REVEALED! The most popular cat and dog names for 2018

Yesterday we brought you the list of the most popular baby names of 2018, now we present to you… the most popular pet names of the year!

Just like picking a name for your newborn child, deciding what to call your new furbaby can also be a very serious task.

Luckily, our friends at Pet Insurance Australia have compiled a list of the top dog and cat names for 2018, so if you’re still looking for some inspiration you’re in luck!


The company came up with the list after gathering data from more than 150,000 pets who were newly insured in Australia in the last 12 months.

Top 10 female dog names

  1. Bella
  2. Luna
  3. Ruby
  4. Molly
  5. Coco
  6. Daisy
  7. Lucy
  8. Rosie
  9. Lola
  10. Poppy

Top 10 male dog names

  1. Charlie
  2. Max
  3. Archie
  4. Buddy
  5. Ollie
  6. Milo
  7. Oscar
  8. Bailey
  9. Alfie
  10. Cooper

Top 10 female cat names

  1. Luna
  2. Bella
  3. Coco
  4. Molly
  5. Lilly
  6. Cleo
  7. Mia
  8. Willow
  9. Lucy
  10. Lola

Top 10 male cat names

  1. Charlie
  2. Simba
  3. Oscar
  4. Max
  5. Milo
  6. Leo
  7. Jasper
  8. George
  9. Archie
  10. Tigger

Unusual new pet names

  1. Kiki
  2. Narla
  3. Arschar
  4. Arya
  5. Babushka
  6. Moxi
  7. Cheeky
  8. Porkchop

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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