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Top 20 most popular male and female pet names of 2017

The most popular pet names of 2017 have been revealed! Does your dog or cat’s name make the top 20 list?

Our list features the most popular names of the male and female dogs and cats we cared for in our rehoming centres during 2017. We’ve also included some of the more unique, cute and funny names below.

We hope this can provide inspiration if you need to pick a new girl or boy name for a new addition to your family in 2018. If you’re thinking of getting a new pet, don’t forget to visit our rescue pages to meet our pets needing homes.

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Top 20 female dog names

  1. Bella
  2. Lola
  3. Poppy
  4. Daisy
  5. Ruby
  6. Molly
  7. Roxy
  8. Tilly
  9. Millie
  10. Rosie
  11. Luna
  12. Lily
  13. Bonnie
  14. Tia
  15. Jess
  16. Lady
  17. Coco
  18. Belle
  19. Holly
  20. Lucy
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Top 20 male dog names

  1. Charlie
  2. Max
  3. Buddy
  4. Milo
  5. Alfie
  6. Jack
  7. Teddy
  8. Buster
  9. Rocky
  10. Diesel
  11. Archie
  12. Barney
  13. Frankie
  14. Hugo
  15. Bailey
  16. Bobby
  17. Dexter
  18. Oscar
  19. Ben
  20. Reggie
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Top 20 female cat names

  1. Luna
  2. Ruby
  3. Daisy
  4. Tilly
  5. Bella
  6. Molly
  7. Lola
  8. Poppy
  9. Willow
  10. Lily
  11. Misty
  12. Rosie
  13. Millie
  14. Missy
  15. Maisie
  16. Bonnie
  17. Cleo
  18. Belle
  19. Kitty
  20. Nala
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Top 20 male cat names

  1. Charlie
  2. Leo
  3. Oscar
  4. Alfie
  5. Tigger
  6. Toby
  7. Simba
  8. George
  9. Jasper
  10. Max
  11. Milo
  12. Marley
  13. Casper
  14. Sooty
  15. Harry
  16. Smudge
  17. Tommy
  18. Dexter
  19. Jack
  20. Billy

Most unique female dog names

  1. Huggs
  2. Ali McBeagle
  3. Tempo
  4. Zola
  5. Jolly

Most unique male dog names

  1. Tatty
  2. Puzzle
  3. Mr Bumblebee
  4. Harpo
  5. D'Artagnan

Most unique female cat names

  1. Toe
  2. Hungry Hippo
  3. Juice
  4. Spaghetti
  5. Comfy

Most unique male cat names

  1. Geoffrey Boycat
  2. Stampy
  3. Lego
  4. Hokey Cokey
  5. Broomstick
  6. Earl Grey

— Page last updated 07/01/2019

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