The most popular male puppy names include Bailey, Max, Charlie, Buddy, Rocky, Jake, Jack, Toby, Cody, and Buster. Other common names are Duke, Cooper, Riley, Harley, and Bear.
When selecting a name for your male puppy, there are a few things you may want to consider. First, look at the specific breed, color, and size of the dog. "Duke" or "Bear" may fit a larger breed, while "Buddy" might fit a smaller dog better. Also take time to get a feel for the dog's temperament. Think of one or two words that seem to describe the personality of the dog, such as "fiesty," "friendly," or "protective." These adjectives may give you ideas for a name that matches the personality words you have chosen. You also might consider whether or not you will want to shorten the name using a nickname. If so, you might choose a longer name that has an easy shortened form.
While some names are more common or popular, don't hesitate to get creative. Dog-Names-And-More.com offers suggestions for more creative names, using categories to fit certain dog personality types. Ultimately, you should choose a name that feels comfortable to you when you say it, so try out a few names aloud before settling on a final name.