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 Minneapolis dogs to determine which names are leading the pack, and which are in the dog house.
Top Dog Names in Minneapolis [Infographic]
Top 5 Male Dog Names
Top 5 Female Dog Names
*Names that differ from the top 10 dog names nationally
Minneapolis Dog Name Trends for 2018
- Purple reign: The name Prince increased 163% in the hometown of the music legend.
- Shelf stable: Food names inspired by local favorites—including Bisquick and Chex—are up 50%.
- Plant-based pups: Nature-themed dog names rose 28% in Minneapolis.
- Daisy up 14%
- Lily up 46%
- Willow up 37%
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