Popular Names for Dogs

Popular names for dogs follow many of the trends set by popular names for babies, sharing several names at the top of both lists. In fact, every single name among the Top Ten Names for Dogs is also a people name, including Bear given that animal names are now being used for babies. Names such as Bella, Lola, and Luna are trendy for both female dogs and babies, while Max, Cooper, and Jack are popular names for male dogs and humans. While there’s no authoritative national count of popular dog names, statistics from several reliable sources were combined to calculate these names most popular for thousands of dogs in the US.

2017 Most Popular Names for Dogs

Rank Girls Boys
1 Bella Max
2 Lucy Charlie
3 Daisy Buddy
4 Lola Cooper
5 Luna Jack
6 Molly Rocky
7 Sadie Bear
8 Sophie Duke
9 Bailey Toby
10 Maggie Tucker
11 Chloe Oliver
12 Lily Bentley
13 Stella Milo
14 Zoey Teddy
15 Penny Jake
16 Roxy Leo
17 Coco Jax
18 Gracie Dexter
19 Ruby Zeus
20 Mia Louie
21 Zoe Riley
22 Ellie Winston
23 Nala Buster
24 Rosie Murphy
25 Ginger Jackson
26 Abby Bailey
27 Lilly Harley
28 Piper Gus
29 Sasha Lucky
30 Riley Oscar
31 Pepper Henry
32 Lulu Cody
33 Emma Hank
34 Lady Sam
35 Layla Baxter
36 Lexi Ollie
37 Olive Diesel
38 Annie Bruno
39 Izzy Bandit
40 Maya Beau
41 Maddie Gizmo
42 Dixie Moose
43 Princess Finn
44 Cali Sammy
45 Millie Blue
46 Belle Marley
47 Ella Loki
48 Harley Brody
49 Honey Jasper
50 Kona Ace
51 Charlie Thor
52 Willow Shadow
53 Marley Rocco
54 Roxie Apollo
55 Cookie Roscoe
56 Scout George
57 Holly Scout
58 Minnie Bo
59 Winnie Rex
60 Angel Tank
61 Dakota Tyson
62 Callie Rusty
63 Missy Otis
64 Phoebe Koda
65 Hazel Luke
66 Athena Simba
67 Shelby Gunner
68 Peanut Romeo
69 Sugar Hunter
70 Jasmine Joey
71 Ava Rudy
72 Penelope Boomer
73 Sandy Ziggy
74 Trixie Copper
75 Gigi Maverick
76 Fiona Oreo
77 Sydney Prince
78 Josie Frankie
79 Cleo Bruce
80 Mocha Samson
81 Leia Peanut
82 Delilah Benny
83 Baby Brutus
84 Harper Ranger
85 Shadow Chester
86 Macy Chase
87 Pearl Chance
88 Allie Kobe
89 Mila Brady
90 Heidi Coco
91 Bonnie Chico
92 Nina Chewy
93 Grace Bubba
94 Katie Benji
95 Lacey Mickey
96 Gypsy Rufus
97 Cocoa King
98 Nova Archie
99 Charlotte Cash
100 Xena Walter
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