Lincoln

Unisex

Meaning

Lake settlement, lake colony

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈlɪŋkən/

Traits associated with the name Lincoln:

Dogs named Lincoln tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

It suggests that you admire Abraham Lincoln and his legacy, and that you value qualities such as courage, integrity, and leadership.

Is Lincoln a good dog name?

Lincoln has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Lincoln 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

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

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

Popularity: United States

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

Lincoln is most adored in South Dakota, Ohio and Connecticut.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Lincoln:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Australian Shepherd
  3. Dalmatian
  4. Flat-Coated Retriever
  5. Airedale Terrier

Famous dogs named Lincoln:

  • film icon A portuguese podengo named Lincoln played a role in the movie Soccer Dog-The Movie.

Lincoln is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

City in England, known for its cathedral and medieval architecture.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Presidential monikers harken back to simpler times, evoking nostalgia.

independent dog names
independent

Symbolizes strength, leadership, and resilience, traits often found in self-reliant canines.

cute dog names
cute

Presidential moniker with a playful twist, perfect for a charming pup!

Dog names like Lincoln:

Young Girl, Maiden
Free man
Land
Leo
The nemean lion in Greek mythology
Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Fortunate
Lincoln dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Wendy (Kansas, United States)
I named my charcoal Lab Lincoln. Before him I had a yellow lad named Reagan..Yes, there is a pattern. My two favourite presidents.
December 21, 2022

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Elah (Oregon, United States)
I'm actually going to get a service dog here in a couple of years hopefully going to be getting her from the humanes society or at least some kind of rescue and i'm going to hire someone to help me train her to be my first ever service dog she's going to be a standard poodle because some people in my family have allergies and poodles shed less but i'm going to be naming her lincoln after my favorite cartoon character lincoln loud from the loud house it's a cartoon that aired back in 2016 and it's still airing now too it's on nickelodeon btw!
November 29, 2022

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Jeanne Ganchiff (Illinois, United States)
Definitely a good name!
January 25, 2022

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