Cool Male Dog Names

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These cool male dog names were chosen with your dog in mind.

cool chihuahua Sure, you could choose a typical name that’s shared by every other dog you come across, but you wanted a name that was cool enough to be different, while not being too different as to be weird. That’s where the names on this list come in.

The name suggestions and lists below were hand chosen by the dog naming experts here at this site for their uniqueness, and that rank high on the cool name scale if there were such a thing. We hope you and your dog agree.

Our Name Suggestions And Lists…



Aspen: A strong male name as it reflects the beauty of the fall colors that come from this tree. Anyone who has been to Colorado during the fall time knows of what we speak.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Colorado, Sky, Ranger

Bandanna: For the free spirited dog, we can see this cool male dog name on the pooch that loves chasing the Frisbee and wearing tie dye shirts.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Hippie, Love, Peace

Cowboy: A good name for a larger breed, if your dog moves around a lot when he sleeps, maybe he’s dreaming of roaming the western plains, chasing after bandits, coyotes or bobcats.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Buckeroo, Bandit, Bobcat

Dalton: From the days of the old west, this criminal gang of brothers not only gained riches, but a cult like following. As usual, this gang lost it all in the end, while leaving us a historic legacy along with an interesting dog name possibility.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Wyatt, Earp, Jesse, Clanton

Elmer Fudd: Everyone remembers and loves Elmer Fudd from the cartoons. He always seemed to have problems pronouncing the letter “r” like in “Where is that pesky wabbit?” This might make a cute name for a short legged pooch like a Bull Dog. He won’t mind being called Elmer or Fudd either.

Fable: The word “fable” means having a tale or story to tell. Perhaps you acquired your pooch in an unusual fashion, or that there’s a long story behind your finally getting him home. If so, then this dog definitely has it’s own story to tell.

Armani Figaro Kodiak
Airborne Gatsby Leno
Banzai Gypsy Looney
Bogart Hubba Hubba Maui
Capone Indigo Mayhem
Dabble Ivory Meringue
Dooley Jalopy Ninja
Escapade Java Nitro
Frisbee Kibbles Nutmeg

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Gizmo: A good cool male dog name for a small dog that’s always there when you need a helping paw when fixing things around the house. A confident strutter who knows where all the tools in your tool box are.

cool mutt Inflight: Once he reaches the park, you’d swear this canine spends more time in the air than on the ground. Fly here, flying there, if dogs had wings…he’d be outta here!
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Flyboy, Ace, Red Baron.

Khan: He was Capitan Kirks chief adversary from the Star Trek series, this would fit on a pup you’d swear was from outer space.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Spock, Kirk, Orbit, Trekkie, Bones

Maverick: An independent thinker that refuses to conform to popular opinion on a subject. He’s a leader, and not a follower.
*Somewhat similar name idea: Rebel, Outlaw, Rambler

Rio: After the well known vacation spot Rio de Janeiro, this would be a cool male dog name for the dog that’s a party on four legs.
*Somewhat similar name ideas: Tequila, Bacardi, Mai Tai, Tipsy.

Shyamalan: A famous director of movies which include Signs and The Sixth Sense. With his movies being full of mystery and intrigue, if you’re a fan, and your dog doesn’t mind having an unusual name, then this might just be the perfect choice.

Ozzie Risque Voodoo
Ole Sumo Waikiki
Pong Seance Woof
Primo Tease Wyoming
Pistol Twain X-Man
Pogo Toto Yogi
Quiche Tyson Yoda
Rocky Ustinov Zappa
Ricochet Vista Ziggy

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