Backup

Unisex

Meaning

a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈbækˌʌp/

Traits associated with the name Backup:

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

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

It suggests that you are a responsible and organized person who values having a reliable backup plan.

Is Backup a good dog name?

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

5,442
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Backup was, in the past month, the 7088th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Backup 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.

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, Backup was viewed 18 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Famous dogs named Backup:

  • film icon A pit bull named Backup played a role in the movie Veronica Mars.
  • television icon A american pitbull terrier named Backup featured in the television show Veronica Mars.

Backup is found in these categories:

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Popularized by canine character in Veronica Mars series.

Dog names like Backup:

Large, loud or notable; also a slang term for people of the Baby Boomer generation.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Knob or ball attached to another body.
Short for barnacle.
Infant
A thief.
Backup dog name meaning

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