If you didn't see your cat's name on our most popular kitten names list, fear not; that carefully chosen kitty moniker could still be right on trend. We looked at the names of more than 643,000 kittens born over the past year and compared them with a decade ago to come up with our list of names gaining the most in popularity.
Loki, a name belonging to a character in the recent films Thor and The Avengers, came in a very close second to Dexter, rising to No. 28 in 2012 after breaking into the top 100 in 2006.
Izzy also made its way onto the top 100 list in 2006 after Grey's Anatomy (with a character named Izzy) debuted, and it climbed to No. 39 in 2012. The character may no longer be on the show, but the name certainly stuck.