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Suggested Dog Names

      One of the best places to turn when seeking out the perfect name is other owners. This page is here to allow everyone to share their selections or maybe just pass an idea along. Each of these options has been submitted by one of our loyal visitors. There is a section at the bottom of most categories where you may add your own recommendations. Maybe you know of some excellent choices that others would benefit from. It's important that we have contributors helping to keep our lists up to date. Please share your favorites so that all can enjoy.

      Each year we tally up all of our user suggestions and compile a list of the top 10 suggested names. User suggestions come from the suggest box found at the bottom of our category pages and also from the My Dog’s Name Is search results. To keep it interesting, a suggested dog name may not appear in more than one of the yearly lists. For each of the names that reached our top list, we include some interesting facts. The full list here includes all suggestions that have made it to our site. Some ideas get weeded out during the moderation process. Our team of moderators works to ensure that only the freshest, most quality names make it on our pages.

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Most Suggested Dog Names of 2016

Name Description
Bella Related to the French word Belle (meaning beautiful). Bella has remained a top name in the dog world for several years.
Charlie Derived from an Old English word meaning 'man'. Charlie the Wonder Dog was the star of a parody series on 'The Late Show'.
Duke Comes from a French word meaning leader. Jed Clampett's Bloodhound on the tv series 'The Beverly Hillbillies' is named Duke.
Ginger A typical name for dogs with reddish colored hair. Could also be used for a lively pup to reflect the qualities of the ginger plant which has a zesty flavor.
Luna A word of Latin origins that means 'moon'. In Roman mythology, Luna is the goddess of the moon.
Mallory From a French word meaning unlucky or unfortunate. The name Mallory picked up some steam as a result of the teenage character from the show 'Family Ties'.
Max A shortened form of Maximilian (which means greatest). The dog from Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' is named Max.
Riley A name that has gained recent popularity though various fictional works. The tv series 'CSI', the 'Twilight' books, 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', and 'Girl Meets World' are a few examples.
Shadow Could refer to a dog's dark coat or tendency to shadow their master. The Golden Retriever on 'Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey' is named Shadow.
Zeus The ruler of the gods in Greek mythology. Zeus was the god of thunder and sky.
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Maggie Photo of maggie for Suggested Dog Names My family has found a dog named Maggie
Big sir Photo of big sir for Suggested Dog Names
Ernie Photo of ernie for Suggested Dog Names She is kool best pup ever
Indie Photo of indie for Suggested Dog Names short for Indiana Jones
Big girl Photo of big girl for Suggested Dog Names My name is Big Girl. I was named after my owners sister's childhood nickname, Big Girl.
Demon Photo of demon for Suggested Dog Names my big daft buddy Demon he thick as 2short planks but we love him n woulnd change a thing about him
Celery Photo of Celery for Suggested Dog Names
Peanut Photo of Peanut for Suggested Dog Names Peanut is white scooter is black and white
Gunner Photo of Gunner for Suggested Dog Names
Tank Photo of Tank for Suggested Dog Names
Chad Photo of Chad for Suggested Dog Names Chad was chosen from chadwell
Meeko Photo of Meeko for Suggested Dog Names It was his Fathers name when purchased from breeder and it just seamed to fit him we named him Meeko Jr.

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We would like to take this time to thank all of our visitors that make the best dog naming resource on the web. Our site would not be where it is today without your suggestions, ratings, and photo submissions. So pat yourselves on the back for a job well done and keep up the good work! If you have any comments, suggestions, or ideas for the Suggested Dog Names page or any part of our site, don't hesitate to drop us a line on our Contact Page. Thank you! -The DogNamed Team

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