Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.






Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Daisy is a time-honoured classic, having remained a popular moniker for puppy gals for decades.

It was once a nickname for Margaret, which also means 'pearl', so dogs named Daisy get the prestige of being both a beautiful flower and a valuable gem. What more could they want?!

We find this to be a delicate but cheerful name, great for the more agreeable female dogs – and those on the smaller side.

Traits associated with the name Daisy:

Dogs named Daisy tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and brave. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

That you have a fondness for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a soft spot for animals and enjoy the company of a loyal companion.

Is Daisy a good dog name?

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

Daisy is found in these categories:


  • Daisy ranks #3 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Daisy ranks #10 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Daisy ranks #6 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

As you can see, Daisy is one of the world's most popular dog names.

In the past week, Daisy was viewed 252 times, and liked 36 times.

Most popular breeds named Daisy:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Poodle

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Famous dogs named Daisy:

  • literature icon A dog named Daisy was a character in the book A Ball for Daisy, Daisy Gets Lost by Chris Raschka.
  • comics icon A dog named Daisy appeared in the comic book Blondie by Chic Young.
  • film icon A dog named Daisy played a role in the movie Blondie.
  • film icon A australian shepherd named Daisy played a role in the movie Show Dogs.
  • film icon A beagle named Daisy played a role in the movie John Wick.
  • film icon A labrador retriever named Daisy played a role in the movie Grand Torino.
  • film icon A staffordshire bull terrier named Daisy played a role in the movie Snatch.
  • film icon A rough collie named Daisy played a role in the movie Rover Dangerfield.

Dog names like Daisy:

a woman of refinement
Climbing Vine Plant
From The Flower
Beautiful; short for Isabella.
From The South In The U.S.
Daisy dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (2)

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Ava Dauzat (Indiana, United States)
My Three-year old dog is named Daisy and she is really cute! I named her Daisy because she is mostly white than brown 💙🐺🐶💙 9-Years old
September 22, 2022

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Skittle (Florida, United States)
My dog’s name was daisy but she died 😭
July 13, 2022

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