Top 10 Pet Names of 2021
Holiday gift buying can be ruff, sorry, rough, but there’s nothing quite like the joy when that special gift is finally opened by that special person. Cue the often funny and sometimes tear-jerking YouTube videos of children and the elderly surprised with canine and feline furballs for Christmas — new pets are always a sure-fire way to blow all the other gifts out of the snow.
After bringing home the furry bundle of joy, the next, and one of the most important, things to do is bestow the perfect name. Trupanion, a pet insurance provider, surveyed pet owners for the most popular cat and dog names of 2021. Cross-referenced with other pet sites’ findings, below is a list of the Top 10 Most Popular Dog and Cat Names of 2021.
Top 10 Most Popular Female Dog Names
Top 10 Most Popular Male Dog Names
Top 10 Most Popular Female Cat Names
Top 10 Most Popular Male Cat Names
While they didn’t make the top 10 list, there are still countless names that gained popularity throughout the year that could be exactly what your new family member embodies. The pet networking site rover.com fetched the hard-hitting data on which names gained traction due to trends from the past year. Below are a few that were cross-referenced with other sites and ranked the highest in new popularity.
- Lady Whistledown
- Big Ed
- Kris Jenner
Pop Culture/Current Events:
- Dolly Parton
- Doja Cat
- Mai Tai
- Baguette (for cats)
Whatever you choose to dub your new best friend, keep in mind that while gifting a pet is exciting, they are also a 10-15 year commitment that requires care, attention and a loving home. If your family or loved one is ready for this commitment, then by all means bring Grogu home.
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