Lucky

Unisex

Meaning

Fortunate

Origin

Irish

Pronunciation

/ˈlʌki/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Lucky is a dog name that just never goes out of fashion.

It's brimming with optimism, a daily reminder that you've hit the jackpot in the canine lottery.

Historically, dogs named Lucky have been celebrated in TV shows, movies, and even the White House. Plus, in etymology, Lucky means 'fortunate', and isn't that what we all feel when we look into those puppy dog eyes?

So, if you're feeling blessed in the dog department, go ahead and name your pup Lucky!

Traits associated with the name Lucky:

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

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

It suggests that you are an optimistic person who believes in the power of positive thinking. You may also be superstitious and believe that having a dog named Lucky will bring you good luck.

Is Lucky a good dog name?

Lucky 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. Lucky is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Lucky is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Lucky outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Lucky was, in the past month, the 2nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Lucky 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, Lucky was viewed 0 times, and liked 7 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Lucky is most adored in Maine, Texas and Connecticut.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Mississippi, Kansas and Nevada.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Lucky:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Chow Chow

Famous dogs named Lucky:

  • comics icon A dog named Lucky appeared in the comic book Hawkeye.
  • film icon A dog named Lucky played a role in the movie Dr. Dolittle.
  • film icon A st. bernard named Lucky played a role in the movie You Lucky Dog.
  • film icon A border collie named Lucky played a role in the movie You Lucky Dog.
  • television icon A american cocker spaniel named Lucky featured in the television show Married... with Children.
  • television icon A dog named Lucky featured in the television show Pound Puppies.

Lucky is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes images of adorable, cherished pets bringing joy and good fortune.

irish dog names
irish

Associated with leprechauns, symbols of good fortune in Irish folklore.

movie dog names
movie

A popular canine character in "101 Dalmatians" bears this moniker.

traditional dog names
traditional

Commonly used for decades, often linked to dogs in classic films.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popularized in early 20th century media, its usage has since declined.

Dog names like Lucky:

Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
An electrician
Young Girl, Maiden
Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
Free man
Fair-haired hero
Lucky dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (8)

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Edu (Lima Province, Peru)
THIS IS MY SON'S NAME, LUCKY PRINCE AZUL
June 11, 2024 ◆ Translated

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LUCKY (Lima Province, Peru)
I CALLED HIM LUCKY IN 2015 AND HE'S STILL CALLED THAT. HE HAS WHITE AND CRIPPY HAIR EVERYONE CALLS HIM SHEEP LOOK FOR HIM ON TIK TOK HIS NAME IS SOL ENRIQUEZ I ALSO HAVE OTHER DOGS CALLED BLACKY AND BOMBOM
May 26, 2024 ◆ Translated

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María (Provincia de Panama, Panama)
Lucky I love that name for my pet
March 20, 2024 ◆ Translated

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think of lucky as a great name for a dog who is cute and is always ready to explore and has got a lucky owner.
February 25, 2024

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Lucky (Departamento de Cordoba, Colombia)
I love that name
December 08, 2023 ◆ Translated

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Es muy inteligente es un amor muy cariñoso y juguetón (Departamento de Narino, Colombia)
He is very intelligent, he is a very affectionate and playful love
May 24, 2023 ◆ Translated

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Lucky (Bogota D.C., Colombia)
I feel that it is the perfect name for my pet loving playful my puppy loves his name when I call him he runs to me
April 08, 2023 ◆ Translated

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Ramona (England, United Kingdom)
I love this name almost as much as I love daft punk. I hope pharell Williams isn’t up all night to get my precious bean angel princess ahahahahah.
September 29, 2022

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