The most popular name for female dogs in 2014 was Bella, according to Rover, a website that provides owners with information about breeds, dog care and dog sitters. Lucy and Daisy took the second and third spots in 2014, respectively.
The name Bella also took the top spot in 2012 and 2013, according to the website. Other popular names include Molly, Lola, Sadie and Maggie. Those looking for a unique name for their dog could check out some of the most trendy names for dogs. Trendy names for female dogs in 2014 include Piper, Elsa and Luna, according to Vetstreet, which compiled a list of the ten most popular trendy dog names in 2014.
Trendy names are defined as those which have seen the biggest jump in popularity in the past decade. Popular dog names often follow celebrity and entertainment trends. For example, Bella was the lead character in the popular movie "Twilight."
Rover also provides a breakdown of popular dog names by category. The most popular female dog name in the food category was Ginger, while the most popular Disney-themed name was Nala. Brandy took the top spot in the drinks category, and Daisy was the winner in the nature category.