Male Dog Names – M

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Male dog names beginning with “M”…

Mackenzie, Mack
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Son of Kenneth

Magee
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Son Of Aodh

Magnet
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A thing or person that attracts
Tip: This name is perfect for a dog who never leaves your side…it’s also one of our favorite male dog names.

Magnum
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Great; big
Tip: Only a big dog can carry this name!

Marco
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Warlike
Trivia: Marco Polo was a Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century.

Marley
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Pleasant wood
Music Notable: Bob Marley, reggae legend.
Trivia: The name of the dog in the best-selling book, Marley & Me…also one of our favorite male dog names.

Marshall
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Horse keeper

Maui
Meaning: The second largest of the Hawaiian Islands
Tip: A great male dog name for a laid-back beach dog.

Max
Origin: Latin
Meaning: The greatest
Trivia: This name is #1 on most top male dog names lists.

Meatball, Meatloaf
Origin: English
Meaning: Food made of ground meat and shaped in balls or loaves, respectively
Tip: Two great male dog names, perfect for the carnivorous canine who lives to eat!

Memo
Origin: English
Meaning: A written proposal or reminder

Merlin
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: Sea fortress
Trivia: Merlin was a wizard, sorcerer and counselor for the legendary King Arthur.

Midas
Origin: Greek
Trivia: Mythological king who was given the power of turn everything he touched into gold.

Miles
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Peaceful

Milo
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Peaceful; calm
Movie Notable: The name of the cute Jack Russell Terrier in The Mask.

Mischief
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Conduct or activity that playfully causes petty annoyance

Moby
Trivia: The name of the great white whale in Herman Melville’s novel, Moby Dick.

Mocha
Meaning: A mixture of coffee and chocolate
Tip: This male dog name is perfect for a dog with brown fur.

Moe
Origin: English
Meaning: Dark skinned
TV notable: Moe is the surly bartender in The Simpsons.

Mojo
Origin: African/African-American
Meaning: A type of magic; magnetism; charm

Monty
Origin: French
Meaning: The power of man

Moose
Meaning: Largest member of the deer family
Tip: A funny male dog name for a large dog.

Morris
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Dark complexion

Motor
Origin: Latin
Meaning: A small and powerful engine
Tip: A great male dog name for a dog who just keeps on running.

Muggs, Mugsy
TV notable: The big, goofy gangster sidekick in Looney Tunes.
Tip: Great names for a Bulldogs, Boxers and Pugs.

Murphy
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Sea Warrior

Murray
Origin: English
Meaning: Man of the sea

Mustafa
Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Chosen
Trivia: In Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Will Ferrell plays Mustafa, one of Dr. Evil’s henchmen.

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