Boy Dog Names: Top 500 Male Dog Names of 2021

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Boy Dog Names: Top 500 Male Dog Names of 2021

So you’ve got a new dog, and he’s a very good boy? Congrats! One of your first tasks as a dog parent is choosing the perfect male puppy name for your new furry fellow. Will you choose a name based on his color, breed or personality? Only one thing is certain: You’ll know the right name when you see it. So browse our list of boy dog names. With nearly 500 choices to consider, there’s no better dog name list for your inspiration.

Read on for our ultimate list of the best boy dog names.

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Abe


Of English origin and meaning “Father of Nations,” it was also the name of America’s 16th president.

Ace


A term for the best card in the deck, “ace” can also mean an expert.

Alex


In honor of "Jeopardy!" host Trebek baseball legend Rodriguez—it’s up to you.

Alfie


A classic 1966 rom com starring Michael Caine that was remade in 2004 with Jude Law.

Ali


Iconic boxer Muhammad Ali floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, winning Olympic gold in 1960 and heavyweight titles along the way.

Alpha


The first letter of the Greek alphabet, the name Alpha will let all the other dogs know who’s in charge.

Amigo


Meaning “friend” in Spanish, this is a perfect dog name for your new bestie.

Andy


Short for Andrew, which means “brave” or “manlike” in Greek.

Angus


A top-notch grade of beef that also means “choice” in Scottish.

Apollo


The name of the Greek god of sun and light also belongs to six outer space missions that successfully landed humans on the Moon and brought them back to Earth.

Archer


For outdoorsmen, this literally means “bowman.”

Archie


Fit for a royal pup, this is the name of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son.

Ares


The Greek god of war, this name translates to “ruin”—perfect for the toy chewer in your life.

Arlo


After singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie or the character Arlo Givens on the hit show “Justified.”

Armani


Feeling stylish? Fashion icon Giorgio Armani made this name famous.

Arthur


A favorite name in fiction, Arthur was both a medieval king and the beloved aardvark who stars in the children’s adventure book and television series.

Aspen


A posh Colorado ski resort town.

Astro


Greek for “of the stars,” and also Houston’s Major League Baseball team.

Atlas


In Greek mythology, Atlas is the Titan who holds up the world.

Atticus


“Atta boy, Atticus” has a nice flow to it, right?

Avery


This name of English origin means “ruler of the elves”—perfect for a pup who’s a natural born leader.

Axel


Dating as far back as the 10th Century, the name Axel has many other spellings, including Aksel, Axelle and, yes, Axl (as in Rose, the lead singer of Guns N’ Roses).

Bacardi


One of the best-selling rums in the world.

Bailey


A creamy Irish liquor enjoyed in coffee in the morning or on the rocks at night.

Baloo


The easygoing bear character of “The Jungle Book.”

Bam


For the spunkiest and energetic of pups, this interjection is perfect.

Bandit


Meaning a thief, this boy puppy name could be perfect for your little robber of shoes, socks or whatever else is laying around.

Banjo


A twangy instrument popularized by Earl Scruggs.

Barkley


A name with bark in it, which could pay homage to legendary NBA power forward Charles Barkley.

Baron


The lowest order of British nobility.

Barney


Inspired by the purple dinosaur or the goofy deputy from “The Andy Griffith Show”—the choice is yours.

Basil


This herb is sprinkled on pizza and widely used in sauces.

Baxter


For “Arthur” fans, Buster Baxter is Arthur’s best friend.

Bean


Legumes—just like dogs—come in all colors, shapes and sizes!

Bear


Rawr! Name your dog after this formidable furry beast.

Beau


Meaning “a male admirer,” this might be the perfect boy dog name for your four-legged admirer.

Beethoven


As in Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer and piano master.

Ben


Affleck, Stiller, Harper, Franklin—you have your pick of famous Bens to choose from.

Benji


The first “Benji” movie hit the big screen in 1974, and the dog-centric franchise is still rolling to this day.

Benny


If Benjamin is too formal, this is an endearing option.

Benson


Literally meaning “son of Ben,” this was the name of a ’70s and ‘80s American sitcom starring Robert Guillaume.

Bentley


A fancy car brand right up there with the Rolls Royces of the world.

Bernard


Meaning “brave as a bear,” this name already belongs to a dog breed (the Saint Bernard).

Bernie


A less formal version of Bernard, shared by celebrities from Mac to Sanders.

Bert


Ernie’s counterpart on “Sesame Street.”

