It turns out that our dogs’ names say a lot about us and what we love, including football. In honor of the big game, Rover.com—the nation’s largest network of dog walkers and pet sitters—dug into their national dog name data to uncover just how far pet parents will go to show their football faves. Check out the results from the two cities going to the big game this year!
Boston Super Bowl Dog Names
In 2017, Patriots-inspired names continued to be popular.
Trending Football Names in Boston
- Brady (up 6%)
- Gronk (up 232%)
- Wes (up 43%)
This continues a trend we’ve seen year after year. In 2016 football names on the rise included:
- Ty – up 182%
- Gronk – up 88%
- Bledsoe – up 41%
There’s also a dog in Boston that goes by the full name “Tom Brady!” Boston is the only major city in the country where the name “Brady” cracks the top 10 for male dog names. In fact, it’s the 5th most popular dog name in the Boston area.
Top 10 Dog Names Inspired by the Patriots
Philadelphia Super Bowl Dog Names
In 2017, Eagles-inspired names were on the decline in Philadelphia. They dropped 10%. But fans still showed love for their quarterback! The name ‘Nick’ is up 27%.
Trending Sports Names in Philadelphia
- Andy (up 48%)
- Fletcher (up 27%)
- Dawkins (up 27%)
Football-themed names were up 13% in 2016, as well.
Top 10 Dog Names Inspired by the Eagles
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