Top 20 Dog Names of 2018 for Your New Puppy

Popular Dog Names

When you choose an adorable, little puppy to bring home, the first thing you need to do is choose a name. Selecting a pet’s name can feel like such an important decision because not only does it reflect your pet’s personality, but it can also contribute to the ease of training. In fact, trainers say that our 4-legged friends have a much easier time learning two syllable names that sound distinctly different than any command.

Choosing a Dog name

Need a little inspiration? Choosing a name for your doggo can be a tough decision, so the 4Paws team put together a list of the most popular and cutest dog names to help get you started!

Top 10 Cute Boy Dog Names

  1. Max
  2. Charlie
  3. Cooper
  4. Buddy
  5. Jack
  6. Rocky
  7. Oliver
  8. Bear
  9. Duke
  10. Trucker

Top 10 Cute Girl Dog Names

  1. Bella
  2. Lucy
  3. Daisy
  4. Luna
  5. Lola
  6. Sadie
  7. Molly
  8. Maggie
  9. Bailey
  10. Sophie

Trendy Dog Names

As you might have guessed, popular movies and television have a huge impact on pet names. Like humans, dog names go in and out of style to reflect popular culture or celebrities.  In fact, according to, last year alone Game of Thrones themed names went up 12%, and Star Wars themed names went up 70%. So, when thinking of what to name your next furry friend, remember to consider your favorite TV show or movie!

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