Unique Male Dog Names 2020?

Want to know which dog names were most popular this past year? Rovers list of top dog names for 2020 included classic names like Max and Bella that continued to trend, but some surprisingly creative new ones that have never before graced the list also made it to the top this time.

While Bella, Luna, Max, and Charlie were some of the most popular names for dogs back in 2019, see which names topped the list this year. The classics prevailed in this category, and according to Rover, Oliver and Leo trended up since last year.

Did your favorite boy dog name make it in the top 100? Max Charlie Cooper Buddy Milo Bear Rocky Duke Tucker Jack Oliver Teddy Leo Bentley Zeus Jax Toby Winston Ollie Louie Finn Murphy Moose Loki Gus Hank Koda Blue Apollo Dexter Beau Bruno Henry Thor Buster Ace Jake Maverick Diesel Bandit Archie Gunner Harley Bailey Lucky Jackson Benji Oscar Bo Scout Jasper Otis Simba Cash Baxter Kobe Shadow Tank Riley Rex Gizmo Sam Benny Brody Theo Sammy Rocco Cody Luke Boomer Ranger Roscoe Oakley George Copper King Ziggy Chance Marley Prince Oreo Odin Hunter Coco Zeke Chewy Bruce Tyson Frankie Chase Rudy Rusty Ruger Walter Romeo Joey Mac Remy Bubba Peanut black and white border collie smiling at the camera

With ears standing at attention, the bright border collie is always alert. | Credit: Purple Collar Pet Photography / Getty Its no surprise that Bella is #1 again this year, given that Isabella is also in the top 10 most popular girl baby names for 2020 , as dog owners across the country expand their families (with both human kids and fur kids).

Though Rover says that Stella and Chloe have risen in popularity, while Lily dropped from #5 in 2019 to #15 this year. Bella Luna Lucy Daisy Lola Sadie Molly Bailey Stella Maggie Chloe Penny Nala Zoey Lily Coco Sophie Rosie Ellie Ruby Piper Mia Roxy Gracie Millie Willow Lulu Pepper Ginger Harley Abby Winnie Nova Kona Riley Zoe Lilly Dixie Lady Izzy Hazel Layla Olive Charlie Sasha Maya Honey Athena Lexi Cali Annie Belle Princess Phoebe Emma Ella Cookie Marley Callie Scout Roxie Remi Minnie Maddie Dakota Leia Poppy Josie Harper Mila Angel Holly Ava Ivy Mocha Gigi Paisley Koda Cleo Penelope Bonnie Missy Frankie Sugar Aspen Xena Shelby Fiona Dolly Georgia Shadow Delilah Peanut Grace Rose Skye Pearl Jasmine Juno Trixie Amid the pandemic quarantine, many of us took up new hobbies like baking bread (#noregrets) and have spent more time cooking and eating at home vs. going out to restaurants.

That trend seems to have trickled into this years top dog names, with adorable food-based names topping the list, including the name Sourdough for the first time! Sourdough Waffles Wheatie Croissant Toast Roti Tart Arepa Pumpernickel Crackers Pinot Noir (Our other BFF in quarantine besides our dogs) Pinot G Whiskey Girl Whiskey Bear Sazerac Rose Gimlet Cider Cortado Barista Espresso Coffee Brew From actors, to musicians, to athletes, to video game characters, pet parents were some of these entertainers biggest fans this past year.

Chrissy Kanye Mila Jay-Z Giselle Tom Brady Blake Shelton Gwen Stefani Keanu Elon Betty White Lizzo Nas Taylor Swift Kesha Elton Rhianna Lil Kim Biggie Paws Tupac Carol Baskin RuPaul Jinkx Raja Charisma Ramona Tinsley Sonja Ellen Phoebe Chandler Ross Rachel Monica Geralt Alexander Hamilton Thomas Jefferson Mando Kobe Gianna Midas ( Fortnite ) Hanzo ( Overwatch ) Shep ( Animal Crossing ) Griggs ( Call of Duty ) Gaz ( Call of Duty ) These names are for the doggos that perk up when you start putting on your running shoes. Cavalier Spark Aces Sun Hornet Raptor Laker Mamba Black Mamba Storm Texan Eagle Saint Steeler Charger Neymar Novak Sloane

The one thing always top-of-mind this past year, some pet parents literally named their new dogs after the pandemic ( *cringe *). But luckily thats not the only source of creativity for distinctive dog owners in 2020. Covi or Covie (up 1,159% this year!)

