Dinky

Unisex

Meaning

small and unimpressive

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈdɪŋki/

Traits associated with the name Dinky:

Dogs named Dinky tend to be loving, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Dinky suggests that you have a playful and lighthearted personality. You likely enjoy making people smile and have a good sense of humor.

Is Dinky a good dog name?

Dinky 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. Dinky 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

1,107
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1,070
New York City Dog Name Database
673
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Dinky was, in the past month, the 1058th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Dinky 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, Dinky was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Dinky is most adored in Nevada, Mississippi and Kansas.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Alabama, Virginia and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Dinky:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Dachshund
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Maltese

Famous dogs named Dinky:

  • television icon A old english sheepdog named Dinky featured in the television show Dinky Dog.

Dinky is found in these categories:

unique dog names
unique

This moniker nods to a small, vintage British toy car brand.

famous dog names
famous

Popularized by cartoon canine sidekick in "Underdog" series.

Dog names like Dinky:

Little old sword
To draw or sketch aimlessly.
A god or goddess
Sanskrit for 'law
Snoozing.
Superdog's alias.
Dinky dog name meaning

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