North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye





Traits associated with the name Butternut:

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

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

That you have a creative and whimsical side. You likely enjoy the outdoors and nature, and you may have a fondness for animals.

Is Butternut a good dog name?

Butternut has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Butternut 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

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Butternut was, in the past month, the 4907th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Butternut 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, Butternut was viewed 21 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Butternut is most adored in Alabama, Maine and Mississippi.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New York, California and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Butternut is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes images of cozy autumn days and adorable, squishy-faced pups.

brown dog names

The color matches a ripe squash, warm and inviting.

Dog names like Butternut:

Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
The seed of one of several genera of the flowering plant family Fabaceae.
Any of various small flat sweet cakes or cookies. Literally means "twice cooked".
A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night. Also a small square of rich chocolate cake.
Deer, Cowboy
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Butternut dog name meaning

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