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120 unique names for male dogs of every size, shape and color

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Modern male dog names for (wo)man's best friend

For the ladies whose leading man walks on all fours, we've got the ultimate list to help you choose the perfect name for your pup. With inspiration from pop culture, sports, celebrity kids, beer and so much more, you may have a hard time narrowing it down to just one pick.

Because a dashing doggie named "Guinness" is too right to be wrong, here are 100 male dog names to get you started:

Unique dog names inspired by comic books

Superheroes are back with a vengeance. These names, inspired by some of our favorite heroes, villains and sidekicks, are suitable for any pup who knows his No. 1 job is to protect Mommy.

  • Oliver
  • Thor
  • Loki
  • Astro
  • Doom
  • Toxin
  • Alfred
  • Vertigo
  • Warlock
  • Spectre
  • Gambit
  • Mr. Fantastic

More: 200 Names for big dogs that have big heart

Unique dog names inspired by celebrities' babies

Celebrities never cease to amaze us with their ability to come up with the craziest names for their kids. Take a page out of their book, without the disbelieving stares, by unleashing your creativity on your pooch's name.

  • Banjo
  • Gunner
  • Jagger
  • Kai
  • Jett
  • Jax
  • Ikhyd
  • Bear
  • Draco
  • Denim
  • Mowgli
  • North

Unique dog names inspired by Urban dictionary

Slang is a part of our culture, so why can't you use it to inspire your pooch's name?

  • Bobot
  • Hipster
  • Yolo
  • Farkel
  • Neckbeard
  • Swag
  • Pozer
  • Soulja
  • Porb
  • Sleepy Bear
  • DudeBro
  • Bitcoin

Unique dog names inspired by beer

A dog is man's best friend. We have these names tapped for the pooch who never misses a game with Dad.

  • Widmer
  • Guinness
  • Doppelbock
  • Atwater
  • Unidragon
  • Hoegaarden
  • Abner
  • Zombie Dust
  • Bad Boy
  • Rasputin
  • Blondie
  • Murphy

More: 200 Adorable names for little dogs

Unique dog names inspired by athletes

Have a fur-baby who just can't slow down? Knock it out of the park with one of these athletic names.

  • Ali
  • MJ
  • Lochte
  • Yogi
  • Peyton
  • Manu
  • Revis
  • Griffey
  • Dirk
  • Deion
  • Elway
  • Tiger

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