Petunia

Female

Meaning

Petulant

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/pɪˈtuːniə/

Traits associated with the name Petunia:

Dogs named Petunia tend to be loving, affectionate, and good-natured. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, beauty, and empathy.

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

It suggests that you have a creative and whimsical side, and that you enjoy giving your pets unique and interesting names.

Is Petunia a good dog name?

Petunia has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Petunia 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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New York City Dog Name Database
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Petunia was, in the past month, the 1094th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Petunia is most adored in Nevada, Nebraska and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Mexico, Iowa and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Petunia:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chow Chow
  4. Pomeranian
  5. Maltese

Petunia is found in these categories:

grumpy dog names
grumpy

Petunia sounds fussy, perfect for a pooch with a sourpuss attitude!

spring dog names
spring

Petunias are flowers that bloom during warmer months, often associated with renewal and growth.

small dog names
small

Petunia sounds cute, delicate, and brings to mind tiny, colorful flowers.

cute dog names
cute

Floral moniker with whimsical charm, evoking images of playful, lovable pups.

british dog names
british

Famous as Harry Potter's aunt in J.K. Rowling's British book series.

flower dog names
flower

Petunia is a popular plant often used in gardening, making it a nature-inspired choice for a canine companion.

Dog names like Petunia:

From The Flower
Latin american for a bitter lady
The wife of the hero odysseus in greek mythology
The Primrose Flower
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Olive Or From The Olive Tree
Petunia dog name meaning

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