Wonder where your pet’s name fits on the list of the most popular dog names of the past year? We’ve dug into our data and collected the 25 dog names that were the most popular among our many new DogWatch customers in the US and Canada from January to December 2018. Check out our list below!

Top 10 Dog Names of DogWatch Customers in 2018 – Female

  1. Bella
  2. Lucy
  3. Daisy
  4. Luna
  5. Sadie
  6. Maggie
  7. Molly
  8. Lily
  9. Zoe
  10. Coco

Once again, Bella and Lucy claimed the top two spots on the list. They were also the two most popular female dog names for DogWatch Customers in 2017. This year’s biggest surprise is Luna, which rose from #18 in 2017 all the way to #4 in 2018.


Top 10 Dog Names of DogWatch Customers in 2018 – Male

  1. Charlie
  2. Max
  3. Cooper
  4. Oliver
  5. Duke
  6. Finn
  7. Bear
  8. Buddy
  9. Tucker
  10. Jack

2017‘s top two male names, Max and Charlie, swapped places on this year’s list. And like the girls’ list, the name in the 4th spot this year is a newcomer – Oliver. Oliver made quite the leap in 2018; it finished well outside the top 20 in the 2017 tally.


5 More Top Dog Names of DogWatch Customers in 2018 – Popular with Male AND Female Dogs

  1. Bailey
  2. Riley
  3. Sammy
  4. Blue
  5. Harley

Bailey is always a popular name for DogWatch customers’ dogs. It was the 4th most popular name overall in 2018, rising two spots from 2017.


What’s your dog’s name, and the story behind it? We’d love to hear from you! Share your reactions to the list and your dog name stories on our Facebook page. We may include your story and photo in a future blog post!


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