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150+ Boy Dog Names for Your Male Dog – Unique & Popular Ideas

Nicole Cosgrove

June 22, 2021

male and female dog in grass

One of the first things you need to do when you adopt a new dog is finding a name that’s just right. An easy way to narrow down your thousands of name options is to start with gender. It’s pretty simple: if you have a male dog, you’ll probably want to consider some male dog names. You’ll want to think about your pup’s personality and appearance, plus consider which names you’ll enjoy calling. There are lots of male dog names to choose from — you just have to find the perfect one!

Here’s our list of over 150 amazing male dog names, including unique and popular options. You’ll also find lists of male dog names that start with B, boy M names, and boy K names for dogs. Let’s get started.

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Unique Male Dog Names

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Are you looking for a male dog name that’s as unique as your furry friend? Here are the best unique, unusual names for any kind of male dog. From Abercrombie to Peace, you won’t find more unique male dog names anywhere!

  • Aang
  • Aardwolf
  • Aarod
  • Abbot
  • Abbott
  • Abdel
  • Abdiel
  • Abe
  • Abednego
  • Abejundio
  • Abel
  • Abelard
  • Abenster
  • Abenzio
  • Abercrombie
  • Aberdeen
  • Abhay
  • Abhi
  • Abhijit
  • Abhinav
  • Abhishek
  • Abie
  • Abijah
  • Abner
  • Abrasha
  • Absolut
  • Acacio
  • Acapulco
  • Accord
  • Ace
  • Acer
  • Achar
  • Achilles
  • Achimus
  • Achitu
  • Achyuta
  • Ackbar
  • Ackley
  • Acrobat
  • Action
  • Ad lib
  • Adalardo
  • Adalgiso
  • Adamore
  • Addai
  • Addison
  • Addo
  • Adelbert
  • Adelfried
  • Adelino
  • Adelmo
  • Adelphos
  • Ademaro
  • Aditya
  • Adlai
  • Adler
  • Adley
  • Admes
  • Admira
  • Admiral
  • Admiral Kirk
  • Admon
  • Adolph
  • Adon
  • Adonis
  • Adrastos
  • Adrian
  • Aeneas
  • Aero
  • Aesop
  • Aetos
  • Afika
  • Afro
  • Agabo
  • Agador
  • Agape
  • Agatha
  • Agatone
  • Agent
  • Agrial
  • Agro
  • Agrwal
  • Ahab
  • Ahearn
  • Ahiton
  • Ahmik
  • Ahren
  • Aidan
  • Aiden
  • Aikman
  • Ailen
  • Aitan
  • Ajatashatru
  • Ajax
  • Ajit
  • Ajitabh
  • Ajuba
  • Akaash
  • Akhri
  • Akil
  • Akira
  • Akshay
  • Al
  • Aladdin
  • Alan
  • Aland
  • Alaric
  • Alaska
  • Alastair
  • Albert
  • Alberto
  • Albino
  • Alcander
  • Alchemist
  • Alcott
  • Alden
  • Alder
  • Alderon
  • Aldis
  • Aldous
  • Aldrich
  • Aldrin
  • Alec
  • Aleron
  • Alerter
  • Aleser
  • Alexander
  • Alfalfa
  • Alfie
  • Alfonzo
  • Alfred
  • Alfredo
  • Qasr
  • Q-ball
  • Qool
  • Quagmire
  • Quaker
  • Quark
  • Qubiq
  • Quentin
  • Quigley
  • Quill
  • Quincy
  • Quinn
  • Quinnsaki
  • Quinsy
  • Quinten
  • Quipe
  • Quixote
  • Alger
  • Algernon
  • Alibi
  • Alidoro
  • Alim
  • Alisk
  • Allard
  • C.J.
  • C3PO
  • Cabela
  • Cabernet
  • Cable
  • Cabo
  • Caboose
  • Cacao
  • Cacho
  • Caci
  • Cadbury
  • Caddie
  • Caddy
  • Cadet
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  • Cadillac
  • Cadman
  • Caedmon
  • Caelyn
  • Cagney
  • Cairo
  • Cajun
  • Cal
  • Calder
  • Caldwell
  • Caleb
  • Calhoun
  • Cali
  • Calico
  • Calista
  • Calvert
  • Calvin
  • Calypso
  • Calypsos Star
  • Cam
  • Camden
  • Cami
  • Camlin
  • Cammo
  • Camo
  • Campbell
  • Cam-shaft
  • Cancun
  • Pacer
  • Pacha
  • Pacho
  • Pacino
  • Packard
  • Packer
  • Packy
  • Paco
  • Paddington
  • Paddy
  • Padmakar
  • Padoodles
  • Page
  • Pagliacci
  • Paint
  • Paisa
  • Paisano
  • Paisley
  • Pal
  • Paladin
  • Pallav
  • Palmer
  • Palti
  • Pan
  • Panama
  • Pancake
  • Panchito
  • Pancho
  • Pancrazio
  • Panda
  • Pandemonium
  • Pandita
  • Pandya
  • Panecake
  • Panic
  • Pankaj
  • Panos
  • Pantera
  • Panthea
  • Panther
  • Panzer
  • Papa
  • Paper
  • Papi
  • Papilion
  • Pappa Duke
  • Pappee
  • Pappi
  • Pappy
  • Paprika
  • Papz
  • Parag
  • Paramartha
  • Paras
  • Paris
  • Parliament
  • Parr
  • Parsley
  • Parth
  • Partha
  • Pascal
  • Paschal
  • Pasqually
  • Patch
  • Patches
  • Patrick
  • Patsy
  • Patterson
  • Patton
  • Paulanka
  • Pavarotti
  • Pavlov
  • Pawpaw
  • Pawz
  • Pax
  • Paxton
  • Payson
  • Payton
  • Peabo
  • Peace
  • Liaison
  • Liam
  • Libearty
  • Liberty
  • Licorice
  • Lieb
  • Light Yagami
  • Lightbulb
  • Lightning
  • Liko
  • Lilliput
  • Lilly
  • Lima
  • Lincoln
  • Lincolns
  • Lind
  • Linguini
  • Link
  • Dilip
  • Dillon
  • Dimaggio
  • Dimitri
  • Dinesh
  • Dingo
  • Dingy
  • Dink
  • Dinkar
  • Dinker
  • Dinky
  • Dinner
  • Dino
  • Diode
  • Diogee
  • Diogy
  • Dion
  • Dionysus
  • Dip
  • Dippin’ Dot
  • Dipstick
  • Dirk
  • Disaster
  • Disco
  • Disraeli
  • Ditka
  • Divo
  • Divot

