The most popular dog names of 2015

Most Popular Dog Names of 2015
Most Popular Dog Names of 2015


When you choose the name of your new puppy, what comes to mind? Is it your favorite character on Game of Thrones or the name of your favorite flower (Lily! Daisy!)?

Rover.com -- known as the nation's Airbnb for dogs! -- calculated the top dog names for the year, and the trends they've seen throughout 2015. Firstly, people are turning to human names more than ever before with 49% of pups that have come through their site with names that are more common for people.

See the top names for boy dogs below:


Pop Culture is dominating the doggy name game, with a major increase over the last year of dogs named after characters from The Hunger Games, and a slight increase for Harry Potter and Star Wars. While still popular, The Walking Dead, Twilight and Game of Thrones-inspired names saw about a 3% decline.

See the top names for girl dogs below:


So where does your pup fall? Is he or she in the most-popular list? Sound off in the comments below!

See more end of year wrap-ups below:
2015 in review: A year of style with Jenna Dewan-Tatum
The 20 best-selling books of the year
Notable deaths: People we lost in 2015

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