Diminutive Form Of Samuel Or Samantha





Traits associated with the name Sammy:

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

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

Naming your dog Sammy suggests that you have a fondness for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to your pet and want to give them a name that reflects that.

Is Sammy a good dog name?

Sammy 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. Sammy 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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Naming your dog Sammy is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sammy was, in the past month, the 205th most viewed dog name on

As of June 2024, Sammy 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with visitors.

In the past week, Sammy was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Sammy is most adored in New Hampshire, Florida and Maine.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Sammy:

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

Famous dogs named Sammy:

  • television icon A generic hound named Sammy featured in the television show Ox Tales.

Sammy is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes images of playful, lovable characters like Samwise Gamgee.

hunting dog names

The association with hunting comes from the name's popularity among owners of hunting breeds.

Dog names like Sammy:

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From The Stony Field
Mischievous baby genius.
having an unpleasant smell
Strong, courageous, lion.
Sammy dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Alix (Arizona, United States)
I love the meaning of the name. I spell it Sami, same sound and pronunciation.
August 19, 2023

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Analia (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
I love the name, but I was undecided if it's for a male or a female... my puppy is male, they tell me it's a name for a female...
March 30, 2022 ◆ Translated

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