The Most Popular Dog Names Of 2022

Bringing a dog home can be such an exciting time, but it definitely takes some planning and preparation.

You have to get the home ready and pick out food bowls, toys, bedding, and more. Perhaps one of the more fun aspects of welcoming home a dog is getting to choose a name.

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While fun, it can also be a bit stressful to pick out the “perfect” name for your pup. What’s interesting is that dog names, much like baby names, seem to cycle in and out of popularity.

The American Kennel Club compiled a list of the most popular dog names of 2022 so you can check them out for yourself.

The company used data from its purebred dog registration and Canine Partner mixed-breed enrollment to create the list.

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The number one female dog name of 2022 is Luna, followed closely by Bella which came in as number 2. You can check out the full top 10 girl dog names of 2022 below:

1. Luna
2. Bella
3. Daisy
4. Lucy
5. Willow
6. Penny
7. Sadie
8. Maggie
9. Rosie.
10. Ruby

As for male dogs, Max ended up coming in as the number one dog name of 2022. Milo and Cooper followed up the top sight, ranking in second and third place, respectively.

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You can check out the top 10 boy dog names of 2022 below:

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

If you want a more comprehensive list of the top dog names, you can check out the top 100 most popular boy dog names of 2022 here or the top 100 most popular girl dog names of 2022 here.

Did your dog’s name make the top 10 list? Let us know!

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