Here Are the Most Popular Girl & Boy Dog Names of 2022

People don’t talk enough about how difficult it is to name a dog. Do you choose a classic moniker, like Spike or Lassie? Or do you opt for a human-like name, like Katie or Jake?

Well, if you’re wondering what the rest of the country is doing, you’ve come to the right place. The American Kennel Club (AKC) recently conducted a study to determine the top ten girl and boy dog names of 2022. To obtain the results, researchers analyzed statistics from the AKC’s purebred dog registration and Canine Partner mixed-breed enrollment.

Keep scrolling for both lists.

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Top 10 Girl Dog Names of 2022

  1. Luna
  2. Bella
  3. Daisy
  4. Lucy
  5. Willow
  6. Penny
  7. Sadie
  8. Maggie
  9. Rosie
  10. Ruby
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Top 10 Boy Dog Names of 2022

  1. Max
  2. Milo
  3. Cooper
  4. Charlie
  5. Teddy
  6. Tucker
  7. Buddy
  8. Bear
  9. Rocky
  10. Leo

The question is: Did yours make the cut?

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