Cap

Male

Meaning

Hood or head covering

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/kæp/

Traits associated with the name Cap:

Cap has a fun sound to it, and represents a down-to-earth owner who doesn't take life too seriously.

Dogs named Cap tend to be loving, resilient, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name. It could also suggest that you have a fondness for classic literature, as Cap is a nickname for the character Captain Ahab in Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick.

Is Cap a good dog name?

Cap is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Cap 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

4,497
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
2,823
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Cap was, in the past month, the 4336th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Cap 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, Cap was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Cap is most adored in New Jersey, Colorado and California.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Cap:

  1. Border Collie
  2. Pomeranian
  3. German Shepherd

Cap is found in these categories:

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Short for Captain America, appealing to comic book enthusiasts.

Dog names like Cap:

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Chewbacca's nickname in the star wars franchise.
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Cap dog name meaning

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