Top 10 Cat Names Of 2016

When you meet a pet with a perfectly fitting name, you have to wonder: did her name shape her personality, or the other way around?

Naming our kitties is usually one of the first things we do when we first adopt them–and sometimes it takes a lot of thought! Some people prefer short and sweet names while others like to bestow long, regal titles on their furry friends. But whatever you choose, you’re bound to come up with dozens of silly nicknames anyway, just because you love your cat so much.

According to Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, these are the most popular cat names from 2016:

Top 10 Female Cat Names:

Luna

Bella

Lucy

Chloe

Lily

Mia

Sophie

Lola

Nala

Daisy

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Top 10 Male Cat Names:

Oliver

Max

Milo

Simba

Leo

Charlie

Jack

Loki

Smokey

Jasper

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And just for good measure, Healthy Paws unveiled some of the most unique cat and dog names they’ve seen this year! Take a look:

10 Silliest Pet Names of 2016:

Neil Catrick Harris

Sir Leonardo ScraggleBottoms III

Sir Snuggles of Fluffington

Judas Stardust

Peppurrcorn VonPuskins

Professor McGonagall

Sugar Britches

Emoji

Sassafrass

Mooncake

Pretty funny, right? Maybe you’ll get some inspiration for your next furry friend!

Do you have a kitty with any of this year’s top cat names?

(h/t: People Pets)

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