Popular Male Dog Names

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If you’d prefer a male dog name that’s more classic than unique, here are the most popular male dog names of all time. Your pup may not be the only Rufus, Ace, or Zeus at the dog park, but he will love his strong name. There’s a reason these dog names are so popular, after all.

  • AJ
  • Spot
  • Jason
  • Aaron
  • Alfonso
  • Alex
  • Murphy
  • Harry
  • Chester
  • Titan
  • Caesar
  • Samson
  • Cain
  • Cameron
  • Buster
  • Pablo
  • Rufus
  • Parker
  • Shadow
  • Diesel
  • Paws
  • Ranger
  • Paul
  • Rocky
  • Parry
  • Partner
  • Oliver
  • Cooper
  • Sammy
  • Jack
  • Bailey
  • Oscar
  • Rudy
  • Trotter
  • Rex
  • Shep
  • Bentley
  • Benji
  • Jeremy
  • Tucker
  • Buddy
  • Zeus
  • Jordan
  • Bubba
  • Bruno
  • Ace

Boy Dog Names that Start with B

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All good boys deserve good names and what better way to start a male dog name than with a B? Here are our favorite boy dog names that start with B, from Babe and Bart to Barkley and Blaze. Oh boy!

  • Baba
  • Babe
  • Babe and Ruth
  • Babul
  • Baby
  • Baby Boy
  • Babyface
  • Bacardi
  • Baccardi
  • Bacchus
  • Bachi
  • Baci
  • Bacon
  • Bad
  • Bad Boy
  • Baden
  • Badger
  • Badi
  • Bagel
  • Baiden
  • Bailey
  • Bain
  • Baird
  • Bairn
  • Baker
  • Balavan
  • Balboa
  • Baldric
  • Baldrick
  • Baldrick
  • Baldwin
  • Baldy
  • Bali
  • Ball
  • Ballard
  • Ballyhoo
  • Baloney
  • Baloo
  • Balram
  • Balto
  • Balzac
  • Bam
  • Bam Bam
  • Bama
  • Bambi
  • Bambino
  • Bamboo
  • Bamby
  • Bamm-Bamm
  • Bancroft
  • Bandido
  • Bandit
  • Bando
  • Bane
  • Banjo
  • Bankai
  • Bankim
  • Banner
  • Banshee
  • Bansi
  • Barabas
  • Baracus
  • Barak
  • Barclay
  • Barden
  • Barend
  • Bari
  • Barkeley
  • Barkers
  • Barkley
  • Barky
  • Barley
  • Barnabas
  • Barnaby
  • Barnett
  • Barney
  • Barnum and Bailey
  • Baron
  • Baron and Baroness
  • Barrett
  • Barrie
  • Barry
  • Barse
  • Barstow
  • Bart
  • Bartholomew
  • Bartley
  • Barton
  • Baruch
  • Basher
  • Bashful
  • Bashtin
  • Basil
  • Basil and Parsley
  • Baskerville
  • Bastiaan
  • Batisa
  • Batman
  • Batty
  • Baul
  • Baunzo
  • Bavol
  • Baxter
  • Bay
  • Bayard
  • Baylin
  • Bayonet
  • Bayou
  • Baytovan
  • Bayurg
  • Bazel
  • Bazooka
  • Bazza
  • B-dawg
  • Beacan
  • Beaman
  • Beamer
  • Bean
  • Beanie Baby
  • Beans
  • Bear
  • Beardsley
  • Bearsley
  • Beasley
  • Beastie
  • Beau
  • Beau (Bo)
  • Beauford
  • Beaumont
  • Beauregard
  • Beauty and Beast
