What Were the Most Popular Cat Names of 2017?

According to T.S. Eliot, the author of Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, “The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter/It isn’t just one of your holiday games/You may think at first I’m as mad as a hatter/When I tell you, a cat must have three different names.” The monikers mentioned include a sensible name for every day use, an appellation of distinction, and a “name that no human research can discover — but the cat himself knows, and will never confess.”

While we may not ever find out the secret sobriquets of our pals who meow, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance has the scoop on the most popular cat names of 2017, as well as some of the year’s most peculiar pet names. Did your cat’s name make the list?

Top Names for Male Cats in 2017

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

Top Names for Female Felines in 2017

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

The Top Healthy Paws Most Unique Pet Names of the Year

  1. Izzy Baby Bella Floofcaboose von Carpetmoose
  2. Reginald Periwinkle Esquire III, Esquire
  3. The Great Catsby
  4. Zena Princess Warrior of the Sagebrush
  5. Ziggy the Zag
  6. Annie Guacamole
  7. Jawslin
  8. Agent Cooper Pooper Scooper
  9. Google
  10. Punky Hopter

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  1. YAY!! No “Cody” on the list!

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