The leader of a group of people





Traits associated with the name Captain:

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

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

Naming your dog Captain suggests that you have a strong sense of leadership and respect for authority. It may also suggest that you have a strong sense of adventure and a desire to explore.

Is Captain a good dog name?

Captain has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Captain is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Captain is found in these categories:


  • Captain ranks #161 with users of
  • Captain ranks #357 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Captain ranks #550 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Captain is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Captain outranks the great majority of names.

In the past week, Captain was viewed 123 times, and liked 6 times.

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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Henry Cardona (Bogota D.C., Colombia)
Good afternoon, personally I have a German Shepherd dog, he is 35 months old, he is named Captain, I know he loves the name and enjoys it when I call him, I reprimand him, I pamper him. He is a totally happy pet just like his owner. .we form an invaluable binomial.
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