Traits associated with the name Dewey:

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

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

Naming your dog Dewey suggests that you have a fondness for classic literature, as Dewey is the surname of the famous American author and librarian Melvil Dewey. It also suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Dewey a good dog name?

Dewey has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Dewey isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

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  • Dewey ranks #1,713 with users of
  • Dewey ranks #686 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Dewey ranks #980 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Dewey is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

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Most popular breeds named Dewey:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. American Pitbull Terrier
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Pomeranian

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Famous dogs named Dewey:

  • film icon A irish terrier named Dewey played a role in the movie Firehouse Dog.

Dog names like Dewey:

English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
From Donald or Donovan; brown, chief or noble.
From the people's meadow
From Orsay In France
Dark Foreigner
Right-handed, skilled
Dewey dog name meaning

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