Historical male dog names

Sometimes the best way to get an original dog name that fits your pooch’s personality is to look back in history, to the names we’re still talking about today. Got a musical hound? Try ‘Miles.’ Got a small dog with a big dog attitude? Napoleon may be the name for him.

Abel

Attila

Augustus

Avigdor

Beauregard

Beelzebub

Bonaparte

Brutus

Byron

Caesar

Camus

Capone

Casanova

Chaucer

Chekhov

Chopin

Clovis

Confucius

Crockett

Crusoe

Cyrano

Dante

Desoto

Dickens

Enzo

Errol

Excalibur

Exeter

Figaro

Freud

Genghis

Geronimo

Gideon

Gladstone

Goethe

Goliath

Gorky

Greystoke

Grover

Gulliver

Homer

Hoover

Horace

Horatio

Houdini

Ishtar

Jerico

Julius

Midas

Miles

Ming

Mortimer

Nietzsche

Patton

Pharaoh

Plato

Seneca

Shogun

Sigmund

Socrates

Solomon

Sultan

Titan

Trojan

Troubadour

Ulysses

Voltaire

Do you have a favorite historical male dog name? Post a comment and add it to our list!

Also see historical female dog names and all DogTime dog names.

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