The most popular dog names in Australia have been revealed and while some may sound familiar there are a few surprising new ones.

Back in the number one spot is Bella – the most popular chosen pet name from 2015 to 2018.

Below you can find the names at the top of the list in order according to the New South Wales Pet Registry.

  • Bella
  • Max
  • Molly
  • Charlie
  • Buddy
  • Jack
  • Lucy
  • Ruby
  • Coco
  • Roxy
  • Jessie
  • Rosie
  • Toby
  • Missy
  • Rocky
  • Bonnie
  • Daisy
  • Bear
  • Oscar
  • Chloe
  • Millie
  • Sam
  • Sasha
  • Rusty

More than 11,000 dogs were coined the name Bear and more than 6,400 shared the royal name of Archie.

The names are recorded on a register as part of the microchipping process.