Quiz: Can You Tell the Dog by its Name?
I've recently started tracking the popularity of dog names by breed. Some names (Molly, Buddy) turn out to be canine universals. Others (Midnight, Socks) focus more on the individual animal's appearance than breed personality. But certain names do gravitate to specific breeds -- painting a portrait of name and breed alike.
Below you'll find "name clouds" representing the most popular names for five breeds of dog. (Images were made with the incomparable Wordle. Thanks, Jonathan!) The bigger the type, the more popular the name. Can you guess which name cloud matches each breed?
Breeds: Basset Hound, Chihuahua, Dalmation, Rottweiler, Siberian Husky
My guess is that most dog lovers will guess this in a jiffy, but I'll confirm the right answers in comments tomorrow.
p.s. there's still time to make your guesses of the top rising and falling names of the year in the annual Baby Name Pool!