Male Pet Names – M

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Male pet names beginning with “M”…

Macbeth
Origin: Celtic
Meaning: Son of Beth
Trivia: Macbeth is the title character in one of William Shakespeare’s most famous plays.

Macintosh
Origin: British
Meaning: A raincoat made of rubbery cloth
Trivia: Apple Inc. is the creator of the Macintosh computer, commonly referred to as the ‘Mac’.

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

Maestro
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Master
Trivia: Maestro is used to refer to an accomplished composer, teacher or anyone who commands respect for their mastery of an art.

Magee
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Son Of Aodh

Magnet
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A thing or person that attracts

Magnum
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Great; big

Malfoy
Trivia: Draco Malfoy is a Slytherin student in J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter series

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.

Marshall
Origin: Germanic
Meaning: Horse keeper

Marvin
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: Uncertain; possibly eminent
Trivia: Marvin the Martian is a popular character from the Looney Tunes cartoons

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

Max
Origin: Latin
Meaning: The greatest

Meatball, Meatloaf
Origin: English
Meaning: Food made of ground meat and shaped in balls or loaves, respectively

Melvin, Mell
Origin: Gaelic
Meaning: Smooth brow

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

Milkshake
Origin: American
Meaning: A thick, frothy drink made of milk and ice-cream

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

Mittens
Origin: English
Meaning: A hand covering that covers all four fingers to keep the hand warm

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

Mocha
Meaning: A mixture of coffee and chocolate

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

Morris
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Dark complexion

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

Mozart
Trivia: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific Austrian composer and one of the most famous from the Classical era.

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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