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10 Dog names and what they mean, for dog, hound for baby boys, listing 1-10.

Bassett .. 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.

Cal .. The Hebrew source probably refers to man's faithful companion, the dog (see Caleb) ..

Caleb .. His devotion to God is symbolized by the "dog" in some traditions ..
[Cal, Cale, Cayleb, Kaleb, Kayleb, .. 1 more]

Clifford .. Literary: Clifford the Big Red Dog is the hero of many children's books ..
[Cliff, Clyff, Clyfford, Clyford]

Conan .. (English, Irish, Gaelic) "Hound, wolf." ..
[Con, Conant, Conn, Connie]

Connor .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Hound-lover." ..
[Conn, Conner, Conor, Konnor]

Conway .. (Welsh, Irish, Gaelic) "Hound of the plain." ..

Dingo .. The wild dogs of Australia, similar to foxes.

Kaleb .. (Hebrew) "Dog." ..

Pluto .. Known in modern times as the Disney dog.

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

Caleb and Clifford are commonly used names, while Bassett, Cal, Conan, Connor, Conway, Dingo, Kaleb and Pluto are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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