Rona Corona (a name fit only for 2020 though we dont recommend it) Dr. Fauci Chuggington Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Beerus Sohla Chewbacca Empress Babe Sugar Baby Sweet Pea Angel Baby Creme Cappuccino (might we instead suggest Puppuccino?) Love Amor (Spanish for my love) Habibi (Arabic for my love) Liefde (Dutch for my love)

These punny names will have you absolutely rolling over in your chair and barking with laughter! Sherlock Bones Karl Barx Bark Wahlberg Ozzy Pawsborn Winston Furchill If you still need a name for your new furry family member, keep putting thought into it.

What you name your dog matters, as the sound of the name can influence how easy it is to train your dog to come when called, and just like with human baby names, help gives your pup a unique identity! Here are some tips to help you pick the perfect name for your pooch : Choose a name thats easy to pronounce and easy for your dog to distinguish among other words so you can better train her to come when called.

You really love your pet, so incorporate other things youre passionate about to show your pup you love her, too! Incorporate your family history or cultural heritage to give your dog a name that ensures she is truly a member of the family. Use coat color to inspire her name, like Shadow for a black dog , Snow for a white dog , Cocoa for a brown dog , or Domino for a dual-toned black-and-white pup .

Your favorite movies and TV shows and the characters that make them great can be a fun source of name inspiration. A name like Hermione for the Harry Potter fan or Lady, Lilo, or Jasmine make magical names for dogs with Disney fanatic parents . Something went wrong.

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What is a unique name for a male dog?

Phantom..Skip..Robbie..Bambam..Stuart..Deebo..Stryker..Rowan.

What should I name my male puppy?

Max..Charlie..Buddy..Cooper..Jack..Rocky..Bear..Duke.

What is the rarest dog name?

Norwegian Lundehund. Dating back to the Ice Age, the Norwegian Lundehund is recognised as one of the rarest dogs on the planet due to its unique characteristics which aren’t shared by any other breed. ….Lagotto Romagnolo. ….Azawakh. ….Otterhound. ….Mudi.

Boy dog names can be hard to choose. Whether its a boyish, handsome moniker you want, something tough, or a unique standout, its gotta be perfect. Choosing the best dog name, like choosing the perfect dog sitter, is a fun and important task for every pet parent. Luckily, weve rounded up some great options for you.

From Apollo to Tank, Buddy to Tyson, Boomer to Samson, and everything in between, Rover.com dug into their database to discover the most popular male dog names in America. If youre already a pet parent, check to see if your pups name made the list!

These are the most popular male dog names of 2021 in Rovers database. Max Charlie Milo Buddy Rocky Bear Leo Duke Teddy Tucker Beau Oliver Jack Winston Ollie Toby Jax Blu Finn Louie Murphy Loki Moose Gus Bruno Ace Apollo Hank Archie Kobe Henry Thor Simba Scout Bailey Diesel Jake Lucky Buster Otis Jackson Benny Jasper Chewy Oscar Bandit Rex Oreo Riley Baxter Cody Coco Rocco Tank Prince Ranger King Marley Roscoe Sam Oakley Copper Gizmo Chase Luke Boomer Bruce Frankie Chance Rusty Hunter Ozzy Tyson Romeo Rudy Mac Bubba Peanut Kai Chico Joey Atlas Goose Samson Chief Levi Titan Frank Axel Brutus Ghost Brady Scooby Cosmo Chester Chip Wally Rufus Dash Louis Find out how real dog owners picked their pets names in this sweet video.

On the rise and always trendy, these names are so hot right now. Mando Mamba Dior Togo Dewy Herbert Walnut Rigatoni Ransom These names exude strength and power.

Theyre fitting for strong dog breeds and feisty little guys. Ajax Atlas Blaze Brutus Captain Caesar Diesel Grizzly Gunnar Harley Hercules Legend Maverick Maximus Samson Tank Thor Titan Tyson Zeus Food and drink names for dogs are on the rise.

