Alas, Chairman-Meow also did not make the list.
Recently, we told you about the top dog names for 2019, and so here we are back with a list for the cat-lovers among us. Perhaps not surprisingly, it’s remarkably similar.
Traditional names for both dogs and cats seem to have fallen out of favor with pet owners in recent years, as the fashionable names for animals have started to overlap with popular names for babies.
The website Kittycatter recently complied their list of the top 100 cat names in America for 2019. In order to do this they looked at names on the Cat Fanciers Association, which keeps the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats, Nationwide Pet Insurance’s policyholder database, and FindCatNames.com’s list of the most frequently favorited names. Below you can find the top 20.
Many of these names also feature in the Top 100 list for children’s names. So let’s say goodbye to Mr. Tibbles and hello to …
The most popular name for a cat this year, Oliver also ranks as the fifth most popular baby name for boys in 2018 based on the official Social Security list. Here is the remainder of the list for the most popular cat names of 2019.
Notably lacking from the list were the more humorous, or should we say punny cat names. But never fear, Feline Living produced its own list of cat names for the self-proclaimed comedians among us.
Some gems from this list included the pop cultural icons, Cat Stevens, Cindy Clawford, and Pawdry Hepburn, the artists, Pitcatso, and Shakespurr, and the charmingly architectural, Frank Lloyd Bite, (amusing and terrifying at once.)
What is your cat named? Let us know in the comments.