Pet names might be even more fun than baby names.
Fri Feb 03 2023
Top Dog Names 2022 Announced!
The most popular dog names of 2022 are in, and there's a new female dog name leading the pack! Read on for a deeper dive into statistics, trends, and more.
Fri Jan 13 2023
Celebrity Dog Names
Celebrity dog names are just as weird — maybe even weirder — than celebrity baby names. Find out who calls their pooch Boujee and which celebrity pup goes by Porky Basquiat in this round-up of the wildest, wackiest celebrity dog names.
Tue Nov 08 2022
Unique Dog Names
Unique dog names are more important than ever. If you don't want to have the third Luna or fourth Max in your doggy daycare, we have lists of unique girl dog names and unique boy dog names to consider.
Fri Oct 28 2022
Would You Name Your Kitten Kevin?
Pet names are becoming more human, but not all human names are equally embraced for dogs and cats. We've identified three distinct types of human names given to pets, along with why they're so trendy.
Sun Oct 16 2022
Food Names for Cats
Food names for cats, including fruit and vegetable names for cats, drink names for cats, and unique food names for cats.
Fri Jul 01 2022
Brand Names for Pets
Just as they are rising among babies, brand names are becoming more popular among pets. Here, we discuss brand names for dogs and brand names for cats.
Fri May 27 2022
Celebrity Cat Names
Celebrity cat names are even crazier than celebrity baby names. Find out who calls their cat Bagel and which celebrity kitten goes by Spanky in this round-up of the weirdest, most unique celebrity cat names.
Wed Feb 02 2022
Transforming Top to Uncommon Male Dog Names
100 cooler substitutes for the most popular male dog names. Kenji for Benji!
Tue Feb 01 2022
Transforming Top to Uncommon Female Dog Names
If you won't use a Top 100 name for your baby, you shouldn't use a Top 100 name for your dog. We offer cool replacements for the most popular female dog names.
Thu Dec 02 2021
Christmas Names for Cats
Christmas names for cats, including popular Christmas names for cats, Christmas girl names for cats, and Christmas boy names for cats.
Wed Dec 01 2021
Christmas Names for Dogs
Christmas names for dogs, including popular Christmas names for dogs, Christmas girl names for dogs, and Christmas boy names for dogs.
Tue Nov 09 2021
Dog Names: How to Name Your Pup
Naming a dog has a lot in common with naming a baby, as you'll see in this wonderful blog by professor and book author Mikita Brottman.
Mon Nov 01 2021
Hipster Girl Dog Names
Hipster girl dog names are unexpected, cool, creative choices. If you want your dog's name to stand out from the crowd, we have 100+ unique options.
Sat Aug 14 2021
Top Dog Names 2020 Announced!
The Top Dog names of 2020 have been revealed! Bella and Max take the lead once again — we dive into the statistics, trends, and more.
Tue Sep 22 2020
Pets Look Like Their Names
According to recent data, most people match pet names to personality or looks. We have names for dogs and cats of all sizes, colors, and personalities.
Sun Dec 08 2019
2019’s Top Dog Names Revealed
Rover has reported on the top pet names of 2019, and Bella and Max lead the pack once again! All of the top names for dogs of both genders are human names this year. Such popular baby names as Lily and Milo have joined the Top 10 for dogs, while popular dog names such as […]
Thu Nov 22 2018
Pet, Celeb and Other Baby Name News of the Week
By Clare Green This week’s news includes family traditions, sticky dilemmas, an alphabet of winter storm names, and boy names you may never have heard before. Family tree names: Union and Linton In the hunt for name ideas, you might have turned to your family tree. Three sets of parents in the news this week […]
Wed Dec 13 2017
2017 Baby Names: Name pockets, pet names and more
The latest baby name news from celebrities, Ireland, Spain and the world of dogs.
Sun Apr 02 2017
When Name Nerds Name Pets
How does a name-obsessed nerd go about naming a pet?
Tue Feb 14 2017
Boy Baby Names: Gone to the Dogs?
Baby and dog names are almost interchangeable these days. This writer is wondering if Murphy is too canine for her son. Tell us what you think on the poll.
Tue Jul 05 2016
The People-Pet Name Switcheroo
With so many dogs named Chloe and Zoe, how about Duke or Boomer for a babe?
Tue Aug 11 2015
The Trendiest Dog Names
Thinking of using Hudson or Finn, Ivy or Aurora? Your baby might just find a canine cousin living next door.
Wed Jul 22 2015
People Names for Dogs
As we think of our dogs more as our children, we give them names fit for babies.
Tue Oct 21 2014
How’s it different naming a pet and a baby?
Pet names and people names are becoming awfully similar, with animals named Bella and Jack and babies named Bandit and Bear. So what’s the difference between naming a pet and a baby?
Wed Mar 20 2013
Dog Names: What’s cool, what’s smart, what’s hot, what’s not
Dog name trends mirror baby name trends, more proof that dogs have become our children.