Denver’s Most Popular Pet Names & Trends…and COVID’s impact!
posted by: Mile High Mamas
The COVID-19 pandemic not only gave rise to the more obvious names, like Covi (up 1,159%), Rona (up 69%) and Corona (up 24%), it also led to the emergence of names like Fauci (a new name in 2020). The pandemic has brought about a new reality for many Americans, as well, with self-isolation and less socialization becoming the new normal.
- Top Trending Dog Name: Beretta
- Top Trending Cat Name: Franklin
- Top 5 Female Dog Names: Bella, Luna, Lucy, Daisy and Stella
- Top 5 Male Dog Names: Charlie, Max, Cooper, Bear and Milo
- Top 5 Female Cat Names: Luna, Franklin, Lucy, Chloe and Lily
- Top 5 Male Cat Names: Leo, Milo, Charlie, Dexter and Oliver
- Space and sci-fi inspiration, perhaps from this year’s SpaceX rocket launch, is boosting popularity for dog names like Moon, Neptune and Romulus
- Denverites are getting back to basics. Fido is trending up for dogs and Frank is up for cats!
- Car makers are inspiring pets owners with Chevy and Ford trending up for dogs and Jetta for cats.
- Franklin as a cat name increased 975%!
Check out Denver’s Top Pet Names & Trends report.