Punky

Female

Meaning

minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects

Origin

Slang

Pronunciation

/ˈpʌŋki/

Traits associated with the name Punky:

Dogs named Punky tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun.

Is Punky a good dog name?

Punky 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. Punky 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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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Punky was, in the past month, the 2422nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Punky 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, Punky was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Punky is most adored in Nevada, Virginia and Maryland.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Punky:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Chow Chow
  5. Collie

Punky is found in these categories:

badass dog names
badass

Exudes a rebellious, edgy vibe, reflecting a dog's energetic, non-conformist, and adventurous spirit.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes playful rebellion, reminiscent of 80s sitcom "Punky Brewster" charm.

Dog names like Punky:

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A computer book.
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From The Flower
Church
Punky dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Ignacia (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile)
My White Swiss Shepherd is called Punki and you can follow her on Instagram @punkit.a 😋💘
December 25, 2023 ◆ Translated

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Heather Canfield (Missouri, United States)
My dos name is Punkin and I call him Punky for short
June 10, 2022

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