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

  • Derived from Hebrew, it signifies a strong, powerful leader, often associated with army generals.
  • Ace
    Refers to top performers in combat, especially skilled pilots.
  • He's named after a famous Greek warrior from the Trojan War.
  • Aegeus is named after a Greek king, symbolizing leadership and strength, traits admired in the armed forces.
  • This name signifies "high chief" in Hawaiian, often associated with leadership and strength, traits admired in the armed forces.
  • Alajos is derived from a Hungarian general's name, signifying strength and leadership.
  • Relates to a famous Texas battle, symbolizing bravery and sacrifice.
  • Derived from Alexander, it signifies "defender of the people," a common trait in soldiers.
  • Derived from Alexander, a name often associated with warriors and leaders.
  • Derived from Alexander, it signifies defender or protector, often associated with warrior-like qualities.
  • Derived from Alexander the Great, a renowned warrior and strategist.
  • Named after a famous conqueror, it signifies strength, leadership, and strategic prowess.
  • Often associated with the acronym A.L.I.C.E. (All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment) used in armed forces.
  • Derived from Andrew, it signifies bravery and valor, traits associated with soldiers.
  • This name is inspired by the Greek god of war.
  • Armando is often associated with strength and leadership, qualities admired in the armed forces.
  • Asim originates from Arabic, meaning "protector" or "guardian", often associated with defense forces.
  • Derived from a surname often associated with soldiers and war heroes.
  • Bea
    Derived from Beatrix, a name associated with warriors and protectors.
  • Named after a star in the Orion constellation, it's also a term in naval warfare.
  • Belleau Wood was a significant battle site in World War I.
  • Derived from a British slang term for a fool, often used in army circles.
  • Derived from an Irish term for sergeant, often used in armed forces context.
  • Derived from "boomerang," a weapon used by soldiers, symbolizing strength and return.
  • Often associated with strength and leadership, common traits in soldiers.
  • Named after a type of armored fighting vehicle used by U.S. forces.
  • Derived from Old Norse, it signifies "sword," a common symbol in warfare.
  • Derived from a helmet used by British troops in World War I.
  • Derived from a term meaning "soldier's assistant," often used in armed forces.
  • Camo refers to camouflage, often used in army uniforms for concealment.
  • Rank titles are often used in naming pets, reflecting a sense of authority and leadership.
  • Derived from a surname often associated with soldiers and strong leaders.
  • Strong, authoritative connotations often associate it with disciplined, protective roles like those in defense forces.
  • Derived from NATO phonetic alphabet where "Charlie" stands for the letter "C".
  • Named after Lieutenant General Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, a renowned U.S. Marine Corps officer.
  • Named after a heroic canine who served in World War II.
  • Derived from popular war novelist Tom Clancy, known for his detailed espionage and warfare themes.
  • Derived from a surname often associated with soldiers and war heroes.
  • Derived from a U.S. Navy submarine commander's surname.
  • Associations with strength, agility, and stealth often found in combat roles inspire this canine moniker.
  • Named after General George Armstrong, famous for his role in American Civil War.
  • Darius was a famous Persian king known for his strategic warfare and conquests.
  • Often associated with strength and resilience, often seen in armed forces.
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  • Derived from a noble rank, it conveys authority and leadership often associated with armed forces.
  • Derived from Norse mythology, it's often associated with strength and bravery, traits valued in combat.
  • Derived from Alonzo, it's associated with readiness and battle, common themes in armed forces.
  • Derived from the World War II aircraft, LC, pronounced "Elsie".
  • The name is associated with Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination sparked World War I.
  • Derived from Gabriel, an archangel often associated with strength and protection, common traits in military culture.
  • Gabe is often associated with Gabriel, an archangel known for strength and protection, qualities valued in the armed forces.
  • Gander was a heroic Newfoundland dog who served in World War II.
  • Derived from a mythical beast symbolizing courage and strength, often associated with warrior culture.
  • Derived from Old Norse, it means "bold warrior", often associated with strength and bravery.
  • Gunner refers to a person who operates a gun or cannon, often associated with armed forces.
  • Derived from Germanic roots, it signifies "warrior" or "battle strong", often associated with armed forces.
  • Hap
    Derived from General Hap Arnold, a prominent figure in U.S. Air Force history.
  • Associations with the prestigious ROTC program give it a disciplined, authoritative connotation.
  • The Cuban capital is known for its historical significance in warfare and defense strategies.
  • Derived from Hedwig, it's associated with warfare and battle in Germanic cultures.
  • Refers to a position of leadership or control, often associated with naval or armed forces.
  • She's named after the Greek goddess of war and wisdom.
  • Derived from a surname often associated with soldiers and war heroes.
  • Originates from Germanic roots meaning "battle" and "fight".
  • Many associate the name with strength and bravery due to the country's significant armed forces history.
  • Jesse James, a famous outlaw, shares the name, often associated with strength and bravery.
  • Jiggs was the mascot for the US Marine Corps in the 1920s.
  • She was a famous war dog in World War II.
  • Derived from NATO phonetic alphabet representing the letter 'J'.
  • This name is often associated with strength and leadership, qualities admired in the armed forces.
  • Derived from Karl, it's associated with strength and manliness, traits often linked to the armed forces.
  • Derived from a famous World War II general's surname.
  • This name is often associated with soldiers due to its popularity in Russian armed forces.
  • Often associated with strength and bravery, common traits in soldiers.
  • Derived from a Spanish word meaning "victorious one", often associated with strength and bravery in battle.
  • Associations with explosive power and destructive force often link it to combat scenarios.
  • Lex
    Derived from a heroic war dog honored for service in Iraq.
  • Derived from Alexander, a name often associated with warriors and leaders.
  • Derived from Irish origin, it signifies strong-willed warrior and protector.
  • Freedom and independence are core values often associated with armed forces.
  • Derived from Ludwig, it signifies a famous warrior, often associated with armed forces.
