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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184 138
Blue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
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2
218 170
Max is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max
3
172 128
Zeus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus
4
181 137
Cooper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper
5
192 149
Bear is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear
6
168 128
Shadow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow
7
153 114
Charlie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie
8
182 143
Jack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack
9
134 99
Tucker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker
10
134 99
Oliver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver
11
141 110
Buddy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy
12
159 131
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky
13
144 120
Duke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke
14
124 101
Louie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie
15
156 137
Bandit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit
16
135 115
Rex is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
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17
139 120
Buster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster
18
134 115
Milo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo
19
113 97
Baxter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter
20
111 97
Jasper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
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21
112 101
Murphy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy
22
107 99
Harley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley
23
80 70
Moose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose
24
113 110
Toby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Toby
25
95 90
Rusty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty