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The 100 Most Popular Female and Male Dog Names of 2018

Newborn puppies

Choosing the perfect name for your pooch isn’t easy. After all, they’ll have it forever! Here are the most popular dog names from 2018. These creative names are derived from movies, current affairs and celebrities.

 

 

Top 100 Dog Names of 2018 Infographic

Top 100 Dog Names of 2018

Infographic courtesy of DogBuddy.com

Political Pooches

Whether you’re on the left or the right, I think we can all admit it’s been a big year for politics. Political names, for better or worse, have made it into the top 100.

Superheroes and Songs

Dogs are the superheroes (and the kingpins) of the animal world, so it makes total sense to give our pups names worthy of the silver screen. With the release of a whole host of Marvel franchise movies in the last 12 months, superheroes (and, if we’re getting technical, gods) are leading the pack. Logan’s steel claws are tearing up the competition with a 20% rise since 2017, whilst the Norse god Loki is up 21%.

Dog owners, like the rest of us, are suckers for a bit of movie nostalgia, too. The original Toy Story movie came out way back in 1995, and The Lion King barks back to 1994, perhaps prompting today’s dog owners to name their precious pooch after the leaders of a famous pride. Simba is up 15% and Woody is up 11% but the real winner (and let’s be honest, the real hero of The Lion King) is Nala who’s up a roaring 83% since last year.

When it comes to music tastes, our data suggests that more dog owners are bathing in the purple rain than donning their blue suede shoes or giving a countdown to Major Tom…

  • Ziggy is down 20%
  • Elvis is down 13%
  • Prince is up 29%

Gender Neutral Names

Gender neutral names are more popular than ever, with unisex human baby names rising in popularity by 60% since last year. Fur baby parents are following the trend, too. Check out the doggo names that are on an upwards trend since last year:

  • Bobby is up 87%
  • Arlo is up 15%
  • Frankie is up 13%

Top 100 Female Dog Names 2018

  1. Bella
  2. Poppy
  3. Lola
  4. Luna
  5. Molly
  6. Daisy
  7. Ruby
  8. Coco
  9. Rosie
  10. Millie
  11. Roxy
  12. Tilly
  13. Bonnie
  14. Willow
  15. Lucy
  16. Holly
  17. Honey
  18. Maggie
  19. Nala
  20. Lily
  21. Maisie
  22. Skye
  23. Belle
  24. Pepper
  25. Mia
  26. Lulu
  27. Betty
  28. Minnie
  29. Lilly
  30. Pippa
  31. Jessie
  32. Penny
  33. Winnie
  34. Lottie
  35. Lexi
  36. Maya
  37. Amber
  38. Bailey
  39. Jess
  40. Missy
  41. Ellie
  42. Phoebe
  43. Dolly
  44. Milly
  45. Stella
  46. Ella
  47. Lady
  48. Izzy
  49. Sophie
  50. Mollie
  51. Sasha
  52. Peggy
  53. Mabel
  54. Olive
  55. Meg
  56. Darcy
  57. Misty
  58. Frankie
  59. Cookie
  60. Evie
  61. Sky
  62. Tia
  63. Juno
  64. Pixie
  65. Cassie
  66. Boo
  67. Betsy
  68. Cleo
  69. Sadie
  70. Tess
  71. Beau
  72. Maisy
  73. Dotty
  74. Pip
  75. Maddie
  76. Nelly
  77. Harley
  78. Angel
  79. Gracie
  80. Layla
  81. Chloe
  82. Dottie
  83. Annie
  84. Suki
  85. Elsa
  86. Marley
  87. Tara
  88. Star
  89. Sally
  90. Trixie
  91. Heidi
  92. Sandy
  93. Dora
  94. Piper
  95. Charlie
  96. Scout
  97. Mimi
  98. Nellie
  99. Indie
  100. Peppa

Top 100 Male Dog Names 2018

  1. Alfie
  2. Charlie
  3. Max
  4. Milo
  5. Teddy
  6. Buddy
  7. Oscar
  8. Bailey
  9. Archie
  10. Dexter
  11. Monty
  12. Toby
  13. Barney
  14. Hugo
  15. Bertie
  16. Marley
  17. Buster
  18. Jack
  19. Bruno
  20. Ralph
  21. Rocky
  22. Jasper
  23. Reggie
  24. George
  25. Ted
  26. Cooper
  27. Bobby
  28. Murphy
  29. Ollie
  30. Bear
  31. Harry
  32. Leo
  33. Harvey
  34. Benji
  35. Freddie
  36. Winston
  37. Harley
  38. Henry
  39. Loki
  40. Chester
  41. Frank
  42. Jake
  43. Stanley
  44. Woody
  45. Rocco
  46. Billy
  47. Bruce
  48. Ozzy
  49. Louis
  50. Zeus
  51. Bentley
  52. Rufus
  53. Duke
  54. Blue
  55. Ziggy
  56. Eddie
  57. Frankie
  58. Baxter
  59. Dylan
  60. Riley
  61. Simba
  62. Louie
  63. Diesel
  64. Sam
  65. Pablo
  66. Rolo
  67. Paddy
  68. Wilson
  69. Prince
  70. Casper
  71. Basil
  72. Ernie
  73. Arthur
  74. Dave
  75. Otto
  76. Ben
  77. Rupert
  78. Mylo
  79. Olly
  80. Gizmo
  81. Lucky
  82. Finn
  83. Rex
  84. Hector
  85. Boris
  86. Albert
  87. Otis
  88. Patch
  89. Cody
  90. Eric
  91. Joey
  92. Beau
  93. Gus
  94. Ronnie
  95. Jackson
  96. Rusty
  97. Bob
  98. Elvis
  99. Thor
  100. Shadow

 

 

 

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