Large, loud or notable; also a slang term for people of the Baby Boomer generation.





Traits associated with the name Boomer:

Boomer has a fun sound to it, and represents a down-to-earth owner who doesn't take life too seriously.

Dogs named Boomer tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Boomer suggests that you are a fan of classic American culture and have a sense of nostalgia. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the outdoors and enjoy spending time with your pet.

Is Boomer a good dog name?

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

Boomer is found in these categories:


  • Boomer ranks #117 with users of
  • Boomer ranks #165 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Boomer ranks #150 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Boomer was viewed 152 times, and liked 12 times.

Most popular breeds named Boomer:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Boxer
  5. Australian Shepherd

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Famous dogs named Boomer:

  • comics icon A dog named Boomer appeared in the comic book Pooch Cafe by Paul Gilligan.
  • television icon A mixed breed terrier named Boomer featured in the television show Here's Boomer.

Dog names like Boomer:

Explosive leap forward or upright; the action of a rifle.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Short for barnacle.
From bonnie and clyde.
Boomer dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Sona (Nebraska, United States)
My Saint Bernard is named Boomer. I wanted to be able to say, “OK Boomer” lots and have it be appropriate and entertaining :)
April 13, 2023

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Shawn (New Mexico, United States)
Have a 4 mo. old Cocker Spaniel named Boomer. Live near an airbase that broke the sound barrier the day we brought him home. Named after the Sonic Boom.
December 18, 2022

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Anonymous (Île-de-France, France)
My dogs name is Boomer. He is a long haired Jack Russell terrier.
October 28, 2022

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