Our dogs are more than pets—they’re members of our families. The names we pick for them reflect our personalities, interests, and obsessions.
Rover.com, the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers, dug into its database of hundreds of thousands of dog names to determine which names are leading the pack—and what mattered most to us this year. In New York City, dog owners are choosing names that show a love of their city (and libations). Check out 2017’s top dog name trends in the Big Apple and across America:
Top 10 Male Dog Names in NYC
Top 10 Female Dog Names in NYC
*Names that differ from the top 10 dog names nationally
NYC Dog Name Trends for 2017
Cheers! NYC dogs are 33% more likely to have alcohol-themed names.
Top Boozy Dog Names
Knicks fans showed their former all-star love: the name Carmelo jumped up 172% in 2017.
New Yorkers’ favorite Sex and the City characters, according to dog names:
- Carrie (up 235%)
- Samantha (up 80%)
- Charlotte (up 24%)
- Miranda (down 16%)
Check Out the Top Dog Names Nationwide
For more about dog name popularity and trends, see our coverage of the Most Popular Male and Female Dog Names of 2017.
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