Just like baby names, there are plenty of trends when it comes to naming your family pet. From musicians to TV show,s the most popular pet names of 2019 are full of fun and personality.

Pet sitting and dog walking company, Rover, has compiled the most popular dog names of 2019, as well as the top names for cats. In addition to the top dog and cat names, Rover also rounded up info on the hottest trends in naming fur babies in the past year.

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The past year saw a 28 percent increase in pet names inspired by Game of Thrones, with names like Arya Stark, Robb and Melisandre leading the pack. Music also seems to be a big influence in naming pets. Names like Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Beyonce were all popular choices. Movies and celebs also inspire pet names. Keanu, Buzz Lightyear and Queen Elizabeth were all on the rise in 2019.

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Check out the top ten dog and cat names in each category below.

Top 10 Female Dog Names

  1. Bella
  2. Luna
  3. Lucy
  4. Daisy
  5. Lily
  6. Zoe
  7. Lola
  8. Molly
  9. Sadie
  10. Bailey

Top 10 Male Dog Names

  1. Max
  2. Charlie
  3. Cooper
  4. Buddy
  5. Rocky
  6. Milo
  7. Jack
  8. Bear
  9. Duke
  10. Teddy

Top 10 Female Cat Names

  1. Luna
  2. Bella
  3. Lucy
  4. Kitty
  5. Lily
  6. Nala
  7. Chloe
  8. Sophie
  9. Daisy
  10. Stella

Top 10 Male Cat Names

  1. Oliver
  2. Leo
  3. Milo
  4. Charlie
  5. Max
  6. Jack
  7. Simba
  8. Loki
  9. Oscar
  10. Jasper

You can check out Rover’s entire top 100 lists and more info on name trends here.

—Shahrzad Warkentin



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