  • Beauwolf
  • Beaux
  • Beavis
  • Bebe
  • Bebo
  • Becker
  • Beckett
  • Beckham
  • Bede
  • Bee
  • Beebee
  • Beebo
  • Beefcake
  • Beefy
  • Beemer
  • Beep Beep
  • Beethoven
  • Beetle
  • Beez
  • Beldon
  • Belen
  • Bell Pepper
  • Bellamy
  • Bellas
  • Bemidji
  • Bemus
  • Ben
  • Ben and Jerry
  • Bender
  • Benedict
  • Benelli
  • Benetton
  • Benjamin
  • Benji
  • Bennetton
  • Bennie
  • Benno
  • Benny
  • Benson
  • Bentley
  • Bently
  • Benton
  • Beowoof
  • Beowulf
  • Berenger
  • Bergen
  • Berk
  • Berkeley
  • Berkley
  • Berlin
  • Berlingo
  • Bernard
  • Bernie
  • Bersh
  • Bert (Burt)
  • Bert and Ernie
  • Bertram
  • Beryl
  • Beta
  • Beval
  • Beverly
  • Bevin
  • Bhagirath
  • Bharat
  • Bhaskar
  • Bhavesh
  • Bhavin
  • Bhavya
  • Bhim
  • Bhishma
  • Bhrigu
  • Bhudev
  • Bhulakar
  • Bhupen
  • Bhupendra
  • Bhuvan
  • Bieber
  • Biff
  • Big
  • Big Boy
  • Big Guy
  • Big Mac
  • Big Red
  • Bigelow
  • Bigg
  • Biggie
  • Biggie Smalls
  • Biggles
  • Biggs
  • Bigzbee
  • Biker
  • Bilal
  • Bilbo
  • Bilbo Baggins
  • Bill
  • Billbill
  • Billion
  • Billy
  • Billy the Kid
  • Bimmer
  • Bing
  • Bingham
  • Bingo
  • Binky
  • Bino
  • Binx
  • Birch
  • Bird
  • Birky
  • Biscuit
  • Bishop
  • Bison
  • Bit
  • Bitcoin
  • Bitty
  • Bity
  • Bitzee
  • Bixby
  • Bizz
  • BJ
  • Black Jack
  • Blackberry
  • Blackcat
  • Blackie
  • Blackjack
  • Blacktie
  • Blacky
  • Blade
  • Blaine
  • Blaise
  • Blake
  • Blakeley
  • Blanco
  • Blanquito
  • Blatherskite
  • Blaz
  • Blaze
  • Blazen
  • Blazer
  • Bleau
  • Bleu
  • Bleu Moon
  • Blitz
  • Blitzen
  • Blitzy
  • Blizzard
  • Blondie
  • Bloo
  • Blooper
  • Blossom
  • Blu
  • Blubber
  • Blue
  • Blue (Blu)
  • Bluebelle
  • Blunders
  • Blush
  • B-mo
  • Bo
  • Bob
  • Boba Fett
  • Bobby
  • Bobby (Mcgee)
  • Bobo
  • Boboo
  • Bobot
  • Bocephus
  • Boden
  • Bodger
  • Bodhi
  • Bodie
  • Body
  • Bogart
  • Bogey
  • Bogger
  • Boggs
  • Bogie
  • Bogus
  • Boi
  • Boise
  • Bojangles
  • Bojo
  • Bol
  • Bold
  • Bolo
  • Bologna
  • Bolt
  • Bolton
  • Bomber
  • Bonaparte
  • Bond
  • Bone
  • Bones
  • Bonkers
  • Bonnie
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Bonsai
  • Bonzer
  • Bonzi
  • Bonzo
  • Boo
  • Boo Bear
  • Boo Boo
  • Booboo
  • Boo-Boo
  • Boodah
  • Boof
  • Boofdorf
  • Boofer
  • Boofhead
  • Boogaloo
  • Booger
  • Boogie
  • Booke
  • Booker
  • Boolah
  • Boom Boom
  • Boomba
  • Boomer
  • Boone
  • Boos
  • Boosie
  • Booster
  • Booth
  • Bootie
  • Boots
  • Boozer
  • Bop
  • Borden
  • Borias
  • Boricua
  • Boris
