Naming a pet can be a big decision. You want the name to encompass your pet’s looks, as well as their personality. You want it to be something you like. And you want it to be something that if you call out at the dog park, 20 dogs won’t come running. Think Rover 20 years ago, or Buddy in the aftermath of the AirBud movies. (My cousins named their Golden Retriever buddy for this exact reason). As an 11-year-old I named my dog Cookie b/c his face at the time looked like a double chocolate chip cookie. Some of my favorite pet names I’ve heard have been related to college’s/college athletics. In fact, while I won’t spill it here, if I ever get another dog I do know the name I will be using. But what are the most popular dog names? Ie the ones you may not want to use if you want something unique?
Well the dog experts over at The Daily Wag, recently published a list of the most popular dog names in each state. They listed the 10 most popular state by-state. But I’ll tell you the 7 most popular dog names in North Carolina. You’ll find these below. Chances are you know a pup with one of these names. Maybe even your own. And I always say things become “basic” or in this case overused, because they are good. So no shame! Keep reading to see what those names were (and some cute puppy pics). And at the end of this article, you’ll find places to adopt a dog if you’re looking for a new friend!
Want to see the full top 10 or the list from a different state? Here’s the full article.