Top 10 Presidential Pet Names

With the 2016 presidential campaign heating up, Nationwide®, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, analyzed its database of more than 575,000 insured pets to determine which of the 44 U.S. president’s last names were most common among pets. All totaled, more than 3,500 pets in Nationwide’s database were given the same moniker as the last name of a U.S. president.

Below is a list of the 10 most common presidential pet names in Nationwide’s database of more than 575,000 insured pets (total number of pets sharing that name in parenthesis):

Most Common Presidential Pet Names

  • Jackson (1,112)
  • Madison (602)
  • Wilson (335)
  • Lincoln (286)
  • Reagan (206)
  • Taylor (197)
  • Tyler (193)
  • Truman (161)
  • Carter (130)
  • Arthur (125)

Other than Warren Harding and James Polk, all 44 U.S. presidents were represented with at least one pet name in Nationwide’s database.

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