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Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Odie, a name that instantly conjures up images of a lovable, drooling, yellow-furred beagle from the iconic comic strip, Garfield. This name is perfect for your goofy, fun-loving canine companion. It's a nod to pop culture, a wink to fellow comic enthusiasts, and a tribute to the eternally optimistic, albeit slightly dim, character we all adore. Odie is a name that says, "My dog might chase his tail for hours, but he's got a heart of gold and a spirit that can't be tamed." So, if you're looking for a name that's as unique and charming as your pup, Odie is a top-notch choice!

Traits associated with the name Odie:

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

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy classic cartoons. Odie is a lovable, goofy character from the classic cartoon series "Garfield and Friends."

Is Odie a good dog name?

Odie 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. Odie is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Odie is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Odie outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Odie was, in the past month, the 6th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Odie 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, Odie was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Odie is most adored in Connecticut, Montana and Alaska.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Kentucky, Indiana and North Dakota.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Odie:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Beagle
  5. Dachshund

Famous dogs named Odie:

  • comics icon A dog named Odie appeared in the comic book Garfield by Jim Davis.
  • film icon A dog named Odie played a role in the movie Garfield: The Movie.

Odie is found in these categories:

cute dog names

Evokes playful charm, referencing Garfield's lovable, innocent canine companion.

movie dog names

He's Garfield's canine sidekick in the popular animated film series.

famous dog names

Garfield's canine sidekick in the popular comic strip secured his notoriety.

Dog names like Odie:

Son Of My Right Hand
A game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards
Soldier, or merciful
Elf Army
Prosperous, rich
Odie dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (4)

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Odie (Antioquia, Colombia)
It's going to be called Odie but they haven't brought it to me yet.
May 13, 2024 ◆ Translated

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Leidi (Provincia de Panama, Panama)
My Chihuahua's name is Odie, the most loving ❤️
February 25, 2024 ◆ Translated

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Rodriguez (California, United States)
Just name my frenchie pup Odie I think it fits.
November 09, 2023

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Yesenia (Provincia de Santiago, Dominican Republic)
I have a Chihuahua called Odie, he is very playful and affectionate.
October 30, 2023 ◆ Translated

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