John

Male

Meaning

God Is Gracious

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/dʒɑn/

Traits associated with the name John:

Dogs named John tend to be loving, affectionate, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is John a good dog name?

John is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. John 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

3,088
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686
New York City Dog Name Database
1,287
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

John was, in the past month, the 829th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, John 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, John was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

John is most adored in Louisiana, Florida and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, New Jersey and Illinois.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named John:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Dachshund
  5. Korean Jindo

John is found in these categories:

posh dog names
posh

Hails from aristocratic English roots, often bestowed upon regal canines.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to times when canine companions shared common human monikers.

Dog names like John:

God Will Increase
Farmer, worker of the Earth
Treasurer
Max
Greatest
Supplanter
Whiskey
John dog name meaning

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Anne Milne (Scotland, United Kingdom)
My beagle is called Johnny
January 11, 2023

Let us know what you think of John as a dog name!