Rascal

Unisex

Meaning

Mischievous person or animal.

Origin

French

Pronunciation

/ˈræskəl/

Traits associated with the name Rascal:

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

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun. You may also be a bit of a rebel and like to do things your own way.

Is Rascal a good dog name?

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

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rascal was, in the past month, the 740th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Rascal 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, Rascal was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Rascal is most adored in Nevada, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Rascal:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Chow Chow

Rascal is found in these categories:

animal dog names
animal

Mischievous pups often earn this moniker, reflecting their playful nature.

spooky dog names
spooky

Mischievous undertones and associations with playful troublemaking give it a Halloween-like vibe.

energetic dog names
energetic

Rascal implies mischief, playfulness, and a lively, spirited nature.

cute dog names
cute

Mischievous charm and playful connotations make this moniker endearing.

Dog names like Rascal:

Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Sigourney weaver's character.
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Red
Always slow-moving.
Reed Clearing
Rascal dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (1)

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(Arizona, United States)
my doggie was a rescue dog i kept the name because he was 2 years old when he came in to my life.
January 23, 2023

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