These are the 20 most popular cat names in America right now
Naming your cat can be hard. There are so many options and it’s really easy to be overwhelmed. Should we go creative, punny, or normal? What is everyone else naming their cat? Well, we actually just found out.
Rover.com, which is basically America’s AirBNB for pets, just released their annual survey of the most popular cat names in the nation. The survey polled people from the site’s network of users in order to identify what and how we name our cats. Obviously, this is the best job in the world — besides naming beauty products, of course. Here’s what we know: Most people opt for pretty typical names for their cats.
Here are the top male cat names:
Aww, we love the idea of a little kitten named Simba. There was also someone in the survey with a cat named Tyrion Cattister, and it wasn’t the only Game of Thrones reference that Rover’s data found. Several users reported naming their cats Khaleesi, although we feel like if you’re going to go that route, you should definitely go with Khatleesi, right?
Here are the top female cat names:
Oliver, Charlie, Max, and Jack were a few of the top male baby names in 2015, while Chloe, Bella, Lucy, Lily, Zoe, and Sophie were some of the top female names. We’re not sure what the crossover means — probably just that we like naming our pets what we would name our children one day. Over half of all cats actually have human names, but data showed that pop culture still has a huge influence on what we name our cats. There are several felines in America with names like Yoda, Bellatrix, and — wait for it — Bieber. A cat named Bieber? So much yaaaaas.