A modern term for a silly ditzy girl.





Traits associated with the name Gidget:

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

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

Naming your dog Gidget suggests that you have a fun and playful personality. It also suggests that you have a fondness for nostalgia, as Gidget was a popular character in the 1960s.

Is Gidget a good dog name?

Gidget has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Gidget 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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Naming your dog Gidget is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Gidget was, in the past month, the 1739th most viewed dog name on

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

Popularity: United States

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

Gidget is most adored in Kentucky, Nebraska and Connecticut.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Alabama, Delaware and Montana.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Gidget:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Poodle
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. German Shepherd

Gidget is found in these categories:

nerdy dog names

Originates from a 60s movie about a surfing, bookish girl.

cute dog names

Originates from a 60s surf movie, implying petite, playful charm.

small dog names

Gidget combines "girl" and "midget", perfect for petite, playful pups!

old fashioned dog names

Popularized in 1950s surf culture, its usage has significantly declined since.

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Gidget dog name meaning

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