Male Dog Names – L

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Male dog names beginning with “L”…

Lager
Origin: German
Meaning: Aged beer
Tip: A masculine male dog name for a puppy that ‘hops’.

Lancelot, Lancer, Lance
Origin: French
Meaning: Land
Trivia: The greatest knight from the legend of King Arthur.

Laptop
Origin: American
Meaning: a portable computer small enough to rest on one’s lap
Tip: This is a really cute name for a lap dog…one of our favorite male dog names.

Larry
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Crowned with laurel
TV Notable: Larry King – Television show host
Sports Notable: NBA Boston Celtic Hall of Famer ‘Larry Bird’

Laser
Meaning: A device that produces a very narrow, highly concentrated beam of light
Tip: A great male dog name for a dog that’s super fast and/or super coordinated.

Legend
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A story handed down by tradition from earlier times

Lennox
Origin: Scottish
Meaning: A large collection of elm trees

Leo
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Lion

Leopold
Origin: German
Meaning: Bold people

Levi
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: United
Trivia: The first blue-jeans were created by Levi Strauss in 1853.

Liam
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Determined protector
Trivia: Liam Neeson was nominated for an Academy Award for his portrayal of Oskar Schindler in the 1993 film, Schindler’s List.

Licorice
Origin: English
Meaning: A plant from the legume family whose dried root is used for flavoring and medicinal purposes
Tip: Licorice (in candy form) is usually black, making this playful male dog name perfect for a black canine.

Lightning
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A brilliant electric spark discharged in the atmosphere, occurring between clouds
Tip: A perfect male dog name for a lightning-fast dog!

Limbo
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A place or state of oblivion
Trivia: A dance from the West Indies and also one of our favorite male dog names.

Linus
Origin: Greek
Meaning: One with flax colored hair
Trivia: Linus is a character in Charles M. Schulz’s comic strip Peanuts.

Livingston
Origin: English
Meaning: Levin stone
Trivia: David Livingston was a Scottish missionary and explorer famous for his discovery of Victoria Falls in Southern Africa.

Lloyd
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: Grey
Trivia: The name of Jim Carrey’s character in the 1994 movie, Dumb & Dumber.

Loco
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Crazy

Logan
Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: From the hollow

Loki
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: The god of mischief
Tip: A great male dog name for a naughty puppy who chews all your shoes!

Lorenzo
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Magnificent
Trivia: Lorenzo Medici, a ruler of Florence during the Renaissance, employed da Vinci, Michelangelo and other famous artists.

Lucifer
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Bearer of light
Trivia: The archangel cast from heaven for leading a revolt (a.k.a. Satan).

Lucky
Origin: American
Meaning: Fortunate
Tip: A popular male dog name, perfect for a dog who has defied the odds.

Lug-nut
Origin: American
Meaning: A large nut fitting on a heavy bolt

Luigi
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Famous warrior
Trivia: Luigi is the younger brother of Nintendo’s official mascot, Mario.

Luke
Origin: English
Meaning: Man from Luciana
Trivia: Cowboy ‘Lucky Luke’ is a Franco-Belgian comic book character known to “shoot faster than his shadow”.

Luther
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: People Army
Trivia: American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the “I Have A Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. in 1963.

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