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Looking for the best small dog names for your new pup? 

Every year about this time, 2.5 million patient records from Banfield Pet Hospital – the largest veterinarian practice around – are anaylzed to come up with this year’s most popular dog names. The results are in.

most popular dog names 2018

1. ​Charlie

2. Coco

3. Daisy

4. Bailey

5. Lola

6. Molly

7. Sadie

8. Toby

9. Sophie

10. Bear

In some surveys, like the Happy Dog International Survey, the name Bella is still in the top 10, after more than a decade. But the Banfield study is by far the biggest and most accurate.

Pick your dog’s name carefully – experts say we’ll use it about 35,000 over the dog’s lifetime!

50 Best SMALL DOG Names

From Rover.com, this year’s best names for small dogs!

Apple
Archie
Athena
Bean
Betsy

Button
Chico
Coco
Cricket
Daisy

Dash
Dobby
Elsie
Eggroll
Fiona

Gatsby
Gimli
Hercules
Huckleberry (Huck)
Ivy

Isabel (Izzy)
Jazz (Jazzy)
Jett
Kai
Loki

Marshmallow
Maverick
Micro
Nacho
Oliver

Otto
Peanut
Pippin (Pip)
Pixie
Poppy

Primrose (Prim)
Quark
Rhubarb (Ruby)
Rocket
Roo

Starlet
Sprout
Thimble
Toby
Tucker

Uno
Willow
Xena
Zephyr
Ziggy

Cute GIRL dog names from Rover.com

Abby
Allie
Annie
Angel
Apple
Bailey
BammBamm
Bella
Bluebell
Bonnie
Callie
Caramel
Cherry
Chloe
Clover

Coco
Cricket
Dixie
Dolce
Ellie
Flower
Frankie
Gigi
Goldie
Grace / Gracie
Harper
Izzy
Josie
Katie
Kiki
Lily / Lillie
Lottie
Lucy
Lulu
Maggie
Marley

Molly
Nala
Nessie
Pancakes
Pansy
Peaches
Poppy
Pumpkin
Queenie
Rhubarb
Rosie
Sadie
Sophie
Stella
Sugar
Tillie
Violet
Winnie
Zoe / Zoey
Zuzu

Cute BOY dog names from Rover.com

Amos
Archie
Beau
Biscuit
Bolt
Boots
Buddy
Charlie
Colby
Cooper
Dash
Eddie

Finn
Frankie
Frodo
Goose
Gulliver
Gus
Henry
Herbie
Hershey
Jack
Jojo / Joey
Kai
Lennon
Leo
Marshmallow
Moose
Mowgli

Oliver
Otis
Otto
Oscar
Pepe
Pippin / Pip
Pluto
Quinn
Riley
River
Sawyer
Sprout
Toby
Tucker
Waffles
Winston

CUTEST

Girly-girl names are a big trend right now for females. The name we choose may be cute when our dog is a puppy, but don’t forget, it has to last your dog through the teen years, mature dog and distinguished old lady dog.

For boys, cutie names also have to last. But they seem to start out a little less ‘cutie’

Here are some of the cutest dog names for 2018:

 

Cutie Girl Names

Amelia
Isabella
Charlotte
Chloe
Phoebe
Margo
Tilly
Alice
Pearl
Delilah (could be shortened to Dee Dee)
Tessa
Emily

Cutest Boy Names

Lucky
Louie
Nano
Theo
Archie
Sparky
Zip
Tommy
Titch
Pumpkin
Whisper
Smudge
Happy

Most popular names by breed

labrador retriever

Labrador Retriever

Maverick, Hershey, Midnight, Gunner, Kali, Allie, Kona, Kiwi, Chocolate, and Blacky

Golden Retriever

Murphy, Rusty, Goldie, Tucker, Sunny, Ellie, Abby, Simba, Bailey, and Cooper

German Shepherd

Baron, Sarge, Blitz, Cheyenne, Kaiser, Klaus, Loba, and Ziva.

French Bulldog

Felix, Rocky, Bentley, Dylan, Cain, Stella (after the dog from Modern Family), Lola, Pearl, Honey, and Pippa.

Beagle

Baxter, Barney, Bagel, Watson, Hunter, Snoopy, Shiloh, Freckles, Libby, and Copper

Trend Alert!

Royal names are trending this year, along with cannabis names. Here are some examples that showed up in the databases.

 

Louis and Lupo are dog names to watch … Louis for Prince William and Princess Kate’s latest baby boy; and Lupo, for the name of their English Cocker Spaniel.

Royal Names

  1. George
  2. Charlotte
  3. Harry
  4. Charles
  5. Kate
  6. William
  7. Meg
  8. Elizabeth
  9. Camilla
  10. Diana

Cannabis Names

Sativa
Mary Jane
MJ
Chronic
Herb
Doobie
Hash

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Prince Harry greets a little dog while doing his walkabout.


Craziest, Weirdest Dog Names for 2018


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