Male Dog Names C - D
Cactus - This boy dog is a bit prickly at times.
Cadby - English - The settlement of a warrior.
Caddock - Welsh - One who is desirous of war. An excellent choice for your feisty Welsh Corgi.
Cadmus - Greek - A person from the east.
Caesar - The title of the Roman emperors from Augustus to Hadrian. This male canine is the undisputed leader of any pack.
Cain - Adam and Eve's eldest son. Out of jealousy, he slew his brother Abel.
Cairo - The capital of Egypt. Your Egyptian dog breed such as Greyhound or Saluki would fit this name well.
Cajun - "I adore crawfish flavored treats."
Calder - English - One who dwells near the brook or stream. Water dogs such as Water Spaniels, Labrador Retrievers, Irish Setters, and Golden Retrievers would appreciate this name.
Caleb - Hebrew - As faithful as a dog.
Calhoun - Irish - A resident of the narrow woods. A good name for Irish dog breeds such as Irish Setters, Irish Wolfhounds, and Kerry Blue Terriers.
Caligula - The mad Roman emperor who claimed to be all gods at once.
Caliph - This used to be the title of some Muslim rulers.
Calvert - English - A person who herds calves. A wonderful name for any herding breed of dog.
Calvin - Latin - A bald person. A great name for the pet dog that has very little hair.
Camden - Scottish - A person who comes from the crooked valley.
Camelot - The legendary site of King Arthur's court and palace.
Cameron - Scottish - A crooked nose.
Cameroon - An African country.
Canuck - This doggie adores Vancouver ice hockey.
Canute - The patron saint of Denmark.
Capone - "I own Chicago."
Capricorn - The 10th zodiac sign - a goat. If your dog resembles a goat, then this is the perfect name.
Carl - German - A man.
Carlin - Irish - The little victor. Another good name for toy dog breeds.
Carlisle - English - Tower. A fitting name for tall dog breeds such as Mastiffs and Great Danes.
Carlos - Spanish - A man.
Carmine - Latin - Crimson. A great name for your deep-red-colored dog.
Carpus - A 2nd century saint who was tortured and burned at the stake for his Christian faith.
Carrick - Irish - A dweller of the rocky land.
Carroll - Irish - A winner. This male dog might someday be "Best in Show."
Carter - Jimmy Carter was a Georgia peanut farmer who became the President of the United States in the late 1970's.
Caruso - "My canine operatic abilities are legendary."
Cary - Latin - Of great value. You paid a lot of money for this puppy dog.
Casanova - This canine has a girlfriend on every block.
Casey - The brave engineer who couldn't slow down.
Cash - Latin - Conceited. This dog's favorite pastime is staring at his reflection in the mirror.
Casper - "The backyard is my favorite haunt."
Cassidy or Cass - Irish - A crafty person with wavy hair. A great name for an Irish Setter.
Castor - Greek - A beaver. This boy will chew you out of house and home.
Castro - He'll be Red until he dies. This dog just loves to socialize.
Cato - Latin - The person who is knowledgeable and very wise. Other dogs value this dog's advice.
Cecil - Latin - Darkened.
Cedric - English - A chief of the battle.
Chaim - Hebrew - Force of life.
Chance - You took a risk by adopting this guy.
Chandler - English - A professional candle maker.
Chaos - "I'm always in a state of disorder."
Charcoal - This black dog is always close at hand when you barbecue.
Charon - Greek Mythology - The boat pilot who escorted dead souls across the river Styx to Hades. A good name for any water-loving dog.
Chase - French - A hunter. An excellent name for any hunting dog breed - Field Spaniel, English Setter, German Shorthaired Pointer, Weimaraner, etc.
Chaucer - The famous English author of "The Canterbury Tales."
Cherokee - A tribe of Indians forcibly moved from the SE United States to Oklahoma on the Trail of Tears.
Chester - English - From the fortress. A good name for your guard dog.
Chief - This dog is always on the lookout and first on the scene.
Chip - The cup character in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."
Chopin - A boy dog that's very agile, with tons of ability.
