Spud

Male

Meaning

Potato

Origin

Irish

Pronunciation

/spʌd/

Traits associated with the name Spud:

Dogs named Spud tend to be loving, affectionate, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, beauty, and friendship.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique and fun names.

Is Spud a good dog name?

Spud is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Spud 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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New York City Dog Name Database
759
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Spud was, in the past month, the 749th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Spud 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, Spud was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Spud is most adored in Iowa, Indiana and Georgia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Spud:

  1. Jack Russell Terrier
  2. Chihuahua
  3. American Pitbull Terrier
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Poodle

Spud is found in these categories:

small dog names
small

Potatoes are tiny, cute, and cuddly, just like little pups!

food dog names
food

Potato-inspired moniker, nodding to canine's love for digging and unearthing treasures.

cute dog names
cute

Potato-inspired moniker evokes playful, endearing imagery, perfect for adorable pups.

funny dog names
funny

Potato association makes it amusing and unexpected for a canine moniker.

Dog names like Spud:

As in sargent.
Famous shelter dog with a grumpy face who found a home.
walk stealthily
put forth and grow sprouts or shoots
Another dark beer
Ruler
Spud dog name meaning

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Leslie (New Jersey, United States)
We have a 2 year old Shih Tzu. As a puppy, his coloring and body shape made him look like a potato. My daughter immediately said she wanted to name him Spud. It fits him and people seem to like his name.
July 07, 2022

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Bonnie (South Carolina, United States)
We named our rescue dog Spud. He is the best dog ever.
April 08, 2022

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Duncan (New South Wales, Australia)
I've named my dog Spud. I've had only positive responses to it. It's a great name for a dog with heaps of personality!
March 16, 2022

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