Billy


A nickname for William, Billy could mean a goat, or a club—or your best friend.

Bernie


A less formal version of Bernard, shared by celebrities from Mac to Sanders.

Bingo


The game of chance popular among schoolchildren and adults in casinos. Perfect for a farmer’s dog’s name-o!

Biscuit


There are many types of biscuit: Rolled, drop, scones, shortcakes... and your pup.

Binky


Meaning a pacifier or, in the case of boy dog names, something a small child (or anyone) is very attached too.

Bjorn


In honor of Bjorn Borg, the iconic tennis player and winner of six French Open titles and five Wimbledon championships.

Blackjack


The casino card game where players race to 21.

Blade


The 1998 vampire-filled blockbuster “Blade” starred Wesley Snipes.

Blaze


For dog breeds with fiery personalities—we’re looking at you, chihuahuas—the name Blaze is hot.

Bleu


The French word for the color blue that doubles as a great male puppy name.

Blitzen


The father of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Also, Blitzen means “flash” in German.

Blue


A popular color for boys, Blue is a natural choice among boy puppy names.

Bo


Pay homage to Bo Burnham the comedian, Bo Jackson the baseball legend or wrestler Bo Dallas with this one.

Bob


Short for Robert, “Bob” is the third most popular name in the U.S. during the last 100 years, according to the Social Security Administration.

Bobo


This can be an endearing alternative of Bob, but it also means "silly" in Spanish.

Bogart


Film star of “Casablanca” and “The Big Sleep,” Humphrey Bogart was named the greatest male star of classic American cinema by the American Film Institute.

Bogey


This term for a stroke of one over par is perfect for golf-obsessed pet parents.

Bolt


For dog parents with a pup as fast as lightning.

Booger


More than what’s up your nose, this can be an endearing term for a little friend.

Boomer


Short for baby boomers or those born between 1946 and 1964. “Boomer Sooner” is also the fight song for the University of Oklahoma.

Boone


Daniel Boone was the quintessential American frontiersman.

Boots


Perfect for a pup with distinctive fur around their feet.

Boss


For boy dogs who are totally in charge, the name Boss leads the way.

Bowen


New Orleans Saints legendary quarterback Drew Brees named his son Bowen and so can you.

Bowie


After David Bowie, the UK-bred singer-songwriter known for such hits as “Under Pressure,” “Space Oddity” and “Rebel Rebel.”

Bowser


The massive, shelled beast in too many Nintendo games to count.

Boyd


Of Scottish, Gaelic and Celtic descent, this means “yellow” or “blond.”

Brady


Whether it’s honoring “The Brady Bunch” or the New England Patriots-gone-Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, this name’s a winner.

Brando


Marlon Brando was a 20th century American film mainstay, starring in everything from “A Streetcar Named Desire” to “The Godfather.”

Breeze


Somewhere between still air and a big gust of wind. Maybe this name is reflective of your dog’s breezy attitude.

Brody


After actor Adrien Brody, who took home oodles of awards for his flick “The Pianist,” or Brody Jenner, part of the Kardashian clan.

Bronco


A less formal version of Bernard, shared by celebrities from Mac to Sanders.

Brownie


A delicious name for a dog with brown fur.

Bruce


If you have a little ninja on your hands, why not name him after famed martial artist and actor Bruce Lee?

Bruiser


Meaning “tough,” this is a great boy puppy name for a dog who has grit.

Bruno


From the German meaning “brown,” this is a great way to show your love for your brown dog (or for “24K Magic” and “Grenade” singer Bruno Mars).

Brutus


If the reference to Caesar is too dark for you, take inspiration from the popular webcomic "Pixie and Brutus" instead.

Bubba


An informal way to address a brother, and the nickname of the soldier Forrest Gump befriends in the classic movie.

Bubby


Another endearing term to address a brother or small boy.

Buck


Most dog parents spend a few bucks on their pets throughout the years!

Bucky


For Marvel Universe fans, James "Bucky" Barnes Jr. originated as Captain America’s sidekick and BFF.

Buddy


A dog does make the best buddy of all.

Buford


A city in Georgia. You can’t help but say this name with a Southern twang.

Bullet


This boy dog name is fast as a speeding...well, you know.

Bully


The ultimate tough guy.

Buster


Meaning someone who breaks or destroys things, is this the perfect name for your rambunctious pup?

Butch


Emitting masculinity, this is among the most macho on dog name lists.

