Nightshade

Unisex

Meaning

any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈnaɪtʃeɪd/

Traits associated with the name Nightshade:

Dogs named Nightshade tend to be loving, hard-working, industrious, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you have an appreciation for the mysterious and the unknown. You may also have a creative and imaginative side.

Is Nightshade a good dog name?

Nightshade 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. Nightshade 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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New York City Dog Name Database
4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Nightshade was, in the past month, the 4693rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Nightshade 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, Nightshade was viewed 28 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Nightshade is most adored in Idaho, Louisiana and Missouri.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Nightshade is found in these categories:

black dog names
black

Nightshade plants are dark and mysterious, just like these pups!

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Nightshade dog name meaning

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