The Most Popular Dog Names of 2021

the most popular dog names of 2021

As is tradition, we dug up Rover.com's results for this year's most paw-pular and newly trending dog names. 

Thanks to Rover's database of over a million dogs, they were able to calculate the most trending dog names of 2021. Among these results, they've also discovered this year's unusual, creative, and even celebrity- inspired puppy names including Doja Cat, Grogu, Zoom and many more. 

 

pupaccino coffee inspired dog names

(photo source: boredpanda.com)

 

Top 20 Female Dog Names of 2021

  1. Bella
  2. Luna
  3. Lucy
  4. Daisy
  5. Lola
  6. Sadie
  7. Molly
  8. Bailey
  9. Stella
  10. Maggie
  11. Chloe
  12. Penny
  13. Nala
  14. Zoey
  15. Lily
  16. Coco
  17. Sophie
  18. Rosie
  19. Ellie
  20. Ruby


Top 20 Male Dog Names of 2021

  1. Max
  2. Charlie
  3. Milo
  4. Buddy
  5. Rocky
  6. Bear
  7. Leo
  8. Duke
  9. Teddy
  10. Tucker
  11. Beau
  12. Oliver
  13. Jack
  14. Winston
  15. Ollie
  16. Toby
  17. Jax
  18. Blue
  19. Finn
  20. Louie

  

The #1 trending dog name of 2021 is... Grogu! The cute Mandalorian character's name was up 4063% since last year. Baby Yoda was also popular in 2021, trending at 197%.

baby yoda grogu dog name

 (photo source: reddit.com) 


Several new celebrity and Entertainment- inspired dog names of 2021 include:

  • Doja Cat
  • Dolly Parton
  • Biden
  • Phoebe Buffay (from Friends)
  • Ozzy
  • Big Ed (from 90 Day Fiance)
  • Zemo (Captain America character)
  • Raya (from Raya and The Last Dragon)
  • Kobe is the 76th most popular dog name in the U.S. in 2021 since it began trending last year, according to Rover.

  

big ed dog lookalike dog names

(photo source: reddit r/90dayfianceuncensored)

 

dog burger photoshop beef dog name

(photo source: boredpanda.com)

Food and Drink-related pup names:

  • Cauliflower
  • Beef
  • Bento
  • Miso
  • Loaf  
  • Eggo
  • Raspberry
  • Guava
  • Caviar
  • Boba
  • Mai Tai

 

cauliflower dog name photoshopped pup

(photo source: boredpanda.com)

Tech and Crypto- inspired dog names:

  • Bitcoin
  • Amazon
  • Doge  
  • Google
  • Zoom

    doge coin

     

    A few miscellaneous dog names that made the list in 2021:

    • Eiffel
    • Reefer
    • Solstice
    • Dior

     

    See the full list of trending dog names this year at:  https://www.rover.com/blog/dog-names/#full-list