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 world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers, and a leading dog name expert—dug into the data on Chicago dogs to determine which names are leading the pack, and which are in the dog house.
Top Dog Names in Chicago [Infographic]
Top 5 Male Dog Names
Top 5 Female Dog Names
Chicago Dog Name Trends for 2018
- Household names: Celeb monikers like Migos, George Clooney, and Bruce Willis rose 11%.
- All Falls Down: The dog name Kanye dropped 86%.
- Wiggly about Wrigley: Names inspired by Chicago sports are up 118%.
- Butkus rose 100%.
- Ditka increased 300%.
- More fun sports dog names: Ernie Banks and Walter Payton
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