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Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Mimi, a name that's as cute as a button, is perfect for your petite pooch. It's a nod to the iconic character from "La Bohème," for those cultured dog owners. Plus, it's a palindrome, which is a fancy way of saying it reads the same forwards and backwards - just like your dog's tail wagging non-stop! Mimi is also a term of endearment in French, meaning 'cute' or 'sweet.' So, if your dog is a little sweetheart with a dash of diva, Mimi is the name that will have her strutting her stuff at the dog park.

Traits associated with the name Mimi:

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

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

It suggests that you have a fondness for cute, endearing names. It could also suggest that you are a creative person who likes to think outside the box when it comes to naming things.

Is Mimi a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mimi was, in the past month, the 564th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Mimi is most adored in Vermont, Nebraska and Connecticut.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Mimi:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Poodle
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Pomeranian
  5. Maltese

Mimi is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes petite charm, reminiscent of Mariah Carey's playful alter ego.

cuddly dog names

Mimi sounds sweet, soft, and perfect for a snuggly, lovable pup.

loyal dog names

Mimi sounds sweet and loving, perfect for a devoted, faithful pup.

small dog names

Mimi sounds cute, petite, and playful, perfect for tiny pups!

Dog names like Mimi:

Of The Sea Or Bitter
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Pleasant seaside meadow
full of fighting spirit
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Mimi dog name meaning

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iza (Florida, United States)
May 22, 2023

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Mimi (Piura, Peru)
Since it is a small breed and is very affectionate and mischievous
September 16, 2022 ◆ Translated

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