Male Pet Names – B

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Male pet names beginning with “B”…

Bagel
Origin: Yiddish
Meaning: A glazed, ring-shaped roll with a tough, chewy texture.
Tip: Great with cream cheese!

Bailey
Origin: English
Meaning: Bailiff; trusted guardian of other’s property

Bali
Meaning: An exotic tropical island in the Pacific Ocean.

Banana
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Fruit with a yellow rind

Banjo
Origin: African
Meaning: A stringed musical instrument with a round body

Barkley
Tip: A great name for a dog who likes to bark – with dignity.
Trivia: The name of the dog-puppet on the children’s television show, Sesame Street.

Barney
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Son of prophecy

Beamer
Trivia: “Beam me up, Scotty!”  – Captain Kirk, Star Trek

Beans
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Edible nutritious seed of various plants of the legume family.

Bear
Meaning: Furry mammal of the Ursidae family.
Tip: This male pet name is perfect for a big and cuddly pet.

Beau
Origin: French
Meaning: Handsome man, beautiful

Beck
Origin: English
Meaning: A gesture used to summon (at someone’s beck and call); swiftly running stream.

Benjamin, Benji, Ben
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Son of my right hand; beloved youngest son
Movie Trivia: Benji – a small, heroic dog of mixed breed – is the star of several movies

Bentley
Meaning: Farm where the grass bends
Trivia: A luxury car made by Rolls Royce.

Mr. Bigglesworth
Trivia: Dr. Evil’s cat in the Austin Powers movies.

Bingo
Meaning: A game where numbers are drawn and announced by a caller
Trivia: The name in a popular children’s song… B-I-N-G-O.

Biscuit
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A kind of bread in small, soft cakes

Blackjack
Meaning: A card game

Bojangles
Trivia: Mr. Bojangles is a song written and recorded by Jerry Jeff Walker that is covered by many other artists.

Boone
Origin: French
Meaning: Good; English surname
Trivia: Daniel Boone was an American frontiersman, folk hero and central figure in the settlement of the state of Kentucky.

Boots
Origin: Old English
Meaning: A protective covering for the feet
Trivia: Puss in Boots is a French fairy tale about a cunning cat who uses trickery and deceit to gain power and wealth for his master.

Bono
Trivia: Activist and lead singer of the band “U2″.

Boris
Origin: Slavic
Meaning: A fighter, warrior; small, short
Trivia: Famous horror actor, Boris Karloff.

Bouncer
Meaning: One who bounces up and down; a person employed to expel disorderly persons from a public place

Brady
Origin: Irish
Meaning: Spirited
Notable: New England Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady

Brahm
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Father of a mighty nation

Brutus
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Heavy, hearty and stupid
Trivia: The Roman general who led the plot to murder Julius Caesar

Buddy
Meaning: Friend
Tip: A great name for a true and faithful companion. 

Bullet
Meaning: A projectile that is fired from a rifle or gun; quick in speed

Buster
Meaning: Extraordinary one
Trivia: Originally a nickname for a person who broke things!

Butch
Meaning: Masculine in appearance or manner
Trivia: The alias of an infamous outlaw – Butch Cassidy.

Butler
Meaning: The chief male servant of a household

Buttons
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: a small disk, knob, or the like for sewing or otherwise attaching to an article, as of clothing, serving as a fastening when passed through a buttonhole or loop.

Buzz
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: To move quickly; village in the woods

Byron
Origin: English
Meaning: From the barns
Trivia: Lord Byron was a famous Anglo-Scottish poet also known for his extravagant and wild life.

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