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Traits associated with the name Patches:

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

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

Naming your dog Patches may suggest that you are a creative and imaginative person who enjoys adding a personal touch to things. It could also suggest that you are a loyal and loving person who values companionship.

Is Patches a good dog name?

Patches has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Patches 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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Patches is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Patches was, in the past month, the 15th most viewed dog name on

As of June 2024, Patches 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, Patches was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Patches is most adored in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Alabama.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, North Carolina and Kentucky.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Patches:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Dalmatian
  5. Labrador Retriever

Famous dogs named Patches:

  • comics icon A dog named Patches appeared in the comic book Gamin and Patches by Mort Walker.

Patches is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes imagery of a playful, spotted pup, reminiscent of 101 Dalmatians.

spotted dog names

Colorful fur splotches resemble a quilt of mismatched fabric squares.

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Patches dog name meaning

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Monique Mejias (New Providence District, Bahamas)
I just name my dog Patches i just got him, I think its suites him perfect, because he has a black patch over his eye
July 28, 2022

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