Popular Male Dog Names
Perfect If You Love Music

Dedicated to our visitors who love music, these popular male dog names will have you and your dog tapping your paws and groovin to their sound as they pay homage to popular male singers and musicians.

Since it is commonplace nowadays to name ones dog after people, if you and your four legged rockstar love music, why not consider giving your male pal a popular name from one of those listed below?

Want Some Examples? How About These...

K.C.: After the famous K.C. and the Sunshine Band, this popular male musician helped millions of dancers during the Disco era shake their groove thang to hits like I'm Your Boogie Man, Shake Your Booty and others! Name your male dog K.C. and he'll be your Doggie Man when he shakes his booty.

Elvis the singing dog sings

Benny: If understandably Disco isn't your thing and Big Band Music is, then maybe the male name Benny after Benny Goodman (also known as The King Of Swing) might be a good and popular male dog name.

Slash: The infamous lead guitarist from the popular group Guns N' Roses, this dude had it goin on style wise with his trademark black top hat and overabundant hair. This might make a good popular male dog name for a black dog, an intimidating male Pit Bull or even a cute Chihuahua name.

Elvis: How about naming your hound after the original hound dog himself? A perfect popular male dog name for the pooch that has high hair, a strange attraction to sequenced jumpsuits and who leaves the girl dogs swooning.

Ozzy: Why not pay doggie homage to the king of Heavy Metal himself...Ozzy Osbourne? Made popular thru his on and off stage antics, he lead the band Black Sabbath onto music stardom as well as countless hangovers.

So as you can see, there's lots of unique popular male dog names after male musicians to choose from and the above are just a few examples. Take a gander at the name list below where you can find many more ideas....

Our Popular Male Dog Name List...

Ace After popular Ace Frehley, KISS guitarist
Angus Angus Young, male member of AC/DC
Avalon Frankie Avalon of Beach Blanket Bingo fame
Axl From Axl Rose the lead singer of Guns & Roses
B.B. After B.B. King popular male blues artist
Basie Count Basie, jazz pianist and composer
Bernie Bernie Taupin lyric writer for Elton John
Bieber Canadian teen idol, discovered on YouTube
Bolt After Michael Bolton, good for a fast dog
Bon Bon Jovi, popular heavy metal band leader
Bowie After David Bowie, male glam rocker
Braddock Bobby Braddock, Country Music Hall of Fame
Braxton Anthony Braxton, jazz musician and band leader
Brooks Garth Brooks, Country Music Hall of Fame member
Brubeck Dave Brubeck, popular jazz pianist
Bruno Bruno Mars, Grammy winning singer
Buck Buck Owens, sang with the Buckaroos
Calloway Cab Calloway, jazz singer and band leader
Campbell Glen Campbell, popular country crooner
Carter Nick Carter, member of Backstreet Boys
Cash Johnny Cash legendary country singer
Cassidy From David Cassidy of the Partridge Family
Charlie Charlie Daniels sang "Devil Went Down to Georgia"
Chet Chet Atkins, creator of the Nashville sound
Chick Chick Corea, Grammy winning male jazz artist
Chubby As in Chubby Checkers, good for a pudgy dog
Clapton Eric Clapton, popular Grammy winner
Coltrane John Coltrane, American jazz saxophonist
Conway Conway Twitty, Country Music Hall of Fame 
Cooper From Alice Cooper
Costello Elvis Costello, Grammy nominee
Count Count Basie, jazz pianist and composer
Davis Miles Davis, American trumpeter and composer
Dean Jimmy Dean, Country Music Hall of Fame member
Denver John Denver, popular CMA award winner
Dio Ronnie James Dio, singer
Dizzy Dizzy Gillespie, this dog runs circles around others
Domino From Fats Domino, good for a black & white dog
Duke Duke Ellington, American big band leader
Dylan Bob Dylan, popular male folk rock singer
Elton Elton John, good for the dog that's a flashy dresser
Elvis The original hound dog
Fabian Teen idol performed on American Bandstand
Fatone Joey Fatone, member of 'NSYNC
Fats From Fats Domino, a fun name for a skinny dog
Frank Frank Sinatra, loved by the bobby soxers
Frankie Frankie Avalon of Beach Blanket Bingo fame
Garcia Jerry Garcia of Grateful Dead fame
Garth Garth Brooks, Country Music Hall of Fame member
Geezer Geezer Butler, Black Sabbath guitarist
Gentry Bobbie Gentry, popular male country music artist
Gill Vince Gill, country singer-songwriter
Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie, jazz legend
Hagar Sammy Hagar, Van Halen front man
Hammer MC Hammer, 1990 music superstar
Hank Hank Williams, famous country star
Harrison George Harrison, one of the Fab Four
Herbie Herbie Hancock, popular jazz artist
Huey Huey Lewis and the News
Iggy Iggy Pop, great name for an Italian Greyhound
Jackson Alan Jackson, CMA award winner
Jagger Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones
Jethro Jethro Tull, first heavy metal Grammy winner
J.C. Johnny Cash, country and rockabilly artist
Kanye Kanye West - should have stayed away from Kim
Legend John Legend, Grammy nominee
Lennon John Lennon, of the Beatles
Lenny Lenny Kravitz, singer and actor
Lizzy Thin Lizzy, Irish rock band
Lombardo Dave Lombardo, member of Slayer
Louie After Louis Armstrong, jazz legend
Lovett Lyle Lovett, country crooner
Marley After Bob Marley, reggae star, master of the bong
Mars Bruno Mars, popular Grammy winning singer
M.C. MC Hammer, 1990 music superstar
McCoy Charlie McCoy, country harmonica player
McGraw Tim McGraw, 40 million+ records sold
Merle Merle Haggard, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame
Micky Micky Dolenz, male lead vocalist of the Monkees
Miles Miles Davis, American trumpeter and composer
Montrose Named after Ronny Montrose
Nelson Willie Nelson, country singer and activist
Nelson Ricky Nelson, had 53 songs on Billboard Hot 100
Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne, founder of Black Sabbath
Osmond Donny Osmond, half of the Donnie and Marie duo
Outkast Rap/hip hop superstar
Owen Buck Owens, sang with the Buckaroos
Ozzy Ozzy Osbourne, colorful founder of Black Sabbath
Paisley Brad Paisley, has 17 #1 hits on country charts
Presley As in Elvis, the original hound dog
Pride Charley Pride, male CMA award winner
Prince Singer who liked to change his name
Ringo Ringo Starr, most popular one of the Fab Four
Ritter Tex Ritter, musician and actor
Rydell Bobby Rydell, male singer of Volare
Sammy Sammy Hagar, Van Halen front man
Shelton Blake Shelton, CMA award winner
Simpson Red Simpson, male country singer
Sinatra Frank Sinatra, loved by the bobby soxers
Stanley Paul Stanley, KISS guitarist
Sting Popular lead singer of The Police
Tex Tex Ritter, male musician and actor
Timber After Justin Timberlake, member of 'NSYNC
Tull Jethro Tull, first heavy metal Grammy winner
Vandal American glam rock band
Velvet Velvet Revolver, band
Vince Vince Gill, male country singer-songwriter
Waylon Waylon Jennings, in Country Music Hall of Fame
Willie Willie Nelson, popular country singer and activist
Wonder  Stevie Wonder, piano and singing superstar
Wayne Wayne Newton, his fans are called Wayniacs
YoYo Paw Canine version of YoYo Ma, cellist star
Zappa Frank Zappa, good name for a high energy dog
Ziggy Ziggy Marley, popular reggae superstar

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