Butterball


The traditional Thanksgiving turkey brand, or simply a sweet nickname for your roly-poly pup.

Butters


A beloved goofy and long-time character on “South Park.”

Butterscotch


Full of brown sugar, butter and deliciousness.

Buttons


Fit for a pup who’s cute as a button.

Cabo


The picturesque and sometimes raucous destination in Mexico.

Caesar


A popular salad dressing and famous Roman general.

Caliber


Meaning a measure of someone’s character, this name tells the world your dog is top-notch.

Calvin


As in Klein (fashion icon) or perhaps John (the French theologian).

Cameron


Meaning “crooked nose,” this name comes with a cute nickname: Cam.

Captain


The pup who leads the ship safely to shore.

Capone


The famous Prohibition-era mob boss.

Carter


Jimmy Carter was the 39th president of the United States.

Cash


After the “Man in Black” and “Ring of Fire” singer Johnny Cash—or simply a promise to invest in giving your dog the best life.

Cashew


A snackable nut with a golden color—a description that might also fit your dog.

Casper


The name of the famous friendly ghost, this is a great choice for a white pup.

Cassius


A less formal version of Bernard, shared by celebrities from Mac to Sanders.After the Roman senator who masterminded Julius Caesar’s demise, or Clay, the boxer who became Muhammad Ali.

Cedric


Cedric the Entertainer (his real name is Cedric Kyles) is one of “The Original Kings of Comedy.”

Champ


For the dog who’s the champion of your heart.

Charger


A battle-trained horse or a device that gives your phone life—either way, this name is full of energy.

Charlie


This cute nickname for Charles belonged to the kind kid who explored Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.

Checkers


The classic game of red and black squares.

Cheech


Comedy duo Cheech & Chong started generating laughs in 1971.

Chester


Meaning a fortress or camp of soldiers, you might associate this name with Cheetos’ mascot Chester Cheetah.

Chevy


A nickname for Chevrolet automobiles, or for comedian Chevy Chase.

Chewbacca


Everyone’s favorite Wookiee warrior from “Star Wars.”

Chewy


Chewbacca’s nickname, a nod to your dog’s favorite pastime, or an homage to your favorite online destination for pet parents. (We’d be honored!)

Chico


This boy dog name is literally is Spanish for “boy.”

Chief


For the dog who rules their house just like a chief leads their people.

Chip


Chocolate or potato, these delicious morsels would make a great namesake.

Chomp


For dog parents of especially chew-happy pups.

Chopper


Inspired by a kitchen device, helicopter or low-riding motorcycle – it’s your choice.

Chubby


An homage to rock and roll singer Chubby Checker, or just to your puppy’s roly-poly physique.

Cinco


Spanish for “five.”

Clover


If you find a clover with four leaves, you’re in very good luck.

Claude


As in French impressionist painter Claude Monet, creator of more than 2,500 works of art.

Clyde


If you have another pup named Bonnie, you have quite the mischievous duo.

Cocoa


Chocolate wouldn’t be chocolate without it.

Cody


Meaning “helpful,” a pup named Cody is always there when you need them.

Cole


A surname of English origin meaning “charcoal.”

Colt


Meaning a young male horse, this name could be inspired by Indianapolis’ NFL team.

Comet


An out-of-this-world object that orbits the sun (just like your pup orbits your feet).

Conan


Of “O’Brien” and “the Barbarian” fame, Conan is of Irish and Gaelic descent and means “hound.”

Cooper


Centuries ago, the maker of barrels was called a cooper. Today it’s a common last name and increasingly popular first name for pets and people alike.

Copper


A soft and malleable dog name option, especially for those whose coats are a rusty red.

Cosmo


Short for Cosmopolitan, the iconic cocktail with vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec and lime juice.

Cowboy


Perfect for a rugged pup who’s at home on the range.

Cricket


An insect your dog will love to chase, or the baseball-like sport that’s globally popular.

Crimson


A rich shade of red.


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Dakota


There’s a North Dakota, South Dakota, and maybe your dog Dakota too?

Dallas


The third largest city in Texas by population, behind Houston and San Antonio.

Dane


Signifying a person from Denmark, this name already belongs to the Great Dane dog breed.

Danger


For the dog who’s great at sniffing out trouble.

Dante


The Italian poet and philosopher known for his “Divine Comedy” poem.

Dax


Taken from a town in Southwestern France, the name Dax has risen in popularity in recent years.

Dash


For the pup who loves to race.

Denver


The largest city in Colorado with a population of more than 700,000.

