The Most Popular And Silliest Pet Names Of 2016

Did your pet’s name make the cut?

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This guy definitely looks like a Cooper. exies/iStock/Thinkstock
Stephanie Brown

Neil Catrick Harris.

Peppurrcorn VonPuskins.

Sir Leonardo ScraggleBottoms III.

Those are a few of the most creative pet names of 2016, according to Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, which combed its database to find the top pet names of 2016. But before we see what other inventive names pet owners have come up with, let’s take a look at the most popular ones:

Top 10 Dog Names 2016 – Male

  • Charlie
  • Cooper
  • Max
  • Oliver
  • Buddy
  • Rocky
  • Teddy
  • Milo
  • Tucker
  • Bentley

Top 10 Dog Names 2016 – Female

  • Bella
  • Lucy
  • Luna
  • Daisy
  • Lola
  • Sadie
  • Molly
  • Stella
  • Chloe
  • Maggie

Top 10 Cat Names 2016 – Male

  • Oliver
  • Max
  • Milo
  • Simba
  • Leo
  • Charlie
  • Jack
  • Loki
  • Smokey
  • Jasper

Top 10 Cat Names 2016 – Female

  • Luna
  • Bella
  • Lucy
  • Chloe
  • Lily
  • Mia
  • Sophie
  • Lola
  • Nala
  • Daisy
"Did you just call me Peppurrcorn VonPuskins?" Leesle/iStock/Thinkstock

“Did you just call me Peppurrcorn VonPuskins?” Leesle/iStock/Thinkstock

Sure, Bella and Charlie are cute and all, but sometimes it’s fun to get a little (or a lot) creative in the name department, like these pet owners did:

Silliest Pet Names Of 2016

• Neil Catrick Harris
• Sir Leonardo ScraggleBottoms III
• Sir Snuggles of Fluffington
• Judas Stardust
• Peppurrcorn VonPuskins
• Professor McGonagall
• Sugar Britches
• Emoji
• Sassafrass
• Mooncake

Hey, those names may sound strange, but at least these pet owners know that when they call their dog’s name at the dog park, only one dog will come running. Think about how many Bellas you know? And now how many Sugar Britches? Exactly.

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  • We had a neighbor who named his dog ” George T Shagnasty” and my sister named one of our dogs Destry Rides Again Turner and another one was Tobias J Rentur.

    Ellie October 30, 2016 1:49 pm Reply
  • Our Chihuahua is named Snicker Fritz de Bartok
    But around the house, he’s just Fritz?

    Jeff November 8, 2016 7:31 am Reply
  • I named my dog Petra after all she is a pet!

    Marilyn November 8, 2016 8:15 am Reply
  • We had a collie named Herr Bahl, and the neighbors named theirs Soda Pup.

    Audrey Hildebrand November 8, 2016 6:04 pm Reply
  • We name our dogs are namex after cuts of meat. We have had Tbone, Porterhouse, Sirloin and our new pup in february will be Ribeye or Tenderloin. 🙂

    Jen November 8, 2016 6:30 pm Reply
  • I named my male Sheltie MacGyver. Because he would figure his way out of places. Very smart dog.

    Jeff November 14, 2016 5:23 pm Reply
  • My dogs’ names are Charlie and Cooper!! LOL! They are 5 years old, though.

    Kathy November 15, 2016 7:01 pm Reply

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