There’s no doubt about it that pet names come and go like fashion trends, but some names remain a classic. Whether the names stem from pop culture or are handed down from generation to generation, there are definitely some patterns that 2017 followed.*
La Vita è Bella (Life is Beautiful)
Embrace covered 5,190 claims for pets named Bella in these 14 states. That translates to $936,862.34. The highest paid claim for a Bella in California with a cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) tear was $4,074.41.
Bella is most popular in an overwhelming 14 states.
Lucy, you got some ‘splainin’ to do!
The highest paid claim for a Lucy in Ohio was $2,140.68 to an Australian Shepherd with a traumatic injury to her leg.
Lucy came in second highest taking over 8 states as most popular.
Of the 7 Charlie-touting states, only 5 had claims (Alabama, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Vermont). Embrace covered 345 claims for Charlies in these states, and reimbursed $55,750.88.
Charlie boasts 7 states’ most popular.
Push it to the Max.
Embrace covered 233 claims in 4 states for pets named Max (Washington DC, Georgia, Hawaii, and South Carolina). That came to $90,430.28 in reimbursement in 2017.
Max holds the hearts of 6 states.
Luna is next with 4 states.
Oliver follows also with 4 states.
Bailey is most popular in 3 states.
Cooper is right behind with 3 states as well.
You’re my boy, Blue.
No claims were filed in Minnesota or Wisconsin for pets named Blue in 2017! But 22 other states saw claims from pets named Blue. With 727 claims total, Embrace paid $239,150.54 for Blues.
Blue has 2 states for most popular.
*All information based on Embrace Pet Insurance policyholder and claims data.