Top 10 names for pets: No, ‘Fido’ did not make the list


Fido? Rover? Tiger? Nonsense. Nowadays, dogs and cats are more likely to be named Lily or Charlie or Max or Bella. According to, a website that connects dog owners with dog sitters, 18 of the 20 most popular dog names in 2014 were also among that year’s top 50 baby names. Perhaps it’s because we think of pets as part of the family.

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Top 10 female dog names: Bella, Lucy, Daisy, Molly, Lola, Sophie, Sadie, Maggie, Chloe, Bailey

Top 10 male dog names: Max, Buddy, Charlie, Jack, Cooper, Rocky, Toby, Tucker, Jake, Bear

Top 10 female cat names: Lily, Chloe, Lucy, Bella, Luna, Maggie, Emma, Coco, Molly, Callie

Top 10 male cat names: Charlie, Jack, Jasper, Dexter, Milo, Fred, Simon, Simba, George, Boomer



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