The leader of a group of people





Traits associated with the name Captain:

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

Is Captain a good dog name?

Captain has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Captain isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Captain is found in these categories:


  • Captain ranks #243 with users of
  • Captain ranks #355 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Captain ranks #540 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Captain:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Rottweiler
  5. American Pitbull Terrier

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Dog names like Captain:

Cook. it is also used as a nickname for names long names that begin with 'co-.
Free man
Skilled hunter or huntsman.
The name of a Scottish river; means "the keeper of the keys".
Light, buoyant, lively
Order, harmony, beauty.
Captain dog name meaning

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