The Most Popular Pet Names

Choosing a name for your furry friend can be a difficult task. Should it be silly or serious? Do you pick it out ahead of time or wait until you bring them home? Whatever you choose, it better be something you can yell loudly if your pet ever misbehaves.

While each and every pet is unique, there are some trends when it comes to names. Dog-walking company Rover looked through a bunch of databases and came up with the top ten names for male and female dogs. Is your pet’s name on this list? Let’s take a look.

For female dogs, the top ten names were:

  • Bella
  • Lucy
  • Daisy
  • Lola
  • Luna
  • Molly
  • Sadie
  • Sophie
  • Bailey
  • Maggie

For male dogs, the most popular were:

  • Max
  • Charlie
  • Buddy
  • Cooper
  • Jack
  • Rocky
  • Bear
  • Duke
  • Toby
  • Tucker

When it comes to our feline friends, looked at data from their site on the most saved names, and this is what they found.

For female cats, these are the top ten names:

  • Bella
  • Nala
  • Abby
  • Luna
  • Daisy
  • Angel
  • A.J.
  • Cleo
  • Alice
  • Coco

The most popular male cat names were:

  • Simba
  • Tiger
  • Oreo
  • Biscuit
  • Leo
  • Felix
  • Chewie
  • Bacon
  • Caesar
  • Jasper

If you’re stuck on what to name your new pet, seems like these are all pretty safe bets. But if you’re looking for a completely new moniker, Bella and Luna probably aren’t at the top of your list.

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Calla is is a southern lady living in the big city and she's always proud to have professional puppy-phile on her resume. She is obsessed with all things PetCon and can't wait for the next one! In her free time, she can be found trying to pet dogs she meets on the streets of NYC!

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