Top Male Dog Names, 50 Best Male Puppy Names

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Top male dog names and puppy names for the year 2020 and beyond. You are here because you have just turned a canine parent to a new male puppy or dog that you bought or adopted. First of all, congratulations to you and your new family member! 

Coming up with male puppy names of the top of your head is not as easy as it sounds! and that is why we are here to help. Here are some of the best male dog names worldwide.

We will list the most common male puppy names first then spice it up to differentiate our list from the rest. We hope that male puppy names listed here will be of help to you when it comes to picking your dog’s name. If not, we hope to at least leave you with some dog name brainstorming ideas.

Top Male Dog Names of 2019, 2020 and beyond

Most Popular Male Dog Names 

Here are some of the most popular dog names. These are your common household male dog names, so if you want to differentiate your dog’s name from this list, don’t pick one of these!

  • Cooper
  • Charlie
  • Rocky
  • Buddy
  • Milo
  • Teddy
  • Ozzy
  • Cody
  • Jack
  • Gunner
  • Moose
  • Bruce
  • Winston
  • Major
  • Linus
  • Oden
  • Stone
  • Aries
  • Crowley
  • Nano
  • Sampson
  • Spot

Top Male Dog Names 

Here are some of the top male dog names. Here is a fun idea – Leave us a comment below if you find your dog’s name on this list!

  • Marlo 
  • Jasper
  • Duke
  • Milo
  • Ollie
  • Cosmo
  • Chester
  • Hudson
  • Groot
  • Larry
  • Tequilla
  • Otis
  • Milo
  • Hemi
  • Titan
  • Brutus
  • Ozzy
  • Monty
  • Bubba
  • Boss

Most Unique Male Dog Names

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Here are some of the top unique male dog names. If you have more unique dog names for this list, leave it in the comment box at the end of this article, and we will update it shortly.

  • Floki
  • Benji
  • Thor
  • Fedor
  • Jedi
  • Oogie
  • Maverick
  • Rivi
  • Rebel
  • Rowdy
  • Deacon
  • Bueller
  • Bosworth
  • Brodix
  • Hailstorm
  • Ruger
  • Jag
  • Chevy
  • Will
  • Rambo
  • Zelda
  • Hercule
  • Gibbs
  • Axell
  • Poutine
  • Machete
  • Viruz

Culturally Diverse Male Dog Names 

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Hey, we need to embrace cultural diversity in dogs too! That is why we came up with these awesome, culturally diverse male dog names below.

  • Miyagi
  • Indie
  • Augustus
  • Abner
  • Klaus
  • Michael Angelo
  • Dozer
  • Guido
  • Doobie
  • Kash
  • Dante
  • Zulu
  • Sunna
  • Voli
  • Whubee
  • Tinku
  • Stryker
  • Draxy
  • Gandalf
  • Argyll
  • Kilo
  • Bairon
  • Kapone
  • Cronin
  • Sagan
  • Argos
  • Oryx
  • Kenzo
  • Tatu
  • Django
  • Bogart
  • Davan

Top Boy Dog Names 

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Here are more top boy dog names, soon you will have a hard time choosing between them!

  • Icarus
  • Ripple
  • Reverend
  • Clyde
  • Wiggy
  • Reg
  • Magic
  • Drako
  • Shadow
  • Busta
  • Bane
  • Taco
  • Tater
  • Noreaga (Named after American Rapper Victor Santiago, Jr.)
  • Capone (Named after American Rapper Kiam Akasi Holley)
  • Doom (Influenced by the video game Doom)
  • Puma
  • Dallas
  • Koda

Top People Names for Dogs

Awkwardly some people’s names fit dogs quite nicely. Ironically, maybe you want to give your dog a person’s name just to remember that person. Don’t take it the wrong way because we now see dogs as a family too. Here are some of the top people names for dogs.

  • Vinny
  • Caesar
  • Frank
  • Darrell
  • Nash
  • Louie
  • Trump
  • Gordo
  • Morty
  • Hayden
  • Wayne
  • Reese
  • Zion
  • Clifford
  • George
  • Hank
  • Homer
  • Ralph
  • Vega
  • Nigel
  • Willie

Cutest Boy Dog Names

If that wasn’t enough cuteness already, here are some more of the cutest boy dog names.

  • Blade
  • Noble
  • Pickle
  • Wiggles
  • Slash
  • Hines
  • Magnus
  • Hulk
  • Knox
  • Royal
  • Thorne
  • Bronson

Small Male Puppy Names

We need special names for our miniature dogs too as they are slowly becoming the majority.

  • Pebble
  • Atom
  • Boo
  • Dot
  • Todo (inspired by the movie The Wizard of OZ)
  • Star
  • Ditto
  • Gizmo
  • Obie
  • Axel
  • Yoda

Majestic Male Dog Names

None of us can deny that some dogs simply stand for greatness. Here are some of the great male dog names.

Zeus (inspired by the Greek God Zeus)

Rhino (Stands low to the ground and strong!)

Bear (a great name for gentle giant dogs)

Tank (a great male dog name for a physically defined dog)

Apollo (Son of Zeus)

Judge (a great name for a strong-willed dog)

Aries (God of War)


Cool Male Puppy Dog Names

Here are some more cool male puppy dog names to choose from.

  • Doggo
  • Tonga
  • Ace
  • Nas
  • Haus
  • Justus
  • Ragnar
  • Riddick
  • Marshall
  • Diamond
  • Mayhem
  • Pie
  • Panda
  • Jupiter
  • Manolo
  • Chappo
  • Dingo

We hope you enjoyed this article as much as we did! We hope this information helped you out when it was time to name your male dog or puppy. 

If you would like to suggest any more names not found on this list, please consider dropping a comment below.

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