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The Best Male Dog Names Ever 

Anabel Conner
Updated January 29, 2020 17k votes 1k voters 26.4k views 87 items

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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Bear is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear
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Tucker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker
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Blue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue
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Max is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max
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Cooper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper
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Shadow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow
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Charlie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie
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Jack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack
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Buddy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy
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Zeus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus
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Rocky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky
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Oliver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver
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Bandit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit
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Duke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke
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Louie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie
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Baxter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter
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Milo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo
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Buster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster
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Murphy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy
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Rusty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty
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Rex is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex
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Bailey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bailey
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Jasper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper
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Moose is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose
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Spike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Spike