The most popular dog names for 2016 are in

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  • Did your pooch make the cut?

    The news we’ve ALL been waiting for is finally here. Yes, we have them. The most popular dog names of 2016 have been revealed.

    Compiled from the database of Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, the most popular male and female dog names of the year have officially been released. And they aren’t what we were expecting.

    As any pet lover will know, picking the perfect name for our canine companion can be a daunting task. New parents have an archive of popular baby names to search through for inspiration, so it’s nice to have a similar pool for naming our four pawed pals.

    Take a look at the most popular male and female dog names below and see if your pooch has made the shortlist.

    Most popular dog names male

    popular dog names male

    Charlie

    Cooper

    Max

    Oliver

    Buddy

    Rocky

    Teddy

    Milo

    Tucker

    Bentley

    Most popular dog names female

    popular dog names female

    Bella

    Lucy

    Luna

    Daisy

    Lola

    Sadie

    Molly

    Stella

    Chloe

    Maggie

    Most popular cat names male

    Fear not cat lovers, the most popular names for male and female cats of 2016 have also been released. From what we’ve seen below, it would appear cat owners are slightly more creative when it comes to naming their feline friends. Though there was a surprising cross over between popular names for female dogs and popular names for female cats.

    popular dog names cats

    Oliver

    Max

    Milo

    Simba

    Leo

    Charlie

    Jack

    Loki

    Smokey

    Jasper

     

    Most popular cat names female

    most popular dog names female cat

    Luna

    Bella

    Lucy

    Chloe

    Lily

    Mia

    Sophie

    Lola

    Nala

    Daisy

    Silliest Pet Names

    Of course, not all pet owners go down the straight and narrow when picking a name for their furry friend. Many seek name-spiration from anything from their favourite books and movies to pizza topping. With names including Neil Catrick Harris and Emjoi popping up in the silliest pet names of the year, we think it’s fair to say the below list is very 2016.

    popular dog names cat and dog

    Neil Catrick Harris

    Sir Leonardo ScraggleBottoms III

    Sir Snuggles of Fluffington

    Judas Stardust

    Peppurrcorn VonPuskins

    Professor McGonagall

    Sugar Britches

    Emoji

    Sassafrass

    Mooncake

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