Chopsticks - A good name for Asian dog breeds such as Akitas, Chows, Pekingese, Shar Peis, Pugs, etc,
Christian - Latin - Follower of Christ.
Christopher - A name meaning "Christ-Bearer."
Christopher Robin - The little boy character in Disney's "Winnie the Pooh."
Churchill - Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister who led Great Britain through World War II.
Cian - Irish - Ancient.
Cicero - A famous Roman statesman and orator who lived from 106 - 43 B.C.
Clarence - Latin - Renowned. This boy dog is famous all over the neighborhood.
Clark - Latin - A student. This puppy dog enjoys obedience training.
Claude - The patron saint of sculptors.
Clay - English - Of the soil. This canine delights in digging holes.
Clement - The patron saint of stonecutters.
Clifford - The red runt of a puppy that grew into a giant red dog.
Clovis - German - A very famous warrior. An excellent name for German dog breeds such as German Shepherds, Rottweilers, Boxers, Poodles, Dobermans, and Schnauzers.
Clyde - Welsh - One with much warmth. He is a welcome sight on cold winter days.
Cobalt - A good name for a blue eyed or blue coated dog.
Cochise - A famous Apache warrior and chief. A great name for any guard dog.
Codger - "Some people say that I'm set in my ways."
Cody - The little boy character in Disney's "The Rescuers."
Cogsworth - The clock character in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."
Collin - Scottish - A puppy. You hope that he never grows up.
Colonel - The Sheep dog character and one of the heroes in Disney's "101 Dalmatians."
Colt - The dog who is rough and ready on the dusty trail.
Columbus - "I like to discover things that are already discovered."
Confucius - Confucius say, "More dog biscuits please."
Congo - A large river in Africa.
Conrad - German - A fearless counselor.
Coon - An appropriate name for the gray-colored dog that resembles a raccoon?
Copernicus - The famous Polish astronomer who discovered that the planets revolve around the sun.
Coptic - The orthodox Christian church of Egypt.
Corbin - English - Raven. A great name for any solid-black puppy.
Cordell - French - A professional rope maker.
Cortez - A Spanish explorer who conquered Mexico.
Cosmo - "My friends usually call me Kramer."
Cotton - "It ain't easy being the fabric of your life."
Creeper - A very strange character in Disney's "The Black Cauldron."
Creole - "How y'all are?"
Crispin - Latin - The one with curly hair.
Crispin - The patron saint of leatherworkers.
Cupid - A good name for the boy dog adopted on Valentine's day.
Curtis - French - Respect. This boy is very well-mannered.
Cyclops - Greek Mythology - The giant with one eye.
Cyprian - A 5th century bishop in Africa who was driven into the dessert, tortured, and then executed. He became a saint.
Cyril - The patron saint of Moravia.
Cyrus - The founder of the Persian Empire. A fantastic name for your first dog.
Did you know?
Dogs were the first animals to be domesticated by man.
Dacca - The capital of Bangladesh.
Dacey - Irish - One who comes from the south.
Dag - Scandinavian - A person who shines as bright as the day. This dog lights up any room that he enters.
Dagan - The Babylonian god of the earth. This doggie is happiest in the outdoors.
Dagwood - English - A person dwelling in the bright and shining forest.
Dakar - The capital of Senegal, in Africa. It lies on the Atlantic Ocean.
Dalbert - English - A radiant person. This doggie just oozes charm and wit.
Dalen or Dale - English - A valley.
Dallas - A large city in Texas, USA. He will always be a cowboy at heart.
Dalmatius - A 4th century French bishop who was martyred by the Romans. He became a saint.
Dalton - English - The person from the valley town.
Damek - Slavic - A form of Adam. A great name for your 1st pet dog.
Damian - Greek - A person who tames.
Damian - The patron saint of barbers.
Damocles - The legendary courtier in Syracuse who was given a lesson in the dangers of being a king.
Damon - Greek - A steadfast and loyal person. This canine will always be by your side.
Dane - English - A person who comes from Denmark. An excellent name for any Great Dane.
Daniel - The great Hebrew prophet who escaped from the lion's den. You believe this puppy will be capable of great things.
