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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155 112
Blue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue

2
145 104
Shadow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow

3
187 143
Max is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max

4
154 117
Cooper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper

5
140 104
Zeus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus

6
168 131
Bear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear

7
123 93
Buddy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy

8
158 127
Jack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack

9
128 102
Charlie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie

10
112 88
Tucker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker

11
140 118
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky

12
107 86
Oliver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver

13
123 105
Duke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke

14
118 101
Rex is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex

15
138 122
Bandit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit

16
105 89
Louie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie

17
117 107
Buster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster

18
113 103
Milo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo

19
94 84
Baxter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter

20
90 87
Harley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley

21
90 87
Jasper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper

22
93 92
Murphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy

23
80 78
Rusty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty

24
74 72
Hank is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Hank

25
73 71
Thor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
MalcolmMehaffey added

26
97 99
Toby is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Toby

27
83 83
Riley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Riley

28
63 61
Moose is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose

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90 93
Bailey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bailey

30
91 95
Spike is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Spike

31
78 80
Samson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Samson

32
76 78
Lucky is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucky

33
73 75
Bentley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bentley

34
72 74
Teddy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Teddy

35
80 84
Gus is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Gus

36
76 80
Rufus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rufus

37
88 97
Jake is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jake

38
45 45
Otto is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
StevenHess added Otto

39
59 63
Ziggy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Ziggy

40
72 81
Gizmo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Gizmo

41
67 76
Cody is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cody

42
35 38
Odie is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
CSHorseman added

43
77 93
Dammit is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Dammit "Get off the table, Dammit!"

44
53 66
Bruce is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Bruce

45
52 65
Tyson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Tyson

46
57 72
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jackson

47
36 44
Dakota is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jean Petrunak added Dakota

48
51 66
Koby is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
MadyGreer added Koby

49
46 61
Midnight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
RachelMacDonald added Midnight

50
58 78
Sam & Sammy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Sam & Sammy