NYC: How Popular is your Dog’s Name?

Did you know NYC has a dog name database? Dogs in NYC (and most places in the US) are required to be registered with the city. It’s an easy way to make sure your dog can be easily identified if they ever get lost. New York City created an interactive infographic displaying every dog licensed in NYC, so say goodbye to the next 20 minutes of your time.


There’s an estimated 600,000 dogs in NYC. Some of the top dog names in NYC include:


  1. Bella (1195)
  2. Max (1153)
  3. Charlie (856)
  4. Coco (852)
  5. Rocky (823)
  6. Lola (795)
  7. Lucy (710)
  8. Lucky (723)
  9. Buddy (677)
  10. Daisy (649)




Is your dog’s name more popular than you thought? Let us know in the comments!





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Steph Wasser

Steph has lived in NYC for 7 years, and knows all the best neighborhoods for dog watching. Currently, she's a mom to 15 plants and one sweet dog. She firmly believes there is nothing better in life than a wet snout.

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