(astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisting of a frozen mass that travels around the sun in a highly elliptical orbit






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Comet is a stellar dog name, literally! It's perfect for a pooch that's out of this world. Remember Comet, the lovable Golden Retriever from "Full House"? He was always there to lend a paw or a comforting snuggle. Plus, comets are known for their blazing speed and bright tails, just like your furry friend when he spots a squirrel! Etymologically, 'comet' comes from the Greek 'kometes', meaning 'long-haired', fitting for many dog breeds. So, if your dog is fast, fluffy, or just a star in your eyes, Comet is a name that's sure to make tails wag!

Traits associated with the name Comet:

Dogs named Comet tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Comet suggests that you have an appreciation for the night sky and the beauty of the stars. It could also suggest that you have a sense of adventure and a desire to explore the unknown.

Is Comet a good dog name?

Comet has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Comet 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

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Comet was, in the past month, the 391st most viewed dog name on

As of June 2024, Comet 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, Comet was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Comet is most adored in Kentucky, South Dakota and Indiana.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, North Carolina and Maine.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Comet:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Dachshund

Famous dogs named Comet:

  • television icon A golden retriever named Comet featured in the television show Full House.

Comet is found in these categories:

winter dog names

One of Santa's reindeer shares this name, linking it to the holiday season.

famous dog names

Santa's reindeer and Full House's golden retriever share this moniker.

celestial dog names

A fiery space traveler, it shares its moniker with heavenly bodies.

nature dog names

This name is inspired by celestial bodies streaking across the sky.

Dog names like Comet:

a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
everything that exists anywhere
Order, harmony, beauty.
Cook. it is also used as a nickname for names long names that begin with 'co-.
a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
Ancient roman god of love.
Comet dog name meaning

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