brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia





Traits associated with the name Kodiak:

Dogs named Kodiak tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and beauty.

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

Naming your dog Kodiak suggests that you have an affinity for the outdoors and nature. It could also suggest that you admire strength and resilience, as Kodiak bears are known for their strength and ability to survive in harsh conditions.

Is Kodiak a good dog name?

Kodiak has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Kodiak 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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Kodiak is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kodiak was, in the past month, the 911th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Kodiak 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, Kodiak was viewed 79 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Kodiak is most adored in Vermont, Iowa and New Mexico.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Illinois, Georgia and Florida.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Kodiak:

  1. Siberian Husky
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Chow Chow
  5. Alaskan Malamute

Kodiak is found in these categories:

big dog names

Kodiak bears are massive, strong, and majestic, just like these pooches!

unique dog names

Alaskan origins and bear associations make this canine moniker stand out.

fluffy dog names

Kodiak bears are big, cuddly creatures, just like these pooches!

Dog names like Kodiak:

From The Ridge Farm
"Protective shield bearer."
Shooting star comet.
Superdog's alias.
German surname meaning "cutter".
Set Fire
Kodiak dog name meaning

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BigManSkull (Texas, United States)
My dog is named Kodiak, but he's not brave at all lol. He got scared of a cat the other day. (He's a Golden)
February 04, 2022

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