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 Tampa? 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 Tampa this year, along with trending picks. Check ‘em out.
Tampa’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 Tampa.
- #1 Trending Dog Name: Spot
- #1 Trending Cat Name: Pumpkin
Tampa Pet Name Trends for 2019
- You’re on the edge of the tropics: But the dog names you chose this past year definitely trended toward the Caribbean-inspired. Mango, Coconut, and Mojito all shot up in popularity this past year.
- You like what your mother gave you: Mother Nature, that is. This past year, Tampa pet owners took a lot of inspiration from nature when it came time to choose a name. For cats, Lily, Daisy, and Willow were trending way up in the polls while the name Rose for canines was up a whopping 750%!
More Fun for Tampa’s Dogs
Tampa 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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