Military Dog Names

The military trains everything we expect to see in our dogs: strength, loyalty and discipline. If you've got a larger, more powerful breed, try these military dog names on for size!

Military Dog Names

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All Military Dog Names

High mountain; exalted, enlightened
One Or Expert
A hero of the trojan war; the greatest greek warrior in greek mythology.
high chief
well known fighter
The site of the famous battle (and fort) in Texas.
Defender Of The People
defender of mankind
Defender Of The People
Defender Of The People
A golden ram in greek mythology
Army man; soldier; warrior.
young warrior
Originally it meant 'female warrior' in Latin, but it's had a pop culture revival thanks to the character Bellatrix Lestrange in the 'Harry Potter' series.
One of the fiercest fights in Marines history was the Battle of Belleau Wood during World War I."
Inspired by Berkline.
Large, loud or notable; also a slang term for people of the Baby Boomer generation.
Battle, Fight
From The Broad Meadow
Refers to a curious detective in the show
From muddy place
For camouflage
The leader of a group of people
Son Of Carr
war or soldier
Free man
This Bulldog, officially known as Chesty XV, is the Marines' official mascot.
strips of potato fried in deep fat
Ruddy warrior
a great hero
large American feline resembling a lion
General Custer is most famously known for his last battle, the Battle of Little Bighorn, but before that he was a hero in the Civil War.
Upholder Of The Good
Brilliant Gem
The people???™s ruler
Pledge, Nobleman
fighting a battle
fit for battle
Diminutive Form Of The Name Elizabeth
Adventurous, courageous
Diminutive Form Of Gabrielle
God's bravest man
This Newfoundland became the mascot of a Canadian battalion during World War II.
A lion-eagle in iranian mythology.
Strong in battle (in Swedish).
Henry H. Arnold was a famous five-star general who was taught to fly by the Wright Brothers and became U.S. commanding general of the armed forces during World War II.
a guard in the army
Before the NATO alphabet was adopted in the mid-50s, there was one from the 1920s that used the names of cities for the alphabet. Havana, the famous city in Cuba, was used for the letter H.
fighting a battle
courageous protection
The queen of the gods and is the wife and sister of zeus in greek mythology
courageous in battle
fighting a war
Person From India
The Lord exists
The name of the Marines' first Bulldog mascot, circa 1922.
During World War II, this English Pointer became a prisoner of war and helped saved the lives of other Allied prisoners by scavenging food for them.
The word for the letter J in the NATO alphabet.
free man
victorious people
Irish for handsome
woman of victory
This Shepherd-Husky mix was rescued by Marines stationed in Iraq, who kept him despite the no-pets rule.
Defender of men in greek.
Diminutive Form Of Alexander Or Alexis
Strong willed
well known fighter
well known fighter
Famous Warrior
rebellious woman
Better; a military rank
Soldier, or merciful
Of The Sea Or Bitter
This poodle protected French troops during the Napoleonic Wars by warning them of a surprise attack by Austrian soldiers.
Goddess of war and wisdom in Egyptian mythology
armored warrior woman
Form of Nora
This cross between a truck and a jeep is a multipurpose armored vehicle that was designed to be resistant to mine blasts.
defender of man
woman of honor
The first woman to become a Marine, in 1918, was Opha May Johnson, who became a sergeant and a clerk at Marine headquarters.
Latin american for a bitter lady
first in battle
From The Priest's Field
extremely brave
Capable one
measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
Two American soldiers adopted this brave little terrier in France during World War I.
Before they were known as SEALs, these special forces were called Scouts and Raiders.
Diminutive Form Of Maria
daring power
To move with great speed or violence.
From Rome, Italy
Famous Wolf
Defender of mankind
defender of mankind
By pretending she was a man, Sarah Emma Edmonds was able to join the infantry and fight in the Civil War, where she served as a nurse and a spy.
An Australian special forces explosives detection dog who saved lives by sniffing out IEDs in Afghanistan.
First Explorer
a lawman with the rank of sergeant
This lovely name comes from Arabic, where it originally meant 'ready for battle.
Cloth Cutter
protector of humanity
marvelous victory
Victorious Protector
Expedition, Invasion
Peaceful One
woman of wisdom
fair, rightful
Believed to a Boston Terrier mix or some type of pit bull, Stubby served in World War I where he alerted troops in the trenches to gas attacks.
house of strength
A ballroom dance of Latin American origin, particularly Argentina
warrior's attendant
powerful and mighty in battle
The famous city named in the Marines' Hymn.
An acient city in Greek mythology.
Spear Strength
bright fighter
From the little mermaid.
powerful, strong
Valor, Health
Strength, health
After Veronica Mars
Winner, Conqueror
This Scandinavian name means 'war,' and dates back to the Vikings.
stout protector
Army Ruler
victory bearer
Feminine Form Of Will
protector of humanity
The name Southerners gave soldiers from the North of the US during the Civil War.
protector of humanity
Victorious Protector

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Military Dog Names: Stats


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

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

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