Unique Male Dog Names

Unique Male Dog Names

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Trying to find a unique name for your male dog? Stuck for ideas?

Relax! We've got your back. Just scroll down for some of the most interesting, creative, unusual, exotic, and dare we say, unique male dog names on the web.

To get your search started we've picked out a few:

ATTICUS: Atticus Finch from the novel To Kill A Mockingbird

CHARCO: Name of a famous search and rescue dog

GLENGARRY: Movie starring Al Pacino (Glengarry Glenross)

KAROO: Semi-desert region of South Africa

But remember, it's not so much the name, but the dog that's unique. So be sure to pick a name that fits your dog uniquely.

ABRAXIS An angel in medieval Jewish angelologies
ALOYSIUS Latin version of the name Louis
ANANKIN Anankin Skywalker a.k.a. Darth Vader
ANDROMEDA German Shepherd The Parent Trap (1961 version)
ARAPAHO Native American tribe
ARKWRIGHT Character from the sitcom Open All Hours
ARMAGEDDON Epic battle between good and evil
ARTEMIS Artemis Fowl, anti-hero of the books by Eion Colfer
ASAFA Asafa Powell, Jamaican sprinter
ATTICUS Atticus Finch from the novel To Kill A Mockingbird
AXELROD Basset Hound in the Flying A service station ads of the 60's
AZNAVOUR Charles Aznavour, French singer and actor
AZUMAH Boxing champion Azumah Nelson
B-DAWG Golden Retriever, Snow Buddies & Air Buddies
BABBIT Character from the cartoon "Babbit and Catstello"
BACARU Bacaru Beagle of The Beagle Boys
BALLYHOO A word which means 'uproar'
BALTAZAR Romeo's manservant in Romeo & Juliet
BANQUO A character from Shakespeare's "MacBeth"
BANZAI Japanese expression meaning 'ten thousand years'

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BARKHIMER Bob "Barky" Barkhimer, Nascar pioneer
BARYSHNIKOV Russian ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov
BAZOOKA WWII Anti-tank weapon
BILLY BLACK A character from the Twilight novels by Stephanie Meyer
BLACK DOG Classic rock song by Led Zeppelin
BLOFELD Arch nemisis of James Bond
BOATSWAIN Lord Byron's beloved Newfoundland
BODU Phantom black dog in Guernsey folklore
BOJANGLES Subject of the song "Mr. Bojangles"
BOLIVAR Donald Duck's pet St. Bernard
BOO RADLEY Character from the novel To Kill A Mockingbird
BOONDOCKS Action movie, The Boondock Saints
BOOYAN Magical island in Russian folklore
BUDDERBALL Golden Retriever from Snow Buddies & Air Buddies
CALICO Calico Jack Rackham, an 18th century pirate
CALIX Greek male name meaning "very handsome"
CALZAGHE Boxing champion Joe Calzaghe
CASHDOG Boxer of Joel & Benji Madden of the band Good Charlotte
CERBERUS Three-headed dog who gaurds the gates of hell
CHARCO Name of a famous search and rescue dog





CHAUCER Geoffrey Chaucer, author of The Cantebury Tales
CHEKHOV Anton Chekhov, Russian author
CHINOOK Heavy lift military helicopter
CHIZU Japanese, meaning: "a thousand storks" (imples longevity)
CLOOTIE Scottish name for the devil
COLTRANE John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist
CRONOS Vocalist / bassist of black metal band Venom
CYCLOPS One-eyed, man-eating giant of Greek mythology
CYRANO Cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist
DAHGCHOW Chow-Chow from The Secret Files of Spy Dogs
DALI Salvador Dalí, Spanish surrealist artist
DARK DOG Brand of energy drink
DARKNESS The Darkness, British rock band
DARKSTAR A Marvel Comics superhero
DASHIELL Author Dashiell Hammett
DHANI Dhani Harrison, guitarist son of George Harrison
DJANGO Django Reinhardt, jazz guitar great
DOBRO A type of guitar, often usen in country music
DOGBERT Dog who owns 'Dilbert' in the comic strip
DOJO Arts of self-defence, such as judo

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DONNIE DARKO Cult movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal
DR. PEPPER Brand of soft drink
DRAVEN Eric Draven from The Crow graphic novels
DUMPTRUCK Great Dane from the TVseries TaleSpin
DWEEZIL Dweezil Zappa, musician son of Frank Zappa
DYNOMUTT Cartoon superhero dog
ENDAL Golden Lab who has received several medals for bravery
ENDER Hero of "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card
EWOK Teddy bear-like alien species in "Star Wars"
EXCALIBUR Mythical sword of King Arthur
FENYANG Name from Botswana meaning 'conquerer'
FJORD Glacial valley in Scandanavia
FLEALICK Jack Russell from the movie "Babe 2: Pig in the City"
GAIUS Name of prominent Roman family including Julius Ceasar
GARFUNKEL Art Garfunkel of the duo Simon and Garfunkel
GASPODE Unusally clever dog in Terry Pratchett's "Discworld" novels
GAUCHO Argentinian cowboy
GERSHWIN George Gershwin, American composer
GIVENCHY Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion designer
GLENGARRY Movie starring Al Pacino (Glengarry Glenross)



