Certain dog names have become increasingly popular in recent years. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
According to the Kennel Club the number of people
welcoming new dogs into their homes since the global pandemic has soared.
Some of the
most in-demand include Labrador Retrievers, French Bulldogs and Labrador Retrievers, while others have seen their popularity flatline.
Of course, once you’ve decided to add a four-legged friend to your family, there’s the tricky business of what to call your new pooch.
There were 1,753 puppies called Luna last year - making it the most popular choice for new dog owners. The name means 'moon' in Latin. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) For all the latest dog news, pictures, advice and information, join our Scotsdog Facebook group here
GoCompare has carried out some research into the most popular dog names chosen over lockdown. The research found 1,492 new Bellas, making it the second most popular dog name. It means 'beautiful' in Italian. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)
So don’t be surprised if you get more than you expected when you call back a dog with one of these 10 names in the park.
Read more: Velcro Dogs: These are the 10 breeds of loving dog likely to stick to their owner like glue - including the clingy Labrador Here are the 13 rarest breeds of dog in the UK Milo is third on this list, with 1,352 owners opting for it as a dog name. In Celtic languages, the name means 'fame' or 'glory'. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) These are 10 adorable native breeds of dog most at risk of extinction in the UK according to the Kennel Club 10 of the noisiest breeds of dog likely to bark and howl 10 breeds of adorable dog that are easy to train - no expensive obedience classes required The more traditional dog name of Teddy is fourth, with 1,067 people choosing the moniker. It means 'protector' or 'wealthy' and is most associated with the stuffed teddy bears named after American President Theodore Roosevelt. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) Rounding out the top five is Buddy, thanks to 1,020 dog owners using the name for their puppies. It means 'friend'. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) Lola is the name of a popular dog toy, so it's maybe not surprising that 946 new pet owners chose it. A shortened version of the name Dolores, it means 'sorrows'. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) There were 887 dogs named Coco last year, making it the seventh most popular choice. It means 'the celebrated one'. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) A total of 858 new Baileys puts the name in eighth position. The name means 'bailiff' in Old English. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) There were 779 dogs called Reggie last year, putting the name in ninth place. It has the rather grand meaning of 'ruler's advisor'. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images) Just squeezing inside the top 10 is Charlie, with 775 owners choosing the name, which means 'free man' in Old German. (Photo: Canva/Getty Images)