type genus of the family Pongidae: orangutans





Traits associated with the name Pongo:

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

Is Pongo a good dog name?

Pongo has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Pongo isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Pongo is found in these categories:


  • Pongo ranks #1,102 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Pongo ranks #948 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Pongo ranks #371 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Pongo:

  1. Dalmatian
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Cocker Spaniel

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Famous dogs named Pongo:

  • literature icon A dalmatian named Pongo was a character in the book The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith.
  • film icon A dalmatians named Pongo played a role in the movie 101 Dalmatians.

Dog names like Pongo:

Pierce Valley
Son Of My Right Hand
Soldier, or merciful
a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
Pongo dog name meaning

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