Male Dog Names – K

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Male dog names beginning with “K”…

Kabob
Origin: Turkish
Meaning: A skewer of meat or seafood and vegetables, roasted or grilled
Tip: A funny name for a long-bodied dog or one who loves to eat meat.

Kahuna
Origin: Hawaiian
Meaning: Native medicine man or priest
Trivia: The term ‘big Kahuna’ was used in 60′s beach party films to refer to the best surfer on the beach.

Kaiser
Origin: German
Meaning: Leader or king
Trivia: The German form of Caesar (Roman)
Tip: A great name for a big, strong dog – one of our favorite male dog names.

Karma
Origin: Sanskrit
Meaning: The good or bad results of one’s actions; fate; destiny
Tip: One of our favorite male dog names, but only for an obedient dog…you don’t want ‘bad Karma’ around you!

Kato
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Good judgment
Trivia: A fictional character from “The Green Hornet” radio program.

Keenan
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Little ancient one

Kelsey
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Island of the ships
TV Notable: Actor Kelsey Grammar played Dr. Frasier Crane on Cheers and Frasier.

Kelvin
Origin: English
Meaning: From the River Clyde

Kennedy
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Helmet head
Trivia: John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States.

Kensington
Origin: English
Meaning: A suburb of London, England

Kentucky
Origin: Native American (Iroquois)
Meaning: Land of tomorrow; U.S. state

Kenyon
Origin: English
Meaning: From the mound of Einion

Kenya
Origin: African
Meaning: A republic in eastern Africa
Trivia: Kenya is the site of some major archaeological discoveries, including remains of the earliest known humans.

Kermit
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Free man
TV notable: Jim Henson’s most famous and beloved Muppet, Kermit the Frog.

Kibbles
Origin: German
Meaning: To Grind; an iron bucket
Trivia: Name of a dog food – Kibbles n’ Bits, and a great choice for a small male dog.

Killian
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Strife, conflict; church
Trivia: Killian’s Irish Red beer is brewed by the Coors brewing company
Tip: A great name for a red-haired dog

Kingston, King
Origin: English
Meaning: From the king’s town; a male sovereign/ruler

Kipper
Origin: English
Meaning: Pointed hill

Kirby
Origin: English
Meaning: From the village with the church
Sports Notable: Baseball star Kirby Puckett from the Minnesota Twins. This is another of our favorite male dog names.

Kit
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Bearer of Christ
TV notable: Kit was the name of the car (Trans Am) in the 80′s TV show Knight Rider starring David Hasselhoff.

Kiwi
Origin: Maori
Meaning: New Zealand bird; type of fruit

Klondike
Origin:
Meaning: A region of the Yukon territory in Canada, also the name of a river in this region
Trivia: Klondike is a brand of ice-cream with the slogan “what would you do for a Klondike bar?”

K-nine
Origin: Nickname
Meaning: Play on the word “canine”, meaning of or like a dog

Knox
Origin: Old English
Meaning: From the hills

Kobe
Origin: Japanese
Meaning: A city in Japan
Trivia: Kobe Bean Bryant plays basketball for the LA Lakers and was awarded the MVP award for the 2007-2008 NBA season.

Kodak
Origin: American
Meaning: Brand of camera by U.S. inventor George Eastman
Tip: A fun male dog name for your photogenic dog.

Kojak
Origin: Name
TV Notable: Police drama series starring Telly Savalas as a lollipop-sucking lieutenant.

Koko
Origin: Name
Trivia: Female gorilla, born in 1971 trained to communicate with humans by means of sign language.

Kosmo
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Order, decency

Kramer
Origin: German
Meaning: Shopkeeper
Tip: If your dog’s a little bit eccentric and you’re a huge fan of the TV series Seinfeld, this may be the perfect male dog name for him!

Kudos, Kudo
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Honor; glory; acclaim

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