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!

Popularity: Overall

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New York City Dog Name Database
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Daisy was, in the past month, the 4th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Daisy 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, Daisy was viewed 0 times, and liked 16 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Daisy is most adored in Georgia, Massachusetts and Montana.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Nevada, Iowa and Vermont.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Daisy:

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

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.

Daisy is found in these categories:

movie dog names

She's named after a canine star in "Snatch", a popular film.

small dog names

Daisies are petite, cute, and bring joy, just like tiny pups!

lazy dog names

Daisies lounge all day, soaking up sun, just like these pooches!

summer dog names

Daisies bloom during warm months, making the name synonymous with sunny, carefree days.

cute dog names

Evokes images of adorable, innocent flowers and beloved Disney duck.

hipster dog names

Vintage charm and indie vibes make this floral moniker a cool choice.

Farm Dog Names

She's named after a common, cheerful flower often found in pastures.

hunting dog names

Popular among hunters due to its association with nature, strength, and the outdoors.

superhero dog names

She shares a moniker with Marvel's quake-inducing agent, Skye.

posh dog names

Royalty and celebrities often favor this floral moniker for their pooches.

famous dog names

Popularized by iconic canines in literature and film.

old fashioned dog names

Popular during the Victorian era, it's reminiscent of classic, bygone times.

spring dog names

Daisies bloom during warmer months, symbolizing renewal and growth.

flower dog names

Daisies are a popular plant, often inspiring pet names due to their beauty and simplicity.

traditional dog names

Popular since the 1800s, it's often chosen for its sweet, innocent connotation.

british dog names

Popular British flower, often used in literature and names.

nature dog names

Daisies are flowers, making this a fitting moniker for a pet.

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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