Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Pixie is a pawsitively perfect dog name! It's whimsical, playful, and brings to mind the mischievous, magical creatures of folklore. If you're a fan of Peter Pan, it's a nod to Tinkerbell, the sassiest pixie in pop culture. Plus, it's a great fit for small breeds, like a sprightly Chihuahua or a feisty Jack Russell. But don't let size fool you, just like their mythical namesake, dogs named Pixie are often bursting with personality and charm. So, if you're looking for a name that's as enchanting as your furry friend, Pixie is a fairy good choice!

Traits associated with the name Pixie:

Dogs named Pixie tend to be loving, affectionate, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, beauty, and friendship.

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

It suggests that you have a creative and whimsical side. You may also be drawn to things that are small and cute.

Is Pixie a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Pixie was, in the past month, the 202nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Pixie 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, Pixie was viewed 0 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Pixie is most adored in Vermont, Nevada and New York.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, Delaware and Maine.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Pixie:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Poodle
  3. Pomeranian
  4. Dachshund
  5. German Shepherd

Pixie is found in these categories:

movie dog names

A famous canine character in "The Secret Life of Pets" shares this moniker.

gothic dog names

Associations with dark, mystical folklore and supernatural creatures give it a macabre edge.

cute dog names

Evokes images of tiny, whimsical fairies from folklore and Disney tales.

famous dog names

Popularized by celebrities and fairy folklore, it's a beloved canine moniker.

playful dog names

The association with mischievous, magical creatures gives a whimsical, fun-loving connotation.

small dog names

Pixies are tiny, playful, and magical, just like these adorable pups!

Dog names like Pixie:

Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Ground Nut Legume
An electrician
Dog in Oz stories.
Short for barnacle.
Cook. it is also used as a nickname for names long names that begin with 'co-.
Pixie dog name meaning

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