There’s nothing quite like looking into your new pet’s eyes and choosing the perfect name that feels, well, perfect. Whether you’re basing it on your pet’s personality, your favorite author, TV character, or sports figure, or your current obsession, it’s got to be just right. And that’s fortunate, since you’ll likely end up hollering it across the house about a million times.Which dog and cat names are popular this year in Austin? Did your pet’s name make the top 5 locally? Or maybe even the top 100 in the country? As the nation’s largest network of dog walkers and pet sitters, Rover has heard just about every pet name there is. We dug through our data to find the most popular cat and dog names in Austin this year, along with trending picks. Check ‘em out.
Austin’s Top Dog and Cat Names
Did your dog or cat’s name make the list?
Top 5 Male Dog Names
Top 5 Female Dog Names
Top 5 Male Cat Names
Top 5 Female Cat Names
These cat and dog names have jumped up most in popularity this year. They showcase what’s gaining traction in Austin.
- #1 Trending Dog Name: Lasagna
- #1 Trending Cat Name: Daisy
Austin Pet Name Trends for 2019
- Austin likes to party: Or, at least, you like your pets’ names to reflect your favorite 21-and-over libations. This year, alcohol-inspired dog names are trending in Austin with Tequila up a whopping 1,100%, Brandy up 500%, Whiskey up 170%, and Jameson, Guinness, Bourbon, and Miller all on the rise, too! The name Whiskey is trending for cats as well.
- You are what you eat: Or at least your pet names are what you eat. Brisket and Queso are both trending upwards for your pet names with Lasagna taking the top spot for trending dog names in Austin.
- The best part of waking up: So what if your pet is the occasional cause for an early morning wakeup? This past year Austinites paid homage to their favorite early morning beverage by naming their pets after coffee. Bean, Mocha, Coffee, and Latte are all trending up in Austin.
More Fun for Austin’s Dogs
Austin pet parents have plenty of options for dog-friendly activities, indoors and out. Check out some of our favorite options below.
- Dog’s Day Out: Austin
- The Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants and More in Austin, Texas
- Top 7 Dog Parks in Austin
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