Top 20 Names for Male Dogs

Pin It

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

petties-title Please vote for DogTipper as Best Active Living Blog in the 2014 Petties!

If you enjoyed this article, please sign up to get our email updates (for free!)
About Paris Permenter

Paris Permenter is an award-winning author of over 30 pet and travel books. Along with her husband, John Bigley, Paris is the founder and publisher of CatTipper and DogTipper.