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These Are The Most Popular Dog Names - 2016

January 12, 2017

These Are The Most Popular Dog Names

The results are in! Rover.com, the largest U.S. network of pet sitters and dog walkers, poured through their massive doggy database and released the most popular and trending dog names leading into 2017.

The Top 10 Female and Male Puppy Names

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

The Biggest Trends

Pop Culture

Rover.com confirms "53% of dog overs, including 75% of Millennials, have named their dog after a movie or TV character, book character, or celebrity". Some pop culture inspired names include Haunter, Skitty, Bayleaf (Pokemon Go); Luna, Harry, Dobby (Harry Potter); Arya, Snow, Khaleesi (Game of Thrones).

Human Names

28% of all 2016 dog names were human. Female names like Bella, Lucy and Luna tops were leading names for babies and puppies alike. Max, Charlie and Jack were the most popular ‘human’ names given to male pups.

The top puppy names leading into 2017
Powerful Women

Leading ladies like Coco Chanel, Betty White and Eleanor Roosevelt grew in dog naming popularity in 2016. The percentage of female pups named Beyoncé remained consistent while favor fell for name Madonna.

Animal-Inspired Names

A sign people are getting outside and exploring nature more, animal-inspired names like Bear, Moose and Tiger jumped 8%.

Most Popular Names By City

Dog names trended differently across U.S. cities. Natured-inspired Timber, Maple and Gorge trended in Portland, Oregon while food-themed names Waffle, Bagel and Meatball (our personal favorite. so awesome.) saw popularity in New York City.

Check out the most popular puppy names in your hometown by clicking on the city name below: 

  1. Austin
  2. Chicago
  3. Denver
  4. Houston
  5. Los Angeles
  6. New York
  7. Portland
  8. San Francisco
  9. Seattle
  10. Washington D.C.

Click here to see the original data posted by Rover.com 





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