Dark-furred pet cat.






Emily P. Contributor

Blackie, a classic canine moniker, is a nod to our love for simplicity and a wink at pop culture. It's like naming your dog after the Beatles' legendary album, "The Black Album." It's a name that's as straightforward as a dog's love for a bone. Blackie is a tribute to all the black-coated furballs out there, a name that's as rich and deep as their glossy coats. It's a name that says, "My dog is the Johnny Cash of the canine world - cool, classic, and a little bit country." So, here's to Blackie, the epitome of dog-naming done right!

Traits associated with the name Blackie:

Dogs named Blackie tend to be loving, brave, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

That you have a fondness for the color black and that you have a creative side when it comes to naming your pets.

Is Blackie a good dog name?

Blackie 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. Blackie is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Blackie was, in the past month, the 32nd most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Blackie 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, Blackie was viewed 141 times, and liked 16 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Blackie is most adored in South Dakota, Arizona and Tennessee.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in North Carolina, Missouri and District of Columbia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Blackie:

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

Blackie is found in these categories:

traditional dog names

Popular since the 1800s, it's often chosen for dogs with dark fur.

Dog names like Blackie:

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.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Nickname for a boy in the south of the US; a slow moving individual.
Short for barnacle.
Blackie dog name meaning

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Stephen (Alberta, Canada)
As far as I know Ronald, the famous pharaoh caught his dog Bucky and this is the name coming from
October 15, 2022

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