any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus





Traits associated with the name Buttercup:

Dogs named Buttercup tend to be good-natured, affectionate, and loving. This feminine name is also associated with beauty, friendship, companionship, and empathy.

Is Buttercup a good dog name?

Buttercup has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Buttercup isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Buttercup is found in these categories:


  • Buttercup ranks #246 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Buttercup ranks #321 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Buttercup ranks #385 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Buttercup is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Buttercup:

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

Famous dogs named Buttercup:

  • television icon A chihuahua named Buttercup featured in the television show The Casagrandes.

Dog names like Buttercup:

Flower, Bloom
a hard brittle candy made with butter and brown sugar
a woman's headscarf folded into a triangle and tied under the chin; worn by Russian peasant women
any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
Buttercup dog name meaning

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