The Most Popular Cat Names Of 2019 Released

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At the end of each and every year, Rover.com releases their annual list of the most popular pet names of the year for dogs and cats. The list is comprised off of extensive database research from their millions of pet parent subscribers. Wondering if your cat has one of the most popular cat names?

When it comes to the top names overall for cats for 2019, the list is as follows…???

For Male Cats, the Top Cat Names of 2019 are:

  1. Oliver
  2. Leo
  3. Milo
  4. Charlie
  5. Max
  6. Jack
  7. Simba
  8. Loki
  9. Oscar
  10. Jasper

And For Female Cats, The Top Cat Names of 2019 are:

  1. Luna
  2. Bella
  3. Lucy
  4. Kitty
  5. Lily
  6. Nala
  7. Chloe
  8. Sophie
  9. Daisy
  10. Stella

Cat names change year after year in line with current pop culture trends. It seems that superheroes have made a pretty big impact when it comes to pet parents naming their new additions in 2019.

Check out this list of the top dog and cat names that pay homage to superheroes:

  1. Harley
  2. Loki
  3. Thor
  4. Flash
  5. May
  6. Drax
  7. Ronan
  8. Valkyrie
  9. Mary Jane
  10. Stan

It seems that many cat owners love getting their coffee fix on too when it comes to naming their kitties, with eight of the top ten popular drink names being in the coffee family. Those common cat names inspired by those magic brown beans are: Mocha, Kona, Latte, Coffee, Cappuccino, Espresso, and even Macchiato.

When it comes to food names for kitties, there are ten which top the list of the most-used food names for cats:

  1. Oreo
  2. Pepper
  3. Pumpkin
  4. Sammy
  5. Ginger
  6. Peanut
  7. Cookie
  8. Snickers
  9. Sugar
  10. Mocha

When it comes to naming your cat, really it’s your own personal opinion when it boils down to what you actually name them. And, as we know, we often call them the million other nicknames that we come up for them anyway! But did you know that there is, in fact, a little bit of scientific reasoning that’s proven most effective when it comes to naming your feline friend?

According to experts at PetMD.com, based off of veterinary and scientific observation, it’s been documented that cats seem to respond to some human vocalizations more than others. It might come as no surprise that cats seem to prefer higher pitched sounds, something that mirrors that high-pitched meow that we cat owners often hear.

It’s been revealed that cats seem to prefer the higher and softer sound of a woman’s voice compared to a man’s. And additionally, that cats tend to respond better to names which have a long e-vowel or “ee” sound in their names. Which, when you think about it, makes purrfect sense! Most of us often add a “y” when being cutesy to the end of our kitty’s name, and it seems when we make those sweet, meow like sounds when calling their names, they come running to us.

Did your kitties name make the cat names list of 2019? Share with us!

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