No. 1 Name for Dogs and Cats Is ... Bella Max is also very popular, according to top 10 list By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Feb 11, 2012 7:36 AM CST 17 comments Comments There's a pretty good chance one of them is named Bella. (Flickr) (Newser) – The Twilight saga has already—maybe—had an impact on popular baby names, and now … pet names? VetStreet.com reports that, most likely thanks to the vampire series, Bella was the top name for female dogs and cats last year. More from the list: Male dogs: The most popular name was Max, followed by Buddy, Charlie, Rocky, and Cooper. Female dogs: After Bella, the most popular names were Daisy, Lucy, Molly, and Chloe. Male cats: Max was also the most popular name here, followed by Oliver, Charlie, Tiger, and Smokey. Female cats: After Bella comes Lucy, the oh-so-original Kitty, Chloe, and Sophie. Click for all of the popular names.