Piston

Unisex

Meaning

Reciprocating engine device.

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/ˈpɪstən/

Traits associated with the name Piston:

Dogs named Piston tend to be loving, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

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

It suggests that you have an appreciation for things that are powerful and efficient. Piston is a part of an engine that helps to create motion and energy, so it could be seen as a symbol of strength and productivity.

Is Piston a good dog name?

Piston has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Piston 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

4,466
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
2,049
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Piston was, in the past month, the 2004th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Piston 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, Piston was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Piston is most adored in Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Nebraska, Washington and Iowa.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Piston:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier
  2. Dachshund
  3. Boxer
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Rottweiler

Piston is found in these categories:

energetic dog names
energetic

Pistons power engines with constant, vigorous motion, like lively pups.

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Piston dog name meaning

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