Updated January 2020
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 2020.
|1. Bella||1. Max|
|2. Luna||2. Charlie|
|3. Lucy||3. Cooper|
|4. Daisy||4. Buddy|
|5. Lily||5. Rocky|
|6. Zoe||6. Milo|
|7. Lola||7. Jack|
|8. Molly||8. Bear|
|9. Sadie||9. Duke|
|10. Bailey||10. Teddy|
Dog owners love naming their pups after TV characters, celebrities, and celebrity babies! Game of Thrones provided huge inspiration throughout 2019 with character names Jon, Arya, Melisandre, Brienne, and Tywin remaining incredibly popular. 2019 saw a 28% increase in GOT-inspired name on back of the HBO series finale.
Music idol and rock star names like Taylor Swift, Khalid, Ariana, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, and David Bowie all jumped in popularity in 2019. Celebrity babies names like Stormi (Kylie Jenner's daughter), Luna (daughter of John Legend and Chrissy Teigan), and Saint (baby of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West) also remained extremely popular.
Superhero movies continue to have a huge influence on dog names. The most influential superhero names are currently Harley, Loki, Thor, Flash, May, Drax, and Ronan.
Human names remain exceptionally popular. Just take a look at the top 10 male and female dog names!
Dog names based on comforting sweets and baked goods took off in 2019. 2019 and 2020 are seeing more fun carb-inspired names like Cake, Croissant, Brioche, Waffles, Cupcake, and Pancakes.
Check out the most popular puppy names in your hometown by clicking on the city name below:
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