Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Pets
  3. Cats

Bella, Max most popular cat names

See also

If your cat is named “Bella” or "Max,” you are far from alone. For the second straight year, Bella and Max were the most popular cat names in 2013, according to a new study by a major pet insurance company.

Rounding out the list of the top 10 most common cat names last year were Chloe, Oliver, Lucy, Charlie, Sophie, Lily, Shadow and Tiger, said Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), which compiled the rankings by sorting its database of more than 500,000 insured pets. Names that were “trending upward” included “Luna” and “Milo,” VPI said.

A similar list was compiled for dogs and can be viewed here.

While human names were the most popular cat names, underscoring the close bond that cat owners have with their pets, less conventional names were also abundant, including Cheeto Burrito, Fuzzbutt, Mama Pajama and Lady Fluffington, VPI said. The company, based in Orange County, Calif., posted a list of its most popular “wacky” pet names here.

SUBSCRIBE! To receive future cat articles by this writer, click “Subscribe” above. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

Advertisement

Life

  • Derek Hough
    Derek Hough brings quadruple threat talent to 'DWTS' and beyond
    Today's Buzz
  • Hookah smoking
    Young adults believe hookah smoking pose no health threat
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Top outdoor activities
    Don't spend your summer indoors: Top outdoor activities to do with your significant other
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Baby shower idea for men
    A new twist on baby showers is throwing a Daddy Baby-Q
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Wedding special
    'Curvy Brides' offers a new look into every bride's pursuit for her picture perfect wedding gown
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Morbid obesity
    Health: Morbid obesity decreases life span by up to 16 years
    Camera
    7 Photos