Male Dog Names – B

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Male dog names beginning with “B”…

Bagel
Origin: Yiddish
Meaning: A glazed, ring-shaped roll with a tough, chewy texture.
Tip: Great with cream cheese!

Bailey
Origin: English
Meaning: Bailiff; trusted guardian of other’s property
Tip: An excellent male dog name for guard dog.

Bali
Meaning: An exotic tropical island in the Pacific Ocean.

Banjo
Origin: African
Meaning: A stringed musical instrument with a round body

Barkley
Tip: A great name for a dog who likes to bark – with dignity. One of our favorite male dog names!
Trivia: The name of the dog-puppet on the children’s television show, Sesame Street.

Barney
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Son of prophecy

Beamer
Trivia: “Beam me up, Scotty!”  – Captain Kirk, Star Trek
Tip: A great male dog name for a dog who likes to jump a lot…especially if he can jump really high!

Bear
Meaning: Furry mammal of the Ursidae family.
Tip: This male dog name is perfect for a big and cuddly dog.

Beau
Origin: French
Meaning: Handsome man, beautiful

Beck
Origin: English
Meaning: A gesture used to summon (at someone’s beck and call); swiftly running stream.

Benjamin, Benji, Ben
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Son of my right hand; beloved youngest son
Movie Trivia: Benji – a small, heroic dog of mixed breed – is the star of several movies

Bentley
Meaning: Farm where the grass bends
Trivia: A luxury car made by Rolls Royce.
Tip: A posh male dog name for a posh pet!

Bingo
Meaning: A game where numbers are drawn and announced by a caller
Trivia: The name in a popular children’s song… B-I-N-G-O.

Biscuit
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A kind of bread in small, soft cakes

Blackjack
Meaning: A card game
Tip: A fun male dog name for a black or black and white dog.

Boone
Origin: French
Meaning: Good; English surname
Trivia: Daniel Boone was an American frontiersman, folk hero and central figure in the settlement of the state of Kentucky.

Bono
Trivia: Activist and lead singer of the band “U2″.

Boris
Origin: Slavic
Meaning: A fighter, warrior; small, short
Trivia: Famous horror actor, Boris Karloff.

Bouncer
Meaning: One who bounces up and down; a person employed to expel disorderly persons from a public place
Tip: A great male dog name for a dog who thinks the world is his trampoline!

Brady
Origin: Irish
Meaning: Spirited
Notable: New England Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady

Brutus
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Heavy, hearty and stupid
Trivia: The Roman general who led the plot to murder Julius Caesar
Tip: Perfect for a big, affectionate dog who doesn’t know his own strength.

Buddy
Meaning: Friend
Tip: A great name for a true and faithful companion.  Although this name is widely used, it’s still one of our favorite male dog names.

Bullet
Meaning: A projectile that is fired from a rifle or gun; quick in speed
Tip: Better hold on to the leash, ’cause this dog’s off and running!

Buster
Meaning: Extraordinary one
Trivia: Originally a nickname for a person who broke things!

Butch
Meaning: Masculine in appearance or manner
Trivia: The alias of an infamous outlaw – Butch Cassidy.

Butler
Meaning: The chief male servant of a household
Tip: A perfect male dog name for a pooch who loves to “fetch”!

Buttons
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: a small disk, knob, or the like for sewing or otherwise attaching to an article, as of clothing, serving as a fastening when passed through a buttonhole or loop.

Buzz
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: To move quickly; village in the woods
Tip: A male dog name that implies lots of energy.

Byron
Origin: English
Meaning: From the barns
Trivia: Lord Byron was a famous Anglo-Scottish poet also known for his extravagant and wild life.

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