Water bird with a long neck; slang for a foolish person.






Emily P. Contributor

I can't help but love meeting dogs named after another animal. Bear has always been one of my favorite names, and I recently met a Duck that really brought a smile to my face.

But Goose, my friends, is just another level of coolness.

We're surprised to see this goofy name become so popular, but Goose is really catching on with new puppy owners!

At the end of the day, your dog's name should make you happy, and the name Goose is guaranteed to raise a smile whenever you call him for dinner.

It's unconventional and silly, without a doubt, but Goose makes a great moniker for large, happy dogs in my opinion!

Traits associated with the name Goose:

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

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique and creative names.

Is Goose a good dog name?

Goose is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Goose 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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New York City Dog Name Database
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Goose was, in the past month, the 293rd most viewed dog name on

As of May 2024, Goose 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Goose was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Goose is most adored in Wisconsin, District of Columbia and Iowa.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Goose:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Dachshund
  5. Jack Russell Terrier

Goose is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes playful imagery of a charming, waddling waterfowl.

animal dog names

Inspired by Top Gun's loyal wingman, it's quirky yet endearing.

Dog names like Goose:

Farmer, worker of the Earth
From Gordon, Scotland
Descendant of the noble or illustrious one
Worthy of respect; diminutive of Augustus.
Well born
Inner diameter of a gun.
Goose dog name meaning

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Sue (Illinois, United States)
I know 3 dogs named Goose in USA. So I wouldn't say it's not popular. 2022
October 09, 2022

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