Lucy, Charlie make list of Chicago's most popular dog names

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Friday, August 26, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicagoans appear to take the phrase "man's best friend" to heart when it comes to naming their dogs.

Based on a list compiled by in honor of National Dog Day, many dog owners in Chicago give their pets names that would also work for people, like Lucy, Charlie, Maggie and Max.

The free and private social networking site also made a list of the most popular dog names according to breed. Diesel is the top name for Boxers and Candy is the top name for Shih Tzus.

Check out the full lists below.

Top dog names in Chicago:

1. Bella

2. Lucy

3. Charlie

4. Sadie

5. Daisy

6. Max

7. Maggie

8. Buddy

9. Cooper

10. Bailey

Top names by breed:

Lucy - Mixed

Riley - Labrador

Bella - Chihuahua

Cooper - Golden Retriever

Buddy - Dachshund

Diesel - Boxer

Candy - Shih Tzu

Bear - German Shepherd

Lexi - Yorkshire Terrier

Bailey - Beagle

Happy National Dog Day!

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