Verve, vigor or courage. the origins of the term are from an american soft drink, trademarked as ''moxie.''





Traits associated with the name Moxie:

Dogs named Moxie tend to be brave, loving, good-natured, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

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

That you have a sense of humor and a creative spirit. Moxie is an old-fashioned term for courage and determination, so it could also suggest that you have a strong sense of self-confidence.

Is Moxie a good dog name?

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

Moxie is found in these categories:


  • Moxie ranks #396 with users of
  • Moxie ranks #466 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Moxie ranks #921 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Moxie is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

In the past week, Moxie was viewed 159 times, and liked 5 times.

Most popular breeds named Moxie:

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

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Comments icon Comments (2)

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Brynlee Colburn (Texas, United States)
so I got a Vizsla and named her Moxie we say she has a lot of it because her breed it told to have the exact definition of Moxie so is this a good name?
April 21, 2023

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Kimberly mckee (Indiana, United States)
I love this so far it told me the meaning behind my dog name. I have never felt so understood
March 23, 2023

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