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!

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Moxie was, in the past month, the 419th most viewed dog name on

As of June 2024, Moxie 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 visitors.

In the past week, Moxie was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Moxie is most adored in Louisiana, Maryland and Arizona.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Michigan, Wisconsin and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Moxie:

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

Moxie is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Exudes spunk and spirit, just like adorable, feisty cartoon characters!

energetic dog names

Moxie signifies boldness, spirit, and determination, traits common in lively pups.

Dog names like Moxie:

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Moxie dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (4)

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Carl Robertson (Missouri, United States)
Moxie fits her character. Very energetic. First time in 5 foot chain link fenced open yard with a good lawn. She grew up in an apartment. She is 2 years old as of 4-April-2022. Just got her at Wayside Waifs in Kansas City Mo. Home on few days trial run to determine compatibility. No question in my mind on that. She is also a loving dog.
April 14, 2024

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Adrianna (Pennsylvania, United States)
I think moxie is a great name for a hyperactive and energetic dog who is always getting the zoomies.
March 04, 2024

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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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