a large aquatic animal supposed to resemble a serpent or plesiosaur of Loch Ness in Scotland





Traits associated with the name Nessie:

Dogs named Nessie tend to be good-natured, industrious, affectionate, and loving. This feminine name is also associated with beauty, companionship, and empathy.

Is Nessie a good dog name?

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

Nessie is found in these categories:


  • Nessie ranks #492 with users of
  • Nessie ranks #2,002 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Nessie ranks #2,468 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Nessie:

  1. Collie
  2. Shetland Sheepdog
  3. West Highland White Terrier
  4. Scottish Terrier

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