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!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Gideon was, in the past month, the 1418th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Gideon is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Gideon was viewed 46 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Gideon is most adored in Montana, Michigan and Florida.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Pennsylvania, New York and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Gideon:

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

Gideon is found in these categories:

biblical dog names

Gideon is a judge and military leader from the Book of Judges in the Bible.

spiritual dog names

Derived from the Bible, Gideon was a judge of Israel who displayed great faith and courage.

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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