Sheldon

Male

Meaning

Famous shelter dog with a grumpy face who found a home.

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ʃɛldən/

Traits associated with the name Sheldon:

Dogs named Sheldon tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and friendship.

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

It suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy the show "The Big Bang Theory". It also suggests that you have a fondness for quirky, intelligent characters.

Is Sheldon a good dog name?

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

1,057
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1,070
New York City Dog Name Database
1,804
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sheldon was, in the past month, the 657th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Sheldon is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Sheldon was viewed 63 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Sheldon is most adored in Delaware, Ohio and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in California, Pennsylvania and Missouri.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Sheldon:

  1. Shetland Sheepdog
  2. Shih Tzu
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Beagle
  5. Dachshund

Sheldon is found in these categories:

funny dog names
funny

Plays off popular Big Bang Theory character's quirky, humorous personality.

grumpy dog names
grumpy

Sheldon mirrors a fussy, stubborn character from a popular sitcom.

nerdy dog names
nerdy

He's named after a Big Bang Theory physicist character.

cute dog names
cute

Big Bang Theory's nerdy charm makes this moniker adorably appealing for pups.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the 70s, it echoes vintage sitcom "The Big Bang Theory".

Dog names like Sheldon:

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Battle warrior
Diminutive Form Of Samuel Or Samantha
Wood Cutter
Sheldon dog name meaning

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