GORKY Maxim Gorky, Russian novelist
GOTHAM Batman's home town
GUMP Title character from the movie Forest Gump
HACKSAW Dingo from the TV series Talespin
HADES Greek god of the underworld
HANG SENG Hong Kong Stock Exchange
HEX A spell in black magic
HIS NIBS Term from cribbage (also a mock form of address)
HUMPERDINCK German composer, Engelbert Humperdinck
HUXLEY Author, humanist and pacifist Aldous Huxley
I-BEAM Steel beams used to support high-rise buildings
IAGO Character from Shakespeare's Othello
ICARUS Greek mythology character who tried to fly
ICHABOD Hero of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Irving Washington
IDITAROD Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race held in Alaska
IGBY Title Character from the movie "Igby Goes Down"
IMOLA Famous motor racing circuit in Italy
INU Japanese word for "dog"
INZAGI Italian soccer player Fillipo Inzagi
INZAMAM Pakistan cricketer Inzaman Ul Haq

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IO A moon of Jupiter
IPKISS Stanley Ipkiss, Jim Carey's character in The Mask
IROQUOIS Native American tribe
ITCHYCOO From the song Itchycoo Park by The Small Faces
IVANHOE Novel by Sir Walter Scott
IZZIT Turkish soccer player Muzzi Izzit
JABBERWOCKY A 'nonsense' poem by Lewis Carroll
JAMIROQUAI English Funk / Soul / Pop band
JAR JAR BINKS Character from Star Wars
JELLY ROLL Jazz legend, Mr. Jelly Roll Morton
JERONIMO Jerónimo Arango Arias, Mexican businessman
JITTERBUG Kind of swing dancing
JO-FI Chow-Chow owned by Sigmund Freud
JOAQUIN Joaquin Phoenix, actor
JUBJUB Type of soft candy
JUST NUISANCE Only dog every to be enlisted in the Royal Navy
JUVENTAS Roman goddess of youth
KAFKA Franz Kafka, author
KAROO Semi-desert region of South Africa
KASABIAN Rock / metal band



KAZAK Hound of Space from Kurt Vonnegut's "The Sirens of Titan"
KAZUMI Kazumi Wattanabe, Jazz / Fusion guitarist
KENZO Japanese imperial ruler
KEROUAC Author Jack Kerouac
KEVLAR Bullet proofing material
KIOWA Native American tribe
KISMET Persian word meaning "destiny"
KISSINGER Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
KLITSCHKO World heavyweight boxing champion brothers
KOBI Japanese word meaning "joy"
KOEVOET Afrikaans word meaning "crowbar"
KOKOMO Place name common to Indiana, Mississipi and Hawaii
KOUFAX Sandy Koufax, LA Dodgers pitcher
KRAKEN Mythical sea monster
KULLA Babylonian god who restores temples
KURA Japanese word for black
LAFAYETTE Basset Hound from The Aristocats
LAIKA The first dog in space
LAKOTA Native American word meaning "friend"
LANDRU Great Dane from the movie "The Burbs"

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LAPHROIG Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Pronounced: "LA-FROY-G")
LAZAROO Australian author, Simone Lazaroo
LEBOWSKI Title character in the Coen Brothers movie, "The Big Lebowski"
LESTAT Vampire from the novels by Anne Rice
MAGICK Old English word for black magic
MAKITA Stan Makita, Chicago Blackhawks hockey player
MANCHU Spaniel of former US President Theodore Roosevelt
MCADOO Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves center
MEGABYTE Megabyte Beagle, one of the Beagle Boys
MERCKX Eddy Merckx, Tour de France winner
MIKADO Title once use for the emperor of Japan
MIKMAQ Native American tribe
MINGUS Charlie Mingus, jazz bassist
MOLOTOV Vyacheslav Molotov, Russian WWII foreign minister
MONTSERRAT Spanish soprano, Montserrat Caballé
MORDRED Villain of Arthurian legend (and The Dark Tower)
MORK Alien from the comedy series Mork & Mindy
MORPHEUS Roman god of sleep and dreams
MOSCHINO Italian fashion house
MOWGLI Main character from The Jungle Book

