Male Pet Names – T

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Male pet names beginning with “T”…

Tabasco
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: A state in south east Mexico
Trivia: Tabasco is a brand name of hot sauce

Taffy
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: A chewy candy

Tag
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: The tail end or concluding part

Tarot
Origin: Middle French
Meaning: Cards used for fortune telling

Tate
Origin: English
Meaning: Cheerful

Taz
TV Notable: The Tasmanian Devil, often referred to as “Taz”, is a cartoon character in Looney Tunes.

T-Bone
Meaning: A thick steak containing a T-shaped bone
TV Notable: The name of the Bulldog in the PBS animated series, Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Teddy, Ted
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Gift of God

Telly
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Best
TV Notable: The Television “Telly” Monster Muppet on Sesame Street.

Texas, Tex
Meaning: A southwestern US state

Thatcher, Thatch
Origin: English
Meaning: Roof maker

Thunder
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A loud, explosive, resounding noise

Tiger, Tigger
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Black stripped carnivorous feline
Literary Notable: Tigger is the cheerful bouncing tiger in the Winnie the Pooh stories

Tipper, Tippy
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: The top, summit or apex

Toby
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: God is good

Todd
Origin: English
Meaning: Fox
Movie Notable: Todd is the name of the fox in The Fox and the Hound.

Toffee
Origin: English
Meaning: A hard chewy candy made of brown sugar or molasses

Tolstoy
Trivia: Leo Tolstoy was a Russian novelist and author of War and Peace

Tom
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Twin
Trivia: A male cat is often referred to as a Tomcat; Tom is a generic name for a male cat
TV Notable: One of TV’s most famous felines is Tom from the cartoon series Tom & Jerry

Tonka
Trivia: Brand name of toy trucks.

Toonces
Trivia: Toonces the driving cat was a fictional sketch character on Saturday Night Live

Trapper
Meaning: A person or thing that traps

Travis
Origin: French
Meaning: Toll collector

Trevor
Origin: Welsh
Meaning: Big village

Trigger
Meaning: To set off; to initiate a chain of events

Tripper
Origin: English
Meaning: A triggering device on a mechanism

Triton
Origin: Greek
Meaning: A positively charged particle; a moon of Neptune
Trivia: In Greek mythology, the son of Poseidon, represented as having the head of a man and the tail of a fish.

Triumph
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A significant success or noteworthy achievement
TV Notable: Triumph is the Insult Comic Dog from Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

Trooper
Meaning: A mounted police officer; a police officer on horseback

Trouble
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: To disturb, agitate or stir up

Troy
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Foot soldier
Trivia: Ancient city captured by Greek forces, famous for the beautiful Helen and the massive wooden Trojan horse.

Tucker
Origin: English
Meaning: One who folds cloth

Tug
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: To pull with force; to tow

Turbo
Meaning: Turbine driven supercharged engine

Twister
Meaning: A whirlwind or tornado

Tyler, Ty
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Tile maker

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