One at a disadvantage and expected to lose; comes from 19th century dog fights





Traits associated with the name Underdog:

Dogs named Underdog tend to be loving, strong-willed, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

It suggests that you have a sense of humor and a fondness for the underdog. It also suggests that you are a loyal and loving person who is willing to give a chance to those who may not be seen as the most popular or successful.

Is Underdog a good dog name?

Underdog has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Underdog 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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Underdog is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Underdog was, in the past month, the 4738th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Underdog 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, Underdog was viewed 25 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Underdog:

  1. Doberman Pinscher

Famous dogs named Underdog:

  • film icon A beagle named Underdog played a role in the movie Underdog.
  • television icon A beagle named Underdog featured in the television show Underdog.

Underdog is found in these categories:

movie dog names

Named after a canine superhero from a popular animated film.

Dog names like Underdog:

"Absurd King Ubu."
bright heart
giant peace
Famous rock musician.
Wounded In The Thigh
Protector of the inheritance
Underdog dog name meaning

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