Check out these tasty food names for boy dogs chosen by real dog owners. Pepper Oreo Peanut Whiskey Biscuit Nugget Guinness Brownie Snickers Taco Ranked by popularity on Rover.com.

Bam Bam Charlie Brown Jack Jack Teddy Bear Tater Tot Little Man Gus Gus Bruce Wayne Little Bear Scooby Doo Boo Boo Willie Nelson Peanut Butter Big Boy Biggie Smalls Scrappy Doo Pooh Bear Kylo Ren Han Solo Jack Daniels Pork Chop Lil Bit Koda Bear Bear Bear Buster Brown No Name Mr. Pickles Johnny Cash El Chapo Along with the rise in human names for dogs, were seeing many vintage and/or antique names in our dog data. These genteel grandfather names for dogs are as charming as they are sophisticated.

Theyre especially popular for breeds like the French Bulldog or the Schnauzer, but theyre certainly a great choice on any dog. Oliver Winston George Walter Louis Franklin Stanley Sebastian Theodore Percy Top 10 Nature Male Dog Names

These names are especially popular for huskies, pointers, retrievers, and hounds. Shadow Aspen Smokey River Storm Timber Thunder Snow Huckleberry Midnight Were noticing some interesting trends, like the rise of -er names like Cooper, Dexter, and Tucker, as well as mythological names like Thor, Odin, Loki, and Zeus.

The classics remain in favor, of course, from friendly Max and Charlie to strong Rocky and Duke. All kept a spot in the top ten. Dogs are considered family members, so human names have become very popular for pets.

These days, in fact, youre more likely to meet a golden retriever with a human name like Dylan than a name like Fido. Youll see that reflected in our top male dog names list: six of the top ten are human names. Your new dog could be an Eddie, a Theo, a Maxor a Kobe, an Ozzy, or a Bosco.

From cute dog names like Taz or Otis to Irish choices like Murphy and Logan, the skys the limit when it comes to giving a traditionally human name to your dog. Humor is another popular source of dog naming inspiration: Sir Barkley and Muttley Crue are both boy puppy names in our database. A Great Dane named Chico?

An American bulldog named Sparky? A small dog named Rocket? Why not?

Lastly, dog breeds sometimes shape dog naming choices. Huskies often sport Alaska-themed names like Juneau, while hunting dogs might get a country name like Dallas or Tucker. Retrievers love water, so an aquatic dog name could be a good fit for your new Lab or golden.

We like Ocean, Jacques, and Captain. Puppy names can be inspired by anything from food to pop culture to nature. Whats most important is that YOU love the name.

Every time you say it, you should feel a little spark of happiness. Thats my dog! Try calling out your top choices as if youre calling your new dog in for dinner, to return to you at the dog park, or to follow your cues in puppy kindergarten.

Once you find that perfect name, dont forget to properly ID your pet to keep him safe (we love these customizable tags from Etsy with unicorns to introductory nametag prints).

Congratulations on your new furry friend! Now that youve welcomed a boy puppy or rescue dog into your life, what will you name him? With countless male dog names to choose from, how will you pick the perfect one? What is the perfect male dog name for your new pup?

They are listed alphabetically but fall into categories such as trendy , regal, old school, outdoorsy and pop culture. >>Quick, before you find that perfect name make sure you get pet insurance !

It can save you thousands of dollars and save your pups life. If you dont know where to start in choosing a name for your pup, it may help to observe his personality. Does he fearlessly scamper about at top speed?

How about a name like Flash or Jet? Male dog names such as Rebel, Sparky and Rascal are great options for mischievous pups that live to cause shenanigans. And then there are the angelic pups that love to snuggle and kiss your face.

These dogs deserve names like Fabio or Romeo to signify their loving nature. Speaking of nature , how about an outdoorsy name like Yukon, Trapper, Ranger, Scout, Jag or Hunter for your new boy pup? Many people choose to give their male dogs royal names to show just how important pets are in our lives.

Dogs named King, Rex, Prince, Duke and Baron are seen as strong, regal and adored by their humans. Another popular option for choosing male dog names is to use your pups appearance for inspiration. Tank, Spot, Ghost, Smokey, Oreo, Rusty and Bear all convey a dogs unique physical characteristics.

To me, theres nothing cuter than a classically old school moniker for a pup. Just picture a male dog named Eugene, Walter, Albert or Herman. Adorable, right?

