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Most popular male dog names

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    Most popular male dog names

    Estimates from the 2017-2018 American Pet Products Association survey reveal that approximately 48.5 percent of households own at least one pet dog, with an estimated 89.7 million dogs owned across the nation. That means a lot of good boys are going to need names, and there are bound to be some favorites across the board.  

    Can’t figure out whether your new best friend is a Bruno or a Jake? Perhaps we can throw you a bone: Stacker tallied data from Rover in order to rank the 50 most popular male dog names of 2017. The ranks are listed along with their 2016 rank for context, as well as their change in rank between 2016 and 2017.

    Read on for inspiration on what to name your new dog!

    RELATED: Most popular female dog names 

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    #50. Gunner

    Rank in 2017: #50
    Rank in 2016: #67
    Change in rank: +17

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    #49. Thor

    Rank in 2017: #49
    Rank in 2016: #51
    Change in rank: +2

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    #48. Sammy

    Rank in 2017: #48
    Rank in 2016: #44
    Change in rank: -4

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    #47. Ace

    Rank in 2017: #47
    Rank in 2016: #50
    Change in rank: +3

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    #46. Apollo

    Rank in 2017: #46
    Rank in 2016: #54
    Change in rank: +8

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    #45. Jasper

    Rank in 2017: #45
    Rank in 2016: #49
    Change in rank: +4

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    #44. Blue

    Rank in 2017: #44
    Rank in 2016: #45
    Change in rank: +1

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    #43. Bandit

    Rank in 2017: #43
    Rank in 2016: #39
    Change in rank: -4

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    #42. Beau

    Rank in 2017: #42
    Rank in 2016: #40
    Change in rank: -2

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    #41. Cody

    Rank in 2017: #41
    Rank in 2016: #32
    Change in rank: -9

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    #40. Sam

    Rank in 2017: #40
    Rank in 2016: #34
    Change in rank: -6

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    #39. Loki

    Rank in 2017: #39
    Rank in 2016: #47
    Change in rank: +8

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    #38. Diesel

    Rank in 2017: #38
    Rank in 2016: #37
    Change in rank: -1

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    #37. Bruno

    Rank in 2017: #37
    Rank in 2016: #38
    Change in rank: +1

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    #36. Baxter

    Rank in 2017: #36
    Rank in 2016: #35
    Change in rank: -1

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    #35. Hank

    Rank in 2017: #35
    Rank in 2016: #33
    Change in rank: -2

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    #34. Moose

    Rank in 2017: #34
    Rank in 2016: #42
    Change in rank: +8

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    #33. Lucky

    Rank in 2017: #33
    Rank in 2016: #29
    Change in rank: -4

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    #32. Finn

    Rank in 2017: #32
    Rank in 2016: #43
    Change in rank: +11

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    #31. Oscar

    Rank in 2017: #31
    Rank in 2016: #30
    Change in rank: -1

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    #30. Ollie

    Rank in 2017: #30
    Rank in 2016: #36
    Change in rank: +6

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    #29. Henry

    Rank in 2017: #29
    Rank in 2016: #31
    Change in rank: +2

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    #28. Jackson

    Rank in 2017: #28
    Rank in 2016: #25
    Change in rank: -3

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    #27. Bailey

    Rank in 2017: #27
    Rank in 2016: #26
    Change in rank: -1

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    #26. Harley

    Rank in 2017: #26
    Rank in 2016: #27
    Change in rank: +1

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    #25. Buster

    Rank in 2017: #25
    Rank in 2016: #23
    Change in rank: -2

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    #24. Gus

    Rank in 2017: #24
    Rank in 2016: #28
    Change in rank: +4

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    #23. Riley

    Rank in 2017: #23
    Rank in 2016: #21
    Change in rank: -2

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    #22. Dexter

    Rank in 2017: #22
    Rank in 2016: #18
    Change in rank: -4

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    #21. Jake

    Rank in 2017: #21
    Rank in 2016: #15
    Change in rank: -6

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    #20. Murphy

    Rank in 2017: #20
    Rank in 2016: #24
    Change in rank: +4

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    #19. Louie

    Rank in 2017: #19
    Rank in 2016: #20
    Change in rank: +1

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    #18. Zeus

    Rank in 2017: #18
    Rank in 2016: #19
    Change in rank: +1

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    #17. Jax

    Rank in 2017: #17
    Rank in 2016: #17
    Change in rank: 0

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    #16. Winston

    Rank in 2017: #16
    Rank in 2016: #22
    Change in rank: +6

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    #15. Leo

    Rank in 2017: #15
    Rank in 2016: #16
    Change in rank: +1

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    #14. Teddy

    Rank in 2017: #14
    Rank in 2016: #14
    Change in rank: 0

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    #13. Milo

    Rank in 2017: #13
    Rank in 2016: #13
    Change in rank: 0

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    #12. Bentley

    Rank in 2017: #12
    Rank in 2016: #12
    Change in rank: 0

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    #11. Toby

    Rank in 2017: #11
    Rank in 2016: #9
    Change in rank: -2

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    #10. Duke

    Rank in 2017: #10
    Rank in 2016: #8
    Change in rank: -2

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    #9. Oliver

    Rank in 2017: #9
    Rank in 2016: #11
    Change in rank: +2

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    #8. Tucker

    Rank in 2017: #8
    Rank in 2016: #10
    Change in rank: +2

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    #7. Bear

    Rank in 2017: #7
    Rank in 2016: #7
    Change in rank: 0

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    #6. Rocky

    Rank in 2017: #6
    Rank in 2016: #6
    Change in rank: 0

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    #5. Jack

    Rank in 2017: #5
    Rank in 2016: #5
    Change in rank: 0

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    #4. Buddy

    Rank in 2017: #4
    Rank in 2016: #3
    Change in rank: -1

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    #3. Cooper

    Rank in 2017: #3
    Rank in 2016: #4
    Change in rank: +1

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    #2. Charlie

    Rank in 2017: #2
    Rank in 2016: #2
    Change in rank: 0

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    #1. Max

    Rank in 2017: #1
    Rank in 2016: #1
    Change in rank: 0

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