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Top Aussie Baby And Pet Names For 2020 Revealed

The 2020 Bonds Baby Search opened on the 4th of February and it's already had over 100,000 entries from across the country.

In its 16th year of running, it's however, no longer just a cute baby competition (though let's be clear, there are still plenty of adorable bubs).

Bonds introduced a pet category in 2019, which following its huge success, they have continued this year because who doesn't love a cute fur baby?

For the first time in 2020, they Australian brand has also introduced a maternity category, inviting expectant mothers to enter photos of their baby bumps.

"It’s time to show off that gorgeous growing bump to the world. Since the beginning of the Search way back in 2005 the focus has been solely on bubs, but we think the ladies who make the babies are most definitely worth shining a spotlight on too," the website read.

The immense response to the competition, which is due to close on the 26th of February, has allowed for the collection of some interesting insights when it comes to the most popular names for babies and pets right now.

Oliver is currently the most popular boys' name, followed by Noah and Leo, while Charlotte took the top spot for girls' names, with Mia in second and Ava in third.

Meanwhile, the most popular pet name was the same for both cats and dogs, with Luna coming out on top. Frankie, Charlie and Lola were further favourites for dogs while cat lovers opted for Coco, Leo and Simba.

You can see the full list of baby names and pet names below:

Top 10 Boys' Names

  • Oliver
  • Noah
  • Leo
  • Jack
  • Charlie
  • Mason
  • Hudson
  • William
  • Harrison
  • Elijah

Top 10 Girls' Names

  • Charlotte
  • Mia
  • Ava
  • Amelia
  • Isla
  • Olivia
  • Harper
  • Willow
  • Ivy
  • Evie

Top 10 Dog Names

  • Luna
  • Frankie
  • Charlie
  • Lola
  • Archie
  • Bella
  • Ollie
  • Ruby
  • Coco
  • Bailey

Top 10 Cat Names

  • Luna
  • Coco
  • Leo
  • Simba
  • Milo
  • Charlie
  • Ollie
  • Archie
  • Nala
  • Bella

The competition previously scrapped public voting on its baby category due to the negative comments that were being posted about the babies entered online.

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"We all know the internet can be a bit of an icky place and we certainly don’t want to add to the negativity or fuel the trolls out there," the website read.

"That’s why we’ve completely scrapped our public voting platform."

The winners are instead selected at random by Bonds staff.

Featured image: Getty

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