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

These are the 10 most popular boy puppy names in the UK for adorable dogs

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.

Friday, 3rd December 2021, 11:14 am

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

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.

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 www.rover.com 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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