Traits associated with the name Summer:

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

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

It suggests that you have a sunny, optimistic outlook on life and enjoy the warmer months of the year.

Is Summer a good dog name?

Summer has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Summer 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 Summer is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Summer was, in the past month, the 143rd most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Summer 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, Summer was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Summer is most adored in New Jersey, Kentucky and District of Columbia.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Summer:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Chihuahua
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Summer is found in these categories:

summer dog names

The season's warmth, brightness, and joy are characteristics often associated with this canine moniker.

british dog names

Season of festivals, cricket, garden parties and Wimbledon in UK.

flower dog names

Many blooms are at their peak during this warm, sunny season.

old fashioned dog names

Popular during the flower-power era, its usage has since wilted.

nature dog names

Reflects the warm, vibrant season often associated with outdoor activities and growth.

ocean dog names

Warm season often associated with beach trips, water activities, and maritime adventures.

cute dog names

Evokes warmth, sunshine, and joy, reminiscent of playful, sunny beach days.

Dog names like Summer:

Shade From Sun
Colorful, Rainbow
Contraction Of St. Denys
Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Summer dog name meaning

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think summer is a good name for a dog who is always ready to play in the sun because there’s nothing dogs love more than some fun in the sun.
February 27, 2024

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