Our dogs’ names, like our pet sitters and dog walkers, have to be perfect. Whether it’s cool or classic, fun or funky, a dog’s name is an integral part of their personality. Not only that, but it says a lot about our own tastes and interests.
Rover.com dug into their database of hundreds of thousands of dog names to dish up the top choices nationwide. This year, they uncovered some surprising trends, from Pokémon to powerful women. Read on to see the top names—and find out if your dog’s name made the cut!
Dog Name Trends of 2016
Get the full scoop below—including locally popular dog names in some of America’s biggest cities.
The Most Popular Dog Names of the Year
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Top Ten Male and Female Dog Names
Turns out that pet parents still love the classics.
|1. Bella||1. Max|
|2. Lucy||2. Charlie|
|3. Daisy||3. Buddy|
|4. Lola||4. Cooper|
|5. Luna||5. Jack|
|6. Molly||6. Rocky|
|7. Sadie||7. Bear|
|8. Sophie||8. Duke|
|9. Bailey||9. Toby|
|10. Maggie||10. Tucker|
Want the rest? See the Top 100 Dog Names, continued.
Top Dog Names by City
We discovered that dog names also reflect the unique culture of America’s cities. From coast to coast, pet parents choose names that show what they love about where they live. Follow the link to find out the trending dog names in your city.
More of the Best Dog Names
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