100 German Dog Names

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Maybe you have a German Shepherd Dog puppy, a Rottweiler, or a German Shorthaired Pointer and want to honor his heritage. Or maybe you just like cool-sounding names. Here’s your resource for 100 German dog names, along with their meanings. Surely, one of these fits your dog perfectly.

50 German Male Dog Names

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Alger—noble, bright
Alfred—counselor
Arvin—friend to all
August—exalted, revered
Axel—peaceful
Bernard—brave as a bear
Bismarck—German statesman
Bruno—brown-haired
Cayden—spirit of battle
Clovis—famous warrior
Damian—the fighter
Dieter—the people's ruler
Donner—thunder
Duxi—warrior of the people
Emmett—industrious, strong
Ellard—noble and brave
Ferdinand—adventurous, courageous
Frederick—peaceful ruler
Felix—lucky
Frido—powerful
Garin—warrior
Gunther—warrior
Hamlin—one who loves his home
Harbin—little shining fighter
Helmar—famous protector
Hendrik—home ruler
Hugo—wise man
Imre—great king
Jaeger—hunter
Keene—bold, sharp
Leopold—bold leader
Luther—warrior
Manfred—man of peace
Meyer—bringer of light
Milo—beloved
Max—greatest
Mozart—German composer
Norbert—hero
Otto—prosperous, rich
Ozzy—divine spear
Prinz—prince
Ritter—knight
Rowland—famous in the land
Schatzi—sweetheart
Theobold—the boldest
Ugo—mind, heart, spirit
Verner—defending army
Wilfred—determined peacemaker
Waldo—ruler
Zelig—blessed one

50 German Female Dog Names

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Ada—noble, kind
Annika—graceful
Aubrey—noble
Beate—happy
Berta—intelligent, glorious
Britta—strength
Dagmar—famous, glorious
Elsa—noble
Fräulein—miss
Frauke—little lady
Frieda—peaceful
Gretchen/Greta—pearl
Gerda—protected
Heidi (Diminutive for Adelheid)—noble and serene
Helga—pious
Hulda—sweet, lovable
Ida—hardworking
Irmalinda—soft, tender, gentle
Kaja—alive
Katrin—great beauty
Leona—brave as a lioness
Liebe—love
Liesel—God is my oath
Lorelei—alluring
Lotti—little woman
Matilda—mighty in battle
Mareike—obstinacy, rebelliousness
Milla—industrious
Nia—bright
Nadja—hope
Norberta—blonde heroine
Olinda—protector of property
Petra—solid as rock
Raina—mighty army
Romey—obstinate, rebellious
Sigrid—beautiful victory
Sascha—defender of mankind
Schatzie—little sweetheart
Sonje—wisdom
Trudi—strong spear warrior
Tilli—battle maiden
Ula—pearl
Ulrika —all-ruling, wolf ruler
Vala—singled out
Vera—faith, truth
Wilhelmina—protector
Winola—charming friend
Winifred—peaceful friend
Zelda—battle maid
Zenzi—to spring up, grow, thrive

Bonus: Not quite sure if your dog's breed originated in Germany? Here's a quick reference of German breeds and some may surprise you.

Affenpinscher
Dachshund
Doberman Pinscher
German Pinscher
German Shepherd Dog
German Shorthaired Pointer
Giant Schnauzer
Great Dane
Leonberger
Löwchen
Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Schnauzer
Poodle
Rottweiler
Standard Schnauzer
Weimaraner

And if you've decided German dog names might not be for you, after all, we have just the thing. Check out our naming tool for more suggestions, as well as our lists of most popular dog names, unique dog names, or cute dog names.

 

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