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Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

The name Ozzy is extremely charming for boys, and we've noticed its popularity accelerating with dog owners.

We love this name because of its fun, modern sound, while the connection to traditional names like Oscar and Oswald keeps it classy and elegant.

Did you know that The Beatles' lead guitarist George Harrison once had a dachshund called Ozzy? A nice splash of historical glamour on an already fantastic dog name.

Traits associated with the name Ozzy:

Dogs named Ozzy tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

It suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun. It also suggests that you are a fan of the musician Ozzy Osbourne.

Is Ozzy a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ozzy was, in the past month, the 241st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Ozzy 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, Ozzy was viewed 0 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Ozzy is most adored in Iowa, West Virginia and Rhode Island.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in California, Virginia and New York.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Ozzy:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Australian Shepherd
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Rottweiler

Ozzy is found in these categories:

german dog names

Not directly linked to German culture or language.

cute dog names

Evokes playful imagery, referencing Ozzy Osbourne's lovable, eccentric persona.

british dog names

Associated with British musician and Black Sabbath frontman, John Osbourne.

posh dog names

Derived from royalty, it echoes Ozzy Osbourne's aristocratic rockstar persona.

Dog names like Ozzy:

Prosperous, rich
Elf Army
Genuine, bold or brave
Lucky, fortunate
Home ruler
Ozzy dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (7)

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Lucero (Tlaxcala, Mexico)
The love of my life was called Ozzy, he was an extraordinary little dog... He was unique and unrepeatable. That and month he went to heaven and it is hard for me to live without him.πŸΆπŸ•ŠοΈπŸΎ I will always love you my little big OZZY
April 29, 2024 β—† Translated

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simonnnn (O'Higgins Region, Chile)
I have a 4-month-old pitbull American terrier named Ozzy, his name is all the rage because it's easy to remember.
April 12, 2024 β—† Translated

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Taylor (Washington, United States)
I think my dog has a geart name for Ozzy
June 22, 2022

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Don Pulliam (California, United States)
The great and powerful OZ, I named my dachshund OZ , great name great dog πŸ•!!!
May 27, 2022

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sar (Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago)
i named my maltipoo ozzy. everything mentioned about the traits associated with the name ozzy is quite accurate.
February 24, 2022

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Tiffany (Nevada, United States)
My 11 year old Chihuahua is named Ozzy, and you got this info spot on! Including the top breed and personality. Good job!
January 18, 2022

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Emily (Somwhere in the world )
It is a very nice dog name and I am thinking of naming my new puppy that
October 16, 2021

Let us know what you think of Ozzy as a dog name!