Traits associated with the name Otis:

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

Is Otis a good dog name?

Otis has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Otis isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Otis is found in these categories:


  • Otis ranks #279 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Otis ranks #135 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Otis ranks #290 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

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

Most popular breeds named Otis:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Pug
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Boxer
  5. Chihuahua

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Famous dogs named Otis:

  • film icon A pug named Otis played a role in the movie The Adventures of Milo and Otis.
  • film icon A jack russell terrier named Otis played a role in the movie Son of the Mask.

Dog names like Otis:

Short for barnacle.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
An electrician
Precious Gem
The Yew Tree Or Youth
Otis dog name meaning

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