Male Dog Names – I

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Male dog names beginning with “I”…

Icarus
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Follower
Trivia: From the Greek myth of the boy who flew too close to the sun.
Tip: An unusual and meaningful male dog name for your devoted companion.

Ice
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Frozen water

Icon
Origin: Latin
Meaning: A picture, image, or other representation.

Iggy
Origin: English
Meaning: Fiery one
Trivia: Singer and songwriter Iggy Pop was considered the Godfather of Punk.

Igloo
Meaning: A dome-shaped Eskimo house, usually built from blocks of hard snow.
Tip: A fun, quirky male dog name, perfect for a dog with snow-white fur or one that loves to play in the snow.

Igor
Origin: Norse/Russian
Meaning: Yew; bow and army

Ike
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: He will laugh
Trivia: 34th president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower’s nickname was Ike. His campaign slogan was “I like Ike”.

Illusion
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: The act of deception

Imus
Origin: Name
Trivia: Last name of the shock jock Don Imus, known for his morning radio show.

Inca
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: (Quencha) Ruler of royal lineage; an established empire in Peru prior to the Spanish conquest

Indiana, Indy
Origin: American
Meaning: The land of Indians
Trivia: The hero of 1981’s Oscar winning Raiders of the Lost Ark was named Indiana Jones, played by Harrison Ford.
Tip: This name is a great choice for movie and car racing fans (and it happens to be one of our favorite male dog names)!

Indigo
Origin: Spanish/Portuguese
Meaning: Blue or purple in color

Inky
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Black as ink
Tip: This name works well for a black dog or one with big blotches of color.

Ion
Origin: Greek
Meaning: An electrically charged atom
Tip: An excellent male dog name for a small and energetic dog!

Iowa
Origin: American
Meaning: A Native American tribe formerly inhabiting areas of the central US

Irie
Origin: Rastafarian/Jamaican
Meaning: positive emotions and peaceful vibrations

Irwin
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: (Erwin) Wild Boar
Trivia: Steve Irwin was an Australian wildlife expert and TV personality nicknamed “The Crocodile Hunter”.

Isaac
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: He will laugh

Ishmael, Ish
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God will listen

Itchy
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Restless or nervous
Trivia: Itchy is the blue mouse in The Simpson’s “Itchy & Scratchy Show”, a show-within-a-show.

Ivan
Origin: Russian
Meaning: (John) God is gracious

Izzy
Origin: Nickname
Meaning: A gift

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