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Emily P. Contributor

We love the name Cosmo, because it speaks to the bigger picture, the universe, and puts all of our worries into perspective.

Cosmo is becoming popular with dog owners because of its spiritual and celestial nature. There's something ambitious but also very grounding about the name. And isn't that just what dogs do best – they bring us back down to earth.

Cosmo works for a wide variety of breeds, so don't hesitate to choose it if you like the name!

Traits associated with the name Cosmo:

Dogs named Cosmo tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

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

Naming your dog Cosmo suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun. It also suggests that you are creative and enjoy coming up with unique names.

Is Cosmo a good dog name?

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

Cosmo is found in these categories:


  • Cosmo ranks #28 with users of
  • Cosmo ranks #162 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Cosmo ranks #224 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

In the past week, Cosmo was viewed 201 times, and liked 19 times.

Most popular breeds named Cosmo:

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

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Famous dogs named Cosmo:

  • comics icon A golden retriever named Cosmo appeared in the comic book Guardians of the Galaxy by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning.
  • television icon A golden retriever named Cosmo featured in the television show Guardians of the Galaxy.

Dog names like Cosmo:

Fortune, Luck
Cook. it is also used as a nickname for names long names that begin with 'co-.
a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper
Killer St. Bernard.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Free man
Cosmo dog name meaning

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Terri (California, United States)
It's cute but, the name reminds me of Cosmo Kraemer on Seinfeld.. so it's not a name I'd puck
May 31, 2022

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