What Will The Top Dog Names 2016 Be?

 

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Every year they release a list of the most popular baby names, but what about dog names? For those of us who treat our pups like children, you might be curious about what the hottest and trendiest dog names for 2016 will be.
In 2015, the line between puppy names and people names was blurred and many of the most popular dog names and baby names overlapped. Inspired by trends for the top baby names 2016, many of the top dog names 2016 are driven by pop culture and current events.

If you plan to add a new pup to your family in 2016, do your research on the top dog names 2016 and whether they fit your pup and his personality.

Female Dog Names 2016
Male Dog Names 2016
Pop Culture Inspired Dog Names 2016

Female Dog Names 2016

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When you look at this list of the top female dog names 2016, you’ll be surprised that the majority of them are also people names. Bella tops the list, along with names like Lucy, Molly, and Maggie.

Bella
Elsa
Stella
Lucy
Daisy
Molly
Poppy
Aurora
Maggie
Sadie
Avery
Lila
Lola
Quinn
Sophie
Ivy
Charlie
Chloe

Male Dog Names 2016

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As with the most popular female dog names, many of the most popular male dog names are inspired by people names. You’ll find classic masculine names like Max, Charlie, and Jack on this list.

Max
Charlie
Buddy
Kai
Bailey
Cooper
Sawyer
Jack
Hudson
Finn
Emerson
Rocky
Duke
Bear
Puppy
Toby

Pop Culture Inspired Dog Names 2016

dog names 2016: dog using a computer
Every year, there are more and more babies named after television and movie characters, famous musicians and authors, politicians, and athletes. It’s no surprise that people also name their dogs after their favorite characters and stars.

Carly
Carli
Chewie
Clinton
Daenerys
Dory
Drake
Elliott
Gronk
Han
Hillary
Hosmer
Jeb
Jeter
Kaa
Khaleesi
Leia
Linus
Loki
Luke
Missy
Mowgli
Newt
Penny
Snoopy
Thor
Trump

Related Links:

Choosing Pet Guinea Pig Names / Proven Tricks

Popular Pet Bunny Names / Proven Tricks

The Top 20 Dog Names That Are Going To Be Super Hot In 2015 / BarkPost

Find Dog Names / My Dog’s Name

Trendy Cat and Dog Name Predictions for 2016 / VetStreet

25 Most Popular Dog Names and their Meanings / Focus

2015’s Most Popular Dog Names and Breeds / Yahoo

Top Dog Names / The Huffington Post

Top 20 Popular Dog Names of 2015 / WTVM13

Most Popular Dog Names / 4029TV

Max Tops List of Most Popular Dog Names / VancityBuzz