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 strong-willed, good-natured, industrious, and loving. 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!

Butternut is found in these categories:


  • Butternut ranks #2,096 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Butternut ranks #2,998 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Butternut ranks #4,308 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

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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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