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The Most Popular Pet Names Of 2016 Include Some Pretty Hipster Options

If you call to Bella, Charlie or Coco in the dog park, you might make some new friends.

12/12/2016 4:08 PM AEDT | Updated 13/12/2016 8:14 AM AEDT
Darwin Wiggett
You taste good, friend.

If you got a new kitten or puppy in 2016, you probably named it something totally original like Molly or Luna. Or so you thought.

Pet Insurance Australia crunched this year's numbers to compile the most common dog and cat names of the year and there are a few hipster additions.

DOGS

Bella

Charlie

Max

Ruby

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My name is Ruby because I'm a gem.

Molly

Coco

Buddy

Lucy

Archie

Daisy

Feeling unoriginal?

The most popular cat names are very similar:

CATS

Bella

Charlie

Coco

Luna

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My name is Luna and I am velvety like the night.

Tiger

Oscar

Simba

Terje Håheim
Yes, I'm definitely a lion, my name is Simba.

Milo

Missy

Leo

This cat mum obviously thinks we can't be trusted naming her little one.

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