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7 Dog names and what they mean, for dog for baby boys, listing 1-7. Caleb and Clifford are commonly used names, while Bassett, Cal, Dingo, Kaleb and Pluto are rare in comparison.
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) ..
Clifford .. Literary: Clifford the Big Red Dog is the hero of many children's books ..
Dingo .. The wild dogs of Australia, similar to foxes.
Kaleb .. "Dog." ..
Pluto .. Known in modern times as the Disney dog.
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Breed .. Possibly an occupational name to do with animal breeding ..
Braxton .. Brock is an informal word for "badger" ..
Satchel .. "Sack, small bag." ..
Bill .. Billie and Billy are pet forms, though Billie is frequently used for girls .. Country-western singer Billy Ray Cyrus .. Singer Billy Joel .. Actors Bill Cosby, Billy Crystal, Bill Bixby, Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton ..
Averett .. "Brave, strong boar." ..
Ali .. Also, Muhammad Ali was the name adopted by boxer Cassius Clay when he converted to Islam.
Burr .. "Bristle." ..
Bronco .. A bronco is a horse that bucks off its rider.
Bevis .. Could possibly be from Welsh, "son of Evan", or French "beuve", meaning "bull" ..
Chase .. Painter William Merritt Chase.
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