Gunnar

Male

Meaning

Warrior

Origin

Swedish

Pronunciation

/ˈɡʊn.ɑr/

Alt. Spellings

Gunner

Traits associated with the name Gunnar:

Dogs named Gunnar tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Gunnar suggests that you have an appreciation for strong, traditional names. It may also suggest that you have a fondness for Norse mythology or Scandinavian culture.

Is Gunnar a good dog name?

Gunnar has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Gunnar 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

1,892
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
1,527
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Gunnar was, in the past month, the 2137th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Gunnar 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, Gunnar was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Gunnar is most adored in North Carolina, Indiana and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Delaware, Missouri and Rhode Island.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Gunnar:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Weimaraner
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. German Shepherd
  5. English Bulldog

Gunnar is found in these categories:

scandinavian dog names
scandinavian

A common male name in Scandinavia, derived from Old Norse.

military dog names
military

Derived from Old Norse, it means "bold warrior", often associated with strength and bravery.

Dog names like Gunnar:

Warrior
Watchful
From Gordon, Scotland
Descendant of the noble or illustrious one
Rules With Spear
Bright Pledge
Gunnar dog name meaning

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