You’ll never guess what the most popular dog name of 2018 is

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With December 25th just around the corner, it’s likely that some of you are waiting to find a puppy sitting underneath your tree on Christmas morning.

But how do you go about picking the right name for your fur baby? Do you take inspiration from the most popular baby names of the next ten years? Do you pick from the list of popular royal baby names?

And do you stock up on Christmas pet gifts just incase?

It turns out that this year, a lot of people opted for some very human names when selecting their dog’s moniker.

According to new research fromĀ Rover.com, names like Alfie and Bella – which also appear on the most popular baby names of 2018 list – came out on top.

Let’s take a look at the most popular dog names of the last twelve months…

Top male dog names in 2018

1. Alfie

2. Charlie

3. Max

4. Milo

5. Teddy

6. Buddy

7. Oscar

8. Bailey

9. Archie

10. Dexter

Top female dog names in 2018

1. Bella

2. Poppy

3. Lola

4. Luna

5. Molly

6. Daisy

7. Ruby

8. Coco

9. Rosie

10. Millie

Top 100 Dog Names in 2018

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1. Alfie

2. Poppy

3. Lola

4. Luna

5. Molly

6. Daisy

7. Ruby

8. Coco

9. Rosie

10. Millie

11. Roxy

12. Tilly

13. Bonnie

14. Willow

15. Lucy

16. Holly

17. Honey

18. Maggie

19. Nala

20. Lily

21. Maisie

22. Skye

23. Belle

24. Pepper

25. Mia

26. Lulu

27. Betty

28. Minnie

29. Lilly

30. Pippa

31. Jessie

32. Penny

33. Winnie

34. Lottie

35. Lexi

36. Maya

37. Amber

38. Bailey

39. Jess

40. Missy

41. Ellie

42. Phoebe

43. Dolly

44. Milly

45. Stella

46. Ella

47. Lady

48. Izzy

49. Sophie

50. Mollie

51. Sasha

52. Peggy

53. Mabel

54. Olive

55. Meg

56. Darcy

57. Misty

58. Frankie

59. Cookie

60. Evie

61. Sky

62. Tia

63. Juno

64. Pixie

65. Cassie

66. Boo

67. Betsy

68. Cleo

69. Sadie

70. Tess

71. Beau

72. Maisy

73. Dotty

74. Pip

75. Maddie

76. Nelly

77. Harley

78. Angel

79. Gracie

80. Layla

81. Chloe

82. Dottie

83. Annie

84. Suki

85. Elsa

86. Marley

87. Tara

88. Star

89. Sally

90. Trixie

91. Heidi

92. Sandy

93. Dora

94. Piper

95. Charlie

96. Scout

97. Mimi

98. Nellie

99. Indie

100. Peppa

Would you pick a name from this list for your pet pooch?

We think they’re all ridiculously cute names, tbh. Now we just need to convince our OH to get us a puppy…

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