Badass Dog Names

Move over, cutie pies. If you're here, it's because you want to give your dog a strong, powerful, badass name. Enjoy this huge selection of truly badass dog names.

Badass Dog Names

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All Badass Dog Names

  • Meaning: Idyllic Place
  • Meaning: One of the greatest greek heroes who fought in the trojan war.
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  • Meaning: Mainland
  • Meaning: Defender Of The People
  • Meaning: Immortal; the food or drink of the Olympian gods
  • Meaning: God of war in greek mythology.
  • Meaning: Purple Quartz Gemstone
  • Meaning: Rich
  • Meaning: Short for ammunition.
  • Meaning: The daughter of the ethiopian king in greek mythology
  • Meaning: Messenger Of God
  • Meaning: character from Tolkien's Lord of The Rings trilogy
  • Meaning: Weapon in Romanian.
  • Meaning: Melody
  • Meaning: From The Stars
  • Meaning: Divine beauty or strength in german.
  • Meaning: The goddess of war, strategy and wisdom in roman mythology
  • Meaning: A titan condemned to hold up the celestial heavens for eternity in Greek mythology. It means "to carry".
  • Meaning: Brutal ruler.
  • Meaning: The Month Of April
  • Meaning: Peaceful
  • Meaning: Death, destruction and run.
  • Meaning: Bad boy pronounced super fasts.
  • Meaning: The divine liberator and the patron of wine
  • Meaning: A bad girl.
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  • Meaning: A thief.
  • Meaning: An Irish spirit.
  • Meaning: New God from DC comic.
  • Meaning: A fight.
  • Meaning: Bear-like
  • Meaning: Big and burly.
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: muscular and heavily built
  • Meaning: persons who administer justice
  • Bey
    Meaning: Named after Beyonce.
  • Meaning: Sharp edge of a knife, saw or other weapon.
  • Meaning: Bright and shiny.
  • Meaning: An overwhelming all out attack.
  • Meaning: a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
  • Bo
    Meaning: To live
  • Meaning: Explosive leap forward or upright; the action of a rifle.
  • Meaning: From bonnie and clyde.
  • Meaning: Large, loud or notable; also a slang term for people of the Baby Boomer generation.
  • Meaning: Billy the kid's last name.
  • Meaning: Den of the boar
  • Meaning: Higher in rank.
  • Meaning: Fictional villain from Nintendo's Mario franchise.
  • Meaning: Brave, courageous
  • Meaning: Prince
  • Meaning: Dried clay.
  • Meaning: Badger
  • Meaning: From Branson
  • Meaning: Bronck's Land
  • Meaning: Broken Land Or Pretty Brook
  • Meaning: Brawny and tough.
  • Meaning: Brown-haired
  • Meaning: Bad.
  • Meaning: Slang for dollars or money.
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  • Meaning: Projectile.
  • Meaning: A ruffian; someone who threatens those that are weaker.
  • Meaning: Tough guy; a man of great strength.
  • Meaning: Bank and train robber.
  • Meaning: someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
  • Meaning: Village In The Woods; echoing of bees and other insects.
  • Meaning: A nymph in greek mythology
  • Meaning: Swift warrior in French.
  • Meaning: Boss of Chicago mafia.
  • Meaning: Strong in French.
  • Meaning: From Game of Thrones.
  • Meaning: an unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll)
  • Meaning: Bigger than average.
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  • Meaning: United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
  • Meaning: Hound, Wolf
  • Meaning: Always on the couch.
  • Meaning: Character in Greek mythology; the titan who fathered the Greek gods
  • Meaning: a device that crushes something
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: From Game of Thrones.
  • Meaning: Dagger in Basque.
  • Meaning: Swordlike weapon.
  • Meaning: A warning.
  • Meaning: Ordained minister.
  • Meaning: Virtuous
  • Meaning: Brilliant Gem
  • Meaning: Fuel; diminutive form of Matthias.
  • Meaning: A moody princess
  • Meaning: Dark Foreigner
  • Meaning: Snoozing.
  • Meaning: the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
  • Meaning: Leader, commander, governor of a province
  • Meaning: Dark Black-wooded Tree
  • Meaning: A mountain nymph in Greek mythology.
  • Meaning: Battle
  • Meaning: A Marvel character.
  • Meaning: Defender of man kind.
  • Meaning: Female diety of war.
  • Meaning: In honor of the singer of the same name from LA punk icons X
  • Meaning: Beautiful
  • Meaning: an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
  • Meaning: Beast in Portuguese.
  • Meaning: Burning.
  • Meaning: Gray
  • Meaning: Short For Frances Or Francies
  • Meaning: A goddess of love in norse mythology
  • Meaning: Peace
  • Meaning: Sheaf
  • Meaning: Rough in Irish.
  • Meaning: Alligator.
  • Meaning: Inner diameter of a gun.
  • Meaning: Founder of Mongolian empire.
  • Meaning: Defend in Lithuanian.
  • Meaning: A giant from the bible.
  • Meaning: Largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
  • Meaning: A lion-eagle in iranian mythology.
  • Meaning: Strong in battle (in Swedish).
  • Meaning: Bunny
  • Meaning: Woodland, clearing.
  • Meaning: The queen of troy in greek mythology
  • Meaning: The queen of the gods and is the wife and sister of zeus in greek mythology
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: The son of zeus and the king of the gods in greek mythology.
  • Meaning: a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds
  • Meaning: A fictional characterr.
  • Meaning: A woman who hunts in mythology
