GET A TASTE OF THESE PET NAMES
What's in a name? Pet care service Rover has released a list of the most popular pet names of 2020, and it suggests that dog owners like to eat — a lot. Of the top 100 names for female dogs, the most popular food-themed ones were Pepper, Ginger, Olive, Honey, Cookie, Mocha, Sugar and Peanut. For males, only Oreo and Peanut made the list.
But certain types of names saw a boost this year, like carb-heavy comfort food.
Roti, Tart and Arepa made gains, as well as Pumpernickel, Crackers, Waffles, Croissant, Toast and newcomer Sourdough. Coffee-themed monikers included Barista, Espresso, Coffee and Brew.
Among popular alcohol-related ones: Pinot Noir, Whiskey Girl and Whiskey Bear. Outside of food-related names, ones inspired by the coronavirus pandemic were Covi, Rona, Corona and Fauci.