a Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground





Traits associated with the name Sumo:

Dogs named Sumo tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Sumo suggests that you have an appreciation for the Japanese martial art of the same name. It could also suggest that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Sumo a good dog name?

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

Sumo is found in these categories:


  • Sumo ranks #1,098 with users of
  • Sumo ranks #1,134 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Sumo ranks #1,002 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Sumo was viewed 63 times, and liked 1 times.

Most popular breeds named Sumo:

  1. Akita Breed
  2. Chow Chow
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. Pug
  5. Boxer

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