The Most Popular Dog Names of 2016

7. Bear

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Derived from the fuzzy forest dweller that we all know and love! 😉

6. Rocky

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Derived from the name, Rocco, often nickname referring to a tough person. Likely, derived from the name of a boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in the movie ‘Rocky’ (1976) and its five sequels.

5. Jack

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Derived from Jackin (earlier Jankin), a medieval diminutive of JOHN. During the Middle Ages it was very common, and it became a slang word meaning “man.”

4. Cooper

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From a surname meaning “barrel maker.”

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