Pets 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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204 156
Bear is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear
2
193 146
Blue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue
3
181 138
Zeus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus
4
162 120
Charlie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie
5
188 146
Cooper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper
6
224 181
Max is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max
7
189 151
Jack is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack
8
142 105
Tucker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker
9
173 137
Shadow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow
10
140 106
Oliver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver
11
166 138
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky
12
146 119
Buddy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy
13
150 124
Duke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke
14
133 107
Louie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie
15
165 141
Bandit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit
16
147 125
Buster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster
17
142 120
Rex is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex
18
142 122
Milo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo
19
121 101
Baxter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter
20
121 104
Murphy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy
21
116 104
Jasper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper
22
85 75
Moose is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose
23
111 106
Harley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley
24
118 116
Toby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Toby
25
101 97
Rusty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty