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 Birmingham? 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 Atlanta this year, along with trending picks. Check ‘em out.
Birmingham’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 Birmingham.
- #1 Trending Dog Name: Mac
- #1 Trending Cat Name: Lily
Birmingham Pet Name Trends for 2019
- Once a classic, always a classic?: In Birmingham the answer is kinda yes, kinda no. This past year, classic cat name Kitty was on the rise while the classic names Bandit and Boots both trended down. While in classic music-inspired names, Prince saw a rise among music loving dog lovers, while Bowie and Elvis both fell.
- You like what’s local: Local slang and sports inspired two of this year’s trendiest dog names with Buck up 300% and Saban up 100%.
- Brunch, a little bit breakfast, a little bit lunch, a whole lotta dog names: The brunch-inspired dog names Coffee, Sammie, and Kona were all on upward trajectories this year in Birmingham, but last year’s favorites Muffin and Biscuit lost a bit in popularity.
More Fun for Birmingham’s Dogs
Birmingham pet parents have plenty of options for dog-friendly activities, indoors and out. Check out some of our favorite options below.
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