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 San Francisco dogs to determine which names are leading the pack, and which are in the dog house.
Top Dog Names in San Francisco [Infographic]
Top 5 Male Dog Names
- Milo *
Top 5 Female Dog Names
*Names that differ from the top 10 dog names nationally
San Francisco Dog Name Trends for 2018
- Making a Splash: The winning Warriors clearly inspired pet parents—hoops-themed names increased 113% this year.
MVP Forever: Dogs named after Steph Curry grew 50%.
- Dogs with jobs: Tech-themed dog names rose 10% in San Francisco.
Top Tech Names
- Name Mapping: Monikers inspired by local landmarks—like Castro, Fillmore, and the Bay—rose 123% this year.
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