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Traits associated with the name Ginger:

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

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

Naming your dog Ginger may suggest that you have a fondness for the color red, or that you have a warm and friendly personality.

Is Ginger a good dog name?

Ginger has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Ginger is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Ginger is found in these categories:


  • Ginger ranks #19 with users of
  • Ginger ranks #27 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Ginger ranks #16 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Ginger is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Ginger outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Ginger:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Cocker Spaniel

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Famous dogs named Ginger:

  • literature icon A dog named Ginger was a character in the book The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg.

Dog names like Ginger:

Made Of Gold
Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night. Also a small square of rich chocolate cake.
Free man
The pepper pad a handheld game console.
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Ginger dog name meaning

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Linda (Wisconsin, United States)
I read the meaning of Ginger and it fits my 10yr old German Shepherd she has been the joy of my life and I would hope she feels the same way.She is spoiled rotten.
February 11, 2023 ◆ Translated

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