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What top dog names will you call me?

Top dog names frequently change over the years; from country to country and state to state. There are hundreds, if not thousands of names to choose, but the most highly-favored names in Western countries are Max and Bella. Both of these have lovely meanings, which is what choosing a name is all about.

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In brief here are some tips of how to choose top dog names:

  • The name should always represent your dogs character and personality.
  • Avoid long and strange sounding names.
  • Always question the meaning.
  • What is the origin – locations can give you a good name ?
  • Dog names can be changed at any time.
  • Keep all dog names simple, with one or two syllables.
  • Their registered names can often be very nice, but sometimes complex; however, it may be worth considering.

For some more great tips on how to choose top dog names, browse through What will you call me?

We have thousands of names on our database, but if you don’t see your dog’s name listed and you want to help others, feel free to send us it HERE, we’ll be happy to add it. These top dog names are to help you think about a quality name with a rich meaning. Whatever your choice, hopefully you’ll find that special name here.

We guarantee 1000′s of great names on our site, nothing here will be offensive or too difficult for your dog to understand. Additionally, if there isn’t a meaning, then it won’t be listed. Our names includes their origins, name meanings and gender and are considered for all types of dog breeds.

Top dog names for top dogs

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Top Dog Names,Origin,Gender,Meaning
Abby,Hebrew,Female ——————-,Father in rejoicing
Abner,Hebrew,Male,Father is a light
Alfie,Hebrew,Male,Elf counsel
Amber,English,Female,Amber color
Angel,Greek,Female,Messenger
Annie,Hebrew,Female,Grace and Favor
Baby,American English,Unisex,Baby
Bailey,English,Unisex,Derived from bailiff
Bandit,German,Male,Peace
Bear,German / American,Male,Strong
Bearach,Gaelic,Male,Spear
Beau,French,Unisex,Handsome / Beautiful
Beaumount,French,Male,Lovely Hill
Bella,Hebrew,Female,My God is a vow / Beautiful
Belle,French,Female,Beautiful
Blackie,British,Male,Black in Color
Brandy,English,Female,Burning Wine
Bruno,German,Male,Armour
Buddy,English,Male,Muscular / Good Friend
Buster,American,Male,Tough / Strength
Casey / Cassie,English,Female,Vigilant / Brave / Watchful
Charlie,German,Unisex,Freeman
Chelsea,English,Female,Chalk / Landing place
Chester,Latin,Male,Camp / Fort
Chloe,Greek,Female,Blooming
Cleo,Greek,Unisex,Glory / Father
Coco / Cocoa,French,Female,Derived from chocolate
Cody / Codie,Gaelic,Unisex,Helper / Loyal
Cooper,English,Male,Barrel Maker
Daisy,English,Female,Day’s Eye
Dakota,Native American,Unisex,Allies
Dinky / Dinks,American,Unisex,Small
Dixie,English,Unisex,Strong Power
Duke,Latin,Male,Leader
Emma,German,Female,Hole
Flash,American,Male,Bright Boy
Ginger,English,Female,Spring-like / Flourishing
Gizmo,American,Male,Gadget
Gracie / Grace,Latin,Female,Favor / Thanks
Gussie,German,Female,Stave of the Goths
Hannah,Hebrew,Female,Grace / Favor
Harley,English,Unisex,Hare clearing
Harry,German,Male,Home Ruler
Heidi,German,Female,Noble One
Holly,Greek,Female,Holly
Honey,English,Female,Honey
Hunter,English,Male,One who hunts
Jack,Hebrew,Male,God is Gracious
Jake,Hebrew,Male,Supplanter
Jasmine,Persian,Female,Jasminum flower
Jasper,Persian,Female,Treasure
Joey,Hebrew,Male,God will enlarge
Katy,Greek,Female,Pure
Lady,Irish,Female,Madame
Lola,Spanish,Unisex,Sorrow
Lucky,English,Unisex,Fortunate
Lucy,Latin,Female,Light
Maggie,Greek,Female,Pearl
Max,Latin,Male,Little Maximus
Maximus,Latin,Male,The greatest
Megan,Greek,Female,Pearl
Mickey,Hebrew,Unisex,Who is like God?
Millie,German,Female,Strength
Missy,Greek,Female,Bee
Misty,English,Female,Foggy
Murphy,Gaelic,Male,Sea Warrior
Nikki,Greek,Female,Victorious over people
Oliver,French,Male,Elf
Oscar,English,Male,Divine spear
Pepper,English,Male,Seasoning
Poppy,English,Female,Flower
Precious,English,Female,Loved
Princess,English,Female,Royal daughter
Prince,English,Male,Royal Son
Riley,Irish,Unisex,Courageous
Rocky,English,Male,Stone
Rosie,English,Female,Rose
Roxy,Persian / Greek,Female,Star
Ruby,Latin,Female,Red
Rudy,German,Male,Wolf fame
Rufus,Latin,Male,Red head
Rusty,American / English,Male,Rust
Sadie,Hebrew,Female,Princess
Sam / Sammy / Samson,Hebrew,Unisex,His name is God
Samantha,English,Female,Listener
Sandy,Greek,Female,Defending men
Sasha,Greek,Unisex,Defending men
Shadow,English,Unisex,Shadow
Shelby,English,Unisex,Sheltered
Sierra,Spanish,Female,Mountain range
Simba,Swahili,Male,Lion
Sophie,Greek / Hebrew / French,Female,Wisdom / Princess
Tabby,Aramaic,Unisex,Gazelle
Tasha,Italian,Female,Christ’s birthday
Tawny,English,Female,Tawny color
Teddy,Greek / English / French,Unisex,Gift of God
Tiger,English,Male,Strong tiger
Toby,Hebrew,Male,God is good
Tucker,Irish,Male,Tucker of cloth
Winston,English,Male,Joy stone
Zeus,Greek,Male,Living
Zoe,Greek,Female,Life
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I love pets and I love animals. I have 2 dogs and 3 cats and it's not enough for me.

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