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MR. MAJESTYK Title Character from the Charles Bronson movie
NABAKOV Russian-American author Vladimir Nabokov
NANOOK Native American word meaning "bear"
NASDAQ American electronic stock exchange
NIGHTSHADE Marvel Comics supervillain
NIJINSKY Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky
NIKKEI Tokyo Stock Exchange
NIMBY Stands for 'Not-In-My-Back-Yard'
OBERON Legendary King of the Fairies
OCTAVIAN Considered the greatest Roman emperor
OOGIE Character from The nightmare Before Christmas
ORK German shepherd of singer Amy Grant
ORPHEUS Greek god of poetry and music
OSHKOSH Maker of massive military and industrial vehicles
OSIRIS Egyptian god of the underworld
OY Dog-like character in Stephen King's The Dark Tower
PAVLOV Russian sciencist famous for his work with dogs
PERSEUS Son of Zues and slayer of Medusa
PHROG Nickname for CH-46 Sea Knight
POMPEII Roman city destroyed by a volcano (Pronounced: "POM-PAY")

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POPPADOM Crisp cracker served with Indian meals
PORTHOS One of the Three Musketeers
PRIMUS Latin name meaning 'first'
QASHQAI A model of Nissan RV
QUARK Dog from the movie Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
QUARTERFLASH Eighties rock band
QUEENSRYCHE Canadian rock / metal band
QUIDDITCH Fictional sport played in Harry Potter
QUIXOTE Don Quixote, hero of the book by Miguel de Cervantes
QWERTY Most common computer keyboard layout
RAMESSES Ramesses II, Egypt's greatest pharoah
RASMUS Alternative rock band, The Rasmus
RATATOUIE Disney movie about the adventures of Remy the rat
REBUS Fictional Scottish detective created by Ian Rankin
REKKAE Irish Wolfhound from the movie The 13th Warrior
REXXX Irish Terrier in the movie Firehouse Dog
ROCK RALLY German Shepherd from Turbo Dogs
ROMANOV Family name of the former Russian monarchy
ROMULUS Legendary founder of Rome
RUFFERTO Dog from the comic book Groo the Wanderer

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SAATCHI Well known advertising firm Saatchi & Saatchi
SABBATH Pioneering heavy metal band, Black Sabbath
SASQUATCH North American version of the Abominable Snowman
SCARPA Cockney slang meaning 'to go'
SHALAKO Hero of the western novel by Louis L'Amour
SHARIK Stray dog in "Heart of a Dog" by Mikhail Bulgakov
SIRIUS Sirius Black, character from Harry Potter
SKAGIT Native American Tribe
SKIKER Phantom black dog in Lancashire folklore
SPANDAU A borough of Berlin
SQUIDOO Popular community website
STEPPENWOLF Sixties rock band
STREETCAR From the play and movie 'A Streetcar Named Desire'
TALISKER Scottish single malt whisky
TALLAHASEE City in Florida
TARIQ Arabic name meaning 'messenger'
TARMAC The blacktop on road surfaces
TARTOK Character from Marvel comics Beast Quest
THADDEUS Thaddeus Lowe, Civil War scientist and inventor
THE HOFF Strictly for David Hasselhoff fans!

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THELONIUS Thelonius Monk, jazz pianist
TIBERIUS Emperor of Rome
TIBURON Spanish word meaning "shark"
TIDDLYWINKS Children's board game
TOKALA Native American word meaning "fox"
TOLKIEN J.R.R. Tolkien, author of Lord of the Rings
TROIKA Husky (stunt double to Noble) from Eight Below
TROTSKY Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary
TYPHOO A type of tea
UBU ROI Black Lab, mascot of Gary David Goldberg's TV company
UKELELE Small, four-stringed guitar
UNDERTAKER WWE wrestler, The Undertaker
URKEL Steve Urkel from the TV show Family Matters
VAN PELT Linus van Pelt from the Peanuts comic strip
VAQUERO Mexican cowboy
VIRDELL Brussel Griffon from the movie As Good as it Gets
VLADIMIR First name of Soviet leader Lenin
VOLTAN Mayan god of the earth
VOODOO Religious beliefs originating in West Africa
WANG CHUNG Chinese philosopher during the Hang Dynasty

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WARBUCKS Daddy Warbucks from the play and movie Annie
WARLOCK A male witch
WASABI Potent Japanese green mustard
WEEJIE Norwegian Elkhound of President Herbert Hoover
WILL-YUM Title character of the cartoon strip
WINN-DIXIE American supermarket chain
WITCHCRAFT Practice of the 'dark arts'
X-FILE For the dog of unknown origin
XERXES King of Persia (Pronounced: "ZERK-SEES")
XIONG-XIONG Hero dog who saved his owner from electrocution
YANKEE POODLE Canine superhero from the comic strip
YNGWIE Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmstein
YOAKAM Country singer and actor Dwight Yoakam
YOSSARIAN Character from Joseph Heller's Catch-22
ZAQAR Sumerian god of dreams
ZHIVAGO Dr. Zhivago, classic Hollywood movie
ZHUKOV WWII Russian field marshall
ZIEGFELD Ziegfeld Follies, famous Broadway theatre productions
ZINZAN Former New Zealand rugby player Zinzan Brooke
ZLATAN Swedish soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic
ZWICKY Australian poet Faye Zwicky
ZWINGLI Swiss religious reformer, Huldrych Zwingli


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