Happiness / snow






Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Yuki, a popular Japanese name meaning 'snow', is a top-notch choice for your canine companion. It's perfect for those fluffy, white breeds that resemble a fresh snowfall, or for Game of Thrones fans who want to honor Jon Snow's direwolf, Ghost. Plus, it's a nod to Yuki-onna, a mythical snow woman from Japanese folklore. So, if your pup has a frosty demeanor or a penchant for the dramatic, Yuki is a fitting choice. And let's not forget, it's just plain cute! Yuki is a name that's as unique and charming as your four-legged friend.

Traits associated with the name Yuki:

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

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

That you have a fondness for Japanese culture and language, and that you appreciate unique and beautiful names.

Is Yuki a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Yuki was, in the past month, the 157th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Yuki 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, Yuki was viewed 168 times, and liked 4 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Yuki is most adored in Maine, Montana and Nevada.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, New York and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Yuki:

  1. Akita Breed
  2. Maltese
  3. Siberian Husky
  4. Chihuahua
  5. American Eskimo

Yuki is found in these categories:

happy dog names

Yuki means joy and snow in Japanese, perfect for cheerful pups!

japanese dog names

Means "snow" in Japanese and is a common unisex name.

cute dog names

Snowy connotations from Japanese origin evoke fluffy, adorable imagery.

Dog names like Yuki:

Lucky / righteous
Child of sunlight
Reason beautiful
One who performs yoga
Gentle child
Yuki dog name meaning

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Yuki (Santa Fe, Argentina)
I have a pila breed puppy and I loved the name Yuki, he's a 50-day-old baby, his name means happiness, that's what he brought us into our lives.
May 15, 2023 ◆ Translated

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