Bailey reaches the top of the tree for most festive cat name


19 December 2022
To mark National Cat Lovers month, new data from circa 200,000 pet owners, reveals Bailey is the most popular festive cat name for 2022.

Purely Pets, one of the UK’s leading pet insurance specialists, has today revealed that Bailey has taken the crown as the most popular festive cat name for 2022. The new data, which is taken from over 200,000 Purely Pets customers, shows that Angel, Holly, Star and Twinkle round up the top five.   

Choosing the right name for your pet is not always the easiest task, however Purely Pets customers have revealed that taking inspiration from the seasons can provide some great options. If you’re in need of some ideas, the top ten festive themed cat names are:

1. Bailey

2. Angel

3. Holly

4. Star

5. Twinkle

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6. Merry

7. Comet

8. Mary

9. Snowball

10. Snowflake

Ross Hallifax, Affinity Director at Purely Pets, said: “We’re always excited to learn more about our customers’ cats and it was interesting to discover the trend of seasonal names emerge among owners. Christmas is a time to enjoy with your loved ones, including our feline friends, and we hope you all have a great festive period.”

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