Deuce


Slang for the number two card in a deck of cards.

Dexter


Meaning “fortunate,” this name has plenty of pop culture references, from cartoon scientist Dexter to the Showtime TV drama starring Michael C. Hall.

Dez


As in Dez Bryant, NFL star who was a long-time wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys.

Diablo


Spanish for “devil” and also a popular, dungeon-y video game series.

Dice


A pair of cubes that could help you win big at the casino.

Diego


Spanish for “David” and first name of Argentine soccer legend Maradona.

Diesel


A type of engine and fuel.

Dino


A nickname for those with longer, -dino ending names (e.g., Bernardino).

Disco


The popular 70s-era music genre full of big hair and synthesizers.

Dobby


The loyal house elf from the “Harry Potter” series.

Dodger


In 2020, the Los Angeles Dodgers won its first World Series since 1988.

Domino


The popular game played with black and white tiles.

Donut


Homer Simpson’s favorite food.

Doug


Short for Douglas, this was the name of an adored ‘90s animated show tracking the school adventures of Doug Funnie.

Dozer


Short for a bulldozer—and perfect for a rambunctious pup.

Draco


Latin for “dragon.”

Dragon


Mythical creature that can fly and breathe fire.

Drake


Canadian rapper who got his start as Jimmy on the TV series “Degrassi.”

Duck


After Duckie, the lovelorn best friend in “Pretty in Pink,” or just those animals your dog wants to chase at the pond.

Dude


An informal word for a guy.

Dudley


An industrial town in England near Birmingham. Or, inspired by Harry Potter’s cousin, Dudley Dursley.

Duff


Meaning “dark” and of Irish origin. Also, it’s Homer Simpson’s favorite beer brand.

Duke


Big-time British royalty who you’ll want to address as “your grace.”

Dusty


Signifying “brave warrior” in German.

Dutch


The official language of the Netherlands.

Dylan


In honor of Minnesota-born songwriter and rock icon, Bob Dylan.

Eagle


The bald type of this bird would make for a very patriotic dog name.

Echo


The reflection of sound waves.

Eddie


This was the name of the beloved Jack Russell Terrier on the hit TV show “Frasier” starring Kelsey Grammer.

Eeyore


The gloomy donkey from “Winnie the Pooh” fame.

Einstein


A prime name for an extra-smart pup.

Eisenhower


Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States.

Eli


Short for names like Elijah and Elliott, and meaning “elevated” in Hebrew.

Elvis


After “The King,” Elvis Presley, of “Jailhouse Rock” “Hound Dog” fame.

Elway


John Elway is an executive for the Denver Broncos and also helped the team win two Super Bowls in the late ‘90s.

Ember


A small piece of burning wood in a fire.

Enzo


Meaning “winner” in Italian.

Ernie


After Bert’s best friend on “Sesame Street” or South Africa’s Ernie Els, once the No. 1 golfer in the world.

Eugene


City in Oregon and home of the University of Oregon.

Ezra


For the little helper in your life, this means “helper” in Hebrew.

Farley


Actor and comedian Chris Farley starred in “Saturday Night Live,” “Tommy Boy” and “Black Sheep” before his passing in 1997.

Fenway


Fenway Park is one of the most iconic stadiums in baseball and home to the Boston Red Sox.

Finley


Signifying a “fair-haired hero” in Scottish.

Finn


For fair-skinned male dog names, this literally means “fair or white” in Irish.

Finnegan


Also means “fair-haired” in Irish.

Flash


A good name for a speedy pup.

Flex


A name with a macho vibe.

Fluffy


If your pup’s fur matches this description, you can’t go wrong with this name.

Fox


Some Shiba Inu parents give their dogs this nickname due to their shared resemblance.

Frank


For a bigger dog, “Frank the Tank” does have a nice ring to it.

Franklin


Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S.

Freckles


A top pick for a pooch with spots.

Fred


The longer version – Frederick – has German roots and means “peaceful ruler.”

Freddie


Honor the lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury, with this name.

Freedom


For the feisty pup who cannot be contained.

Fritz


A German name meaning “peaceful ruler.”

Fudge


A chocolatey treat, and a great name for a dark brown dog.

Fury


As male dog names go, it doesn’t get more badass.

Gadget


Detective “Inspector Gadget” has taken many forms since his 1983 debut.

Galaxy


Perfect for a pup who’s out-of-this-world.

Garth


As in country music star Garth Brooks, or Wayne’s best friend in “Wayne’s World.”

