Killer

Unisex

Meaning

predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈkɪlər/

Traits associated with the name Killer:

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

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

Naming your dog Killer says that you have a sense of humor and are not afraid to be a bit unconventional. It also suggests that you may have a bit of a rebellious streak.

Is Killer a good dog name?

Killer has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Killer 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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New York City Dog Name Database
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Killer was, in the past month, the 431st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Killer 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, Killer was viewed 78 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Killer is most adored in Louisiana, Mississippi and Kentucky.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Killer:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. American Pitbull Terrier
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Miniature Pinscher
  5. Rottweiler

Killer is found in these categories:

movie dog names
movie

Popularized by canine characters in cinematic horror and thriller genres.

Gangster Dog Names
gangster

Connotes toughness and rebellion, echoing infamous mobsters' intimidating personas.

famous dog names
famous

Popularized by canine characters in movies and cartoons.

funny dog names
funny

Irony strikes as this fierce moniker often belongs to cuddly canines.

Dog names like Killer:

Short for barnacle.
Superdog's alias.
Large, loud or notable; also a slang term for people of the Baby Boomer generation.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Order, harmony, beauty.
Friend
Killer dog name meaning

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