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Traits associated with the name Nugget:

Dogs named Nugget 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 Nugget?

Naming your dog Nugget suggests that you have a fun and playful personality. You likely enjoy spending time with your pet and have a good sense of humor.

Is Nugget a good dog name?

Nugget has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Nugget is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Nugget is found in these categories:


  • Nugget ranks #192 with users of
  • Nugget ranks #638 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Nugget ranks #591 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Nugget was viewed 109 times, and liked 12 times.

Most popular breeds named Nugget:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. German Shepherd

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Famous dogs named Nugget:

  • comics icon A dog named Nugget appeared in the comic book Adventures of the Big Boy by Stan Lee, Bill Everett, Sol Brodsky and Dan DeCarlo.

Dog names like Nugget:

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Alex Poska (Illinois, United States)
My dogs name is nugget
August 25, 2022

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