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 NYC dogs to determine which names are leading the pack, and which are in the dog house.
Top Dog Names in New York City [Infographic]
Top 5 Male Dog Names
Top 5 Female Dog Names
New York Dog Name Trends for 2018
- Boroughing in: Dog names inspired by NYC neighborhoods increased 13% in 2018.
- Most popular borough name: Brooklyn
- Puff Doggy: Hip hop-themed dog names like Biggie, Puffy, and Nas rose 22%.
- Cardi B climbed the charts right into dog lovers hearts. “Cardi” debuted on NY’s list this year.
- Binge watch: Dogs names inspired by these TV shows are on the rise.
- Friends up 23%
- Broad City up 41%
- Girls up 11%
- Brooklyn 99 up 14%
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