  • Bosch
  • Bosco
  • Boscoe
  • Bosephous
  • Bosley
  • Boss
  • Bossman
  • Boston
  • Bosun
  • Boswell
  • Botan
  • Botcher
  • Botticelli
  • Botzi
  • Bouda
  • Boudin
  • Boudreaux
  • Boulder
  • Bounce
  • Bouncer
  • Bourbon
  • Bow
  • Bow and Arrow
  • Bowie
  • Bowman
  • Bown
  • Bowser
  • Bowzer
  • Boxer
  • Boy
  • Boyce
  • Boyd
  • Boyd, Boyden
  • Boyo
  • Boz
  • Boz Dawg
  • Bozo
  • Brad
  • Braden
  • Bradford
  • Bradley
  • Bradman
  • Bradshaw
  • Brady
  • Brain
  • Brainerd
  • Brake
  • Bram
  • Bramwell
  • Bran
  • Brandeis
  • Brando
  • Brandon
  • Brandy
  • Branson
  • Brass
  • Bratwurst
  • Bravo
  • Bray
  • Brayden
  • Braze
  • Brazil
  • Bread and Butter
  • Breeze
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  • Breezy
  • Brendan
  • Brendt
  • Brennan
  • Brent
  • Brently
  • Bret
  • Brett
  • Brew
  • Brewer
  • Brewster
  • Briac
  • Brian
  • Brian Griffin
  • Briand
  • Briar
  • Brice
  • Brice (Bryce)
  • Brick
  • Brie
  • Brier
  • Brigadier
  • Brigham
  • Brighton
  • Brij
  • Brijesh
  • Brillo
  • Brindle
  • Brinkley
  • Brinkly
  • Brinks
  • Brinley
  • Brisco
  • Briscoe
  • Brishen
  • Britt
  • Britto
  • Britton
  • Brix
  • Bro
  • Broc
  • Brock
  • Broderick
  • Brodie
  • Brodie (Brody)
  • Brody
  • Brogan
  • Bromley
  • Bronco
  • Bronson
  • Bronte
  • Bronwyn
  • Bronx
  • Bronzo
  • Brook
  • Broona
  • Brotty
  • Brown
  • Brownie
  • Browny
  • Browser
  • Bru
  • Bruce
  • Brudy
  • Bruin
  • Bruiser
  • Bruizer
  • Bruno
  • Bruschi
  • Brut
  • Brutis
  • Brutus
  • BrutusKai
  • Bruzer
  • Bryant
  • Bryson
  • Buba
  • Bubba
  • Bubble
  • Bubbles
  • Bubboo
  • Bubby
  • Bubo
  • Buby
  • Bucephalus
  • Buck
  • Buckaroo
  • Buckets
  • Buckeye
  • Buckler
  • Buckles
  • Buckley
  • Buckshot
  • Bucksnort
  • Buckwheat
  • Bucky
  • Bud
  • Budderball
  • Buddha
  • Buddles
  • Buddy
  • Buddy Boy
  • Budrix
  • Budweiser
  • Bueferd
  • Bueno
  • Buffalo Bill
  • Buffy
  • Buford
  • Bug
  • Bugatti
  • Buggie
  • Buggy
  • Bugs
  • Bugsy
  • Buh
  • Buick
  • Bull
  • Bullet
  • Bulletproof
  • Bullhook
  • Bullseye
  • Bulls-Eye
  • Bullwinkle
  • Bully
  • Bumbito
  • Bumble
  • Bumby
  • Bumkin
  • Bumper
  • Bumps
  • Bundy
  • Buns
  • Bupkas
  • Buppy
  • Burberry
  • Burger
  • Burgess
  • Burgundy
  • Burhan
  • Burhbank
  • Burke
  • Burl
  • Burle
  • Burne
  • Burrito
  • Burt
  • Burton
  • Bushy bushay
  • Busta
  • Buster
  • Butch
  • Butter
  • Buttercup
  • Butterfinger
  • Butters
  • Butterscotch
  • Buttons
  • Buxley
  • Buxton
  • Buzz
  • Byron
  • Byte

