Most Popular Pet Names

Have you recently added a cat or dog to your family and are struggling to pick just the right name for him/her?  The team at did some research and most popular pet namescame up with some interesting information on the current most popular pet names.

Check out what’s hot in dog and cat names:

Top Male Cat Names:

  • Dexter
  • Cooper
  • Louie
  • Loki
  • Henry

Top Female Cat Names:

  • Lola
  • Stella
  • Izzy
  • Zoey
  • Lulu

Top Male Dog Names:

  • Bentley
  • Diesel
  • Tank
  • Milo
  • Gunner

Top Female Dog Names:

  • Lola
  • Stella
  • Luna
  • Izzy
  • Layla

There you have it!  Initially, my cat Marty was bummed that his name was not on that list of most popular pet names, but then he figured out that made him unique and he kind of liked that!

If you want your cat or dog to stand out from the pack and want a name different from what’s trending, check out a site I found with cat name ideas, and for dog name ideas,

Congratulations on the new pet addition to your family, whatever his or her name turns out to be!


Written by Karen


Karen is Publisher of Fully Feline. She also owns a pet care business in Overland Park, KS called Joy of Living.