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120 unique male dogs names you won't mind calling out at the park

Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads. She spends her free time relaxing with her soulmate, Keith; her dog, Mosby "The Fly Slayer;" and Felix th...

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

Just like naming a baby, yes, it is entirely possible to have your own doggie "naming style." You may lean more traditional in your dog name choice, with a throwback like Fido or a modern favorite like Max. Or maybe you've been racking your brain (and scouring the Internet) for a dog name that's a little off the beaten path — a name you're not going be hearing at the dog park anytime soon.

With inspiration from pop culture, sports, celebrity kids, beer and so much more, we've got more than 100 male dog names to keep you busy for a good week or longer. Because a dashing doggie named "Guinness" is too right to be wrong:

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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