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 San Francisco, dog owners are choosing names that show a love of their city (and animals). Check out 2017’s top dog name trends in San Francisco and across America:
Top 10 Male Dog Names in San Francisco
Top 10 Female Dog Names in San Francisco
*Names that differ from the top 10 dog names nationally
San Francisco Dog Name Trends for 2017
- The Warriors won on the court and in pet parents’ hearts. Basketball-themed names increased 34%.
- Dogs named after Steph Curry grew 30%.
- Animal-themed dog names rose 23% in San Francisco, including:
- Celebrity-inspired names like Drake, Miley, and Sia grew 70%.
- Unlike other U.S. cities, politically-inspired dog names are up 15% in SF, including:
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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