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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Max is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max

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142 107
Blue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue

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131 97
Zeus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus

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158 123
Bear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear

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145 112
Cooper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper

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131 99
Shadow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow

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121 93
Charlie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie

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136 108
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky

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113 87
Buddy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy

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148 122
Jack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack

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106 83
Tucker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker

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135 115
Bandit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit

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118 100
Duke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke

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114 96
Rex is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex

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102 84
Louie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie

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99 82
Oliver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver

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115 101
Buster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster

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92 78
Baxter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter

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110 97
Milo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo

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87 79
Harley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley

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87 81
Jasper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper

The Very Best Dog Breeds, Ranked

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90 87
Spike is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Spike

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71 66
Hank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Hank

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70 65
Thor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
MalcolmMehaffey added Thor

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77 73
Rusty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty

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94 93
Toby is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Toby

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88 87
Murphy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy

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78 78
Riley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Riley

The Best Dogs for Kids

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74 75
Rufus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rufus

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77 79
Gus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Gus

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58 57
Moose is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose

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69 70
Teddy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Teddy

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72 74
Lucky is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucky

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69 71
Bentley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bentley

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74 77
Samson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Samson

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85 91
Bailey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bailey

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41 41
Otto is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
StevenHess added Otto

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83 95
Jake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jake

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68 77
Gizmo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Gizmo

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54 60
Ziggy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Ziggy

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32 33
Odie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
CSHorseman added Odie

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73 88
Dammit is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Dammit "Get off the table, Dammit!"

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Bruce is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Bruce

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61 74
Cody is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cody

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55 67
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jackson

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33 39
Dakota is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jean Petrunak added Dakota

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47 61
Koby is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
MadyGreer added Koby

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39 51
Spencer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
HitenChoudhary added Spencer

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47 62
Tyson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Tyson

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43 57
Midnight is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
RachelMacDonald added Midnight