The wackiest pet names of 2019

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Each year, Nationwide celebrates the most clever, creative and quirky pet names across the country.

Once again this year, the top 10 wackiest dog and cat monikers were chosen from Nationwide’s database of more than 750,000 insured pets and put to a public vote.

Below are the top 10 Wackiest Pet Names of 2019:



1.   DJ Skribbles and Bits


2.   Stella Bean Dip


3.   Big League Chewie


4.   Ruff Bader Ginsburg


5.   Bilbo Beggins


6.   Nostadogmus


7.   Albus Dumbledog


8.   Grampaw


9.   Indiana Bones


10. Captain Morgan Freeman



1.    Jean Clawed Van Damme

2.    Boba Fetticini

3.    Henry Hissinger

4.    Avocato

5.    Wu Tang Cat

6.    Schtinky Puddin

7.    Hairy Pawter

8.    Reece Whiskerspoon

9.    Dave Meowthews 

10.  Alclawchino

“The results from our Wacky Pet Names competition illustrate the thought and creativity pet owners put into naming their furry family members,” said Carol McConnell, DVM, MBA, vice president of chief veterinary medical officer for Nationwide. “We’ve learned that some of these names are assigned just for laughs, but many hold a special meaning or story behind them. These unique, yet specific, names exemplify how pets are a part of the family.”

For photos and background stories of the top 10 wackiest dog and cat names, visit

About Nationwide pet insurance
With more than 750,000 insured pets, pet insurance from Nationwide is the first and largest pet health insurance provider in the United States. Nationwide plans cover dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for multiple medical problems and conditions relating to accidents, illnesses and injuries. Medical plans are available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

For more information about Nationwide pet insurance, call 800-USA-PETS (800-872-7387) or visit

And if you’re looking for a name for your new cat that might be as creative as the ones on this list, check out our post on our top two picks for cat name generators:

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