Ozzie

Unisex

Meaning

Strong in hebrew.

Origin

Australian

Pronunciation

/ˈɒzi/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

The meteoric rise of Ozzie as a dog name is something that's definitely caught my eye lately.

It's perfect if your pup is a bit of a rockstar, since it's a nod to the Prince of Darkness himself, Ozzy Osbourne. It's also ideal for a dog with a rebellious streak or a penchant for heavy metal.

Another way of spinning Ozzie is to focus on the Aussie vibe, which makes it a great fit for an Australian Shepherd or any dog that loves a good "G'day, mate!"

And let's not forget Ozzie Nelson, the quintessential 50s sitcom dad. It seems to me that whether your dog is a headbanger, a beach bum, or a family guy, Ozzie is one of those names that's simply got it all.

Traits associated with the name Ozzie:

Dogs named Ozzie tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, friendship, and courage.

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

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun. It also suggests that you are a fan of classic rock music, as Ozzie is a reference to the legendary musician Ozzy Osbourne.

Is Ozzie a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ozzie was, in the past month, the 187th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Ozzie 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.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Ozzie was viewed 0 times, and liked 8 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Ozzie is most adored in New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, South Carolina and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Ozzie:

  1. Australian Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Boxer
  5. Poodle

Famous dogs named Ozzie:

  • film icon A pug named Ozzie played a role in the movie Epic.

Ozzie is found in these categories:

Australian Dog Names
australian

Common slang term for an Australian person.

playful dog names
playful

The name's casual, friendly sound and association with fun-loving Australian culture give it a playful vibe.

badass dog names
badass

Exudes a cool, rebellious vibe, reminiscent of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, suggesting a fearless and adventurous canine personality.

Dog names like Ozzie:

The sneaky and trickster god in Norse mythology.
From The Oak Tree Field
Wealth
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Loving, endearing nickname.
Black and white
Ozzie dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (4)

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Betty (Louisiana, United States)
It's fantastic, that's my puppy's name 😁
June 09, 2023 ◆ Translated

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Person (Wisconsin, United States)
My own dog is named Ozzy and it suits him tbh :)
April 18, 2023

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Tally (South Australia, Australia)
Ozzie or uzi me and my brother are arguing about what to name our dog. He wants this and I find it odd and weird also he wants to spell it like this Uzi because of the rapper or something… so annoying. But the name is ok for people who want it I guess…
August 31, 2022

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Anonymous (Maine, United States)
I am getting a golden retriever pup, a boy. I love the name Ozzie and this just made me want to pick it even more, so excited!
March 14, 2022

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