FOR the majority of owners, a pet is more like a family member.

And for many cat and dog owners it's important to give their furry friend a unique name.

But how can you find out how many Bellas or Charlies are already out there in Northwich?

Pet insurance company GoCompare has analysed more than 500,000 pet names in their databases to discover the most popular cat and dog names across Northwich and the UK.

Based on the results, they have created the UK’s first searchable database of pet names which allows you to discover how popular or unique your pet's name is as well as the most popular names based on themes including Disney, Game of Thrones and Harry Potter.

See how your pet's name compares by clicking here

The most popular pet names in Northwich in 2018

1. Poppy - 70 pets are named this

2. Alfie - 57

3. Bella - 47

4. Max - 37

5. Millie - 37

6. Molly - 36

7. Charlie - 35

8. Ruby - 34

9. Toby - 29

10. Lola - 29

The UK's top 10 list

1. Bella - 6635 pets are named this in the UK

2. Poppy - 6478

3. Alfie - 6426

4. Charlie - 5301

5. Molly - 4784

6. Max - 4570

7. Lola - 4548

8. Oscar - 4004

9. Daisy - 3990

10. Bailey - 3965

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