Digger

Unisex

Meaning

a machine for excavating

Origin

Australian

Pronunciation

/ˈdɪɡər/

Traits associated with the name Digger:

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

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

Naming your dog Digger suggests that you have an appreciation for hard work and a sense of adventure. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the outdoors and enjoy exploring.

Is Digger a good dog name?

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

968
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2,425
New York City Dog Name Database
991
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Digger was, in the past month, the 1523rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Digger is most adored in Nevada, Colorado and Iowa.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Maine and Illinois.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Digger:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Dachshund
  3. Chihuahua
  4. English Springer Spaniel
  5. Australian Shepherd

Famous dogs named Digger:

  • film icon A borzoi named Digger played a role in the movie 102 Dalmatians.
  • television icon A labrador retriever named Digger featured in the television show Big Barn Farm .
  • television icon A dog named Digger featured in the television show Valley of the Dinosaurs.

Digger is found in these categories:

tough dog names
tough

Diggers are strong, relentless, and never back down from a challenge.

hunting dog names
hunting

The term "digger" implies an animal's instinct to burrow or dig, often associated with hunting behaviors.

summer dog names
summer

This name is often associated with outdoor activities and exploration, common during warmer months.

Australian Dog Names
australian

Refers to Australian soldiers, especially from World War I.

Dog names like Digger:

Leader, commander, governor of a province
Longing
a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
The leader of a group of people
A short fast race; to move quickly.
From The Passage Of The Danes
Digger dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (1)

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Bill Lewis (Ontario, Canada)
Not a good name... when calling the dog someone may think you're yelling the n word.
June 17, 2022

Let us know what you think of Digger as a dog name!