Guard Dog Names

If you've got a classic protector breed and you want to make sure nobody messes with you, check out these fierce guard dog names. They're all about the bite, as well as the bark!

Guard Dog Names

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All Guard Dog Names

  • Meaning: Short for ammunition.
  • Meaning: Greek tribal king or ruler.
  • Meaning: God of War.
  • Meaning: The goddess of war, strategy and wisdom in roman mythology
  • Meaning: Brutal ruler.
  • Meaning: Peaceful
  • Meaning: Strong and intelligent fictional super villain in comic books.
  • Meaning: Noble Man
  • Meaning: Big and burly.
  • Meaning: loyal
  • Meaning: Bright and shiny.
  • Meaning: An overwhelming all out attack.
  • Meaning: Explosive leap forward or upright; the action of a rifle.
  • Meaning: A name for a badass but cute dog.
  • Meaning: Higher in rank.
  • Meaning: Member of the highest Hindu caste.
  • Meaning: Brawny and tough.
  • Meaning: Bad.
  • Meaning: Projectile.
  • Meaning: Bank and train robber.
  • Meaning: Salad anyone?
  • Cal
    Meaning: faithful
  • Meaning: Faithful, devotion, whole-hearted, bold, brave
  • Meaning: From Game of Thrones.
  • Meaning: Descendent Of Hound, Desire
  • Meaning: From Game of Thrones.
  • Meaning: Swordlike weapon.
  • Meaning: Loyal
  • Meaning: A warning.
  • Meaning: French word meaning son of king.
  • Meaning: Great One
  • Meaning: Fuel; diminutive form of Matthias.
  • Meaning: A moody princess
  • Meaning: Leader, commander, governor of a province
  • Meaning: Pledge, Nobleman
  • Meaning: A Marvel character.
  • Meaning: Beautiful
  • Meaning: Loyal
  • Meaning: Loyal
  • Meaning: Sheaf
  • Meaning: People who landed with good social position.
  • Meaning: A giant from the bible.
  • Meaning: Strong in battle (in Swedish).
  • Meaning: Bunny
  • Meaning: Woodland, clearing.
  • Meaning: The queen of the gods and is the wife and sister of zeus in greek mythology
  • Meaning: The son of zeus and the king of the gods in greek mythology.
  • Meaning: A fictional characterr.
  • Meaning: A woman who hunts in mythology
  • Meaning: The infamous American outlaw.
  • Meaning: Edgy.
  • Meaning: A morally correct outcome.
  • Meaning: A German emperor.
  • Meaning: From The Hunger Games.
  • Meaning: Means 'lord' in Turkish and Mongol.
  • Meaning: Ruler
  • Meaning: Feudal Scottish title of rank.
  • Meaning: loyal
  • Meaning: From star wars.
  • Meaning: A 16-year-old demigod in Greek mythology.
  • Meaning: Arabic and Hebrew term for king.
  • Meaning: Malian Emperor.
  • Meaning: Rebellious.
  • Meaning: The most famous of the monster figures known as gorgons in greek mythology
  • Meaning: An air of mystery
  • Meaning: Short for nitroglycerin.
  • Meaning: High Born
  • Meaning: One of the 12 knights of Charlemagne's court and a knightly champion.
  • Meaning: An Italian word for patrician.
  • Meaning: Greek word meaning imperator.
  • Meaning: As in pyromaniac.
  • Meaning: Fun and sassy.
  • Meaning: king
  • Meaning: A sylvester stallone character.
  • Meaning: Dark-colored.
  • Meaning: Rebellious.
  • Rex
    Meaning: King
  • Meaning: Gaelic word for little king.
  • Meaning: Sigourney weaver's character.
  • Meaning: Disturbance in the sea.
  • Meaning: Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
  • Meaning: One who is mischievous; a scamp or vagabond
  • Meaning: Cool.
  • Meaning: As in sargent.
  • Meaning: With a lot of attitude.
  • Meaning: A motto from US Marine Corp which means 'Always Faithful.
  • Meaning: A Persian word meaning 'He who rules
  • Meaning: Title of tribal protector in Arabic.
  • Meaning: Queen of sheba.
  • Meaning: Title for an Arab leader in Arabian Peninsula.
  • Meaning: loyal
  • Meaning: Feared warriors and self-discipline race of people.
  • Meaning: Stingy or pointed.
  • Meaning: From the river where stakes were got
  • Meaning: An Arabic position which literally means 'One who has power'.
  • Meaning: A bone.
  • Meaning: Big.
  • Meaning: Heavenly sovereign in Japanese.
  • Meaning: God of lightning and thunder in norse mythology.
  • Meaning: Greek giants.
  • Meaning: A Marvel superhero.
  • Meaning: Strong.
  • Meaning: Faithful
  • Meaning: From the little mermaid.
  • Meaning: Great courage in the face of great danger.
  • Meaning: Tough and stinging.
  • Meaning: Attractive and quarrelsome.
  • Meaning: loyal
  • Meaning: Showing qualities that merit recognition.
  • Meaning: Extreme anger.
  • Meaning: A warrior princess in greek mythology.

Guard Dog Names meaning Protector

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

Meaning: protector
Meaning: protector
Meaning: protector
Meaning: Protector of the will.
Meaning: Protector of the inheritance
Meaning: Victorious Protector
Meaning: God, Protector
Meaning: protector of prosperity
Meaning: A protective spirit
Meaning: The Protector King
Meaning: Rich Protector
Meaning: guard; protector

Guard Dog Names meaning Guardian

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

Meaning: Guardian
Meaning: Guardian
Meaning: Guardian; elf warrior
Meaning: Wealthy Guardian
Meaning: Rich Guardian
Meaning: Rock Guardian
Meaning: Wealthy Guardian
Meaning: Wealthy Guardian
Meaning: Watchful, Guardian
Meaning: Keeper of Calves
Meaning: protector, keeper
Meaning: Wealthy guardian; diminutive of Edward

Muscular Dog Names

Getting a pitbull, rottweiler or doberman? Try on one of these muscular dog names, built for the lean, mean specimens of the dog world.

Meaning: Greatest
Meaning: Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Meaning: Leader, commander, governor of a province
Meaning: Bright and shiny.
Meaning: First Explorer
Meaning: The pepper pad a handheld game console.
Meaning: A thief.
Meaning: Dark-colored.
Meaning: To deliver a violent attack or assault. barrage.
Meaning: A mountain nymph in Greek mythology.
Meaning: Dawn
Meaning: The queen of the gods in roman mythology

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Guard Dog Names: Stats


As of September 2023, guard dog names are trending down with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that they are less fashionable than they were six months ago.

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March 27, 2023

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