Traits associated with the name Drake:

Dogs named Drake tend to be loving, loyal, resilient, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy pop culture. Drake is a popular musician and actor, so it could also suggest that you are a fan of his work.

Is Drake a good dog name?

Drake is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Drake 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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Naming your dog Drake is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Drake was, in the past month, the 1456th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Drake 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, Drake was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Drake is most adored in Montana, Kentucky and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in North Carolina, Missouri and District of Columbia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Drake:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Boxer
  4. English Springer Spaniel
  5. Collie

Drake is found in these categories:

celestial dog names

Named after a star constellation, it's a nod to astronomy lovers.

british dog names

Associated with Sir Francis Drake, renowned English sea captain.

exotic dog names

Uncommon canine moniker, inspired by a famous rapper or male duck!

hunting dog names

Drake refers to a male duck, making it suitable for a waterfowl hunting dog.

scottish dog names

Derived from "Draca", meaning dragon or serpent in Scottish Gaelic.

Dog names like Drake:

avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
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Drake dog name meaning

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Drake (Gauteng, South Africa)
It suits him perfectly and his just to cute. And his certainly loyal an everything of above.
September 22, 2022

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