As with humans, pet names follow waxing and waning trends that evolve rapidly, and once popular names can be come cliché in the blink of an eye. Even more interesting, our obsession with celebrity culture has led us to follow Hollywood’s pet naming trends (again, just like with humans — “Apple,” anyone?). Yesterday’s “Spot” has given rise to today’s “Cooper.” As a general rule, dog names tend to be trending more toward the kinds of names we’d give our children, which is appropriate since we’re treating our pets more like children than ever before.
Top 7 Boy Dog Names:
Top 7 Girl Dog Names
1. Lila / Leela (Futurama, anyone?)