Butternut

Unisex

Meaning

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

Origin

Unknown

Pronunciation

'bətər,nət

Traits associated with the name Butternut:

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

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!

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Popularity

  • Butternut ranks #485 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Butternut ranks #2,869 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Butternut ranks #4,209 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Dog names like Butternut:

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Butternut dog name meaning

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