Lassie

Unisex

Meaning

Young Girl, Maiden

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈlæsi/

Traits associated with the name Lassie:

Dogs named Lassie tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

That you have a fondness for classic stories and characters, and that you have a strong appreciation for loyalty and courage.

Is Lassie a good dog name?

Lassie 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. Lassie isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Lassie is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Lassie was, in the past month, the 197th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Lassie 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, Lassie was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Lassie is most adored in New Hampshire, Missouri and Texas.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Lassie:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Collie
  4. Shetland Sheepdog
  5. Chow Chow

Famous dogs named Lassie:

  • literature icon A rough collie named Lassie was a character in the book Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight.
  • film icon A rough collie named Lassie played a role in the movie Lassie Come Home.

Lassie is found in these categories:

scottish dog names
scottish

Derived from Scottish term "lass", meaning young girl or maiden.

cute dog names
cute

Iconic collie's moniker evokes nostalgia, warmth, and endearing canine heroism.

famous dog names
famous

Star of a classic TV show, this collie's name is globally recognized.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popularized by a 1950s TV show, its usage has significantly declined since.

Farm Dog Names
farm

She's a famous collie who herded sheep in classic television shows.

british dog names
british

Famous collie dog from a popular British television series.

Dog names like Lassie:

Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Land
Leo
The nemean lion in Greek mythology
Lake settlement, lake colony
Ali
Noble, Exalted
Short for barnacle.
Lassie dog name meaning

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