Best Cute Pet Names for 2020
What are the cutest pet names for 2020? Here are some adorable options for your bundle of fur!
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Are you looking for a cute name for your new pet? According to data from Rover.com, 33 percent of pet parents pick a name inspired by pop culture moments. Look for cute pet names from books, TV shows, movies, and video games for inspiration. Rover’s resident dog trainer on The Dog People Panel, Nicole Ellis, says the most important aspect of the name you choose is that you love it. Read on for cute pet names to love in 2020. If you’ve got a new puppy at home, here are 13 dog training mistakes you’ll want to avoid.
Cat parents love to go with drink-inspired names, according to new data from Rover’s annual popular pet name report. Trending drink-themed cat names took inspiration from everybody’s favorite morning beverage. If you’re looking for a name with coffee cuteness, consider Latte or names like Mocha, Kona, Coffee Bean, or Joe. See if you can guess the popular cat breed based on its kitten picture.
You can find plenty of inspiration for cute dog and cat names by looking to the crown. According to Rover’s research on 2019 pet name trends, the name Meghan shot up by 42 percent, while the names Queen Elizabeth and Diana remain ultra-popular girl/female cat names. King, Prince, or Harry also make cute dog names for your boy pooch. These are the most popular dog names for the most popular dog breeds in America.
If you’re looking for cute girl/female cat names, consider naming your fur baby after the Queen of Arendelle. The sequel to the smash animated blockbuster Frozen offers plenty of name inspiration. Try out Olaf or Snowball for extra charm! See the cutest cat breeds as kittens.
Take inspiration from the new TV show on Disney Plus, The Mandalorian, which features the cutest of cute new characters, the 50-year-old Baby Yoda. Star Wars fans are going wild for the adorable character also known as “The Child.” If you’re still looking for that just-right name, check out more great name options for your new puppy.
The father of the comic book superhero universe, Stan Lee, was also a popular pet name in 2019. The name still has legs as a trend for 2020. About 12 percent of pet owners name their fur child after a famous or historical person. Stan Lee covers that category and also offers a perpetual homage to fans of the Marvel universe since it’s the name of the recently-deceased man who started it all. Check out reasons why your cat is so obsessed with your keyboard.
According to Rover, dessert-inspired names gained popularity. Super sweet names like Cake, Croissant, or Skittles make great girl/female cat names. However, Ellis recommends that you avoid names that sound too much like commands; so Hershey is cute, but Kit Kat could be confused with “sit.” If you’re looking for ways to communicate better with your pet, here’s a handy guide for decoding 10 noises your cat makes from meows to purrs to whimpers.
The Marvel Universe is a big influence for pet parents when it comes to picking cute pet names. Ellis explains that short, simple names generally work better for dogs. She offers that “a hard consonant sound in the name, such as ‘c’ or ‘k,’ helps dogs distinguish it from surrounding sounds.” Fetch, Loki! Give this cute name a try! Here are 6 more secrets for getting your pet to behave better.
Rover’s survey revealed a trend termed “the humanization of pets,” with 55 percent of pet parents using or considering human names. op culture names conjure the same passion and happiness their namesake’s inspire. The name Lizzo is up 100 percent, catapulted by the superstardom of the singer Lizzo who has multiple pop chart hits. The name Beyoncé is also up 78 percent. Find out the 17 secrets your cat would like you to know.
“You want to get that warm, fuzzy feeling every time you say your dog’s name, just like you want your dog to respond to her name with joy,” Ellis shares. The best cute names for dogs make you happy when you say them, which is likely why Spirit was one of the top trending names for dogs in 2019. If you’re looking for more warm and fuzzy, here are 60 adorable animal pics to make you say “awwww.”