Traits associated with the name Susan:

Dogs named Susan tend to be loving, brave, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

Naming your dog Susan suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and a sense of humor. It also suggests that you are a creative and imaginative person who enjoys having fun.

Is Susan a good dog name?

Susan has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Susan 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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Susan is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Susan was, in the past month, the 3460th most viewed dog name on

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

Popularity: United States

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

Susan is most adored in Missouri, Pennsylvania and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, District of Columbia and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Susan:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Beagle
  4. Brussels Griffon
  5. Pomeranian

Susan is found in these categories:

independent dog names

The name's human-like quality and rarity in pet naming conventions convey a sense of individuality and independence.

Dog names like Susan:

Defender of mankind
With a lot of attitude.
Queen of sheba.
Susan dog name meaning

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Sherlane lopez (Hawaii, United States)
Susan in 30 years of dog grooming never meet a dog named Susan I will name my heller pit Susan
July 12, 2023

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