  • Meaning: Land Of The Indians
  • Meaning: The first name of agatha christie's miss marple character
  • Meaning: Historical drama; popularized by Star Wars
  • Meaning: The Lord exists
  • Meaning: Country, Province
  • Meaning: Edgy.
  • Meaning: Pun on the author.
  • Meaning: Nickname For Names Beginning With JO
  • Meaning: The queen of the gods in roman mythology
  • Meaning: As in justice.
  • Meaning: Pure
  • Meaning: Little battler
  • Meaning: Beloved and dearest one.
  • Meaning: Destiny.
  • Meaning: Hero from DC comics.
  • Meaning: From The Hunger Games.
  • Meaning: Ruler
  • Meaning: A star in the sky
  • Meaning: (used in the plural) a small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand
  • Meaning: Friend
  • Meaning: Refers to a television detective
  • Meaning: Bright
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: From The Lake
  • Meaning: From star wars.
  • Meaning: Oath To God
  • Lex
    Meaning: Defender of men in greek.
  • Meaning: Freedom
  • Meaning: The sneaky and trickster god in Norse mythology.
  • Meaning: Sorrows
  • Meaning: Graceful battle maiden in German.
  • Meaning: The collective dead in the afterlife
  • Meaning: Son Of...
  • Meaning: Magnum or magazine.
  • Meaning: The goddess who embodies growth
  • Meaning: Rebellious.
  • Meaning: ground meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in broth
  • Meaning: The most famous of the monster figures known as gorgons in greek mythology
  • Meaning: Forgiveness.
  • Meaning: Iconic character from Walking Dead.
  • Meaning: Who Is Like God?
  • Meaning: 12:00 AM
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  • Meaning: An air of mystery
  • Meaning: hit hard
  • Meaning: Murderer and robber.
  • Meaning: The god of freshwater in roman mythology
  • Meaning: Unconquerable in russian.
  • Meaning: a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations
  • Meaning: Short for nitroglycerin.
  • Nyx
    Meaning: Goddess of the night in greek mythology
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  • Meaning: Holy
  • Meaning: An ancient sanctuary site dedicated to the worship zeus in greek mythology
  • Meaning: Strong in hebrew.
  • Meaning: The pepper pad a handheld game console.
  • Meaning: A long-lived bird in greek mythology.
  • Meaning: a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
  • Meaning: Delicious dark beer
  • Meaning: energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
  • Meaning: minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects
  • Meaning: a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
  • Meaning: As in pyromaniac.
  • Meaning: Female ruler
  • Meaning: Fun and sassy.
  • Meaning: From the Batman comics.
  • Meaning: Deadly gas.
  • Meaning: A sylvester stallone character.
  • Meaning: Dark-colored.
  • Meaning: Rebellious.
  • Meaning: Sigourney weaver's character.
  • Meaning: Disturbance in the sea.
  • Meaning: Fictional English outlaw.
  • Meaning: Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
  • Meaning: One who is mischievous; a scamp or vagabond
  • Meaning: From Rome, Italy
  • Meaning: adult male chicken
  • Meaning: Named after Mixed Martial Arts fighter Ronda Rousey.
  • Meaning: Dawn.
  • Meaning: Dawn
  • Meaning: the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  • Meaning: Cool.
  • Meaning: Man with super strength.
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  • Meaning: From The Terminator.
  • Meaning: As in sargent.
  • Meaning: With a lot of attitude.
  • Meaning: Shade From Sun
  • Meaning: Satan in Arabic.
  • Meaning: Queen of sheba.
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Hybrid girl.
  • Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Cecilia
  • Meaning: Cut Or A /
  • Meaning: Expedition, Invasion
  • Meaning: Our Son
  • Meaning: Stingy or pointed.
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  • Meaning: Man of steel in Hindu.
  • Meaning: From the river where stakes were got
  • Meaning: get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
  • Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Stephanie
  • Meaning: To deliver a violent attack or assault. barrage.
  • Meaning: A bone.
  • Meaning: put a harness
  • Meaning: Big.
  • Meaning: Kill in Finland.
  • Meaning: Little Poet
  • Tex
    Meaning: From Texas
  • Meaning: God of lightning and thunder in norse mythology.
  • Meaning: Powerful Cat, Tiger
  • Meaning: Tiger; giant cat.
  • Meaning: Short for Attila.
  • Meaning: Wood, Strong
  • Meaning: Greek giants.
  • Meaning: A Marvel superhero.
  • Meaning: Strong.
  • Meaning: Firebrand Or Son Of Denis
  • Meaning: Bear in latin.
  • Meaning: From the little mermaid.
  • Meaning: Father
  • Meaning: Hammer in Finnish.
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: A famous general.
  • Meaning: Short Form Of Vincent
  • Meaning: Tough and stinging.
  • Meaning: Attractive and quarrelsome.
  • Meaning: Prince of Wallachia.
  • Meaning: Destitute, bereft
  • Meaning: From The Willow Grove
  • Meaning: The Season
  • Meaning:
  • Meaning: Clearing By The River Bend
  • Meaning: Defender of the people
  • Meaning: A warrior princess in greek mythology.
  • Meaning: Kindness
  • Meaning: Defender of men in greek.
  • Zao
    Meaning: Evil or wicked in Croatian.
  • Meaning: Battle maid
  • Meaning: Revenge in Polish.
  • Meaning: The king of all gods and men in greek mythology.
  • Meaning: Sword; wolf
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  • Zod
    Meaning: From Superman comic books.

