Male Dog Names – O

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Male dog names beginning with “O”…

Oakley
Origin: English
Meaning: From the oak meadow

Oatmeal
Origin: English
Meaning: Meal made from ground or rolled oats

Odie
Origin: English
Meaning: Wood hill
Trivia: The sweet but dumb beagle tormented by Garfield.

Odo
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Wealth

Odysseus, Odyssey
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Full of wrath
Trivia: Odysseus is the main hero in Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey.

Oliver, Ollie
Origin: English
Meaning: Elf army
Trivia: The title character in Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist.

Olympus
Origin: Ancient Greek
Meaning: The mountain home of the Greek Gods

Omar
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Speaker

Omega
Origin: Greek
Meaning: The last of a series

Omelet
Origin: French
Meaning: A thin layer of eggs, usually cooked in a pan and encasing a filling of cheese, meat or vegetables

Opie
TV Notable: Ron Howard’s character, ‘Opie Taylor’, on The Andy Griffith Show.

Opus
Origin: Latin
Meaning: A musical composition numbered to designate the order of a composer’s works

Oran
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Green

Orbit
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body
Tip: Perfect for a dog who loves to run around in circles. One of our favorite male dog names.

Oreo
Origin: American
Meaning: (Brand name) Chocolate cookie with a white cream filling
Tip: A yummy name for a black (or brown) and white dog…another of our favorite male dog names.

Orion
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Boundary, limit
Trivia: A constellation that gets its name from a legendary Greek hunter, killed by a scorpion sent by Artemis.

Orlando
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Famous land
Trivia: The city in Florida home to Disney World.
Movie Notable: Orlando Bloom, star of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

Orson
Origin: French
Meaning: Bear cub

Orville
Origin: French
Meaning: Golden city
Tip: A great male dog name for a fluffy white dog who looks a bit like popcorn.

Oscar
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Divine spearman

Oslo
Meaning: The capital and largest city of Norway

Otis
Origin: German
Meaning: Wealth
Movie Notable: The pug in The Adventures of Milo and Otis, a 1989 animal adventure film.

Otto
Origin: German
Meaning: Possessions
Trivia: Kevin Kline plays Otto, the dumb jewel thief, in the movie A Fish Called Wanda

Owen
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: Desire born

Oxford
Trivia: A city in England, home to the University of Oxford – the oldest university in the English-speaking world.
Tip: An excellent male dog name for a super-smart dog.

Oz
Trivia: The fictional land from “The Wizard of Oz”. Also a colloquial term used to refer to Australia.

Ozzie, Ozzy
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Divine spearman
TV Notable: Ozzie from The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.
Music Notable: Ozzy Osbourne, lead vocalist of the band “Black Sabbath”.

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