Marshmallow

Unisex

Meaning

Lazy and fluffy.

Origin

Arabic

Pronunciation

/ˈmɑːʃmæloʊ/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Marshmallow is a pawsitively delightful dog name, perfect for a fluffy, white pooch. It's a sweet nod to Ghostbusters' Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, ideal for a dog with a larger-than-life personality. Etymologically, marshmallow is derived from "marsh mallow," a plant known for its healing properties - just like our furry friends who heal our hearts daily. Plus, who can resist the humor in calling your dog Marshmallow when they're as squishy and lovable as the real thing? It's a name that's sure to melt hearts and start conversations at the dog park. So, why not name your pup Marshmallow and savor the sweetness?

Traits associated with the name Marshmallow:

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

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

It suggests that you have a creative and playful side, and that you enjoy giving your pets unique and fun names.

Is Marshmallow a good dog name?

Marshmallow has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Marshmallow 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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Naming your dog Marshmallow is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Marshmallow was, in the past month, the 1739th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Marshmallow 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, Marshmallow was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Marshmallow is most adored in Oregon, Colorado and Mississippi.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New York, Iowa and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Marshmallow:

  1. Poodle
  2. Pomeranian
  3. Maltese
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Siberian Husky

Marshmallow is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes fluffy sweetness, akin to Ghostbusters' Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

lazy dog names
lazy

Soft, squishy, sweet, and always lounging around like a fluffy treat.

cuddly dog names
cuddly

Soft, sweet, and melts your heart like a gooey treat.

calm dog names
calm

Soft, sweet, and fluffy, just like a peaceful, well-behaved pooch.

white dog names
white

Soft, fluffy, and sweet just like the sugary treat!

food dog names
food

Sweet, fluffy treat often enjoyed around campfires inspires canine monikers.

Dog names like Marshmallow:

a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
small biscuit/cookie
Species Of Tree In The Acer Genus
The Spice
Faithful guard
Of The Sea Or Bitter
Marshmallow dog name meaning

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