United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)





Traits associated with the name Compton:

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

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

It suggests that you have an appreciation for the city of Compton, California, and its culture. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the city, or that you admire the resilience of its people.

Is Compton a good dog name?

Compton has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Compton 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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Compton is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Compton was, in the past month, the 6392nd most viewed dog name on

As of February 2024, Compton 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, Compton was viewed 26 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Compton:

  1. American Staffordshire Terrier
  2. American Pitbull Terrier
  3. Labrador Retriever

Compton is found in these categories:

badass dog names

Associations with toughness and resilience from the famous LA neighborhood.

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Compton dog name meaning

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