Popular Dog Names
"The most popular names for dogs from around the world."
There are many 'most popular names' lists out there and the interesting thing is that the all seem to turn up the same names over and over again. I'm talking perennial favorites like Max, Buddy, Buster, Lucy and Daisy here.
So if you're looking for something unusual, interesting or a bit off-the-wall, this is not the best place to find it (there are lots of other pages on this site that cater to those needs).
But does that mean that the names on 'popular lists' are bad, boring or run of the mill? Not at all! The fact that they are on the list tells you that they are good names which work well as names for dogs.
No one ever said that a good dog name has to be exotic and unpronounceable - in fact difficult-to-pronounce names can lead to training difficulties and behavioral problems (in the dog, not you, hopefully!).
So if a popular name appeals you (and your dog) then go ahead and choose it. You'll find the pick of the bunch on the lists below.
Top 10 US Dog Names