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Here’s a List of Top Pet Names in Milwaukee

Did your pet’s name make the list?

The list of most popular pet names in Milwaukee has been released and we’re excited about it. Really excited. There are few things we love more than pets here at Milwaukee Magazine, truly.

And while there are numerous cute dogs and cats with great names in this city, the list, created by highlights the names that people find most adorable, funny or just fitting for their floofs. Planning to become a pet parent and need some inspiration? Want to see if your pooch made the list? Check out the results!

First up, we have the top male dog names:

  1. Max
  2. Cooper
  3. Charlie
  4. Oliver
  5. Rocky

For top female dog names, we have:

  1. Lucy
  2. Lily
  3. Daisy
  4. Bella
  5. Bailey

Honorable mentions for dog names include Ragnar, named after an overnight relay race, along with Colby, named after, of course, the Wisconsin cheese.

On to cats, we have the top male cat names:

  1. Ollie
  2. Bubba
  3. Archie
  4. Harry
  5. Prince

And the top female cat names are:

  1. Allie
  2. Missie
  3. Dakota
  4. Fiona
  5. Ginger

Cat honorable mentions include names from the Royal Family in 2020, such as Prince, Harry, Archie and Meghan, as well as Mufasa, named after the character from Disney’s The Lion King. also released their list of the Top 100 Most Popular Dog names, along with the biggest trending pet names of the year, including Covi (up 1,159%), Rona (up 69%), Mando (up 2,658%) of The Mandalorian on Disney+ and Geralt (up 9,308%) from The Witcher, which is the number one trending dog name.



Brianna Schubert is a freelance writer at Milwaukee Magazine. She is studying journalism, psychology and Spanish and is in the Honors College at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.