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.
  • Meaning: Japanese dog breed.
  • 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.
  • Meaning: Strong and powerful baby.
  • Meaning: A thief.
  • Meaning: An Irish spirit.
  • Meaning: New God from DC comic.
  • Meaning: A fight.
  • Meaning: Bear-like
  • Meaning: Big and burly.
  • Meaning: Handsome, attractive, lovely.
  • 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.
  • Meaning: Gangster visionary leader.
  • 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.
  • Meaning: Police Commissioner/Chief.
  • 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: Soft, comfortable cushion.
  • 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: Strong, heroic figure.
  • 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: Space dog explorer.
  • 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
  • Meaning: Loyal female companion.
  • Meaning: Loving, loyal friend.
  • 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
  • Meaning: Original Gangster (or Original)
  • 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.
  • Meaning: Space bounty hunter.
  • 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: Punk rock iconography.
  • Meaning: Hybrid girl.
  • Meaning: Diminutive Form Of Cecilia
  • Meaning: Cut Or A /
  • Meaning: Expedition, Invasion
  • Meaning: Our Son
  • Meaning: Stingy or pointed.
  • Meaning: "Brave little fighter"
  • 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; son of Denis.
  • Meaning: Bear in latin.
  • Meaning: From the little mermaid.
  • Meaning: Father
  • Meaning: Hammer in Finnish.
  • Meaning: Cruel and malicious.
  • 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: Heroic female warrior.
  • 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
  • Meaning: Protector of mankind.
  • 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: Fair Warrior
Meaning: all warrior
Meaning: Warrior woman
Meaning: Man warrior
Meaning: "Warrior of the goddess."
Meaning: Famous Warrior
Meaning: Warrior of intelligence.

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: Chief or leader.
Meaning: Leader, Guide
Meaning: Bold leader
Meaning: Scottish clan leader.
Meaning: Brave ruler/leader.
Meaning: Strong, brave leader.
Meaning: Brave, noble, leader.
Meaning: Brave, strong leader.
Meaning: Noble, honourable leader.
Meaning: Strong, wise leader.

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

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: Sorrows
Meaning: Tough guy; a man of great strength.
Meaning: From The Flower
Meaning: Dark-colored.
Meaning: An open-source general-purpose programming language.
Meaning: Brown-haired
Meaning: Peaceful
Meaning: a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
Meaning: Large, loud or notable; also a slang term for people of the Baby Boomer generation.

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