We just had an excellent post on popular names for 2019 (and the decade), but what about our furry friends? Pop culture and pet names also collide and are obviously influenced by television, films, music, food & drink and even uh, marijuana. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular pet names of 2019.
[Images: Top 5 Male Dog Names & Female Cat Names]
Game of Thrones: Arya is up 150% this year over 2018 and made it into the top 100 dog names.
GOT names also trending upwards: Robb, Melisandre, Jon, Brienne, Sandor and Tywin.
Marvel and DC Comic names are extremely popular with pet owners: Okoye, Nebula and Black Widow are all increasing in popularity this year.
Villain names: Sauron, Bellatrix and Thanos.
Top Superhero Names for Dogs and Cats: Harley, Loki, Thor, Flash and Valkyrie.
Top 5 Music Names for Dogs and Cats
1. Taylor Swift
5. David Bowie
Also hot this year and rising: Lizzo and Cardi B.
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ONTD, what are your favorite pet names?
What name(s) did you give your furry companion(s)?
Sources: 1 | 2