Top Male Dog Names For Boy Dogs

Looking for a name for your new puppy or adopted dog?

If you’ve got a boy dog, then you’ll enjoying looking through this list of the best male dog names, plus cool baby names that also make great dog names!

Here are some fun dog names for your male pet.




A trend which appears to have started in 1997 (and has has continued through today) is to give your dog a human name!

In fact, many people browse through the pages of baby name books or lists when choosing names for their pets.


So, if you’re looking for some unusual names for your male dog, according to BabyZone, these are the coolest names for baby boys:

  • Dominic – Latin: Of the Lord; a name traditionally given to a child born on Sunday
  • Gannon – Irish, Gaelic: Fair-skinned
  • Jace – American: Familiar form of Jason and Jacy
  • Kendi – African: Loved one
  • Colin – Gaelic: A child or cub
  • Maddox – English, Welsh: Son of Maddock; (Celtic) beneficent
  • Carson – English, Scottish: Son of Carr
  • Savion – Contemporary: Possibly derived from Xavier
  • Wyatt – English: Guide
  • Ty – French: Hot tempered, firebrand; nickname for Tyson


More great tips for choosing a name for your male dog or puppy.