Runner

Unisex

Meaning

(football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play

Origin

English

Pronunciation

ˈrʌnər

Traits associated with the name Runner:

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

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

It suggests that you value physical activity and have an appreciation for the outdoors. It could also suggest that you have a competitive spirit and enjoy challenging yourself.

Is Runner a good dog name?

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

1,995
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
2,049
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Runner was, in the past month, the 2812th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Runner 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, Runner was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Runner is most adored in Arkansas, Alabama and Georgia.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Runner:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Whippet
  3. Dachshund
  4. Pug
  5. Pekingese

Runner is found in these categories:

sporty dog names
sporty

The name implies speed, agility, and physical activity, traits often associated with athletic dogs.

Dog names like Runner:

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an awkward and inexperienced youth
Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Runner dog name meaning

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