Traits associated with the name Franklin:

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

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

Naming your dog Franklin suggests that you have a fondness for classic names and may have a strong appreciation for history. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of humor and enjoy a good pun.

Is Franklin a good dog name?

Franklin has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Franklin 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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Franklin is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Franklin was, in the past month, the 598th most viewed dog name on

As of June 2024, Franklin 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, Franklin was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Franklin is most adored in District of Columbia, Delaware and Nebraska.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Massachusetts and Virginia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Franklin:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Dachshund
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. German Shepherd

Franklin is found in these categories:

preppy dog names

Evokes Ivy League charm, nodding to esteemed founding father Benjamin.

intelligent dog names

Franklin was a famous inventor and scholar, symbolizing wisdom and creativity.

cute dog names

Evokes a lovable turtle from children's literature, suggesting adorableness.

posh dog names

Hails from esteemed lineage, echoing Benjamin Franklin's distinguished persona.

british dog names

Associated with a free landowner class in medieval England.

old fashioned dog names

Harkens back to Benjamin Franklin, a founding father pooch!

Dog names like Franklin:

Lucky, fortunate
Right-handed, skilled
Dweller near the woods
Sherlock holmes smart sidekick.
Genuine, bold or brave
Franklin dog name meaning

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