From Donald or Donovan; brown, chief or noble.





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Traits associated with the name Donnie:

Dogs named Donnie tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It could also suggest that you have an affinity for the 1980s.

Is Donnie a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Donnie was, in the past month, the 957th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Donnie is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Donnie was viewed 45 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Donnie is most adored in Louisiana, Colorado and Virginia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Florida, Georgia and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Donnie:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Beagle
  3. Pomeranian
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Jack Russell Terrier

Donnie is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes images of adorable, mischievous characters like Donnie from "Wild Thornberrys".

old fashioned dog names

Popular in the 50s, it echoes nostalgia and classic TV show "Lassie".

Dog names like Donnie:

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 the people's meadow
Right-handed, skilled
Descendant of Dubhthach
Diminutive of Dustin, meaning brave warrior.
From The Farm At The Ditch
Donnie dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Robert (British Columbia, Canada)
I know a dog named Donnie and it may be an older dog but it is truly the dog of all dogs.
February 12, 2024

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Gien (British Columbia, Canada)
I think Donnie is great name for a dog especially an older dog.
February 10, 2024

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Gien (British Columbia, Canada)
I think Donnie is great name for a dog especially an older dog.
February 10, 2024

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