Traits associated with the name Sunny:

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

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

It suggests that you are an optimistic person who is looking for a bright and cheerful companion.

Is Sunny a good dog name?

Sunny 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. Sunny is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Sunny is found in these categories:


  • Sunny ranks #51 with users of
  • Sunny ranks #152 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Sunny ranks #93 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Sunny is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Sunny outranks the great majority of names.

In the past week, Sunny was viewed 165 times, and liked 25 times.

Most popular breeds named Sunny:

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

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Dog names like Sunny:

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

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Judith James (Victoria, Australia)
Our German Shepherd was called Sunni. What a beautiful natured dog she was. She lasted for just on 15 years.
July 12, 2023

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B Coffman (Mississippi, United States)
Love it! I am thinking of naming my new labrador puppy Sundance and calling him Sunny for short. We will get him in 4 more weeks.
December 30, 2022

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abubakar (North Holland, Netherlands)
I have liked the name and I will call my dog "sunny'" Thank you all!
October 07, 2022

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