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.
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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
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.
Male Dog Names 2016
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.
Pop Culture Inspired Dog Names 2016
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.
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