Dog Names

Dog names and what they mean, for dog, hound for men. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in 1993 and are somewhat less popular today, with names like Clifford and Cal becoming less fashionable. Connor (#52), Caleb (#35) and Kaleb (#147) are three of the more fashionable baby names in this list, with Caleb enjoying a rebound in usage.


Bassett - Conan

Page 1/2 of 10 Dog names.

Bassett 1 .. Also the name of a short-legged hunting dog, the basset hound, possibly named so because its torso is so low ("bas" in French) to the ground. A rare birth name for boys, occurring more commonly as a surname. [Basset]

Cal 2 .. The Hebrew source probably refers to man's faithful companion, the dog (see Caleb) .. Also suitable as a girls' name. A somewhat uncommon name for newborns which is used more conventionally as a surname.

Caleb 3 .. His devotion to God is symbolized by the "dog" in some traditions .. The variant forms Caleb and Kaleb have grown progressively more popular with parents since 1880-1889. The form Cale is widely used as a version of Caleb. [Cal, Kaleb, .. 4 more]

Clifford 4 .. Literary: Clifford the Big Red Dog is the hero of many children's books .. Clifford is a frequently occurring (Top 12%) given name, and it appears often (Top 2%) as a surname in the US Census. [Cliff, Clyff, .. 2 more]

Conan 5 .. Source fr. English, Irish, Gaelic elements. "Hound, wolf." A rare given name for boys. See also Ronan. .. [Con, Conant, .. 2 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dog names: Cal, Caleb, Clifford

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Quick Index

Summary of all Dog names (and their variants) for boys.

[Bassett - Conan]
Bassett [Basset], Cal, Caleb [Cal, Cale, Kaleb, Kayleb, Kaylob, Cayleb], Clifford [Cliff, Clyff, Clyford, Clyfford], Conan [Con, Conn, Connie, Conant]

[Connor - Pluto]
Connor [Conn, Conor, Konnor, Conner], Conway [Conwy], Dingo, Kaleb [Caleb], Pluto

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