Junior

Male

Meaning

Younger; lower in rank or experience.

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒuːniər/

Traits associated with the name Junior:

Dogs named Junior tend to be loving, good-natured, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

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

Naming your dog Junior suggests that you have a strong sense of tradition and family values. It could also suggest that you have a fondness for classic names.

Is Junior a good dog name?

Junior has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Junior 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Naming your dog Junior is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Junior was, in the past month, the 756th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Junior is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Junior was viewed 74 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Junior is most adored in Michigan, Illinois and North Carolina.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Junior is found in these categories:

playful dog names
playful

The term suggests youthfulness, energy, and a sense of fun, often associated with playful behavior in dogs.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes youthful charm, often used for endearing, small-sized, playful pups.

sporty dog names
sporty

The name is often associated with athleticism and youthful energy, common traits in sporty dogs.

Dog names like Junior:

God's peace; traveller.
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Bringer of Light
Brave, courageous
Gift of God
Mighty; dark.
Junior dog name meaning

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