Top 100 Dog Names

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What's in a dog's name? Names can signify the personality of a pet or the personality of a pet's owner. The name you choose also says a lot about the relationship you have with your pet and how you feel about being a dog owner. Here are 100 of the most popular names for canine companions.

Male Dogs: Top 50 Names

Here are the top fifty male dog names compiled by VPI Pet Insurance from their own client list.

Top 50 Male Dog Names

1. Max 26. Shadow
2. Buddy 27. Gizmo
3. Rocky 28. Bentley
4. Bailey 29. Zeus
5. Jake 30. Jackson
6. Charlie 31. Baxter
7. Jack 32. Bandit
8. Toby 33. Gus
9. Cody 34. Samson
10. Buster 35. Milo
11. Duke 36. Rudy
12. Cooper 37. Louie
13. Riley 38. Hunter
14. Harley 39. Casey
15. Bear 40. Rocco
16. Tucker 41. Sparky
17. Murphy 42. Joey
18. Lucky 43. Bruno
19. Oliver 44. Beau
20. Sam 45. Dakota
21. Oscar 46. Maximus
22. Teddy 47. Romeo
23. Winston 48. Boomer
24. Sammy 49. Luke
25. Rusty 50. Henry

Female Dogs: Top 50 Names

Here are the top fifty female dog names, also compiled by VPI Pet Insurance's client list.

Top 50 Female Dog Names

Here are the top 50 female dog names from that same VPI list.

1. Bella 26. Missy
2. Molly 27. Lilly
3. Lucy 28. Mia
4. Maggie 29. Katie
5. Daisy 30. Zoey
6. Sophie 31. Madison
7. Sadie 32. Stella
8. Chloe 33. Penny
9. Bailey 34. Belle
10. Lola 35. Casey
11. Zoe 36. Samantha
12. Abby 37. Holly
13. Ginger 38. Lexi
14. Roxy 39. Lulu
15. Gracie 40. Brandy
16. Coco 41. Jasmine
17. Sasha 42. Shelby
18. Lily 43. Sandy
19. Angel 44. Roxie
20. Princess 45. Pepper
21. Emma 46. Heidi
22. Annie 47. Luna
23. Rosie 48. Dixie
24. Ruby 49. Honey
25. Lady 50. Dakota


Choosing Your Dog's Name

While there are plenty of dog's name ideas on these lists, the decision is highly personal. Don't limit yourself to the most popular name options. Instead, use them as inspiration for creating the perfect name for your pet. Feel free to think of original monikers personalized for your pup.

Top 100 Dog Names