  • Originates from a Czech word meaning "warrior", often used for soldiers or fighters.
  • Derived from Louise, often associated with famous World War II spy Louise de Bettignies.
  • Associated with Martin Luther King Jr., symbolizing strength, leadership, and resilience often found in soldiers.
  • This name is inspired by Màiri Chisholm, a notable World War I nurse.
  • Major is a high-ranking officer title in armed forces.
  • Derived from a Gaelic term meaning "sea of bitterness," often associated with strength and resilience in soldiers.
  • Derived from Welsh origins, it translates to "great lord" or "sea protector", often associated with leadership and defense roles.
  • Often associated with strength and bravery, common traits in soldiers.
  • Derived from "minuteman", a term for quick-response American Revolutionary soldiers.
  • This name is inspired by soldiers often sporting facial hair for intimidation.
  • Derived from Norse mythology, it signifies bravery and strength, traits often associated with soldiers.
  • This name is derived from a Hebrew term meaning "noble," often associated with bravery and valor in battle.
  • This name originates from an ancient Egyptian war goddess.
  • Derived from a Germanic word meaning "prepared for battle."
  • Derived from the Irish honorific meaning "little honorable one," often associated with valor and bravery.
  • Derived from an armored vehicle used in combat situations.
  • Derived from Alexander, it's associated with warriors and protectors, common themes in armed forces.
  • Derived from Latin, it signifies honor, a key virtue in armed forces.
  • She was the first woman to enlist in the United States Marine Corps.
  • Derived from the World War II code 'Polly Parrot' used by soldiers.
  • Originates from a Danish resistance fighter during World War II.
  • Elvis, known for his service in the army, shares this surname.
  • He was a legendary king during the Trojan War, symbolizing leadership and bravery.
  • Derived from Arabic, it signifies "capable" or "powerful", traits often associated with combat and defense roles.
  • Derived from a system used for detecting objects and determining their distance and speed.
  • Derived from a World War I canine mascot known for delivering messages under fire.
  • Associations with aggressive tactics and operations often used in combat scenarios inspire its usage.
  • Derived from Margaret, a name often associated with strength and bravery in battle.
  • Ria
    Derived from Victoria, a term associated with victory in battles.
  • Associations with war hero Richard Winters from Band of Brothers.
  • Rip
    Associated with "Rapid Intervention Package" in armed forces terminology.
  • Derived from NATO phonetic alphabet where R stands for Romeo, often used in military communication.
  • Associations with Rudolph Hess, a prominent figure in World War II, inspire its martial connotations.
  • Derived from Latin, it means "savior," often associated with bravery and courage in battle.
  • Derived from Alexander, it signifies "defender of mankind", often associated with soldierly traits.
  • Derived from Alexander, it signifies "defender of mankind", a common trait in soldiers.
  • She was named after a woman who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Civil War.
  • Sarbi was an explosives detection dog for the Australian Special Forces in Afghanistan.
  • Scout refers to a soldier or other person sent out ahead of a main force to gather information about the enemy's position, strength, or movements.
  • Sergeant is a rank used in armed forces, making it a fitting choice for a dog's name.
  • Derived from an Arabic term meaning "guard" or "protector", often associated with defense forces.
  • Named after a famous American Civil War general and a type of tank.
  • Derived from Arabic, it refers to consultation or decision-making, often used in battle strategies.
  • Derived from the NATO phonetic alphabet, often used in army communications.
  • Sigfrid originates from a legendary Norse warrior, symbolizing strength and bravery.
  • Derived from Old Norse elements, it signifies victory and protection, often associated with warfare and defense.
  • Derived from a fighter jet model, enhancing its association with defense and combat.
  • Derived from the French word for "dignified in battle".
  • King Solomon's wisdom and leadership qualities are admired in armed forces culture.
  • Derived from Sophia, it means wisdom, often associated with strategic war tactics.
  • Derived from German origins, often associated with strength and discipline, common traits in the armed forces.
  • He was a decorated war dog from World War I.
  • Derived from Sylvia, meaning "from the forest," it's often chosen for service or hunting dogs.
  • Derived from the NATO phonetic alphabet, often used in armed forces communication.
  • Derived from a historical title for a warrior or knight.
  • Derived from Matilda, a popular name among World War II soldiers for their tanks.
  • Named after a famous battle site in Libya, often chosen for its strong, commanding sound.
  • Named after the ancient city known for its epic war in Greek mythology.
  • Derived from Gertrude, it's associated with strength and spear, common in warrior symbolism.
  • Ula
    Derived from Ursula, it means "little bear" in Latin, often associated with strength and bravery, traits valued in soldiers.
  • Derived from a famous Italian general, it signifies strength and leadership.
  • Derived from "Ursa," meaning bear in Latin, it's often associated with strength and power, traits valued in military contexts.
  • Val
    Short for Valor, often associated with bravery and courage in battle.
  • Named after a Spanish city, it's often associated with strength and bravery, traits admired in soldiers.
  • Derived from Valeria, a Roman soldier's wife who fought bravely.
  • Derived from a Finnish term meaning "hero", often associated with bravery and courage in battle.
  • Derived from a World War II victory symbol, "V for Victory".
  • Derived from victory, it signifies triumph in battles or competitions.
  • Derived from Old Norse, it signifies war, making it popular among service dogs.
  • Derived from the German name Wilma, meaning resolute protector, often associated with strength and bravery.
  • Derived from Germanic elements meaning "ruler of the army".
  • Derived from Germanic elements, it signifies "guard" or "protector", often associated with defense forces.
  • Derived from Wilhelmina, it signifies protection and strength, traits associated with armed forces.
  • Derived from Alexander, a name often associated with warriors and leaders.
  • Derived from a term often used to refer to American soldiers, particularly during the Civil War.
  • Yong is often associated with bravery and strength, qualities admired in soldiers.
  • Yut
    Derived from a battle cry used by U.S. Marines during training and combat.
  • Derived from Alexander, a name often associated with warriors and leaders.
  • Derived from "sieg", a German word for victory, often associated with armed forces.

