Mate

Male

Meaning

British and Australian coloquialism for friend.

Origin

Spanish

Pronunciation

/ˈmeɪtə/

Traits associated with the name Mate:

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

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

That you have a strong connection to the culture of Argentina, where the name Mate is popular for dogs. It could also suggest that you are a loyal and devoted person, as the name Mate is often associated with friendship and loyalty.

Is Mate a good dog name?

Mate is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Mate 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

2,165
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
2,520
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mate was, in the past month, the 1463rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Mate is most adored in Mississippi, Nevada and Connecticut.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Mate is found in these categories:

Australian Dog Names
australian

Commonly used as a friendly term for friend or companion in Australia.

friendly dog names
friendly

Mate suggests companionship, loyalty, and a playful, sociable nature.

Dog names like Mate:

Bly
Friendly.
Tio
Uncle in Spanish, also used as a term of endearment for males.
Diminutive form of Francisco; means small, boy or child.
Pal
a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
Shortened form of father.
A friend or comrade; derived from the word "amar" meaning "to love".
Mate dog name meaning

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