Smokey

Unisex

Meaning

Smoky, hazy, foggy, misty.

Origin

Native

Pronunciation

/smoʊki/

Traits associated with the name Smokey:

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

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

That you have a fondness for animals and that you have a creative side when it comes to naming them.

Is Smokey a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Smokey was, in the past month, the 361st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Smokey 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.

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

In the past week, Smokey was viewed 120 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Smokey is most adored in Colorado, Michigan and Maryland.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Smokey:

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

Smokey is found in these categories:

fall dog names
fall

Associations with bonfires and the changing colors of leaves evoke autumnal imagery.

black dog names
black

Smokey hues remind us of charcoal, perfect for a dark-furred pooch!

gothic dog names
gothic

Dark undertones and associations with mystery and the supernatural make this name reminiscent of the macabre genre.

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