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Page 1/2. 10 Dog names and what they mean, for dog, hound for males. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in 1993 and are almost as popular today, but with names like Clifford and Cal becoming less fashionable.
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 ..
Clifford .. Literary: Clifford the Big Red Dog is the hero of many children's books ..
Conan .. (English, Irish, Gaelic) "Hound, wolf." ..
Caleb and Clifford are commonly used names, while Bassett, Cal and Conan are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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