10 Awesome Male Names for Boston Terriers

The Boston Terrier is a small, spunky dog known for its friendly personality and its big ears. These dogs are wonderful with children which makes them incredibly popular as family pets. If you are thinking about getting a Boston Terrier for your family you will need to come up with a name – below you will find an overview of the top 10 male names for Boston Terriers.

1. Rocky– This name is inspired by the great boxer from the Rocky movie series. Boston Terriers might not be the largest or strongest of breeds, they do have a tenacious personality and they never give up!

2. Jack– The name Jack is derived from the name Jackin which is a Medieval version of the name John. While Boston Terriers may not be particularly medieval, the name Jack brings to mind classic nursery rhymes like “Jack and Jill” and “Jack Sprat” which are sweet and silly, just like the Boston Terrier.

3. Biscuit– While each Boston Terrier is unique in terms of personality they all have one thing in common – they love their treats! This name is cute and silly at the same time while also being an accurate reflection of the Boston Terrier temperament.

4. Milo– A name with German origin, Milo may not seem like it fits the Boston Terrier breed at first. But if you think about famous dogs you will remember the movie Milo and Otis which starred a dog and cat duo who had an adventure together away from home.

5. Oreo– If you are looking for a name that is silly but apt for your Boston Terrier, consider the name Oreo! It is the perfect name for a black-and-white breed, plus it can be a reference to your dog’s sweet temperament.

6. Barkley– This name has a slight air of superiority to it which can be fitting for some Boston Terriers. At the same time, however, it speaks to the Boston Terrier’s playful and clownish nature, not to mention his propensity for barking!

7. Gizmo– The name Gizmo is a reference to a creature in the movie Gremlins whose two-toned appearance is reminiscent of the Boston Terrier’s black-and-white coat. Unlike the other Gremlins, Gizmo is friendly and kind – just like the Boston Terrier.

8. Hank– Sometimes used as a nickname for Henry, the name Hank brings to mind the famous American baseball player Hank Aaron. While Boston Terriers might not be capable of handling a bat, they certainly do love a game of chase the ball!

9. Charlie– A shortened version of the name Charles, Charlie is a cute name that brings to mind the main character from the comic strip Peanuts, the famous Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown doesn’t always get things right but he keeps trying and he is always ready to make a new friend!

10. Buster– The name Buster is shared with the dog character from Toy Story 2 and 3 but it also describes someone who has a tendency to be a little clumsy – that is definitely a fitting name for the Boston Terrier!

What you name your Boston Terrier is completely up to you but you want to choose something that fits his temperament and personality. For Boston Terrier name ideas, consider the top 10 male names above or choose something completely your own!

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