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These Are The Most Popular Dog Names 2020

December 15, 2017 2 Comments

DJANGO - The most popular dog and puppy names

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.

The Top 10 Female and Male Puppy Names

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

The Biggest Trends

Pop Culture

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

Human names remain exceptionally popular. Just take a look at the top 10 male and female dog names!

The top puppy names leading into 2017
Dog owners are foodies

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.

Most Popular Names By City

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

  1. Chicago Dog Names
  2. Dallas Dog Names
  3. Denver Dog Names
  4. Houston Dog Names
  5. Los Angeles Dog Names
  6. New York Dog Names
  7. San Diego Dog Names
  8. San Francisco Dog Names
  9. Seattle Dog Names
  10. Washington D.C. Dog Names
  11. Boston Dog Names
  12. Austin Dog Names
  13. Baltimore Dog Names
  14. Philadelphia Dog Names
  15. Miami Dog Names




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DJANGO
DJANGO

September 27, 2018

@ERNST Broccoli is a phenomenal name for a rough haired doxie :) Love it!

ernst
ernst

July 08, 2018

My rough haired dachshund is called.. " Broccolli"

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