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Emily P. Contributor

Rosie is like a burst of sunshine on a cloudy day, perfect for a dog with a bright, cheerful personality. Derived from the flower 'rose', it's a name that's synonymous with beauty and sweetness - just like your furry friend.

Picture a dog with a rosy, happy-go-lucky demeanor, perhaps with a fluffy, reddish coat that makes the name Rosie fit like a glove. It’s like naming your dog after the cheeriest flower in the garden, a constant reminder of joy and playfulness.

Rosie has a delightful vintage charm too. It harkens back to the classic song Rosie the Riveter”, symbolizing strength and determination –- great for a pup with a spunky, can-do attitude. Plus, it rolls off the tongue during training sessions and cuddle times alike.

Rosie is perfect for energetic breeds like Cocker Spaniels, or adorable, prancing Pomeranians. But honestly, Rosie is a fit for any dog that brings a dash of brightness and warmth into your life. It's a name that's as endearing and lovable as the wagging tail greeting you at the door. 🌹🐕💕

Traits associated with the name Rosie:

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

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

That you have a fondness for classic names and a love of animals.

Is Rosie a good dog name?

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

Popularity: Overall

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rosie was, in the past month, the 306th most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Rosie 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 visitors.

In the past week, Rosie was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Rosie is most adored in New Hampshire, Ohio and Maryland.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Maine, Massachusetts and New Jersey.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Rosie:

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

Famous dogs named Rosie:

  • television icon A dog named Rosie featured in the television show Rosie & Ruff in Puppydog Tales.
  • television icon A rough collie named Rosie featured in the television show Dog City.

Rosie is found in these categories:

british dog names

Associated with traditional Cockney rhyming slang for tea.

dessert dog names

Rosie is reminiscent of sweet treats like rosewater pastries or rosé wine.

cute dog names

Evokes images of rosy cheeks, synonymous with endearing charm and sweetness.

old fashioned dog names

Popular during the 1940s, evoking images of iconic riveter posters.

irish dog names

Derived from Irish name Róisín, meaning little rose.

country dog names

This name is often associated with rural, southern charm and simplicity.

Dog names like Rosie:

An open-source general-purpose programming language.
Beautiful; short for Isabella.
A movie about an astronomer becomes obsessed with searching for life beyond earth.
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Rosie dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Slay (England, United Kingdom)
I got a dog named Rosie my Antie dog had babies so we ask her if we can have on she said yes you can have it for free and we pick the one we have and she is 6 years old and she like to play games with me and walk and I walk her and she got muddy and I bath her so I dry her she got muddy again so I was so annoyed 😒 and 😡
April 09, 2023

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Amzing (Virginia, United States)
I have a dog named Rosie
June 05, 2022

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Leighton (Texas, United States)
i like rosie
June 04, 2022

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