Top Most Popular Puppy Names For 2009

Everyone has different way to choose their dog names some of us think about celebrity names some of us think about funny names that makes us smile. Petfinder just announced the most popular dog names, cat names and unusual pet names for 2009.

For the third year in a row, the No. 1 and No. 2 names for dogs are “Buddy” and “Max.” “Lucy” took the No. 1 spot for cats, and “Smokey” came in as the second most popular feline-forename in 2009.

For the first-time in recent history, “Bella” made the list for both cats and dogs. After all, all pets are beautiful, right? (Check out 2008’s most popular pet name list.) Here’s the rest:

Top 10 Most Popular Dog Names for 2009

  1. Buddy (805)
  2. Max (620)
  3. Daisy (588)
  4. Lucy (520)
  5. Charlie (496)
  6. Bella (476)
  7. Molly (431)
  8. Jack (415)
  9. Sadie (407)
  10. Lady (405)

Top 10 Most Popular Cat Names for 2009

  1. Lucy
  2. Smokey
  3. Midnight
  4. Bella
  5. Molly
  6. Daisy
  7. Oreo
  8. Shadow
  9. Charlie
  10. Angel

Selected from more than 170 submissions received via Facebook and Twitter, the following names were too hilarious to go unrecognized:

Top 10 Most Unusual Names for 2009

  1. Shyanne Thailand Moo Goo Guy Pan
  2. Mr. Tomfoolery Scardeycat Eliot
  3. Rusty Buckets
  4. KeelHaul
  5. Too Fancy for You
  6. Angry Donut
  7. Maple Syrup
  8. Hoseclamp
  9. Prince Xavier Binxley
  10. Hoku-ho’okele-wa’a

Do you have another hilarious dog names that deserve recognition? Feel free to send us with a picture.

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