300+ Boy Dog Names – A Beautiful Mess


When you are adopting a puppy, choosing the perfect name is a big moment. If you want to see lots of options before making a final decision, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up more than 300 names for male dogs with ideas for classy names, food names, cute names, pop-culture references, funny names and more!

Related: Check out this list of Girl Dog Names

These are the most popular names for male dogs. These are the most commonly used names in recent years. If you want to choose a name that is classic and well loved, this is the list for you.

  • Charlie
  • Max
  • Cooper
  • Milo
  • Buddy
  • Teddy
  • Rocky
  • Bear
  • Leo
  • Duke
  • Ollie
  • Maverick
  • Henry
  • Bandit
  • Louie

Unique Boy Dog Names

If uniqueness is what you’re looking for, here are a list of names that aren’t as common. I personally love unique pet names. These names have a lot of personality and charm.

  • Jasper
  • Marlowe
  • Ziggy
  • Royal
  • Apollo
  • Rocco
  • Titan
  • Odin
  • Otis
  • Phoenix
  • Dexter
  • Winston
  • Bentley
  • Hunter
  • Murphy
  • Brutus
  • Sully
  • Lancelot
  • Remington
  • Sterling

Classy Boy Dog Names

Make your dog a Mr. Fancy by naming him a classy name. These classic, historical names might be perfect for your new pup.

  • Wolfgang
  • Archibald
  • Beauregard
  • Chesterfield
  • Wellington
  • Montgomery
  • Bartholomew
  • Reginald
  • Fitzgerald
  • Percival
  • Remington
  • Augustus
  • Benedict
  • Cornelius
  • Davenport
  • Ellington
  • Fabian
  • Gatsby
  • Hawthorne
  • Lancelot
  • Maximilian
  • Neville
  • Octavian
  • Pennington
  • Quincy
  • Rupert
  • Sebastian
  • Thaddeus
  • Ulysses
  • Vanderbilt
  • Whittaker
  • Xavier
  • Yarborough
  • Zachariah
  • Alastair
  • Ford
  • Bond
  • Hamilton
  • Hugo
  • Kingston
  • Sir Blue
  • Hayes
  • Stone

Boy Dog Names Inspired by Food

If you love food names for pets, this list is sure to make you smile! Brainstorm some of your favorite foods—you might find the perfect puppy name hidden within.

  • Nacho
  • Ramen
  • Meatloaf
  • Pickles
  • Oreo
  • Bean
  • Basil
  • Sushi
  • Taco
  • Mochi
  • Fudge
  • Sausage
  • Bagel
  • Cheeseburger
  • Burger
  • Pepper
  • Toffee
  • Cheddar
  • Noodle
  • Pudding
  • Kimchi
  • Snickers
  • Bacon
  • Truffle
  • Pesto
  • Biscuit
  • Dumpling
  • Barley
  • Pretzel
  • Tater Tot
  • Falafel
  • Frankfurt
  • Lamb Chop

Male Dog Names Inspired by Pop Culture

Name your dog after something you are a big fan of. This section has name ideas inspired by your favorite books, movies, TV shows and cultural icons.

  • Simba after The Lion King 
  • Romeo after Romeo & Juliet
  • Bart after The Simpsons
  • Beethoven after the famous composer and pianist (and the children’s movie from the 1990s—a great name for a St. Bernard)
  • Kristoff from the kids movie Frozen
  • Neo from The Matrix 
  • Bullseye after the Target mascot
  • Dexter after the television series Dexter
  • Drake after the hip hop artist
  • Einstein after the scientist
  • Snoop after rapper Snoop Dogg
  • Fang from Harry Potter
  • Forrest after the movie Forrest Gump
  • Paddington after Paddington Bear
  • Pennywise After Stephen King’s It
  • Pluto after Mickey Mouse’s dog
  • Spock from Star Trek
  • Rex from the movie Toy Story
  • Scooby after Scooby-Doo
  • Alf after the television series Alf
  • Bowie or Ziggy after David Bowie 
  • Slinky from the movie Toy Story (perfect for a dachshund)
  • Snoopy after Peanuts comic, books and movies
  • Toto from The Wizard of Oz
  • T’Challa from Black Panther
  • Waldo from the book series Where’s Waldo
  • Thor after the Marvel character Thor 
  • Elvis or Presley after Elvis Presley 
  • Hendrix after Jimmy Hendrix 
  • Watson from Sherlock Holmes
  • Old Yeller from the film Old Yeller
  • Biggie after the Notorious B.I.G
  • Pongo after One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Historical Figure Dog Names

Name your dog after an inspiring person from history.

  • Newton after Isaac Newton
  • Darwin after Charles Darwin
  • Galileo after Galileo Galilei
  • Leonardo after Leonardo da Vinci
  • Churchill after Winston Churchill
  • Edison after Thomas Edison
  • Plato after the philosopher Plato
  • Socrates after the philosopher Socrates
  • Tesla after Nikola Tesla
  • Mozart after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Shakespeare after William Shakespeare
  • Caesar after Julius Caesar
  • Napoleon after Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Lincoln after Abraham Lincoln
  • Copernicus after Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Marco after Marco Polo
  • Freud after Sigmund Freud
  • Homer after the ancient Greek poet

Cute Dog Names

Next, let’s look at some playful dog names. We love fun and offbeat dog names that don’t take themselves too seriously. These are our favorite cute names for a boy dog.

  • Gizmo
  • Bingo
  • Bubbles
  • Zigzag
  • Doodle (Doodle the Poodle?)
  • Pippin
  • Fizz
  • Boomer
  • Tigger
  • Wiggles
  • Zippy
  • Biscuit
  • Nibbles
  • Jolly
  • Twix
  • Rascal
  • Snickers
  • Skippy
  • Flip
  • Waffles
  • Sprout
  • Sparky
  • Munchkin
  • Pilot
  • Badger

Funny Dog Names

If you want a name that plays like a knock knock joke these are our favorites! We love a good pun.

  • Barkley
  • Bark Twain
  • Chewie
  • Jimmy Kibble
  • Jimmy Chew
  • Woof Blitzer
  • Droolius Caesar
  • Hairy Paw-ter

Male Dog Names from A to Z

If you haven’t found the perfect name for your new dog yet, search this list of boy dog names for every letter in the alphabet.

  • Alfie 
  • Abbott
  • Atlas
  • Archie 
  • Angus
  • Bruno
  • Bailey
  • Banjo
  • Buster 
  • Chester 
  • Chance 
  • Comet 
  • Cooper
  • Dash
  • Duke
  • Dallas
  • Ezra 
  • Enzo
  • Edgar
  • Flynn
  • Finn
  • Frodo
  • Gus
  • Ghost
  • George 
  • Huck 
  • Harold 
  • Hank
  • Hulk
  • Ivan
  • Ian
  • Igor
  • Jax
  • John
  • Jake 
  • Kobe
  • King
  • Kirby
  • Loki 
  • Lincoln
  • Luca
  • Marlo
  • Major
  • Mac
  • Nash
  • Nico
  • Nemo
  • Oscar 
  • Oliver 
  • Oden
  • Parker
  • Pongo 
  • Pablo
  • Quaker
  • Quatro
  • Quest
  • Rocket
  • Rex
  • Ranger
  • Skippy
  • Sawyer 
  • Shadow
  • Shiloh
  • Toby
  • Tiger
  • Tank
  • Upton
  • Uno
  • Valor
  • Vinnie
  • Wallace
  • Wilson 
  • Xirus
  • Xylo
  • Yeller
  • Yang
  • Zero
  • Zorro



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