Emily P. Contributor

Patch is a paw-fect dog name, especially if you're a Disney fan! Remember Patch, the adventurous Dalmatian pup from 101 Dalmatians? This name is not only a nod to pop culture, but it also has a rustic charm, reminiscent of a patchwork quilt or a pirate's eye patch. It's a name that suggests your dog is a unique blend of traits, just like a patchwork. Plus, it's short, easy to call out in the park, and has a certain canine charisma. So, if you're looking for a name that's a patch above the rest, you've found it!

Traits associated with the name Patch:

Dogs named Patch tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Patch suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy being creative. It also suggests that you have a fondness for classic names and may have a nostalgic streak.

Is Patch a good dog name?

Patch is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Patch 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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Naming your dog Patch is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Patch was, in the past month, the 8th most viewed dog name on

As of May 2024, Patch 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Patch was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Patch is most adored in New Mexico, Delaware and Utah.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Patch:

  1. Dalmatian
  2. American Pitbull Terrier
  3. Jack Russell Terrier
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Australian Shepherd

Famous dogs named Patch:

  • comics icon A cocker spaniel named Patch appeared in the comic book Mandy by British comic book magazine for girls.

Patch is found in these categories:

disney dog names

He's a dalmatian pup from the animated classic "101 Dalmatians".

traditional dog names

Popularized by classic literature and old-timey farm dogs.

old fashioned dog names

Popular among pirates and 80s cartoons, its usage has significantly dwindled.

movie dog names

Disney's 101 Dalmatians features a pup named thusly.

spooky dog names

Associations with pirates, who often wore eye patches, give it a Halloween or eerie vibe.

cute dog names

Evokes images of adorable, playful puppies with mismatched fur colors.

Dog names like Patch:

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Patch dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (1)

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(South Carolina, United States)
I have a dog named Patch and he is a Pitbull mixed with lab and he's adorable! great name for a dog!
May 31, 2022

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