In an effort to end the repetitiveness of local pet names, the Boston Globe, has posted an article about the most common names for pups in Wellesley and Newton. In there article, From Remy to Yates, Most Popular Dog Names. The Globe, point out a pattern we at RPT have been aware of for some time, raging popularity of certain names. Molly, Sophie, Maggie, and Max are just a few.
A few patterns to note? Unlike in years gone past, a majority of pet owners give there dogs human names. Given the current trend of owners treating pets more like members of the family, it makes sense that pets should take on human names. While the days Rex and Spot may be behind us, one solid exception to the anthropomorphic naming trend is naming a pet with a sports reference. After all, what member of Red Sox Nation wouldn’t want a dog named Fenway?
Want to name your pet but looking to be more original? Don’t worry! You can check out these online puppy naming resources, to help you get just the right fit.