As unique as your dog may be, their name might not be. When we find a name we love, that's the one and no one else can take that away from us—no matter how common it might be. Funnily enough, each dog breed tends to have a couple common names. Here are the most popular names for the five most popular dog breeds.
1. LABRADOR RETRIEVER
The most popular dog breed, determined by the American Kennel Club, is the Labrador Retriever. Their family-friendly personality, combined with their sweet appearance, makes for a very in-demand pup. The most popular names for them? According to Reader's Digest, they are Maverick, Hershey, Midnight, Gunner, Kali, Allie, Kona, Kiwi, Chocolate, and Blacky.
2. GOLDEN RETRIEVER
The lovable Golden Retrievers are popular across TV, movies, media, and everyday homes. We don't need to explain why—they're pretty much perfect. Can you guess the most common names for them? According to Reader's Digest, the popular names are Murphy, Rusty, Goldie, Tucker, Sunny, Ellie, Abby, Simba, Bailey, and Cooper.
3. GERMAN SHEPHERD
German Shepherds are known to be protective and obedient. To mirror their personality, the most common names according to Reader's Digest include Baron, Sarge, Blitz, Cheyenne, Kaiser, Klaus, Loba, and Ziva.
4. FRENCH BULLDOG
The adorable French Bulldog has been extremely popular for years and years. Today, many celebrities have this breed, so it's not surprising the most popular names for them are inspired by some of our favorite celebrities. According to Wag, the names include Felix, Rocky, Bentley, Dylan, Cain, Stella (after the dog from Modern Family), Lola, Pearl, Honey, and Pippa.
You can never go wrong with a Beagle. Just look at that face! Any names come to mind? Well, according to Reader's Digest, the most popular names among Beagles are Baxter, Barney, Bagel, Watson, Hunter, Snoopy, Shiloh, Freckles, Libby, and Copper.