These names are especially effective for Bulldogs and Pugs who already tend to look like little old men! Perhaps you have a favorite movie or television pooch? Shiloh, Benji, Toto, Snoopy, Pongo, Clifford, Otis, and Marley are excellent male dog names that pay homage to some of our most beloved canine characters.

Along the same lines, pop culture buffs may appreciate names like Mario, Luigi, Sheldon, Leonard, Chewy, Dexter, Bowie, Elvis, or Hamilton. And for those who pride themselves on staying on top of the latest trends , Tyler, Oliver, Sawyer, Riley, Mason, Brady and Jackson are popular names for baby boys that also work as male dog names. AbbottAbeAceAchillesAeroAidenAJAlbertAldenAlexAlexanderAlfieAlfordAliAlistarAlvinAmosAndreAndyAngusApolloArchieAriesArnoldArthurArtieAshAshbyAtlasAugustusAustinAxelBaileyBanditBarkleyBarneyBaronBarryBartonBasilBaxterBeansBearBeauBenjiBennettBennyBensonBentleyBernardBertrandBetaBillyBingoBlakeBlazeBlueBoBoomerBowieBradfordBradleyBradyBraxtonBrighamBrockBroderickBrodyBroganBronsonBrownieBruceBrunoBrutusBryceBubbaBuckBuckyBuddyBusterButchBuzzByronCadenceCaesarCainCalvinCaptainCarltonCarterCashCasperCecilCedricChampChanceCharlieChaseChesterChewyChicoChiefChipChipsCiscoCJClarenceClarkClementCliffordClydeCocoCodyColbyColemanColinConradCooperCorkyCorneliusCosmoCrawfordDamienDaneDanielDanteDarbyDariusDavisDavyDenverDexterDiegoDieselDixonDocDodgeDomingoDonnieDonovanDrewDudleyDuffyDukeDustyDylanEarlEastonEddieEdgarEdisonEdmundEdwardEdwinEldonEliEliotElmerElvisElwayEmersonEmmettEmoryErnestEugeneEvanEvanderEverettEzraFabioFangFarleyFelixFeltonFentonFidoFinleyFinnFisherFlashFletcherFloydFonziForrestFosterFrancisFrankFrankieFranklinFreddyFrederickFreemanFritzGageGeorgeGeraldGhostGilbertGizmoGooseGordyGradyGrahamGriffinGroverGunnerGusHamiltonHankHarleyHaroldHarrisonHarryHartHarveyHawkeyeHayesHeathHectorHenryHerbertHermanHiltonHoganHomerHoochHooverHossHuckHudsonHughHunterHyattIggyIgorIkeIndyIraIrvingIvanIvesJackJacksonJacobJagJakeJamesJamesonJasperJavaJaxJeffersonJerryJesseJetJethroJoeyJohnJohnnyJonasJosephJudgeJuniorKaneKendrickKentKiloKingKobeKodaKonaLambertLanceLaneLangstonLarsLawrenceLemuelLennyLeoLeonardLeroyLeviLewisLiamLincolnLinusLoganLokiLouieLuckyLuigiLukeLutherMacMaguireMajorMalcolmMarcoMarioMarleyMartinMartyMasonMaverickMaxMaximillianMaximusMaxwellMccoyMcKinleyMercerMeyerMichaelMickeyMilburnMilesMillerMiloMiltonMoeMojoMonroeMooseMorrisMortMortonMurphyMurrayNachoNapoleonNashNedNelsonNeroNewtonNicoNilesNoahNormNormanNorrisOakleyOdieOdinOliverOllieOreoOrsonOscarOtisOttoOvertonOwenOzzyPabloPacoParkerParleyPatchPeanutPepperPercivalPercyPeteyPhillipPiercePiperPogoPongoPorterPrinceQuincyQuintonRadarRalphRamboRandallRangerRascalRaymondRebelReedReeseReggieRemyReubenRexRichardRickyRiderRileyRingoRipleyRobertRoccoRockwellRockyRomeoRoscoeRoyRudolphRudyRufusRupertRussellRustySamSammySamsonSargeSaulSawyerScoobyScooterScoutScrappySebastianSedrickShadowShamusSheldonSheltonShermanSherwoodShilohSigmundSilasSimbaSimonSkipSmokeySnoopySocksSparkySpencerSpikeSpotStanleyStewieStitchStormStuartSummerSylvanTacoTankTaylorTazTeddyTeslaThaddeusTheoTheodoreThorThorntonTillerTitusTJTobiasTobyToddTotTotoTrapperTrippTristanTrumanTuckerTylerTysonUlyssesVaughnVernonVictorVinceVincentVinnieVirgilWadeWallaceWallyWalterWarrenWatsonWesleyWheelerWilburWilliamWilsonWinstonWoodyWyattWylieYogiYoshiYukonZaneZeusZiggy >>Quick, before you pick that perfect name make sure you get pet insurance !

