Top Dog Names for 2015

Here’s more proof that America’s PET OBSESSION just keeps getting stronger:  The line between our dogs’ names and our kids’ names keeps getting blurrier.

Rover.com just released a report on the most popular dog names of 2015 . . . and HUMAN names dominated.  49% of dogs got a name that’s also on the list of the most popular BABY names.  That’s up from 21% last year.

The top 10 most popular names for male dogs this year are:  Max . . . Charlie . . . Buddy . . . Cooper . . . Jack . . . Rocky . . . Toby . . . Duke . . . Bear . . . and Tucker.

The top 10 most popular names for female dogs this year are:  Bella . . . Lucy . . . Daisy . . . Molly . . . Lola . . . Sadie . . . Maggie . . . Sophie . . . Chloe . . . and Bailey.

The report also found that 10% of all dog names come from pop culture.  Names based on “The Hunger Games” like Katniss were up 19% . . . “Harry Potter” names like Luna were up 10% . . . and “Star Wars” names like Chewie were up 5%.