Australia's most popular pet names have been revealed - and some of them may surprise you!

Publish Date
Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 10:23AM

If you have a pet named Bella, you're not alone... So does most of Australia.

A new survey, which analysed more than 30,000 'Pet Resumes' from Rent.com.au, has revealed the most common names for cats, dogs, rabbits and fish across Australia.

Surprisingly, food and drink inspired names was the most popular theme.

The study also found that dogs are the most popular pet for Aussies, with 68 per cent owning a dog. Cats came in a distant second at 24 per cent.

Top 10 cat names:

  1. Bella
  2. Smokey
  3. Buddy
  4. Oscar
  5. Charlie
  6. Luna
  7. Coco
  8. Shadow
  9. Button
  10. Misty

Top 10 dog names:

  1. Bella
  2. Buddy
  3. Charlie
  4. Max
  5. Ruby
  6. Missy
  7. Molly
  8. Diesel
  9. Jack
  10. Bear

Top 10 food names:

  1. Lolly
  2. Oreo
  3. Peaches
  4. Skittles
  5. Cookie
  6. Pepper
  7. Mango
  8. Peanut
  9. Honey
  10. Nugget 

Top 10 drink names:

  1. Bubbles
  2. Milo
  3. Cola
  4. Gin
  5. Juice
  6. Moet
  7. Tequila
  8. VB
  9. Latte
  10. Coffee

The most popular fish names:

  1. Fish
  2. Mr Fishy
  3. Fish Fish
  4. Bruce
  5. Nigel
  6. Sashimi

The most popular rabbit names:

  1. Bugs
  2. Bunny
  3. Bugsy
  4. Benjamin