Puck

Unisex

Meaning

a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/pʌk/

Traits associated with the name Puck:

Dogs named Puck tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Puck suggests that you have a playful and mischievous personality. It also suggests that you have a fondness for literature, as Puck is a character from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Is Puck a good dog name?

Puck is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Puck 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'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Puck was, in the past month, the 1222nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Puck 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, Puck was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Puck is most adored in Wyoming, Minnesota and Utah.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Puck:

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

Puck is found in these categories:

funny dog names
funny

Shakespeare's mischievous sprite lends humor to this canine moniker.

playful dog names
playful

The name originates from a mischievous fairy in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," suggesting a playful nature.

unique dog names
unique

Shakespearean roots and hockey associations make this canine moniker stand out.

british dog names
british

A mischievous fairy in Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream".

gothic dog names
gothic

Draws from dark, supernatural elements found in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".

celestial dog names
celestial

Named after a mischievous fairy in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".

Dog names like Puck:

Pip
a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
Smooth, Round Bead Formed By A Mollusk
Ground Nut Legume
move down on as if in an attack
11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)
Unknown, possibly invented.
Puck dog name meaning

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