Moving your way down the alphabet to find your pup’s new moniker? Test out one of these M names!

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Looking for a marvelous name for your new mini-me? Whether you've brought home a minute Maltese or a massive Mastiff, we've got you covered with over 170 dog names that start with M! From popular names like Mia and Max to more unique dog names like Marlow and Maestro, you're sure to find a magnificent moniker that fits your pup's personality.

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Top Female Dog Names That Start With M

  • Mia
  • Maggie
  • Mandy
  • Molly
  • Margot
  • Mindy
  • Mina
  • Melody
  • Maddie
  • Maisy
  • Missy
  • Maeve
  • Mel
  • Mable
  • Miranda
  • Macy
  • Madeline
  • Megan
  • Martha
  • Melanie
  • Meredith
  • Maria
  • Monica
  • Morgan
  • Millie
  • Myla
  • Marie
  • Margaret
  • Michelle
  • Marcy

Top Male Dog Names That Start With M

  • Max
  • Matthew
  • Murphy
  • Miles
  • Montgomery
  • Mateo
  • Mater
  • Marlow
  • Miguel
  • Mason
  • Magnus
  • Marcus
  • Malcolm
  • Maverick
  • Marlin
  • Martin
  • Magoo
  • Moose
  • Mathias
  • MJ
  • Mallard
  • Mac
  • Mister
  • Marc
  • Moe
  • Matt
  • Marty
  • Malik
  • Mayor
  • Memphis
  • Mario
  • Monroe

Cute Dog Names That Start With M

  • Mini
  • Meadow
  • Mojo
  • Mae
  • MooMoo
  • Mazie
  • Marnie
  • Muddy
  • Mookie
  • Maxie
  • Misty
  • Maisie
  • Manny
  • Marigold
  • Moose 
  • Mack
  • Miracle

Cool Dog Names That Begin With M

  • Marco
  • Mercedes
  • Mighty
  • Midas
  • Malice
  • Mazda
  • Mountain
  • Moody
  • Moonlight
  • Mazel
  • Mayhem
  • Magnum
  • Mamba
  • Midnight
  • Moon
  • Maximus
  • Maddox
  • Magic
  • Marshall

Dog Names Inspired by M Foods

  • Mocha
  • Meatloaf
  • Macaroni
  • Molasses
  • Mochi
  • M&M
  • Meatball
  • Marinara
  • Miso
  • Milkshake
  • Mustard
  • Mozzarella
  • Marshmallow
  • Mushroom
  • Maple
  • Margarita
  • Mango
  • Maize
  • Malt
  • Mousse
  • Martini
  • Macaroon
  • Melon
  • Muffin
  • Macintosh

Funny M Dog Names

  • Macho
  • Munchie
  • Mo' Money
  • Maestro
  • Monster
  • Mouse
  • Meow
  • Mystery Machine
  • Myrtle
  • Mascot
  • Mopsy
  • Mohawk
  • Marvin
  • Maximillian
  • Meaty
  • McFly
  • Marky Mark
  • Monkey

Famous M Dog Names

  • Marley (from Marley & Me)
  • Milo (from The Mask)
  • McGruff
  • Major (President Joe Biden's German shepherd
  • Millie (George H.W. Bush's English springer spaniel)
  • Miss Beazley (George W. Bush's Scottish terrier)
  • Marbles (YouTuber Jenna Marbles' Chihuahua)
  • Miley (Cyrus)
  • Mariah (Carey)
  • Mila (Kunis)
  • Mick (Jagger)
  • Marilyn (Monroe)
  • Michael (Jackson)
  • Madonna
  • Mickey 
  • Minnie
  • Mufasa
  • Moana
  • Mulan
  • Miss Piggy
  • Muppet
  • Mozart
  • Monet
  • Medusa
  • Mrs. Maisel
  • Marge
  • Matilda
  • Muggles
  • Macbeth
  • Marvel