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MOST POPULAR DOG NAME HOLDS FIRM FOR 9th YEAR

November 28, 2018

Shout “Bella” in a dog park and there’s a good chance a new friend will come running.

According to Nextdoor.com, Bella is the most popular dog name in the US … as it was in 2017 and 2016. It’s also the top one for dogs in New Zealand and Australia.

It’s been most popular among US dogs since 2009, when Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series starring Bella Swan hit peak popularity.

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