Slinky

Unisex

Meaning

Toy spring coil toy

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈslɪŋki/

Traits associated with the name Slinky:

Dogs named Slinky tend to be loving, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy lightheartedness.

Is Slinky a good dog name?

Slinky 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. Slinky 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

2,165
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1,294
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Slinky was, in the past month, the 426th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

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

Popularity: United States

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

Slinky is most adored in Colorado, Ohio and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oklahoma, Virginia and Louisiana.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Slinky:

  1. Dachshund
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Basset Hound
  4. Pomeranian
  5. German Shepherd

Famous dogs named Slinky:

  • film icon A dog named Slinky played a role in the movie Toy Story.

Slinky is found in these categories:

famous dog names
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Popularized by Toy Story's stretchy dachshund character.

movie dog names
movie

Named after a Toy Story character, this canine moniker screams Hollywood!

Dog names like Slinky:

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Slinky dog name meaning

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Magaly Tamay (Tabasco, Mexico)
A great name, my son just got a Chihuahua and his name will be Slinky.
January 14, 2024 ◆ Translated

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