Gator


The chomping reptile that you may find at a Florida lake or golf course.

Genie


The mystical creature who grants wishes.

George


Of Greek origin meaning “farmer.”

Geronimo


Skydivers are known to scream “Geronimo!” when they are jumping out a plane.

Ghost


For a white dog, or a dog who likes to sneak up on you.

Gibbs


Joe Gibbs was a popular coach of the Washington NFL team and is now a big-time owner in the auto racing world.

Gio


Short for Giovanni, meaning “God is gracious.”

Gizmo


For “Gremlins” fans, this is the most adorable Mogwai.

Gnocchi


An Italian dumpling.

Goofy


The Disney icon often clad in oversized shoes and pants.

Goose


Named for the bird, or for Maverick’s best friend in “Top Gun.”

Grant


Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the Unites States, serving from 1869 to 1877.

Gremlin


A mischievous creature who loves to wreak havoc.

Griffin


Of Latin origin meaning “strong lord.”

Griswold


Clark Griswold – played by Chevy Chase – has been the main character in numerous “National Lampoon’s” flicks throughout the years.

Grizzly


A type of brown bear that is native to North America.

Gronk


After Rob Gronkowski, the NFL tight-end and recipient of many of quarterback Tom Brady’s touchdown passes.

Groot


The tree-like Marvel character.

Grover


A furry, blue “Sesame Street” personality.

Gucci


After the Italian luxury fashion brand.

Guinness


A beer that's especially popular on St. Patrick’s Day.

Gumbo


A must-have soup whenever you visit New Orleans.

Gunner


Meaning “warrior” this name may have originated from the occupation of operating canons.

Gunther


Another version of Gunner, this was also the name of the barista with a crush on Rachel on “Friends.”

Gus


Often short for August, Angus or Augustine and signifying “majestic.”

Hammer


For a dog who’s strong like the tool, or who has dance moves like MC Hammer.

Hamilton


After American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, or the wildly popular Broadway show based on his life.

Handsome


The obvious choice for your photogenic pup.

Hank


In honor of “Hammerin’ Hank,” aka Hank Aaron, long-time home run king and star of the Atlanta Braves.

Hans


Meaning “God is gracious,” this name has Scandinavian, German, Danish and Hebrew roots.

Hansel


Gretel’s sibling in the classic fairy tale.

Happy


Give your dog this name and you’ll smile all day.

Hardy


Meaning “bold and brave” in German.

Harlem


A timeless neighborhood in New York City.

Harley


After Harley-Davidson motorcycles, or DC Comics character Harley Quinn.

Harry


Short for Harold, this name has belonged to everyone from royalty (Prince Harry) to fictional boy wizards (Harry Potter).

Harvey


From English and French, this name means “battle worthy.”

Heath


A candy bar made of chocolate, toffee and almonds.

Hector


Trojan prince and legendary defender of Troy.

Heinz


The king of ketchups.

Hennessy


The world’s largest cognac producer. Cheers!

Henry


Of German origin and meaning “estate ruler.”

Hercules


From Roman and Greek mythology, this hero is known for his epic adventures.

Hershey


Pennsylvania-based purveyor of chocolate bars and kisses.

Hitch


This name could refer to a trailer hitch, the act of hitching a ride, or the 2005 rom com starring Will Smith and Eva Mendes.

Hoss


A Southern term of endearment.

Houdini


After the famous illusionist and escape artist.

Hubble


The space telescope that has been orbiting the earth since 1990.

Huck


Short for Huckleberry as in the classic read, “Huckleberry Finn.”

Hudson


The New York river connecting upstate New York to New York City.

Huff


After some strenuous playtime, your dog may be left huffing on the couch.

Hugo


For a little trickster, this name means “savvy” and “intellect.”

Hulk


Name your incredible dog after “The Incredible Hulk.”

Hunter


Count on your pup hunting for anything from treats to socks.

Ice


For the dog who is cooler than cool.

Igor


A common Russian and Polish name meaning “farm laborer.”

Indy


Short for Indianapolis or perhaps the annual “Indy 500” race?

Jack


A short and sweet name that’s traditionally a derivative form of John.

Jackson


After the artist (Jackson Pollock) or actor (Samuel L. Jackson).

Jager


Short for Jägermeister, the licorice-flavored liqueur.

Jagger


Name your dude after Mick Jagger, legendary singer of The Rolling Stones.

Jake


Short for Jacob, meaning “supplanter.”

