Male Pet Names

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Male pet names beginning with “A”…

Abe/Abraham
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Father of nations
Tip: Have your pet neutered if you don’t want this to come true!

Ace
Origin: Latin
Meaning: One; one unit

Adam
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Of the earth

Aesop
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Greek fabulist traditionally considered the author of Aesop’s Fables, including “The Tortoise and the Hare”.

Ajax
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Of the earth
Trivia: Ajax was a Greek king and hero who features in Homer’s Iliad. Also the name of a popular all purpose cleaner.

Al Capone
Origin: American
Meaning: U.S. gangster and Prohibition-era bootlegger; also known as Scarface.

Aladdin
Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Servant of Allah
Trivia: Character from the book One-Thousand and One Nights.

Alex
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Defender of men

Alfie, Alf, Al
Origin: English
Meaning: Diminutive of the name “Alfred” which means counselor

Alistair
Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: Defender of men

Alpha
Origin: Greek
Meaning: As the fist letter of the Greek alphabet, Alpha is used to refer to “the first” and “the strongest”. In every dog pack, there is an alpha male who is considered to be the leader.

Amos
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Burdened

Amstel
Origin: Dutch
Trivia: A river that runs through Amsterdam in the Netherlands and the name of a popular brand of beer (named after the river).

Andy
Origin: English
Meaning: Manly

Angus
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: One strength
Tip: This is a great male pet name for a pet that’s big and strong like an Angus bull!

Apollo
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Destroyer
Trivia: Apollo was the Greek God of the sun.

Arby
Trivia: Arby’s is a U.S fast food franchise known for its roast beef sandwiches.

Archer
Origin: English
Meaning: One who uses a bow and arrow

Arrow
Origin: English
Tip: This is a great name for a pet who’s slender and fast.

Arthur
Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: Bear

Arnold
Origin: German
Meaning: Powerful eagle

Ashton
Origin: English
Meaning: Settlement in the ash tree grove

Asterix
Origin: French
Meaning: A Character in a series of French comic strips titled The Adventures of Asterix

Astor
Trivia: John Jacob Astor, a German-born American, was the wealthiest US capitalist of his time.

Atari
Trivia: A brand of arcade and home video games very popular in the ‘70s and ‘80s.
Tip: Perfect for a pet who likes to play, play, play all day!

Atlas
Origin: Greek
Trivia: In Geek mythology, Atlas was a titan condemned to support the heavens on his shoulders.

Axel
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Father of peace

Axis
Origin: Latin
Meaning: A straight line about which a rotating body (such as the earth) turns.

Azrael
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Angel of Death.
Trivia: In the cartoon The Smurfs, Azrael is the evil wizard Gargamel’s cat

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