If you’ve not yet met a “Max” or a “Bella” at the dog park, chances are you will. They top the list of the most popular dog names of 2018. And the names further reinforce the notion that our pets are indeed members of the family.
More and more of our four-legged friends are coming to the call of human names. “Boots” is sure cute, but “Charlie” is in.
The data was crunched over at Rover.com. About a third of the million-plus dogs were named for a prominent trait, such as “Spot” or “Trouble.” Half were given common human names. And “Harry” and “Meghan” jumped 130 percent last year, of course a nod to the royal wedding.
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