Top 20 Male and Female Puppy Names of 2022

Top 20 Puppy Names of 2022

Choosing a puppy name can be as difficult as naming a baby, so knowing the most popular and least liked names that other people are choosing can be helpful!
Over the past five years, the top 10 UK puppy names have remained fairly constant, with Bella, Willow, Daisy and Lola taking the lead among females and Teddy, Milo, Buddy and Reggie among males.
Top 10 Boy Puppy Names of 2022

1. Teddy

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2. Milo

The name Milo is of both German and Latin origin. The name means "gentle, gracious" in German and "protector" in Latin.

 

3. Buddy

Buddy as a name has a more overt meaning of friend, but we love that it reminds us of the popular Christmas film Elf, making it a perfect choice, especially in winter.

4. Puppy

Sometimes simple is best, and the name Puppy is as sweet as can be. 

5. Reggie

Short for Reginald, the name Reggie means "rule adviser." The ideal choice for a puppy that is the king of the house.

6. Cooper

Cooper is of English origin but is a preppy name that has become popular in American culture.

7. Loki

Loki is a Norse name derived from the god of mischief. The name is popular for dogs, thanks to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in which Loki is a fan favourite for living up to his title.

8. Max

Max means "the greatest" and has been a popular puppy name for years.

9. Charlie

The name Charlie is of German origin and means "freeman" and "warrior."

10. Bailey

Finally, Bailey just making the top ten. Which means 'loyal' and 'good-natured' and is perfect for a puppy name as it is everything a dog is.

 Top 10 Girl Puppy Names of 2022

1. Bella

Bella is a perfect name for a puppy and an ideal name. Originating from Italian, Spanish, French, Latin, Portuguese and Greek, it means the same thing in all languages, beautiful. No wonder the name Bella is at the top of the 2022 list so far! The tree is known for its graceful nature and willow tree structure.

2. Willow

Originally, the name Willow comes from ‚Äúwillow tree‚ÄĚ and comes from Old English. The trees are known for their graceful nature and willowy structure.

3. Daisy

Fresh, wholesome and energetic, the name Daisy is perfect for a beautiful pup that is bursting to bloom.

4. Lola

Lola is a popular name in Spanish, popular for its fun and frenetic sound. This sweet name is perfect for an excited and sweet puppy.

5. Ruby

A long-loved bitch name, the name Ruby is synonymous with a jewel.

6. Poppy

Her second flower name in the top ten, Poppy is a feminine choice for puppies who are turning into little ladies.

7. Rosie

Rose, derived from the name Rosie, means 'pretty' and 'loyal' to a dog, traits you can expect from your new furry family.

8. Mabel

Mabel is a traditional name, meaning "beautiful, loving and lovable", originally derived from the name Amabel.

9. Bonnie

Originating from Scotland and a name often used to describe something as 'pretty' or 'attractive', the name Bonnie is cute and sweet for a little puppy.

10. Nala

Finally, the tenth on the list is Nala, a Swahili name that means 'queen', 'lion' and 'success'. Made popular by Disney's classic film The Lion King, where the character Nala is the feisty heroine, she's an ideal choice to name your little lady after her.

Find a name that suits their personality

We hope you find the inspiration you need to name your puppy here. Whether you find the perfect name on this list or are inspired to choose a similar name, we know you'll find the ideal name that fits their personality.

Once you've picked a name, start looking for collars and harnesses that complement their personality. You can even find a name to match them in the Hunter & Co. tweed dog collar collection!

Our advice is to not overthink the name. Because you can tell by looking at the name.

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