Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Karma, a dog name with a spiritual twist! It's a nod to the Buddhist belief that your actions in this life will affect your next. So, if your pup's been a saint, they're in for a treat! It's also a cheeky reminder that what goes around, comes around - perfect for those mischievous mutts. Plus, it's a subtle shout-out to the iconic song "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club. So, if your dog's personality changes as often as Boy George's outfits, Karma could be the perfect fit. Remember, a dog named Karma won't just fetch your slippers, they'll fetch good vibes too!

Traits associated with the name Karma:

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

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

It suggests that you believe in the concept of karma, or the idea that our actions have consequences, and that you want to impart that belief to your dog. It could also suggest that you are a spiritual person who believes in the power of positive energy.

Is Karma a good dog name?

Karma has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Karma 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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Naming your dog Karma is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Karma was, in the past month, the 381st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Karma 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, Karma was viewed 114 times, and liked 7 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Karma is most adored in Mississippi, South Dakota and Tennessee.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Michigan and North Carolina.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Karma:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Golden Retriever

Karma is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes a playful vibe, referencing the universal law of cause and effect.

badass dog names

Conveys a sense of cosmic justice and balance, suggesting a dog with a strong, assertive personality.

spiritual dog names

Karma refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect, often associated with reincarnation in Buddhism and Hinduism.

indian dog names

A concept in Indian religions, denoting cause and effect in moral actions.

Dog names like Karma:

Little battler
One who performs yoga
The queen of the gods in roman mythology
As in justice.
Karma dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Heather (Colorado, United States)
I love my girl Karma! I’m also into irony. You know: Karma is a b***h!! My girl is bouncy and fun loving. She is my whole world!
May 04, 2023

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Tara (Pennsylvania, United States)
Karma is my goldendoodle’s name. You don’t want a name that is too close in sounds to commands you will have your pup learn. Karma and come are quite similar however my dog understands the difference fortunately! Plus I love her name it suits her.
January 06, 2022

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