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 strong-willed, good-natured, affectionate, and loving. This feminine name is also associated with intelligence, and companionship.

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 #1 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.

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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