German Dog Names

The German language can sound strong and powerful, as well as cute and feminine. Enjoy this wide range of German dog names.

German Dog Names

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All German Dog Names

  • Ada
    No significant connection to German culture or language exists.
  • Derived from Adel, meaning nobility in German.
  • Derived from Greek, popular in Germany during the Middle Ages.
  • Derived from Old German, meaning "elf counsel" or "wise counselor".
  • Not directly linked to German culture or language.
  • Derived from Anna, a popular name in German-speaking countries.
  • Common male name in Germany, derived from old Germanic elements.
  • Derived from Germanic elements meaning "eagle" and "friend".
  • No connection between Aubrey and German culture or language exists.
  • Common male name and also means "noble, respected" in German.
  • A popular male name in Germany, derived from biblical Absalom.
  • Bea
    Short form of Beatrix, popular in Germany.
  • Derived from German, meaning "brave as a bear".
  • A traditional German name meaning "bright, strong, and intelligent".
  • Former Prussian chancellor, unified Germany, namesake for battleship and pastry.
  • Derived from German, meaning "exalted one, bright, strong".
  • Derived from German, meaning badger.
  • A heroic female figure in ancient Germanic mythology and literature.
  • Common male name in Germany, derived from old German for "brown".
  • No connection between Cayden and German culture or language exists.
  • Derived from Latin, popular in Germany, means "bright" or "clear".
  • Derived from Germanic elements, signifies "famous warrior".
  • A traditional Germanic name, often associated with famous German personalities.
  • Derived from Greek, not directly linked to German culture or language.
  • A common male first name in Germany.
  • Donner translates to "thunder" in German language.
  • No clear connection between Duxi and German culture or language exists.
  • Derived from German, meaning brave and hardy.
  • Derived from Elisabeth, a common name in German culture.
  • Popular German boy's name, often used in literature and media.
  • Derived from German name Emmet, meaning "universal" or "whole".
  • Common German first name and means "serious" in the German language.
  • Popular in Germany, derived from Latin meaning "lucky" or "successful".
  • A popular German name, often linked to royalty and leadership.
  • Common Dutch and German name, derived from France's Francis, meaning "Frenchman".
  • Used as a formal address for women, equivalent to "Mrs" in English.
  • A term for unmarried women in German, now considered outdated.
  • Derived from Germanic words meaning peaceful ruler.
  • Derived from German, meaning peaceful ruler.
  • Derived from old German, meaning peaceful ruler.
  • Derived from Old German, meaning peaceful ruler.
  • Common German name, often used in stereotypes or caricatures.
  • A diminutive form of Friedrich, common in German-speaking countries.
  • Derived from old German, meaning "guardian" or "warrior".
  • A common female name in Germany, derived from Old Norse mythology.
  • Derived from German, meaning "pearl".
  • A common female name in Germany, often used in literature.
  • A common Germanic name, often associated with warriors or battle.
  • Not directly connected, but used in German mythology studies.
  • Associated with German legend of Pied Piper from Hamelin town.
  • A common male first name originating from Germany.
  • Founded by Germans, it's known for its German-influenced architecture and culture.
  • A popular Swiss-German novel character, often associated with Alpine life.
  • A common German name, often associated with royalty and nobility.
  • A renowned German surname linked to a global food processing company.
  • A traditional German name, often used in literature and media.
  • A traditional German masculine name, often linked to strength and protection.
  • A common male name in Germany, derived from Heinrich.
  • Used as a formal address for men, equivalent to "Mister" in English.
  • Derived from old German, meaning "bright in mind and spirit".
  • Associated with Germanic folklore, often representing a prophetic old woman.
  • Ida
    Popular female name in Germany, derived from Old German for "industrious".
  • A common female name in Germany, derived from Elizabeth.
  • Derived from Emmerich, a German name meaning "universal power".
  • Derived from Old Norse, popular in Germany, means "beautiful" or "fair".
  • Derived from German elements, meaning "universal" and "soft, tender".
  • Means "hunter" in German, often used for surnames and brands.
  • Derived from Katharina, a common name in Germany.
  • A popular female name originating from Germany.
  • Derived from Katherine, a popular name in German culture.
  • Not connected to German culture or language.
  • A term of endearment in German, meaning cuddly or adorable.
  • A common male name in Germany, often linked to courage.
  • Derived from Leon, meaning "lion" in German.
  • Common Germanic name, associated with historical figures and royalty.
  • Means "love" in German, often used in literature and music.
  • Means "favorite" in German, often used as a term of endearment.
  • A common female name in Germany, derived from Elisabeth.
