Male Dog Names – G

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Male dog names beginning with “G”…

Gadget
Meaning: A mechanical device
Tip: A great name for a small dog…one of our favorite male dog names.

Garrett
Origin: English
Meaning: Spear; brave

Garth
Origin: Norse
Meaning: Enclosed garden; Keeper of gardens
TV Notable: Wayne’s sidekick from Wayne’s World, played by Dana Carvey.

Gavin
Origin: Welsh/English
Meaning: The white hawk of battle

George, Georgie
Origin: Greek
Meaning: The farmer

Geronimo
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Holy name (derived from Jerome)
Trivia: Apache Indian leader (1829-1909) given the name by Spanish settlers.

Gilligan, Gil
Origin: Gaelic/Hebrew
Meaning: Lad/Joy
TV Notable: Hapless first mate of the SS Minnow marooned on Gilligan’s Island.
Tip: A great male dog name for a clumsy but loveable pup.

Gizmo
Meaning: A mechanical device or part whose name is forgotten or unknown; a gadget.
Movie Notable: The name of the cute, furry Gremlin.

Goliath
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: uncovered
Trivia: The giant Philistine who was slain by David in the Old Testament.

Gonzo
Meaning: Bizarre, unconventional, oddball
TV Notable: The blue, hook-nosed Muppet in ‘The Muppet Show’.

Goober
Origin: African
Meaning: A type of peanut
Tip: A great male dog name for a nutty dog!

Google
Origin: American
Meaning: A trademark used for an Internet search engine.
Trivia: The word google was used in Douglas Adams’ book The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Gopher
Meaning: Ground squirrels of the prairie regions of North America.
Tip: A fun male dog name for a dog that likes to burrow.

Grady
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Of high rank/ A child of nobility

Grant
Origin: Celtic/French
Meaning: Great

Gravy
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: The juices that drip from cooking meat
Tip: A funny male dog name for a pooch who loves to eat.

Griswold
Origin: Old German
Meaning: From the gray forest

Grizzly
Meaning: A species of North American brown bear.
Tip: Perfect for a big, brown dog.

Grover
Origin: English
Meaning: From the grove
TV notable: Loveable, huggable, blue Muppet from Sesame Street.

Gulliver
Origin: French
Meaning: Glutton

Gung-ho
Origin: Chinese/American
Meaning: Work together/Enthusiastic and loyal

Gunner
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Battle warrior
Tip: A great name for a hunting dog or a dog who’s really fast…another of our favorite male dog names.

Gustav, Gus
Origin: German
Meaning: Stave of the Goths
Tip: Gus is a great short and simple male dog name.

Guy
Origin: German
Meaning: Woods/A male given name
Tip: For the manly canine

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