweet, baked snack often enjoyed after meals.

playful dog names

Associations with a beloved, comforting snack create a sense of warmth and fun.

brown dog names

Biscuits are golden, crunchy, and loved, just like these adorable pups!

food dog names

Named after a popular baked good, it's a tasty moniker for pups.

cute dog names

Evokes warm, fluffy comfort food, perfect for a cuddly canine companion.

Dog names like Biscuit:

Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night. Also a small square of rich chocolate cake.
Ground Nut Legume
English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
Short for barnacle.
a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
Biscuit dog name meaning

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think of biscuit is a popular name for people who are a fan of biscuit books.
January 19, 2024

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