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Traits associated with the name Nugget:

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

Is Nugget a good dog name?

Nugget has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Nugget isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Nugget is found in these categories:


  • Nugget ranks #258 with users of
  • Nugget ranks #638 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Nugget ranks #591 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Nugget is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

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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Nugget dog name meaning

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

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