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Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Kane, a dog name with a punch! It's got a certain cinematic flair, doesn't it? Think Citizen Kane, or WWE's towering inferno, Kane. It's a name that barks authority and charisma. Plus, in Gaelic, it means "warrior" - perfect for your brave little furball. And let's not forget Kane from Command & Conquer, the charismatic yet ruthless leader. So, if your pup has a larger-than-life personality, a penchant for dramatic entrances, or just looks good in a red mask, Kane could be the perfect fit. It's a name that says, "I'm here, I'm furry, get used to it!"

Traits associated with the name Kane:

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

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

That you have a strong appreciation for classic literature, as Kane is a character from the classic novel Moby Dick. It could also suggest that you have a strong appreciation for strong, powerful characters.

Is Kane a good dog name?

Kane 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. Kane is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kane was, in the past month, the 461st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Kane 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, Kane was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Kane is most adored in South Carolina, Ohio and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Nevada, Washington and Utah.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Kane:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier
  2. Rottweiler
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Boxer

Kane is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes images of sugar canes, sweetening its appeal for a pup.

animal dog names

Derived from "canine", it's a playful nod to our furry friends.

posh dog names

Derived from royalty, it's synonymous with WWE superstar Glenn Jacobs.

spiritual dog names

Derived from Hebrew, meaning "possession" or "acquired", often associated with spiritual blessings or gifts.

hunting dog names

Strong, masculine connotations and association with power and leadership make it suitable for a hunting dog.

unique dog names

Derived from Hawaiian royalty, it's uncommon among canine monikers.

independent dog names

The name's association with strength and leadership, derived from biblical and popular culture references, suggests independence.

irish dog names

Derived from Irish Gaelic, meaning "battle" or "warrior".

badass dog names

Strong, commanding, and evokes images of power and authority, reminiscent of famous figures and characters.

Dog names like Kane:

Bright and shiny.
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Stingy or pointed.
Misshapen Head
The first name of agatha christie's miss marple character
Kane dog name meaning

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