Traits associated with the name Gideon:

Dogs named Gideon tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

That you have a creative and unique sense of style when it comes to naming your pets. You may also have a fondness for biblical names.

Is Gideon a good dog name?

Gideon has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Gideon isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Gideon is found in these categories:


  • Gideon ranks #1,347 with users of
  • Gideon ranks #1,294 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Gideon ranks #1,854 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Gideon:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Dachshund
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Boxer
  5. German Shepherd

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Dog names like Gideon:

From Gordon, Scotland
Descendant of the noble or illustrious one
Rules With Spear
Bright Pledge
From The Gravelly Homestead
Wreath Of Flowers Or Leaves
Gideon dog name meaning

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Giuseppe (Connecticut, United States)
My best friends name. He is a huge German Shepherd.
December 03, 2022

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