2017s favourite pet names


2017s favourite pet names


Naming the newest member of the family can be a difficult task. A recent study from those over at Animalfriends.co.uk has revealed the nation’s favourite names for their pets.

Alfie has fallen off the top spot for the first time since 2014 coming in third, losing out to Bella who has stolen centre stage as the Uk’s favourite pet name.

However Alfie still remains top dog in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle.

Aberdeen has claimed the award for the most unique names, with over a quarter choosing names such as Tealan and Endora

The study went on to show that music played a major influence, with the a 573% increase in names such as David Bowie and Prince after their passing.

For cats, Charlie has claimed the nation’s hearts, with Jasper, Smudge and Willow also proving popular.


The study revealed these as 2017s favourite pet names : 

  1. Bella
  2. Poppy
  3. Alfie
  4. Charlie
  5. Lola
  6. Max
  7. Teddy
  8. Daisy
  9. Oscar
  10. Buddy
  11. Molly
  12. Milo
  13. Ruby
  14. Bailey
  15. Tilly
  16. Rosie
  17. Luna
  18. Coco
  19. Millie
  20. Archie


Do your pets fall into the 2017s favourite pet names for the nation? Let us know what your pets are called! @sitywalks

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