Military Dog Names meaning Soldier

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

Meaning: soldier
Meaning: war or soldier
Meaning: Soldier or servant
Meaning: Soldier, or merciful
Meaning: Knight; soldier; horseman.
Meaning: Army man; soldier; warrior.
Meaning: The winter soldier in captain america.
Meaning: German military unit trained for sudden assaults.
Meaning: The name Southerners gave soldiers from the North of the US during the Civil War.
Meaning: Two American soldiers adopted this brave little terrier in France during World War I.
Meaning: This poodle protected French troops during the Napoleonic Wars by warning them of a surprise attack by Austrian soldiers.

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How popular are Military Dog Names?

Military Dog Names currently rank in 17th place out of all PupNames.com categories.

As of May 2024, military dog names seem increasingly popular with new puppy owners. Our stats show that they are more fashionable than they were at this time last year.

In general, this category has held a pretty consistent rank with PupNames.com visitors.

Which are the cutest and most unique Military Dog Names?

These military 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 Achilles.

Kolya 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 Walter.

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

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

The states that love military dog names the most are New Hampshire, Virginia and Hawaii.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Maine.

Which countries have the most love for Military Dog Names?

Here's a world map showing the popularity in each country of military dog names.

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE military dog names are Benin, Mauritania and Solomon Islands.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in Serbia, Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia.

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Ellaina crouch (Florida, United States)
I think that these are great names but it need more girl names thx
July 07, 2023

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