Pete

Male

Meaning

Rock

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/piːt/

Traits associated with the name Pete:

Dogs named Pete tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets fun and unique names. It could also suggest that you are a fan of classic names and enjoy the simplicity of a name like Pete.

Is Pete a good dog name?

Pete is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Pete 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

3,593
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New York City Dog Name Database
271
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Pete was, in the past month, the 2485th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Pete 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, Pete was viewed 31 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Pete is most adored in Mississippi, Iowa and South Carolina.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Pete:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Dalmatian

Famous dogs named Pete:

  • film icon A labrador retriever named Pete played a role in the movie The Silent Call.

Pete is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popularized in vintage comics like "Our Gang", it's nostalgically charming.

spanish dog names
spanish

Derived from Pedro, a common name in Spanish-speaking countries.

Dog names like Pete:

Rock
Free
Pierce Valley
Poe
United States writer and poet (1809-1849)
type genus of the family Pongidae: orangutans
Royal Son
Pete dog name meaning

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