CHICAGO -- It turns out Houston is pretty popular -- at least when it comes to Google searches.

The search engine giant released its list of the most googled words this year, and Houston made the list.

Houston was the country s eighth most searched city in Google Maps.

San Francisco, Chicago, and Denver topped the list, while Dallas came in sixth.

The Houston Rockets made the list for most searched NBA teams. The Rockets were eighth, while the Brooklyn Nets topped the list.

And, the Rockets Jeremy Lin was the second most searched NBA player on Google. Lin was second to Lebron James.

If you re interested in seeing Google s complete Zeitgeist 2012 list, click here.

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