Tango

Unisex

Meaning

A ballroom dance of Latin American origin, particularly Argentina

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/ˈtæŋɡoʊ/

Traits associated with the name Tango:

Dogs named Tango tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

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

Naming your dog Tango suggests that you are creative, fun-loving, and enjoy a challenge. It also suggests that you have a strong appreciation for the arts, particularly dance.

Is Tango a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Tango was, in the past month, the 395th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Tango 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.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Tango was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Tango is most adored in Massachusetts, Arizona and Wisconsin.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, Missouri and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Tango:

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

Tango is found in these categories:

cool dog names
cool

Evokes fiery dance moves and Argentinian allure, perfect for a suave pup.

playful dog names
playful

Associations with the lively and energetic dance style make it a playful choice for a dog name.

military dog names
military

Derived from the NATO phonetic alphabet, often used in armed forces communication.

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Tango dog name meaning

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think the name tango reminds me of Elmo’s puppy tango from Sesame Street furry friends forever.
June 14, 2024

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