Spirited, plucky





Traits associated with the name Spunky:

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

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun.

Is Spunky a good dog name?

Spunky 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. Spunky isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Spunky is found in these categories:


  • Spunky ranks #390 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Spunky ranks #792 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Spunky ranks #244 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Spunky:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. Poodle
  5. Cocker Spaniel

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Famous dogs named Spunky:

  • television icon A mixed breed terrier named Spunky featured in the television show Happy Days.
  • television icon A miniature bull terrier named Spunky featured in the television show Rocko's Modern Life.

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old Scottish breed of small long-haired usually black terrier with erect tail and ears
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Spunky dog name meaning

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