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Did Your Pet’s Name Make It To The Most Popular List? (2020)

Find out what the most popular dog and cat names were in 2020.

Most Popular Dog and Cat Names in 2020

The year 2020 has been a challenging one, but there’s good news: pet adoptions are up as people look for comfort and companionship. According to, here are the top 10 most popular dog and cat names for 2020.

Dog Names

  1. Bella
  2. Charlie
  3. Luna
  4. Lucy
  5. Max
  6. Bailey
  7. Daisy
  8. Cooper
  9. Molly
  10. Lola

Cat Names

  1. Luna
  2. Bella
  3. Oliver
  4. Charlie
  5. Lucy
  6. Leo
  7. Max
  8. Milo
  9. Lily
  10. Simba

Did your pet’s make the list of most popular dog and cat names? Tell us in the comments below.

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Stacey Arnold


Bedford Blankenship

My brother had a basset hound AKC name,..
Sir Wellington III.
They called him Clyde.

Susan Higgins


Cecilia Watson

Yes, both , my Lucy is 12 years old


Bart, huckleberry, tater,spud and russet are the dogs stash is the cat

Susan Higgins

We love the names!!!

Debbi Troyan

Bali and Blue the silver weims




3 Beagles and their names didn’t make the list:
1) Alfred Theodore
2) Abigail Jane
3) Arthur Reginald

Susan Higgins

Great names!

Susan Higgins

Love these!


Dog named Winston and a cat named Willow.

Roberta J Kennedy

I give my pets name for places that I love like towns in Ireland, Tralee, and I’ve also had a Sedona. A border collie Isla, which is Scottish. Those are dogs and cats named Ceili, Aisling and Donegal. Isla is pronounced with a silent s.


Why are we looking at 2018 pet names in 2020?

Michael Collver

My Border Collie’s name is Duncan Aberlour Wallace Glenlivet(DAWG)! Call him Duncan!

Lorie Naylor

Nope. I have a dog Harley Earl, and 2 cats Patty and Chloe. ❤️❤️❤️

Susan Higgins

Great names!

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