Dogs The Best Male Dog Names Ever  

Anabel Conner
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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.

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

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179 139
Max is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max

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146 110
Blue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue

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163 127
Bear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear

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149 115
Cooper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper

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134 102
Zeus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus

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118 89
Buddy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy

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153 123
Jack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack

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125 97
Charlie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie

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139 113
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky

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108 85
Tucker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker

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103 84
Oliver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver

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120 102
Duke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke

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104 86
Louie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie

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135 119
Bandit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit

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114 100
Rex is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex

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116 104
Buster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster

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93 81
Baxter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter

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111 101
Milo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo

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88 84
Harley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley

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88 84
Jasper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper

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92 89
Murphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy

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79 75
Rusty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty

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96 96
Toby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Toby

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72 69
Hank is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Hank

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81 80
Riley is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Riley

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90 91
Spike is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Spike

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70 69
Thor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
MalcolmMehaffey added Thor

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71 71
Teddy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Teddy

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79 81
Gus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Gus

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60 59
Moose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose

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75 77
Rufus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rufus

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74 76
Lucky is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucky

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87 92
Bailey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bailey

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71 73
Bentley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bentley

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75 79
Samson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Samson

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86 95
Jake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jake

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57 61
Ziggy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Ziggy

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42 43
Otto is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
StevenHess added Otto

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34 34
Odie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
CSHorseman added Odie

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64 74
Cody is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cody

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68 80
Gizmo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Gizmo

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75 90
Dammit is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Dammit "Get off the table, Dammit!"

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52 62
Bruce is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Bruce

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56 69
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jackson

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50 63
Koby is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
MadyGreer added Koby

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34 42
Dakota is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jean Petrunak added Dakota

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45 58
Midnight is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
RachelMacDonald added Midnight

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51 68
Rudy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rudy

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40 53
Spencer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
HitenChoudhary added Spencer