VPI ranks most popular, most unusual pet names for 2010
Other top dog names were Bailey, Max, Lecy, Molly, Buddy, Maggie, Daisy, Charlie and Sophie. Of the nearly half a million pets insured by VPI, only 13 were given the moniker Fido, revealing a trend toward using more human names for pets.
Cat owners favored names like Max, Chloe, Oliver Lucky and Charlie in 2010, while traditional names like Tiger and Tigger fell to the bottom of most-popular list.
Other common exotic names, revealed for the first time in 2010 by VPI, were Charlie, Baby, Sunny, Jack, Kiwi, Bandit, Max, Sammy, Gizmo and, again, Bella.
Some of the most unusual dog names identified by VPI included Pickle Von Corndog, Badonkadonnk and Dog Vader. Cat names included Purr Diem, Bing Clawsby, Chairman Meow, Optimus Pants and Admiral Pancake.