Badass Dog Names meaning Warrior

Staying on the badass theme, these names mean warrior or are in some way related to the word.

Meaning: Warrior
Meaning: Warrior
Meaning: Warrior
Meaning: warrior
Meaning: Warrior
Meaning: famous warrior
Meaning: Famous Warrior
Lou
Meaning: Famed Warrior
Meaning: Famous Warrior
Meaning: Famous Warrior
Meaning: loud warrior
Meaning: Famous Warrior

Badass Dog Names meaning Leader

Staying on the badass theme, these names mean leader or are in some way related to the word.

Meaning: Leader
Meaning: leader
Meaning: Leader, Guide
Meaning: Bold leader
Meaning: genius leader, hero
Meaning: The leader of a group of people
Meaning: Leader, commander, governor of a province
Meaning: tribe leader from Black Panther
Meaning: Title for an Arab leader in Arabian Peninsula.
Meaning: Religious leader in ancient celtic religion
Meaning: Ravager of justice

Badass Dog Names meaning Bold

Staying on the badass theme, these names mean bold or are in some way related to the word.

Meaning: Valley Bold
Meaning: Bold
Meaning: Bold Ruler
Gan
Meaning: bold and brave
Meaning: Bold As A Bear
Meaning: Bold or sad
Meaning: people-bold
Meaning: people-bold
Meaning: Bold leader
Meaning: Bold, sharp
Meaning: Truly Bold
Meaning: daring; bold one

Dominant Dog Names

If your dog is a natural born leader, you'll want to pay tribute to that with one of these dominant dog names. Perfect for large, commanding, powerful pups.

Meaning: Bear-like
Meaning: Bright and shiny.
Meaning: Leader, commander, governor of a province
Ace
Meaning: One Or Expert
Meaning: Free man
Meaning: Brown-haired
Meaning: The pepper pad a handheld game console.
Meaning: Dark-colored.
Meaning: The queen of the gods in roman mythology
Meaning: Strong in battle (in Swedish).
Meaning: a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
Meaning: Ruler

Rebellious Dog Names

As sastifying as it is to train a dog, you have to love their wild side. Pay tribute to your dog's challenging nature with these plucky, rebellious dog names.

Meaning: Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Meaning: Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Meaning: Bear-like
Meaning: From The Flower
Meaning: Sorrows
Meaning: Tough guy; a man of great strength.
Meaning: Brown-haired
Meaning: Dark-colored.
Meaning: An open-source general-purpose programming language.
Meaning: Peaceful
Meaning: Flute Player
Meaning: a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia

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As of October 2022, badass dog names seem increasingly popular with new puppy owners. Our stats show that they are more fashionable than they were six months ago.

Rocky is the most popular name, having received more likes than any other in this list of badass dog names.

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