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134 Best Male Dog Names

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For the coolest pup around

Whether you have a doodle or not, making sure your boy dogs name matches his tough ego inside is critical. We worked hard to put together the best list of names for your little or big tough guy so nobody mistakes him for the teddy bear that he is. You can also jump to our girl names if you need some extra inspiration.

Doodle Barn Favorite Male Dog Names

Our picks for your stud

Like Sam and Frodo’s journey to middle-earth, we gathered our favorite names from every corner of the web. Your tough guy will battle the strongest beast the world has to offer and then cuddle into your lap like a champ. These names are sure to hold strong no matter how soft he gets behind closed doors.

  • Beckett
  • Boomer
  • Dozer
  • Finn
  • Gunner
  • Hershey
  • Jack
  • Koda
  • Nitro
  • Oreo
  • Parker
  • Poe
  • Rebel
  • Rio
  • Sam
  • Sawyer
  • Skip
  • Socks
  • Taz
  • Tucker
  • Waffles
  • Xander
Unique Male Dog Names

Distinctive Names That Stand Out

Sometimes your guy just has to walk to his own beat. These names are bonafide to get the head nod of approval. 

  • Aero
  • Amadeus
  • Aries
  • Arkin
  • Artemis
  • Boots
  • Cash
  • Cisco
  • Corvus
  • Dante
  • Darius
  • Deke
  • Echo
  • Enzo
  • Fergus
  • Hawkeye
  • Huck
  • Hurricane
  • Iggy
  • Jawa
  • Jinx
  • Juno
  • Tobias
  • Zulu
Most Popular Male Dog Names

Sometimes Going with the Flow is Cool Too.

There is a reason you find these names on the top of Puppy Leaks and Good Housekeeping’s lists, they really are easy to say and so fitting of a furry friend. Peruse this list of popular names to choose from, you might surprise yourself with your choice. You’ll even find some of the best goldendoodles in az sporting some of these names.

  • Amos
  • Beethoven
  • Biscuit
  • Blue
  • Brutus
  • Cooper
  • Dallas
  • Flash
  • Gonzo
  • Harley
  • Harvey
  • Hobbs
  • Jax
  • Loki
  • Maximus
  • Nemo
  • Rowdy
  • Simon
  • Sparky
  • Teddy
  • Tiger
  • Toby
The Best Movie Names For Your Boy

Straight From the Big Screen

Have you ever watched a movie and come away thinking, I really like that name! You are not alone, here is our favorite selection from movies you will probably recognize.

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  • Albus
  • Alvin
  • Archie
  • Baloo
  • Bilbo
  • Boba Fett
  • Bolt
  • Buzz
  • Dash
  • Einstein
  • Fonzi
  • Frodo
  • Gandalf
  • Gizmo
  • Jethro
  • Kylo Ren
  • Max
  • Pongo
  • Starsky
  • Truman
  • Woody
  • Yoda
Names For Your Cool Dog

Some Dogs Are Just Born With It

As the Fonz always says, some guys are lovers, some guys are fighters, I happen to be both. These pups have that mojo that and a name to go with it.

  • Ajax
  • Arlo
  • Axel
  • Bandit
  • Blade
  • Chaos
  • Cosmo
  • Drake
  • Falcon
  • Fuse
  • Gage
  • Hendrix
  • Hogan
  • Ice
  • Jagger
  • Jet
  • Ozzy
  • Puma
  • Ryder
  • Tino
  • Usher
  • Vince
Tough Male Dog Names

What's Up Tough Guy?!

Sometimes you can see it, other times it comes from within. These tough names are sure to let everyone know who they are dealing with.

  • Apollo
  • Atlas
  • Bear
  • Blaze
  • Bruiser
  • Chronic
  • Drogo
  • Fang
  • Hercules
  • Hooch
  • Hoss
  • Odin
  • Rambo
  • Rocky
  • Spike
  • Storm
  • Tank
  • Titan
  • Titus
  • Warrior
  • Wolf
  • Zeus
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