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What Should I Call My Puppy? Here are the UK's 10 most popular boy puppy names for adorable male dogs 🐕

The Scotsman logo The Scotsman 4 days ago David Hepburn

If you’re poised to get a cuddly new male pup but can’t decide what to call it, here’s some inspiration from dog owners the length and breadth of the UK.

© Top dog when it comes to male puppy names in the UK is Alfie. It comes from Spanish and means 'noble...

A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes since the start of the pandemic – according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared by nearly eight percent – and post-lockdown demand for four-legged friends remains quite high.

© Looking for inspiration to name your new puppy? Here are the UK's most popular male dog names.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.

© Charlie is the second most popular male puppy name in Britain. A shortened form of Charles, it means...

But even when you’ve settled on a type of dog, there’s still the tricky task of choosing a name.

If you’re struggling, pet sitter and dog walker network have researched the most popular dog names in the UK.

Here are their top 10 male names for dogs in Britain.

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© Another Germanic name completes the top ten. Hugo simply means 'mind'.

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