New York City dog names: Max, Leia, and Spock

Databases of baby names are easy to find, but what about dog names? The New York City Health Department has made public its database of dog names collected from licenses.The interactive map lets you explore with your mouse or search for specific names. Each bubble on the map represents a dog name by frequency of occurrence – foe example, there are 1,195 dogs named Bella and 1,153 named Max, but only 7 named Spock and just one named Kirk. (Well, there is only one Captain Kirk.) Check it out and see how popular your favorite puppy names are in NYC!