Are you looking for some inspiration in the world of dog names? Maybe you’ve just adopted a new dog or puppy, or maybe you’re just dreaming of that new furry family member and enjoy the great name suggestions for your dream dog daydreams.
A lot of dogs come with a name already given to them by a shelter or rescue. Sometimes the dog has bonded with that name and it fits them, but other times you get the opportunity to come up with your own unique name for your wonderful new mutt and best friend.
Most of us put a lot of thought into naming our new dog or puppy because it’s important to us. We realize our dog’s name will speak volumes about our own personality, insights, or sense of humor, but mostly, we want our dog to have an amazing name that fits their unique looks, spirit and personality.
The top dog name is a great way of revealing just a tidbit of information about yourself to passers-by. Did you hear about the woman at the dog park who was heard calling, “Bella, here Bella!” by a fellow Twilight fanatic, thus sparking a conversation and friendship between the two dog lovers? All because of the name she chose for her dog!
Some people pick names of their favorite literary or film character, or a character from a TV show they like. Some people like to give their dogs people names like Scott, or Rebecca. Some people like classic doggo names. I’ve seen dogs named after favorite food items.
One of my own beloved dogs was named Tacos and I grew up with a friend who had a dog name Pizza. You can name your dog after a place like Tokyo, or beverage like Whiskey.
You can give your dog a regal name or title like Queen Furbottom or Admiral Drool Monster. It’s really fun to be creative with picking names for our new family member. I think it’s nice to always pick a name that makes both you and your pup feel good when you hear it. What has inspired you in the past when it came to naming your dog?
According to data from VPI pet insurance, the largest pet insurance company, Max and Bella remain at the top of the 100 most popular dog names. Curious as to the other 98? Check out the list below.
|Top male dog names:||Top female dog names:|
|1. Bailey (2*)||1. Bella (1*)|
|2. Max (3*)||2. Lucy (4*)|
|3. Charlie (6*)||3. Molly (5*)|
|4. Buddy (8*)||4. Daisy (7*)|
|5. Rocky||5. Maggie (9*)|
|6. Jake||6. Sophie (10*)|
|7. Jack||7. Sadie|
|8. Toby||8. Chloe|
|9. Cody||9. Bailey|
|10. Buster||10. Lola|
|11. Duke||11. Zoe|
|12. Cooper||12. Abby|
|13. Riley||13. Ginger|
|14. Harley||14. Roxy|
|15. Bear||15. Gracie|
|16. Tucker||16. Coco|
|17. Murphy||17. Sasha|
|18. Lucky||18. Lily|
|19. Oliver||19. Angel|
|20. Sam||20. Princess|
|21. Oscar||21. Emma|
|22. Teddy||22. Annie|
|23. Winston||23. Rosie|
|24. Sammy||24. Ruby|