Dante - A famous Italian poet of the Middle Ages. He wrote "The Divine Comedy."
Darby - Irish - Liberty. This canine is always trying to escape.
Darius - An ancient Persian king. A good name for any pure bred dog.
Darren - Irish - Famous. This boy dog might one day be a champion.
David - The mighty king of Israel. He was Israel's 2nd king and first gained fame by slaying the giant - Goliath.
DaVinci - A great artist of the Italian Renaissance. The Mona Lisa was one of his most famous paintings.
Dearborn - English - One who dwells in the deer brook.
Dedrick - German - The ruler over all the people. A good name for any German breed of guard dog - Boxer, Doberman, Rottweiler, German Shepherd, etc.
Delmar - Latin - The person from the sea. A wonderful name for any water dog.
Delphi - This was a town in ancient Greece containing the oracle of Apollo.
Demetrius - Greek - A follower of Demeter (the Greek fertility goddess).
Demon - "My intentions are not always the best."
Dempsey - Irish - A person with much pride. This boy dog carries his head high at all times.
Denis - The patron saint of France. A good choice for French dog breeds - French Bulldogs, Bicon Frise, Basset Hounds, Papillon, etc.
Denver - A large city in Colorado, USA.
Derry - Irish - The one with red hair. A good choice for your red Irish Setter.
DeSoto - The famous Spanish explorer who "discovered" the Mississippi River.
Desperado - "I'm a rough and tough, outlaw dog."
Deuce - "I'm sometimes wild."
Devin - Irish - A poet.
Devlin - Irish - A fearless warrior. This puppy dog won't back down from any challenge.
Dewey - A good name for any dog that has webbed feet like a duck - Akitas, Field Spaniels, Labrador Retrievers, Portuguese Water Dogs, Weimaraners, etc.
Dexter - Latin - Clever. This boy can figure things out almost too easily.
Dickens - A famous English novelist who lived during the 1800's. He wrote "A Tale of Two Cities," "Oliver Twist," "A Christmas Carol," and many other great works.
Digger - "I don't know why I have the urge to bury things."
Digits - This boy dog can count to ten on his paws.
Dillon - Irish - A faithful companion. A good name for any of the Irish dog breeds - Irish Setters, Irish Wolfhounds, Kerry Blue Terriers, etc.
Dingo - A wild, tough mate. Just try and tame this dog.
Dino - Your big furry dinosaur-dog.
Dionysus - Greek Mythology - The god of wine and good times. Also called Bacchus.
Dionysius - A 3rd century Pope. He was the first Pope who did not die a martyr for the Christian faith.
Dismas - The good thief crucified beside Jesus Christ.
Ditka - The iron dog.
Dixie - "My heart lies in the south."
Dizzy - "I love to run in circles - chasing my tail."
Doc - What's up... with your dog's bedside manners?
Dodger - "I'm often artful."
Dolan - Irish - Dark one. A great name for solid brown or black dog.
Domingo - Spanish - Born on Sunday.
Dominic - The patron saint of astronomers.
Dominick - Latin - Godly.
Domino - The perfect name for your Dalmatian.
Donald - Another good name for the boy dog that has webbed feet like a duck.
Donovan - Irish - The dark warrior. A good name for your solid black guard dog.
Dopey - This dwarf dog isn't the brightest boy on the block.
Douglas - Scottish - Deep water. A good name for any of the water dog breeds.
Drake - A male duck. This name would also go well with your water loving breed of dog.
Drogo - The patron saint of shepherds. A wonderful name for your German Shepherd or Sheepdog.
Druid - "Me and my doggie buddies like to gather 'round the trees."
Duke - A nobleman just below the rank of prince. A good choice for a full-blooded canine.
Dumbo - The elephant with big ears. He's the title character of a Disney movie. A great name for any pet dog with big ears.
Dustin - German - A proud warrior. Another of the good guard dog names.
Dusty - He's not the neatest dog in the world.
Dutch - A good name for any Dutch dog breed such as a Schipperke, Keeshond, or Wirehaired Pointing Griffon.
Dylan - Welsh - A man from the sea. A good name for any water dog or Welsh dog such as the Welsh Corgi.