dogs The Best Male Dog Names Ever  

Anabel Conner
8.8k votes 593 voters 20.2k views 83 items Embed

List Rules Which of these popular boy dog names are the best? Vote on your favorites!

Congratulations on your new fur baby! Now comes the important task: choosing an appropriate name for your newest family member. It's not as easy as it seems! You'll be yelling it every time you find a chewed-up shoe, a destroyed newspaper, or he's barking his fool head off at something a mere mortal cannot see, so you best make sure you pick a good one!

Thankfully, if you're looking for names for dogs, there are folks who dig through data and compile a list of the most popular dog names each year. VPI Pet Insurance releases the official list of top boy dog names and top girl dog names each year, so nobody needs to remain in the dark about which dog names all the "cool kids" are choosing. Vote up your faves in this list of the most popular male dog names, and maybe you'll discover the perfect name for your new fuzzball! Don't see you favorite on this list, be sure to add it.
list ordered by

1
136 104
Max is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max

2
125 94
Bear is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear

3
115 86
Cooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper

4
121 92
Jack is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack

5
111 83
Blue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue

6
98 72
Zeus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus

7
95 71
Rex is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex

8
111 88
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky

9
114 92
Bandit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit

10
92 72
Charlie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie

11
81 62
Louie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie

12
82 63
Tucker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker

13
98 79
Shadow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow

14
91 74
Milo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo

The Cutest Mixed Dog Breeds

15
86 72
Buddy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy

16
70 59
Baxter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter

17
92 83
Duke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke

18
92 83
Buster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster

19
78 69
Spike is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Spike

20
75 67
Oliver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver

21
68 60
Harley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley

The Best Dogs for Babies

22
69 62
Jasper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper

23
68 61
Gus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Gus

24
76 71
Murphy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy

25
66 61
Riley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Riley

26
63 58
Rusty is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty

27
81 79
Toby is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Toby

28
63 60
Rufus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rufus

The Best Dog Breeds for Families

29
55 53
Thor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
MalcolmMehaffey added Thor

30
54 52
Hank is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Hank

31
23 17
Odie is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
CSHorseman added Odie

32
74 77
Bailey is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bailey

33
60 61
Lucky is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucky

34
75 80
Jake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jake

35
62 66
Samson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Samson

The 51 Greatest Viral Yearbook Photos In Internet History

36
56 60
Bentley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bentley

37
45 47
Ziggy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Ziggy

38
55 59
Teddy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Teddy

39
44 47
Moose is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose

40
29 29
Otto is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
StevenHess added Otto

41
62 72
Dammit is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Dammit "Get off the table, Dammit!"

42
56 66
Gizmo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Gizmo

25 Amazing Dog Facts You Never Knew

43
46 54
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jackson

44
42 49
Bruce is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Bruce

45
24 27
Dakota is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jean Petrunak added Dakota

46
40 49
Tyson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Tyson

47
36 44
Midnight is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
RachelMacDonald added Midnight

48
14 18
Ruger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
David Heath added Ruger

49
7 9
Austin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Pudinu added Austin

50
36 48
Dodger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Dodger