Naming your new best friend is easily one of the best benefits of owning a pet. Whether their name is inspired after a favorite singer, landmark or superhero villain, dog names allow their human owners to exercise another level of creativity.
From the most popular breeds and names coast to coast, HomeAdvisor rounded up a comprehensive list for readers looking for inspiration behind naming their newest furry family member. Not sure if your pup “looks like” a particular name you have in mind? You might find a more fitting, alternative one within their 50,000 dog database.
Alabama, Alaska, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Wyoming: Lucy
Not just a popular sitcom character from the 1950’s, residents in 10 states also love Lucy! In Alabama, Lucy is the most popular dog and cat name.
Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Washington: Charlie
In 2015, 18 of the 20 dog names were also human names. Naturally, Charlie landed on this list in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia: Bella
Bella is a name for the ages, and for dog owners in 18 states.
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