If you’re poised to get a new puppy but can’t decide what to call it, here are some of the most unusual names that are popular with dog breeds around the world.
A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the last few years – according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership have soared to record levels.
There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.
But even when you’ve settled on a type of dog, there’s still the tricky task of choosing a name.
If you’re struggling, pet insurance experts Budget Direct have researched the most popular dog names in countries around the world.
Here are 13 of the more unusual names that feature.
Figa is the top choice for female dogs in Poland. Photo: Canva/Getty Images
The parks of Reykjavik are filled with Perias - it's the most popular female dog name in Iceland. Photo: Canva/Getty Images
Hungarians think that Picur is the perfect moniker for a new female pup. Photo: Canva/Getty Images
Meggie is the number one name for a girl dog in the Czech Republic. Photo: Canva/Getty Images