Boy M Names for Dogs

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Are you looking for an M name for your male dog? There are almost too many great boy M names for dogs! Go for a classic like Macduff or a tough name like Macho. And if your dog is more goofy than intense, why not choose a name like Magic or Magoo?

  • Maato
  • Mabari
  • Mablevi
  • Mac
  • Mac boxer
  • Mac n Cheese
  • Macallister
  • Macaroni
  • Macauley
  • Macbeth
  • Macdougal
  • Macduff
  • Macgregor
  • Macgyver
  • Macho
  • Macieo
  • Macintosh
  • Mack
  • Mackenzie
  • Macky
  • Macon
  • Macsen
  • Mactavish
  • Macy
  • Madan
  • Madden
  • Madhav
  • Madhu
  • Madhusudhana
  • Madison
  • Madrid
  • Maestro
  • Magenta
  • Magglio
  • Magic
  • Magners
  • Magneto
  • Magnificat
  • Magnificent
  • Magnolia
  • Magnum
  • Magnus
  • Magoo
  • Magritte
  • Magwi
  • Mahabala
  • Mahal Kita Kita
  • Mahan
  • Mahavira
  • Mahesh
  • Mai Tai
  • Maikin
  • Mail
  • Maisa
  • Mai-tai
  • Maitland
  • Maitreya
  • Major
  • Makepeace
  • Mako
  • Mal
  • Malachi
  • Malarkey
  • Malcolm
  • Malcom
  • Mali Kai
  • Malibu
  • Malicious
  • Malik
  • ‘Malley
  • Maltese
  • Maluke
  • Malvin, Melvin
  • Mambo
  • Mamoru
  • Mana
  • Manavendra
  • Mandarin
  • Mander
  • Mandhatri
  • Manfred
  • Mango
  • Maniac
  • Manik
  • Manish
  • Mank
  • Manley
  • Manly
  • Manning
  • Mannix
  • Manoj
  • Mansell
  • Mansukh
  • Mansur
  • Manu
  • Manuel
  • Maple
  • Marble
  • Marbles
  • Marcel
  • March
  • Marco
  • Marcos
  • Marden
  • Margo
  • Margy
  • Marine
  • Marino
  • Mario
  • Mario, Marius
  • Marion
  • Mark

Boy K Names for Dogs

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K is another popular male dog name starter. It’s a strong letter, and there are so many great names you can make with it. Whether you go for K-9 or Kato, your pup is sure to love his new name!

  • K. C.
  • K-9
  • Kaboom
  • Kabos
  • Kacy
  • Kadhar
  • Kados
  • Kafai
  • Kahn
  • Kahoku
  • Kai
  • Kaiden
  • Kailash
  • Kain
  • Kaine
  • Kairly
  • Kairo
  • Kaiser
  • Kaizer
  • Kalb
  • Kale
  • Kaleb
  • Kalei
  • Kalidas
  • Kalil
  • Kaliman
  • Kalkin
  • Kalob
  • Kalpanath
  • Kamadev
  • Kamar
  • Kamikaze
  • Kamlesh
  • Kanak
  • Kanan
  • Kanaye
  • Kane
  • Kaniel
  • Kano
  • Kansas
  • Kaos
  • Kapil
  • Kappy
  • Karate
  • Kardal
  • Kareem
  • Karl
  • Karlitos
  • Karsten
  • Kartik
  • Kartikeya
  • Kartos
  • Kasch
  • Kash
  • Kasier
  • Kateb
  • Katniss
  • Kato

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Final Thoughts

We hope this list of great male dog names has helped you find your new dog’s perfect name. Whether you’re looking for a unique name or something more popular, there are so many tough, goofy, and hilarious names to choose from. Pick something intense like Zeus or Brutus, opt for something funnier like Karate or Linguini, or go with a classic name like Chester or Douglas. Whichever name you choose, your dog is sure to thank you!

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Nicole Cosgrove

Nicole is the proud mom of Baby, a Burmese cat and Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway. A Canadian expat, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband in New Zealand. She has a strong love for all animals of all shapes and sizes (and particularly loves a good interspecies friendship) and wants to share her animal knowledge and other experts' knowledge with pet lovers across the globe.

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