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While naming your male puppy may not have the same lifetime significance as naming a baby boy, its a name you and your new puppy will be living with for a long time, so it deserves some thought. A good boy dog name can actually enhance his responsiveness and improve communication between you over a lifetime.

Most dog training experts recommend a one or two-syllable name that you can say quickly. Pick a name you like to say (and that you wont be embarrassed to yell across the park or put on a dog tag ).

Youll be saying your boy puppys name a lot over time, as a quick attention grabber or just as part of their overall training and socialization. The number of dogs named after Frozen characters rose 900 percent the year after the movie came out, for example, so for a while you probably met more than one Olaf at doggie daycare. Names from movies and books like Twilight and Game of Thrones have maintained popularity over time, and the Disney universe of characters has helped inspire male dog names like Grogu , Loki , Thor , Simba and Groot .

Food and drink are favorite themes, too. You might meet a Whiskey, Porter or Oreo on your daily walks. And at least 20 percent of dogs have human names like Max or Charlie. Sports figures are a perennial favorite (the year Derek Jeter retired from the New York Yankees , Jeter was in the top 10 male dog names) and so are sports and outdoor activity-inspired names like Ruger or Blaze. If youre looking for a less common boy dog name, try our list of unique dog names .

(Weve got girl dog name suggestions, too.) If youre lucky, youll meet your dog, get to know him a bit, and come up with an inspired choice. MAXKOBEOSCARCOOPEROAKLEYMACCHARLIEREXRUDYTEDDYBAILEYCHIPBEARCASHWALTERMILOJASPERBLAZEBENTLEYBOOZZYOLLIEBOOMERODINBUDDYLUCKYAXELROCKYRUGERBRUCELEOBEAUODIEZEUSBAXTERARLODUKEOREOECHOFINNGUNNERTANKAPOLLOHENRYROMEOMURPHYSIMBAPORTERDIESELGEORGEHARLEYTOBYCOCOOTISLOUIEROCKETROCCOTUCKERZIGGYREMIJAXPRINCEWHISKEYACESHADOWSAMJACKRILEYBUSTERKODACOPPERBUBBAWINSTONLUKEJAKEOLIVERMARLEYBENNYGUSZEKEBOWIELOKILEVIDOZERMOOSEBENJIRUSTYARCHIERANGERJOEYBANDITREMYKYLOSCOUTDEXTERRYDERTHORGIZMOTYSONBRUNOCHASESAMSONKINGCODYRAMBOBLUESARGEHARRYATLASCHESTERGUCCITHEOMAVERICKMILESJACKSONLINCOLNWATSONHANKWALLYPEANUTTITAN AKC is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to akc.org.

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Top 100 Female Dog Names 2020

The classics prevailed in this category, and according to Rover, Oliver and Leo trended up since last year. Did your favorite boy dog name make it in the top 100?

Dog Name Video Inspiration

These are the most popular male dog names of 2021 in Rover’s database.

Double-Name Boy Dog Names

Food and drink names for dogs are on the rise. Check out these tasty food names for boy dogs chosen by real dog owners.The best part of the food-named dog? You can find all kinds of customizable collars with prints to match your dog’s name.

Choosing a Name

Along with the rise in human names for dogs, we’re seeing many vintage and/or antique names in our dog data.These genteel “grandfather” names for dogs are as charming as they are sophisticated. They’re especially popular for breeds like the French Bulldog or the Schnauzer, but they’re certainly a great choice on any dog.These names are especially popular for huskies, pointers, retrievers, and hounds.