Male Dog Names
Biblical, Hebrew, and Christian
Abba - Aramaic - The Father. You intend to breed this pet one day.
Abel - The 2nd born son of Adam and Eve. A great name for your 2nd dog.
Abner - Hebrew - The Father is light.
Abraham or Abe - Hebrew - The father of many nations. A great name for the boy dog that you intend to breed.
Adam - A wonderful pet name for your first dog.
Adlai - Hebrew - A term that means - my ornament. You just love to show off this boy dog.
Ahab - The king of Israel who married Jezebel, according to the Bible.
Amasa - Hebrew - A person who carries heavy burdens. An appropriate name for your shepherd dog that is a tireless worker.
Amos - An Old Testament prophet with a book bearing his name.
Asa - An early king of Judah, as told in the Old Testament.
Asher - Hebrew - One who is a happy blessing. Also one of the 12 tribes of Israel. You feel truly blessed to have this boy dog in your life.
Barnabas - An early Christian who introduced St. Paul to the 12 Apostles of Jesus Christ.
Barnaby - Aramaic - Son of sympathy.
Bartholomew - He was one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus Christ.
Benjamin or Ben - Hebrew - The son of my right hand. This boy dog will be your valued helper.
Benoni - Hebrew - The son of my sorrow. A wonderful name for the dog that you adopt to replace another dog.
Cain - Adam and Eve's eldest son. A great dog pet name for the 1st born of the litter.
Caleb - Hebrew - As faithful as a dog.
Chaim - Hebrew - Force of life.
Daniel - The Hebrew prophet who escaped from the lion's den.
David - The mighty King of Israel. He was their 2nd king and first gained fame by slaying the giant - Goliath.
Eleazar - Hebrew - God is my faithful helper.
Eli - Hebrew - The highest.
Elihu - Hebrew - The Lord.
Elijah - The mighty, mighty Hebrew prophet of the Old Testament.
Elisha - The mighty, mighty Hebrew prophet who succeeded Elijah.
Emmanuel - Hebrew - God is with us.
Enoch - Hebrew - One who is dedicated and consecrated to God.
Ethan - Hebrew - A powerful, solid and trustworthy man. You can trust this boy dog with your life.
Evan - Hebrew - God has blessed.
Ezekiel - A Hebrew prophet with an Old Testament book bearing his name.
Gabriel - The famous archangel who comforted Daniel in the Old Testament. He also brought great news to the Virgin Mary in the New Testament.
Gideon - The Israelite judge and hero who led his people to victory over the Midianites.
Hershel - Hebrew - A deer.
Hillel - One of the most prominent Jewish scholars in history. This boy dog is highly intelligent.
Hiram - Hebrew - The most noble person of all.
Hosea - A Hebrew prophet with an Old Testament book bearing his name.
Ira - Hebrew - A very alert watchman. This boy dog rarely sleeps on duty, but sometimes takes a cat-nap.
Isaac - The son of Abraham and Sarah.
Isaiah - A major Hebrew prophet with his own book in the Old Testament.
Ishmael - The son of Abraham and the Egyptian servant Hagar.
Jacob - Father of the 12 sons who made up the 12 tribes of Israel. This boy dog will one day be the Father of many litters.
James - The name of 2 of Jesus Christ's Apostles.
Japheth - One of Noah's 3 sons.
Jared - Hebrew - A descendant.
Jedidiah or Jed - Hebrew - A person who is beloved by God.
Jehu - A former king of Israel.
Jeremiah - One of the major Hebrew prophets. Has his own book in the Old Testament.
Jericho - This city's walls collapesed when the Israelites sounded their trumpets.
Jesse - The father of King David.
Jethro - "I'm partial to black gold and Texas tea."
Joachim - Hebrew - God will judge.
Joel - Hebrew - God is able.
John - A gospel of the New Testament.
Jonah - The Hebrew prophet who spent 3 days in the belly of a whale.
Joseph - A son of Jacob who was given a beautiful, multi-colored coat. Out of jealousy, he was sold by his brothers into Egyptian slavery. Would be a really good name for the boy dog that has a beautiful coat.
Joshua - Succeeded Moses as the leader of the Israelites.
Judah - Hebrew - Praised. One of the 12 tribes of Israel.
Lazarus - Jesus raised him from the dead in the New Testament. An appropriate name for the boy dog that you rescue from an animal shelter.
Lemuel - Hebrew - One who is consecrated to God.
Levi - The priestly tribe of Israel.
Luke - A doctor and the name of one of the New Testament Gospels.
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Malachi - A Hebrew prophet with a book bearing his name in the Old Testament.
Mark - A gospel of the New Testament.
Matthew - The name of the first gospel of the New Testament.
Micah - A Hebrew prophet with an Old Testament book bearing his name.
Molech - An ancient Phoenician god mentioned in the Old Testament.
Moses - "I work wonders for my masters and they still complain."
Nahum - A Hebrew prophet with a book bearing his name in the Old Testament.
Nathanael - Hebrew - A gift from God. This boy dog is a continual blessing to you.
Nehemiah - A Jewish leader with a book named after him in the Old Testament. He led the rebuilding of Jerusalem.
Nimrod - A skillful hunter. This boy dog can almost take care of himself.
Noah - Hebrew - Peaceful and restful.
Obadiah - A minor Hebrew prophet. The shortest book in the Old Testament bears his name.
Paul - The Jewish man who converted to Christianity and evangelized the Gentiles. He wrote many books of the New Testament.
Peter - Jesus changed the apostle Simon's name to Peter after his profession of faith.
Raphael - An archangel mentioned in the book of Tobit.
Reuben - Jacob's oldest son.
Samson - The Israelite whose strength lie in his hair.
Samuel - An ancient Hebrew prophet, judge and leader. Has 2 books bearing his name in the Old Testament.
Saul - He was the 1st king of Israel. This boy dog craves power.
Seth - One of Adam and Eve's 3 sons.
Shem - Noah's oldest son.
Simeon - The 2nd of the 12 sons of Jacob.
Simon - The original name of St. Peter.
Tarsus - A city that lies in southern Turkey. It's where St Paul was born.
Thaddeus - One of the 12 Apostles of Jesus Christ.
Thomas - The Apostle who initially doubted Jesus. A great name for the boy dog that doesn't always respond on the 1st command.
Tiberius - He was the 2nd emperor of Rome and reigned during the life of Jesus Christ.
Tobias - Hebrew - God is good.
Uriah - Hebrew - Light of God.
Zadok - Hebrew - The righteous one. This boy dog never sins.
Zared - Hebrew - Ambush. A great name for the pet dog that loves to surprise you.
Zechariah - A Hebrew prophet with a book bearing his name in the Old Testament.
Zephaniah - A Hebrew prophet with an Old Testament book bearing his name.
Zuriel - Hebrew - God is my rock.