Traditional Dog Names

If you want to give your dog a time-honored, classic name, look no further. Here's a list of the best traditional dog names.

Traditional Dog Names

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Traditional Dog Names For Boys

Courtyard within castle walls; steward or public official.
A thief.
A legendary good-natured elf that performs helpful services at night. Also a small square of rich chocolate cake.
Companion, partner; perhaps a version of the word "brother".
Tough guy; a man of great strength.
Short for "champion".
Free man
The Spice
Powdered Chocolate
Helpful
a medium brown to dark-brown color
move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
Leader, commander, governor of a province
Loyal
like down or as soft as down
a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
Reddish Orange Color
Made Of Gold
God Is Gracious
The first name of agatha christie's miss marple character
A master criminal in dc comics' batman.
Ruler
Fortunate
Max
Greatest
eat intermittently; take small bites of
Noble
The pepper pad a handheld game console.
Royal Son
Red
Red Haired
Rex
King
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
an adult member of the Boy Scouts movement
Always slow-moving.
one who is playfully mischievous
Small light mode of transportation.
First Explorer
shabby and untidy
Shade From Sun
hit hard
characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed
a job in an organization
Gift of god
very small
God Is Good
Wag
move from side to side

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As of August 2022, traditional dog names seem increasingly popular with new puppy owners. Our stats show that they are more fashionable than they were six months ago.

Teddy is the most popular name, having received more likes than any other in this list of traditional dog names for boy dogs.

tags: conventional, orthodox, common

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