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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163 118
Shadow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow

2
172 127
Blue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue

3
207 162
Max is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max

4
162 120
Zeus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus

5
183 144
Bear is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear

6
168 130
Cooper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper

7
173 137
Jack is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack

8
144 109
Charlie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie

9
126 94
Oliver is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver

10
132 104
Buddy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy

11
151 126
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky

12
122 97
Tucker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker

13
136 115
Duke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke

14
129 108
Rex is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex

15
115 97
Louie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie

16
127 110
Milo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo

17
146 133
Bandit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit

18
129 117
Buster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster

19
106 93
Baxter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter

20
105 92
Jasper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper

21
100 95
Harley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley

22
103 99
Murphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy

23
108 105
Toby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Toby

24
74 67
Moose is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose

25
92 89
Riley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Riley