Have you rescued a new dog recently? Did a wee pup join your family? We have a clue as to what you named your four-legged friend! Gone are the days of Fido and Fifi. Dog moms and dog dads are getting savvy and naming their dogs after sports icons, celebrities, foods and pop culture. Here are the top dog names in 2022 for female and male dogs:
Dog & Baby Connection
Coincidentally dog lovers turned their favorite names into their human baby names as well! These are the top “crossover” names of the year:
If you named your dog any of these names, you are definitely a sports fan:
- DK, in honor of Seattle Seahawks wideout DK Metcalf.
- Kittle, in honor of San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle.
Mahomes, in honor of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Gronk, in honor of Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski.
- Grogu from “The Mandalorian”
- Raya from “Raya and the Dragon”
- Oprah after the TV personality Oprah Winfrey
- Phoebe from the cast of “Friends”
Not interested in the top dog names of 2022? Want to dial it back and pick a name befitting older generations? Here are the top dog old-fashioned names: