10 Classic Male Dog Names For Your Boy Puppies

Of course every word you can imagine can be a dog name, but there are always some dog names that have been popular for years. These dog names will never go out of style, and they will last for long time. If you like classic dog names, check out no more than these 10 classic male dog names for your beloved boy puppies.

Buddy: The name Buddy means "friend," and your dog is your best friend. This name has been a classic male dog name for years.

Clifford: Clifford the Big Red Dog is a giant red Labrador Retriever and Vizsla cross. Clifford is devoted to his owner Emily Elizabeth. He is friendly, shy, lovable, loyal, gentle and helpful but sometimes gets into trouble because of his size. The name Clifford is of English origin and it means "ford near a slope."
Fido: Stereotypical name for a dog, from the Latin word for "faithful". President Abraham Lincoln named his dog Fido, and the pup even made the front page of the newspaper.
Marley: Meadow near the lake. Marley was a yellow Labrador Retriever in the 2008 American comedy-drama film Marley & Me, he was described as a high-strung, boisterous, and somewhat uncontrolled dog. He is strong, powerful, endlessly hungry, eager to be active, and often destructive of their property.
Rex: Rex is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rex is "king."
Rover: The name Rover means "wanderer" in English. In the short British film, the first film ever to feature a dog, Rover bravely saves a baby from a kidnapping.
Scout: French for "to listen". Bruce Willis and Demi Moore named their daughter Scout, but the name is unusual enough to apply to both genders.
Shiloh: Hebrew for "His gift". This name comes from a popular 1991 novel and subsequent film in which a young boy takes in an abused Beagle named Shiloh.
Spot: The name Spot comes from Fun with Dick and Jane, the classic book series popular from the 1930s to 1970s. Their dog is called Spot, and you can see him run.
Toto: A little black dog with long silky hair and small black eyes that twinkled merrily on either side of his funny, wee nose in the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz. The name is pronounced with a long "O", a homophone of "toe toe". The name Toto means "priest" in Greek.

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