The most popular pet names

Columbia - The StateJanuary 28, 2014 

PetFirst announces the most popular pet names for dogs and cats used by pet parents across the United States for 2013. 

With more than 28,700 unique names in the database of pet names, the most popular for dogs and cats combined are:

  1. Bella
  2. Max
  3. Buddy
  4. Lucy
  5. Daisy
  6. Molly
  7. Charlie
  8. Chloe
  9. Bailey
  10. Sophie

“Pet parents work hard to pick just the right name for their pet,” says Katie Grant, CEO of PetFirst.  “Selecting a name that best suits their pet’s personality, quirks and charm isn’t always easy.  With that in mind, we also want to share a few of the most unique pet names given by our pet parents.”

10 of the most unique names found for either dogs or cats include:

  • Pepperoni
  • Blue Iron Maiden China
  • Bill Murray
  • Abby Normal
  • Sweetie Petey Pickle Bottom
  • Sweet Pickle
  • Baba Booey
  • Awesome
  • Prince Sprinkles
  • Bangladesh
  • Kevin Bacon

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