Good news, dog lovers! Rover has come out with new 2018 dog name data. Click here to see all the new dog name info this year.
Can you guess the most popular dog names in America? Some of them might surprise you. Choosing the best dog name, like choosing the perfect dog sitter, is a task that pet parents take seriously. Luckily, we’ve rounded up some great options for you. From Abby to Zeke and everything in between, Rover.com dug into our database to discover the top dog names and trends. Start with the top 100 below, and then go deeper with our collection of dog name lists. Heck, you can even pick up a name book just for pets. The perfect name for your dog is out there!
Top 10 Male Dog Names
Top 10 Female Dog Names
Top Dog Names Infographic
Doggos and Woofers
“DoggoLingo,” an internet-created language fueled by love for dogs, is a new trend on the rise this year.
The name Fluffer increased 500 percent, while names like Floof, Corgo, and Woofer rose 52 percent.
More than ever, pet parents are drawing inspiration from their favorite travel destinations.
Nostalgic names inspired by “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” the Spice Girls and “Harry Potter” made up 3 percent of all dog names this year. Additionally, the name Nirvana increased 171 percent, Kurt rose 46 percent and Daria grew 104 percent.
Top Dog Names of 2017 by City
Local favorites vary from coast to coast. Check out the top dog names in your city at one of the links below!
Find out what your name would be if you’d been born a dog: try Rover’s Dog Name Generator. We’ll crunch the numbers, comparing baby name rankings from your birth year to give you a dog name of equal popularity. Give it a whirl!
Check out the full results for the top 100 dog names of 2017 in each gender.
Top 100 Girl Dog Names
Top 100 Boy Dog Names
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More Great Dog Names
We’ve got you covered for female and male puppy names, unique dog names, cool dog names, and much more. You can also learn about the science behind choosing the right dog name (down to the number of syllables!).
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