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The Weirdest and Most Popular Pet Names of 2016

Updated

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What to name your pet is one of the first important decisions an owner has to make.

Do you go with something cool, kooky or just plain odd? None of those options are wrong. If you are still overwhelmed with what to call your forever friend, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance has some options.

The no. 1 customer rated insurance provider for dogs and cats has pulled hundreds of thousands of pet names from its database to see which ones stand out. Healthy Paws has come up with two types of lists for cat and dog owners: Names that stood out because they were so popular and those that grabbed the company’s attention for just being silly.

Take a look at the most popular and most unique cat and dog names to come out of 2016 and see if they are a fit for your future pet.

Top 10 Dog Names 2016 – Male

Charlie

Cooper

Max

Oliver

Buddy

Rocky

Teddy

Milo

Tucker

Bentley

Top 10 Dog Names 2016 – Female

Bella

Lucy

Luna

Daisy

Lola

Sadie

Molly

Stella

Chloe

Maggie

 

Top 10 Cat Names 2016 – Male

Oliver

Max

Milo

Simba

Leo

Charlie

Jack

Loki

Smokey

Jasper

 

Top 10 Cat Names 2016 – Female

Luna

Bella

Lucy

Chloe

Lily

Mia

Sophie

Lola

Nala

Daisy

 

Silliest Pet Names of 2016 

Neil Catrick Harris

Sir Leonardo ScraggleBottoms III

Sir Snuggles of Fluffington

Judas Stardust

Peppurrcorn VonPuskins

Professor McGonagall

Sugar Britches

Emoji

Sassafrass

Mooncake