Maple

Unisex

Meaning

Species Of Tree In The Acer Genus

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈmeɪpəl/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Earthy, tree-inspired names mix so well with dogs, especially active types that love the outdoors.

Maple is similar to Mabel, another popular name for girls, but sounds stronger and more organic.

Maple trees symbolize balance, promise, generosity, longevity and intelligence – so you're getting much more than just sweet syrup with this name. A fantastic choice for breeds large and small, as far as we're concerned.

Traits associated with the name Maple:

Dogs named Maple tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, beauty, and empathy.

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

It suggests that you have a fondness for nature and the outdoors, and that you appreciate the beauty of the changing of the seasons. It also suggests that you have a creative and unique side, as Maple is an unusual name for a dog.

Is Maple a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Maple was, in the past month, the 74th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Maple 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, Maple was viewed 0 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Maple is most adored in Massachusetts, New Mexico and Wyoming.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Tennessee, Arizona and Missouri.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Maple:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Boxer
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Poodle
  5. Shetland Sheepdog

Maple is found in these categories:

fall dog names
fall

This name reflects the vibrant colors and sweet syrup of autumn trees.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes sweet syrup, autumn leaves, and Canadian charm, all endearing qualities.

food dog names
food

Syrup derived from this tree sweetens pancakes, a beloved breakfast treat.

flower dog names
flower

Maple trees are known for their vibrant, colorful leaves, reminiscent of blossoms.

dessert dog names
dessert

This name is inspired by a sweet syrup often used in treats.

nature dog names
nature

This name is inspired by a type of tree, reflecting outdoor elements.

brown dog names
brown

Maple leaves turn a rich, warm hue during fall, like chocolate fur.

Dog names like Maple:

a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
A beautiful field
Covered With Mist, Dew
Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night. Also a small square of rich chocolate cake.
Pleasant seaside meadow
Maple dog name meaning

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Hi (England, United Kingdom)
So cute xx
May 08, 2024

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think of maple as a great name for a dog that is the same colors as pancakes, including maple syrup.
January 22, 2024

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Deana (Tennessee, United States)
We are getting our new boxer puppy very soon, and we are pretty sure we are naming her Maple or Mabel. Out previous boxers were named Phoebe and Ruby. Maple will be fitting because of her brindle coloring.
January 15, 2024

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Bharath (Karnataka, India)
It's cute name especially for fluffy dog like Shih Tzu,golden retriever etc. it's a name means you like nature,adventures cause you can have maple as a dog name
December 11, 2023

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Sitz (Michigan, United States)
my dog is named Maple love her so much :)
November 15, 2022

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