Kong

Male

Meaning

Bright

Origin

Chinese

Pronunciation

/kɒŋ/

Traits associated with the name Kong:

Dogs named Kong tend to be loving, loyal, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Kong suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy playful, larger-than-life characters. It could also suggest that you have a strong affinity for animals and are willing to give them unique and creative names.

Is Kong a good dog name?

Kong is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Kong 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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1,294
New York City Dog Name Database
1,623
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Kong was, in the past month, the 2114th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Kong 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, Kong was viewed 48 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Kong is most adored in Wyoming, Idaho and Delaware.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Kong:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Akita Breed
  3. American Staffordshire Terrier
  4. Korean Jindo
  5. Mastiff

Kong is found in these categories:

badass dog names
badass

Conveys strength and dominance, reminiscent of the legendary giant ape, King Kong.

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big

King Kong's size and strength mirror those of large, powerful pooches.

fat dog names
fat

Big, round and mighty, just like a king of the jungle!

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cool

Evokes strength and adventure, referencing the iconic King Kong.

Dog names like Kong:

Ruler
From The Small Hill
As in sargent.
High Or Coastal Land
Son Of...
Rex
King
Kong dog name meaning

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