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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168 122
Blue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue

2
158 114
Shadow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow

3
203 157
Max is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max

4
180 141
Bear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear

5
165 127
Cooper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper

6
171 133
Jack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack

7
155 118
Zeus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus

8
140 107
Charlie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie

9
122 92
Oliver is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver

10
130 101
Buddy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy

11
120 96
Tucker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker

12
148 126
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky

13
133 113
Duke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke

14
114 95
Louie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie

15
126 108
Rex is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex

16
125 109
Milo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo

17
144 131
Bandit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit

18
126 115
Buster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster

19
103 91
Jasper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper

20
102 91
Baxter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter

21
103 96
Murphy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy

22
105 103
Toby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Toby

23
97 94
Harley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley

24
71 66
Moose is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose

25
97 97
Bailey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bailey