Refers to the grumpy cat





Traits associated with the name Garfield:

Dogs named Garfield tend to be loving, affectionate, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy the classic comic strip character Garfield.

Is Garfield a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Garfield was, in the past month, the 2696th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Garfield 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, Garfield was viewed 63 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Garfield is most adored in District of Columbia, Tennessee and New Jersey.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Garfield:

  1. American Staffordshire Terrier
  2. Bulldog
  3. Pomeranian
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. German Shepherd

Garfield is found in these categories:

grumpy dog names

The famous cartoon cat's moody, lazy persona suits such pooches perfectly.

lazy dog names

Famous comic cat known for his love of naps and lasagna.

independent dog names

The name is associated with a self-reliant, solitary comic strip cat, making it unique for a dog.

Dog names like Garfield:

Spear ruler
The grumpy man in the hobbit
A deviation of grumpy
Refers to grumbling and complaining
Refers to someone who gripes a lot
Refers to being grouchy
Garfield dog name meaning

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Roxy (Harare, Zimbabwe)
Garfield is an awesome name I got a new puppy and I named it Garfield because it's lazy and grumpy
January 18, 2023

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