Most intimidating dog names

We’re seeing that many popular dog names are two syllables and end with a singsong “eee” sound, whether the name is spelled with a “y,” an “ie,” an “eigh,” or an “ee,” or any variation thereof.

In fact, a whopping seven out of ten from the most popular girl dog names in our data end with this sound! Names like Sunny or Katie are easy to call out and they come with a built-in warmth and friendliness we associate with our dogs.

It does not even matter if the dog is male or female; if a dog is of a particular breed like a Pit Bull, Rottweiler, Doberman or German Shepherd people automatically assume it should have a tough name to reflect the particular stature of the breed.

If you are looking into getting a dog that is known to be as a tough breed of dog, then you may want to consider some tough dog names to give to your new pet.

If you love Paris, why not name your dog for the City of Lights? Place names for dogs are on the rise, along with plant, landscape, and gemstone names, all pulled from the natural world.

You have to remember that even though your tough dog looks cute right now he or she is quickly going to grow into a dog known for being big and rugged and having a name that fits that stature just seems right.

The most popular of these names include Lucy, Daisy, Sadie, Molly, Bailey, Maggie and Sophie.

Other great dog names ending in -y or similar include: Are you still uncertain about which dog name to choose? Some dog owners just know their pet is a Bailey or Lucy as soon as they make eye contact, but many other pet parents need time to try out various options.

We’ll crunch the numbers, comparing baby name rankings from your birth year to give you a dog name of equal popularity. As dog lovers through and through here at Rover, we find dog names absolutely fascinating, and we love searching our data on the topic to discover hot trends, quirky choices, and unique twists on classics.

Over the years, we’ve compiled plenty of names for you to peruse—and we keep our lists updated with new data each year.

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