Top 20 Names for Male Dogs


Selecting a name for your dog is a tough job! Just what does everyone else pick? The American Kennel Club has just released its list of the 20 most popular dog names. They’ve spotted a trend: more dogs are now named with human names as well as names like King that reflect the dog’s special stature in the home!

1. Bear
2. Blue
3. Max/Maximus/Maxwell
4. Duke
5. Buddy
6. Jack
7. Prince
8. King
9. Bailey
10. Rocky
11. Harley
12. Jake
13. Shadow
14. Lucky
15. Hunter
16. Dakota
17. Lou
18. Midnight
19. Cooper
20. Buster

Related pages:
20 Top Names for Female Dogs
AKC’s Tips for Naming Your Dog


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