  • A mythical siren from German folklore who lured sailors to their doom.
  • Associated with Charlotte, a popular name in Germany.
  • Derived from Latin, popular in Germany, often used for boys.
  • Associated with Martin, a key figure in Protestant Reformation in Germany.
  • Popular Germanic name meaning "man of peace".
  • A common female name in Germany, derived from Maria.
  • Derived from Old German, meaning "mighty in battle".
  • "Maus" translates to "mouse" in English from German.
  • Max
    Common given name in Germany, derived from Maximilian, meaning "greatest".
  • Associated with German royalty, often used for kings and emperors.
  • Common German surname, meaning "dairy farmer" or "middleman" in English.
  • Derived from Germanic name Emilia, meaning industrious or hardworking.
  • Derived from Germanic name Milo, meaning "merciful" or "peaceful".
  • A diminutive form of Maria, popular in German-speaking countries.
  • Famous Austrian composer, wrote in German, significantly influenced Western classical music.
  • Derived from German, meaning "hope".
  • Derived from German, meaning "hope".
  • Nia
    Not directly linked to German culture or language.
  • Common German name, often associated with Saint Nicholas.
  • A common male name originating from Germanic languages.
  • A feminine German name, often linked to Northern brightness.
  • No connection between Olinda and German culture or language exists.
  • Common German name and title of several Holy Roman Emperors.
  • Not directly linked to German culture or language.
  • Means "pearl" in German, often used as a feminine given name.
  • Popular female name in Germany, derived from Greek meaning "rock".
  • Means "prince" in German, often used in titles and surnames.
  • Derived from German, meaning "mighty army" or "queen".
  • Means "knight" in German and is a common surname.
  • Common male name in Germany, derived from old Germanic meaning "fame wolf".
  • A common nickname in Germany, derived from the name Jerome.
  • Associated with the Germanic name Roland, meaning "famous land".
  • Common female name in Germany, derived from ancient Roman tribe.
  • A common German nickname for Alexander or Alexandra.
  • Means "treasure" in German, often used as a term of endearment.
  • A term of endearment in German, meaning "little treasure".
  • Means "little treasure" in German, often used as a term of endearment.
  • Derived from Old Norse, popular in Germany, means "beautiful victory".
  • Derived from German, meaning "wisdom" or "intelligence".
  • Derived from German, meaning "sweet" or a confectioner by trade.
  • Derived from German, meaning "bold people".
  • A diminutive form of Matilda, a popular name in Germany.
  • A common female name in Germany, often short for Gertrude.
  • Ugo
    Not directly linked to German culture or language.
  • Ula
    Derived from Old High German, meaning "rich, prosperous".
  • Derived from Old German, meaning "powerful ruler".
  • Derived from Old High German, meaning fallen or chosen.
  • Derived from Germanic element "wer" meaning "army, protection".
  • Associated with a linguistic law regarding sound changes in Germanic languages.
  • Derived from Germanic elements, means "rule" and "power".
  • Derived from Germanic elements, meaning "desiring peace".
  • Derived from German, meaning "resolute protection". Popular in German royalty.
  • Derived from Germanic elements, meaning "peace" and "friend".
  • Derived from Germanic elements, meaning "friend of the wine".
  • Derived from "Griselda", it means "gray battle maid" in German.
  • Associated with a Yiddish term meaning blessed, lucky in German culture.
  • A diminutive form of Susanne, common in German-speaking regions.

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How popular are German Dog Names?

German Dog Names currently rank in 87th place out of all PupNames.com categories.

As of July 2024, german dog names are trending down with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that they are less fashionable than they were at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation for this category, which suggests its popularity could be seasonal or based on cultural events.

Which are the cutest and most unique German Dog Names?

These german dog names range from cute to badass, and from traditional to unique. Click each circle to see the name.

Bea is among the cutest of these. If you prefer tougher, edgier dog names, the one considered the most badass is Hades.

Bismarck scored high for its uniqueness, which would help your dog to stand out. But if you prefer more common, old-fashioned names, the more traditional option here is Max.

How does interest compare across the United States for German Dog Names?

The map below compares each state by the number of people browsing German Dog Names.

The states that love german dog names the most are West Virginia, North Dakota and Idaho.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in Hawaii, Wyoming and South Dakota.

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Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE german dog names are Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Ethiopia.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in Lithuania, Hungary and Singapore.

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