Male Pet Names – D

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Male pet names beginning with “D”…

Damian
Origin: Greek
Meaning: To tame, subdue

Dandy
Meaning: Something or someone of exceptional quality
Tip: This male pet name is perfect for a handsome or very peppy pet.

Danny
Origin: English
Meaning: God is my judge

Dante
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Everlasting

Dasher, Dash
Origin: English
Meaning: To move around quickly
Trivia: Dasher is one of Santa’s reindeer.

Denzel
Origin: Cornish
Meaning: A location in Cornwall, England
Notable: Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington

Desmond
Origin: Irish
Meaning: Man from South Munster

Dexter
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Dexterous (skillful; artful)

Diablo
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Devil
Tip: A male pet name for a devil of a pet!

Diego
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Supplanter
TV Notable: Diego is Dora the Explorer’s cousin who helps animals in danger

Digger
Origin: English
Meaning: Someone or something that digs

Dimitri
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Lover of the earth

Dingo
Origin: Dharuk
Meaning: A wild, wolf-like dog of Australia.
Trivia: “Maybe the dingo ate your baby” – Elaine, Seinfeld

Dodger, Dodge
Meaning: One who evades
Trivia: The Artful Dodger is a pickpocket in Charles Dickens’ novel “Oliver Twist”.

Dolby
Meaning: Trademark for a system used to reduce background noise

Dominic
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Belonging to lord

Domino
Meaning: A popular game of matching the dots

Donut
Origin: English
Meaning: Variant of Doughnut; fried dough in the shape of a ring

Doodle
Meaning: To draw or scribble idly
Trivia: “Yankee Doodle” is a well-known American song and the state anthem of Connecticut.

Dougal
Origin: Scottish
Meaning: Black stranger

Drake
Origin: English
Meaning: Snake, Dragon

Dudley
Origin: English
Meaning: Wood; clearing of Dudda

Duffy
Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: One with a dark face

Duke
Origin: English
Meaning: The male ruler of a duchy; the sovereign of a small state
Tip: A great male pet name for a pet of impressive pedigree or stature.

Duncan
Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: Brown warrior

Dusty
Origin: English
Meaning: Covered with dust

Dwight
Origin: Latin
Meaning: From Dionysius, the Greco-Roman god of wine

Dylan
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: Great rising tide
Trivia: Bob Dylan is a major American singer-songwriter

Dynamo
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Short for “dynamoelectric machine”; someone with great energy and force

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