GERMAN DOG NAMES

Germans are known for the many types of dogs they have bred, including several strands of German pointers, the Rottweiler, the German Shepherd, the Doberman Pinscher, and the Dachshund.  For this reason, German dog names have become quite popular, especially for dogs originating in Germany.  Even Dutch and Danish dogs have come to be named after they German heritage, since these countries are full of people who speak German.  This means that the Great Dane and Dutch Herdershond are also likely to be named in German.

 

Cute German Sherpherd Puppies at Play

Many German dog names are actually quite commonly used in the English language, so a lot of them may sound familiar to you or may not have a definite translated meaning.  However, they can keep with tradition and heritage just the same.  There are also many to choose from that are quite unique and rarely used outside of Germany, making it something new and different for you and your family to be proud of and friends to be in awe of.  Below is a list of a few German dog names that are suggested to get you started, although if you pick up a book on baby names, you are sure to find thousands more German names to choose from for your beloved dog.

Male Names Female Names
Adrian
Barnabas
Blitz
Einstein
Fischer
Hans
Karl
Mozart
Otto
Sebastian
Amlyn
Elsienca
Freidaia
Gretchen
Porschea
Regina
Sabine
Una
Wera