Tigger, Tao, Tokyo, Tina… Find out the most popular cat and dog names in 2022

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What are the most popular first names for cats and dogs in 2022? (© Ivan / Adobe Stock)

Since 1926, owners of cats and dogs have been able to christen their pets according to a letter of reference, created by the Livre des Origins Français (LOF). In 2022, T’s first names are in the spotlight.

But what are the most common names given to your furry buddies this year? Discover the ranking created by the Animal Insurance comparison.

To create this list, the names of 7,701 dogs and 1,760 cats born on January 1, 2022, were collected.

Tigger, Tao, Thor, Tina … in the top ten of the most given names, many of them References to fictional characters And the names of the singers. The names appear even in males and females, as well as in dogs and cats alike.

What are the most popular dog names?

in dogfirst place on the male podium goes to the first name tauclosely followed by ox and others tyco. In the rest of the classification, the names are classic but also very original.

  1. tau : a name that evokes China, and refers to Taoism…and the companion of Esteban and Zia in the famous cartoon. cities of gold. A short two-syllable name with a vowel at the end is a very good name for a dog.
  2. ox : In Norse mythology, he is the god of thunder. He is also a famous superhero in the Marvel movie Thor: Love and Thunder It came out this year.
  3. tyco : Perhaps the most surprising name for 2022, notes Animaux-relax.com. Taiko is the art of percussion in Japan. It is at the same time music, a martial art with its gestures and meditation.
  4. tango : First name given by Argentine dance lovers, perhaps? Or by Lavalois Stade supporters, who knows?
  5. Tokyo : Japanese dog owners surely wanted their animals to be christened according to the Japanese capital.
  6. Tommy : the name of the first classic to appear regularly
  7. Toby : Of Greek origin, this name means “God is good.”
  8. Tyson : Maybe a tribute to Mike Tyson for boxing fans
  9. Twix : The first name given by the most greedy, which refers to the famous chocolate bar made by Mars.
  10. Thanos : The Marvel movie character, considered a superillain, has a name derived from the Greek “Athanasios”, which means “immortal”.

in femalewe find Tina at the top of the ranking, followed by Tia and Talia.

  1. Tina : This first name was worn by famous singers such as Tina Turner or Tina Arena. She is also a small Anglo-Saxon for the first names Christina, Augustina and Sistina
  2. tia : What’s even more surprising is that this name doesn’t refer to a celebrity lately. Of Slavic origin, it means “fairy” or “princess” in Egypt.
  3. next : The first name of Hebrew origin is also given to young girls, which means “the dew of God.”
  4. he-goat : The first name is derived from the Greek word “thaïs” which means “headband”.
  5. obedient : a name of Japanese origin derived from “tatios”, meaning “fairy”.
  6. taiga : Another first name of Japanese origin
  7. tara Of Celtic origin, the first name Tara comes from the Gaelic term “teamhair” which means “hill”. It is also the name of the fictional heroine, the main character in the series of fantasy novels Tara Duncan.
  8. Tosca This name is of Arabic and Latin origin. It means “Etruscan”.
  9. TS : The first name is derived from the name Tess, which also means “he who reaps”.
  10. Tokyo : The name of the Japanese capital also appears in females.

What are the most famous cat names?

What do you give? Chats ? In cats, we also find Thor, Tau, Twix, Tokyo or even Tina in females.

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Here are the top 10 for cats:

  1. Tiger At the top of this arrangement is the famous cheerful and dynamic tiger, the friend of Winnie the Pooh in the Walt Disney cartoon. It was created in 1928 by Alexander Milne in the 1928 book The House at Pooh Corner.
  2. Tao: The name Tao has also been given to dogs, and it refers to China as we explained above.
  3. ox: Again, the Scandinavian first name is also given to cats.
  4. Twix: The famous Mars chocolate bar is also the name of a cat!
  5. Thanos: The super-villain Marvel (also) has given his name to cats.
  6. Tokyo: The Japanese capital is successful, and its name is mentioned in cats, dogs, males and females
  7. topaz Topaz is a gemstone that is considered a crystal of love and luck.
  8. until : The first name often given to the pet, which also refers to Sylvester’s companion, the famous yellow canary in the cartoon.
  9. Tia: This first name of Slavic origin means “fairy” or “princess” in Egypt. It is also given to female dogs infected with i.
  10. Tsuki: Another first name of Japanese origin, which means moon.

And in cats? We bring you the top 10, with many of the names already seen above.

  1. Tina: Once again, he took the first name of the famous singer Tina Turner or Tina Arena.
  2. Tia: Even more surprisingly, this name does not refer to a recent celebrity. Of Slavic origin, it means “fairy” or “princess” in Egypt.
  3. Tokyo: Always a chest full of the Japanese capital.
  4. provide A gourmet name for fans of Tagada Strawberry, Haribo’s famous pink candy!
  5. Tiana: It’s the first name of the Disney heroine in the movie. The Princess and the Frog«.
  6. tara : Same for female dogs, this first name of Celtic origin comes from the Gaelic term “teamhair” which means “hill”.
  7. Twix: Sure, Mars candy bar is a hit with animals.
  8. Tsuki: Another first name of Japanese origin, which means moon.
  9. Topaz: The name of this gemstone also appears in this classification.
  10. Tiger: The famous cheerful and dynamic tiger, the friend of Winnie the Pooh in the Walt Disney cartoons, also gave his name to cats.

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