Jameson


Irish whiskey that’s been in production since the late 1700s.

Jasper


A typically quartz-comprised gemstone that comes in a variety of colors.

Jax


A name based on John or Jacques, and a key character on the hit show “Sons of Anarchy.”

Jazz


An American musical genre, and a great dog name for a pup with style.

Jefe


Spanish for “boss.”

Jersey


Paying homage to the third state admitted to the union, New Jersey.

Jester


Traditionally a medieval entertainer. In the realm of boy dog names, your four-legged entertainer.

Jet


Perhaps faster and more luxurious than the average plane.

Joey


Another word for a young kangaroo.

Jonah


Biblical figure that avoided drowning by being swallowed by a whale.

Jordan


Meaning “to flow down,” this name could pay homage to basketball legend Michael Jordan.

Jose


The Spanish form of “Joseph.”

Journey


San Francisco-bred rock band known for “Don’t Stop Believin’.”

Julius


First name of Caesar, the Roman dictator.

Junior


Means young or younger, and also refers to the third year of high school.

Juno


The Roman goddess of love and marriage.

Kai


When referring to its Hawaiian origin, it means “sea.”

Kaiser


German for “emperor.”

Kalik


A popular beer in the Bahamas.

Kane


The seven-foot-tall World Wrestling Entertainment star who became mayor of Knox County, Tenn.

Keanu


Actor Keanu Reeves has starred in “Speed,” “The Matrix” and “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” among other flicks.

Keegan


Name your pup after Keegan-Michael Key, half of the comedy duo Key & Peele.

Kennedy


John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States, serving from 1961 until 1963.

Keno


Gambling game where you pick a bunch of numbers and hope all of them hit!

Kevin


Irish in origin, this name means “handsome.”

King


Because you know your dog will be the king of the house.

Kingston


The capital of Jamaica and also a city in New York north of Poughkeepsie.

Kip


A nickname for Kipling, and a cute boy dog name for your pup.

Knox


For the dog that loves to run up and down hills, this name is of Scottish descent and means “round hill.”

Knuckles


The redhead character in Sega’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” series.

Kobe


After basketball legend Kobe Bryant.

Kodak


A famous brand of camera, perfect for your photogenic pup.

Kody


If you have a little helper, this name means “helpful” in Gaelic.

Koko


The name of a famous gorilla who could allegedly communicate with humans via sign language.

Kona


An area on the island of Hawaii.

Koopa


From the “Mario” franchise, Koopa Troopas are turtle-like characters that throw their shells.

Larry


A short form of Lawrence, as in Larry King and Larry Bird.

Lars


A rockin’ name that may be inspired by Lars Ulrich (drummer of Metallica) or Lars Frederiksen (singer of Rancid).

Lennox


This name is a knockout, in honor of three-time world heavyweight champ, Lennox Lewis.

Lenny


A name for your new BFF? Lenny Leonard is one of Homer Simpson’s BFFs.

Leo


In the zodiac world, Leos are charismatic, passionate and always entertaining.

Leon


Greek for “lion.”

Leonardo


As in DaVinci, Italian artist and engineer, or DiCaprio, the “Titanic” actor.

Leroy


Of Norman origin, this name means “the king.”

Levi


For a dog that’s as tough as a pair of your favorite jeans.

Lex


Lex Luthor is a DC Comics mainstay – a supervillain and nemesis of Superman.

Liberty


The state of freedom, an ideal written into the U.S. Constitution.

Lightning


The cracking energy that lights up the sky during nighttime storms.

Lilo


Beloved orphan alongside Stitch in Disney’s “Lilo & Stitch.”

Lincoln


The U.S. president on the penny, or a luxury vehicle company.

Link


The main character in Nintendo’s “The Legend of Zelda” video game series.

Linus


Sibling of Lucy and Rerun in the iconic “Peanuts” franchise.

Little Man


This would probably not be the best name for a Mastiff or Great Dane.

Logan


This Scottish name means “little hollow.”

London


The capital of England.

Lotus


An aquatic plant that’s also known as a water lily.

Lou


In honor of Lou Gehrig, baseball’s “Iron Horse” who rarely missed a game.

Louie


For a little warrior, this is of French origin and means “famous warrior.”

Lucky


For a lucky dog, or to tell the world how lucky you feel to have them!

Luka


“Bringer of light” in Latin.

Luke


A Biblical name meaning “light.”

Luther


As in Lex Luthor, famed comic book villain.

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