tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics






Emily P. Contributor

Coconut is a pawsitively fetching dog name! It's a nod to the tropical fruit that's as versatile as your pup's personality - sweet, tough, and a little nutty. It's also a playful wink to the famous Monty Python sketch, "Are coconuts migratory?" - a perfect fit for your adventurous, globe-trotting hound. Plus, in etymology, 'coco' means 'grinning face' in Portuguese, capturing your dog's infectious smile. So, if you're looking for a unique, fun, and meaningful moniker for your furry friend, go nuts for Coconut!

Traits associated with the name Coconut:

Dogs named Coconut tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, and beauty.

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

That you have a creative and unique sense of humor.

Is Coconut a good dog name?

Coconut has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Coconut is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Coconut was, in the past month, the 1074th most viewed dog name on

As of May 2024, Coconut 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, Coconut was viewed 0 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Coconut is most adored in California, Alabama and New York.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Coconut:

  1. Maltese
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Chow Chow

Coconut is found in these categories:

brown dog names

The furry exterior matches the tropical fruit's husky shell.

dessert dog names

This name is inspired by a sweet, tropical fruit often used in treats.

fluffy dog names

White, round, and fuzzy, just like the tropical fruit!

cute dog names

Evokes fluffy, sweet imagery, akin to a lovable, cuddly pup.

indian dog names

Used in religious rituals and cuisine, symbolizing prosperity and health.

unique dog names

Tropical fruit monikers aren't typically bestowed upon canine companions.

food dog names

Edible tropical drupe often used in culinary delights, hence a canine moniker.

white dog names

Coconuts are fluffy, sweet, and bring tropical joy, just like these pups!

Dog names like Coconut:

The Spice
having the color of caramel; of a moderate yellow-brown
Black tea flavored with spices and herbs
A word short for a chipset, or a splinter. Also the diminutive form of Charles.
Light, buoyant, lively
a medium brown to dark-brown color
Coconut dog name meaning

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