Jasper

Male

Meaning

Treasurer

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒæspər/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Jasper is becoming popular with both dogs and people alike, and for good reason. It has really grabbed our attention recently because it just keeps soaring in our rankings!

Meaning 'treasurer' or 'king of the treasure', Jasper makes a good, strong name for a pup that offers the priceless treasure of companionship.

In the Bible, Jasper was one of the Three Kings who brought gifts to newly born Jesus – so this is really a name for the dog that keeps on giving!

Traits associated with the name Jasper:

Jasper has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Jasper tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, empathy, and friendship.

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

That you have a fondness for classic, timeless names. Jasper is a strong, traditional name that has been around for centuries, and it suggests that you appreciate the classic and the timeless.

Is Jasper a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Jasper was, in the past month, the 150th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Jasper 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 PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Jasper was viewed 171 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Jasper is most adored in Oregon, Indiana and Alabama.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Jasper:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Australian Shepherd
  5. Boxer

Famous dogs named Jasper:

  • film icon A cocker spaniel named Jasper played a role in the movie Rebecca.

Jasper is found in these categories:

country dog names
country

This name is often associated with rural areas and southern charm.

sassy dog names
sassy

Jasper oozes spunk, radiates cheekiness, and embodies playful defiance.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 1800s, this gemstone moniker harks back to simpler times.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a playful gemstone, and a friendly ghost from pop culture.

british dog names
british

Associated with a semi-precious gemstone and a character in Dickens' novel.

nature dog names
nature

Derived from a type of gemstone often found outdoors.

Dog names like Jasper:

Son of Jack
Deer Lover
Supplanter
Genuine, bold or brave
Son Of My Right Hand
A Fortress, Camp
Jasper dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Triciia Jones (Kentucky, United States)
My dog Jasper is a 4 yr old. Husky/Geman Shepard mix. He is very loyal, loving, intelligent, and prorective. I adpted him at 1yr old & trained him to be my awesome amazing service dog.
April 28, 2023

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Barbara (New South Wales, Australia)
A great name . My 4 month old spaniel is named Jasper.
January 08, 2023

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Jasper (Indiana, United States)
this is so awsome I can name him after me
November 02, 2022

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