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Staci is a writer living in Atlanta, Georgia. When not writing, she spends most of her time trying to keep up with her four rescue cats and Australian shepherd puppy.
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50 Common Dog Names

Staci
Aug 5 ·

Want to know the best common dog names? Here they are!

Dogs truly know their name, so it’s important to name them something you’ll love in the future. That can be an intimidating task. From food names, to color names, to fictional characters, there are so many potential dog names that it can be quite overwhelming to find one you like. It’s the name that they’ll call out at the vet’s office, the name you’ll yell at the park for recall. You want to make sure you’ll love it a few years down the line!

So why not consider naming your dog something classic?

These dog names are all common because they’ve stood the test of time. People love them, and there’s nothing wrong with having a name other people use if you love it too. You hear them a lot because they’re popular for a reason!

Don’t be afraid to use one of these. There’s a reason they’re so well-loved.

Common Dog Names – Boys

common dog names

These common dog names for boys are a great bet for your male dog.

  • Bear
  • Bentley
  • Buddy
  • Charlie
  • Chase
  • Chief
  • Cooper
  • Dexter
  • Diesel
  • Fido
  • Finn
  • Hank
  • Jack
  • Jake
  • Leo
  • Loki
  • Lucky
  • Max
  • Milo
  • Moose
  • Oliver
  • Oscar
  • Rex
  • Teddy
  • Thor

Female Names

common dog names

These female dog names are great for your lady dog!

  • Bailey
  • Bella
  • Belle
  • Coco
  • Daisy
  • Ellie
  • Gracie
  • Harley
  • Honey
  • Lola
  • Lucy
  • Luna
  • Maggie
  • Mia
  • Molly
  • Nala
  • Penny
  • Piper
  • Rosie
  • Roxy
  • Sadie
  • Sasha
  • Stella
  • Willow
  • Zoey

These dog names are all popular because they’re so adorable, but you should still feel free to put your own unique spin on them! Use a male name for a female dog or vice versa. Pick one of these and then make up an alternative spelling.

That way, you could still have your classic name and have a unique take on it!

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Staci
Staci is a writer living in Atlanta, Georgia. When not writing, she spends most of her time trying to keep up with her four rescue cats and Australian shepherd puppy.
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