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Puppy names: Top 50 puppy names of 2013, male and female

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The end of another calendar year is approaching, and list after list that labels the year 2013 is coming out. One of the lists dog-lovers watch is the list which names the most popular puppy names of the past year. According to a Yahoo! News report on Wednesday, there weren’t many surprising changes from last year’s list’s top 10 names, but the list does suggest a few trends developing among names chosen by dog owners.

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Bella has been the most popular name for a female puppy for three years in a row now. Additionally, Daisy has been number 2 for three years running – Lucy has been number 3 for three years running – and, Molly has been number 4 for three years running. The change-ups don’t start happening until number 5 is reached.

The male puppy’s names are just as consistent at the top of the list as Max has been the most popular name for a male puppy for the past three years. Additionally, Buddy has been number 2 for the past 3 years – Charlie has been number 3 for the past 3 years – Rocky has been number 4 for the past 3 years – and Cooper has been number 5 for just as long. Names don’t start changing-up until number 6 on the male puppy list.

In gathering the puppy-name data, the database of “Vetstreet” was analyzed. The database includes approximately 925,000 puppies born since January 1 of this year.

Ladies first…

The Top 50 Female Puppy Names of 2013

  1. Bella
  2. Daisy
  3. Lucy
  4. Molly
  5. Sadie
  6. Sophie
  7. Lola
  8. Chloe
  9. Zoey
  10. Maggie
  11. Bailey
  12. Coco
  13. Luna
  14. Roxy
  15. Lilly
  16. Lily
  17. Penny
  18. Mia
  19. Abby
  20. Stella
  21. Princess
  22. Gracie
  23. Rosie
  24. Ruby
  25. Dixie
  26. Nala
  27. Ginger
  28. Zoe
  29. Lady
  30. Ellie
  31. Lexi
  32. Lulu
  33. Sasha
  34. Pepper
  35. Piper
  36. Layla
  37. Roxie
  38. Diamond
  39. Emma
  40. Angel
  41. Annie
  42. Riley
  43. Missy
  44. Harley
  45. Willow
  46. Marley
  47. Minnie
  48. Belle
  49. Cookie
  50. Baby

The Top 50 Male Puppy Names of 2013

  1. Max
  2. Buddy
  3. Charlie
  4. Rocky
  5. Cooper
  6. Duke
  7. Bear
  8. Jack
  9. Bentley
  10. Toby
  11. Zeus
  12. Tucker
  13. Diesel
  14. Jake
  15. Milo
  16. Teddy
  17. Jax
  18. Buster
  19. Bandit
  20. Harley
  21. Lucky
  22. Blue
  23. Oliver
  24. Thor
  25. Tank
  26. Dexter
  27. Gunner
  28. Bruno
  29. Bo
  30. Leo
  31. Gizmo
  32. Louis
  33. Ace
  34. Gus
  35. Murphy
  36. Hank
  37. King
  38. Shadow
  39. Jackson
  40. Winston
  41. Beau
  42. Oscar
  43. Sam
  44. Rex
  45. Riley
  46. Marley
  47. Oreo
  48. Tyson
  49. Hunter
  50. Roscoe

Makes one wonder… what ever happened to the names Lassie and Spot?

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