By Brad Haynes
Orlando residents most definitely love their dogs, and the pet lovers at Rover.com recently put together a ranking of the top dog names in various cities, including Orlando.
In Orlando, the top name for dogs of the male variety is “Max,” while “Bella” comes in at #1 when it comes to female dogs.
“Charlie”, “Cooper”, “Rocky” and “Buddy” round out the top five names for male dogs in Orlando and “Luna”, “Lucy”, “Lola” and “Daisy” for females.
Results of their findings are base upon analysis of millions of user-submitted dog names provided by owners on Rover.com.
They also offered up these fun facts about dogs in Orlando:
- Names inspired by local food favorites like Mojito, Coconut and Gator are up 51%
- 44% of dog names are decidedly human and in Orlando, Spanish-inspired names like Pedro, Lola and Mateo are up 12%
- Pure Magic: Basketball-themed names like Shaq and Magic are up 312%
- Moana will go far! Disney fans started naming their dog after the character from the hit movie in 2017.