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Most popular dog names north of Boston

Jack Keating and his dog, Margie, at Rotary Park in Wilmington, her preferred walking venue. Margie was named by a dog breeder.
Jack Keating and his dog, Margie, at Rotary Park in Wilmington, her preferred walking venue. Margie was named by a dog breeder.Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe

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The Globe looked at dog names from 13 Greater Boston communities, including Andover, Gloucester, Revere, Wilmington, and Woburn. In all, we examined 50,000 names. The most popular overall were Bella, Max, Buddy, Bailey, and Molly. And let’s not forget Lilly, Lucy, Maggie, Daisy and Charlie.

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