A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night. Also a small square of rich chocolate cake.






Emily P. Contributor

Brownie is like the comfort food of dog names. It's the 'Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul'. Every time you call out "Brownie," it's a reminder of cozy evenings and happy moments, much like digging into your favorite dessert.

And get this for a fun fact: 'Brownie' was also a term used in folklore for a good-natured, helpful spirit in the home. Kind of like your furry friend, right? Always there to help (or supervise) in the kitchen, especially when it's dinner time.

Naming your dog Brownie is like wrapping them in a blanket of warmth and joy. It's a classic, a crowd-pleaser, and let's be honest, who doesn't love a good brownie? 🍫🐾💕

Traits associated with the name Brownie:

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

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

It suggests that you have a fondness for simple, classic names and that you may have a sweet tooth!

Is Brownie a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Brownie was, in the past month, the 68th most viewed dog name on

As of May 2024, Brownie 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, Brownie was viewed 0 times, and liked 17 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Brownie is most adored in Rhode Island, New Jersey and Florida.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Alabama, Washington and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Brownie:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. German Shepherd
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Chow Chow

Brownie is found in these categories:

food dog names

Resembles a popular, chocolatey baked dessert often enjoyed by humans.

brown dog names

Matches their chocolate fur and sweet, irresistible charm!

cute dog names

Evokes sweet treats and cuddly teddy bears, appealing to our affectionate side.

traditional dog names

Popular since the 1930s, it's inspired by a classic American dessert.

dessert dog names

Refers to a popular sweet, chocolate baked good often enjoyed as a treat.

Dog names like Brownie:

Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
Any of various small flat sweet cakes or cookies. Literally means "twice cooked".
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Nickname for a boy in the south of the US; a slow moving individual.
Brownie dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Nancy Kirby (Kentucky, United States)
Love the name brownie. I have a brown chihuahua named brownie. He very sweet and loyal.
July 17, 2023

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ShibaKK (Sai Kung District, Hong Kong)
I think is is a great name cause first, you can use it as a joke to friends. It is also a sweet and cute name. One of my favourite desserts are brownies also so I called my stuff animal brownie and I also name my friend's dog brownie. (lol XD)
January 11, 2023

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