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 Orlando? 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 Orlando this year, along with trending picks. Check ‘em out.
Orlando’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 Orlando.
- #1 Trending Dog Name: Jameson
- #1 Trending Cat Name: Bella
Orlando Pet Name Trends for 2019
- The Wonderful world of dog names: When you’re surrounded by theme parks, it must be hard not to take some inspiration from the characters that inhabit them when it comes pet naming time. This year, Disney-themed names were way up for dogs including Ariel up 600%, Mufasa up 200%, Pluto up 175%, and Bambi, Stitch, and Winnie all increasing by a lot this year. For cats, the trend continued with Nala, Simba, Daisy, and Tigger all trending big for Orlando’s feline friends.
- Weather you like it or not: There’s not getting around it, for a city that’s so perennially sunny, Orlandoites sure like to name their pets after inclement weather! The names Thunder, Rain, Snow, Storm Blizzard, and Snowflake all trended up in popularity this past year.
More Fun for Orlando’s Dogs
Orlando 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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