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Most Popular Cat Names of 2014

Simba, Elsa, and All the Other Most Popular Cat Names of 2014

Rover.com, the nation's Airbnb for cats, has released a survey that details the most popular cat names of 2014. Classics like Charlie and Bella still shine, but there's proof that the triumph of Disney prevails with popular names like Simba, Elsa, and Tinker Bell taking a spot on the list of our feline friends.

Read on to see if your cat's name made the list!

Top Male Names

  1. Charlie — top baby name for 2014
  2. Jack — top baby name for 2014
  3. Jasper
  4. Dexter
  5. Milo
  6. Fred
  7. Simon
  8. Simba
  9. George
  10. Boomer

Top Female Names

  1. Lily — top baby name for 2014
  2. Chloe — top baby name for 2014
  3. Lucy — top baby name for 2014
  4. Bella
  5. Luna
  6. Maddie
  7. Emma — top baby name for 2014
  8. Coco
  9. Molly — top baby name for 2014
  10. Callie

Girls Rule, Boys Drool

Fifty percent of the top female cat names this year were also top baby names for 2014; just 20 percent of the top male cat names were top baby names for 2014.

Cat-Lovers Are Suckers For Sweets

Popular sweet-tooth-themed names include:

  • Brulee
  • Cinnamon
  • Mocha
  • Sugar
  • Butterscotch

Pop Culture Never Fails

Tinseltown influenced cat names like . . .

  • Elsa
  • Tinker Bell
  • Shrek
  • Daenerys
  • Elvis
  • Cinderella
  • Rocky
  • Piper
  • Rambo
  • Maverick

Revenge of the Nerds

In this case, the force is with the dogs. Five of the top 10 nerdiest dog names are from Star Wars, while just two made the top 10 nerdiest names for cats.

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  • Chewy
  • Yoda

The Great Outdoors

Dogs have double the percentage of nature-inspired names as cats — maybe it's all those long walks. Overall, cat-lovers seem to prefer more flower-like names, including:

  • Daisy
  • Rose
  • Violet

More Notable Names

Cunning cat wordplay names include:

  • Micetrio
  • Groucho Meowx
  • Tigermisu

Do you have a unique pet name that didn't make the list? Let us know in the comments below!

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