Duke

Unisex

Meaning

Leader, commander, governor of a province

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

doo-k

Traits associated with the name Duke:

Dogs named Duke tend to be good-natured, loyal, affectionate, and loving. This name is also associated with intelligence, and companionship.

Is Duke a good dog name?

Duke 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. Duke is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Duke is found in these categories:

Popularity

  • Duke ranks #22 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Duke ranks #55 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Duke ranks #19 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Duke is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Duke outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Duke:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Boxer

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Famous dogs named Duke:

  • comics icon A dog named Duke appeared in the comic book Kelly & Duke by Jack Moore.
  • film icon A great dane named Duke played a role in the movie Bathing Beauty.
  • film icon A english mastiff named Duke played a role in the movie The Quiet American.
  • film icon A great dane named Duke played a role in the movie Seven Pounds.
  • film icon A dog named Duke played a role in the movie The Swiss Family Robinson.
  • television icon A bloodhound named Duke featured in the television show The Beverly Hillbillies.
  • film icon A sheepdog named Duke played a role in the movie Barnyard.
  • film icon A dog named Duke played a role in the movie The Secret Life of Pets.
  • television icon A dog named Duke featured in the television show Captain N: The Game Master.
  • television icon A sheepdog named Duke featured in the television show Back at the Barnyard.

Dog names like Duke:

Inspired by rocky balboa.
The first name of agatha christie's miss marple character
Bear-like
Stingy or pointed.
Bright and shiny.
God Is Gracious
Duke dog name meaning

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