German Dog Names

German Names for Male and Female Dogs

German Dog Names from A to Z. Check it out and find the German name that works for your puppy.



German dog names

There are at least 42 breeds of dog that originate in Germany including Pinschers, Pointers and Poodles. There's the Shepherd, the Great Dane, Rottweilers and Schnauzers. Boxers and even the diminutive Dachshund and Pomeranian hail from German territory, and there's more. You can see them all here.

Scroll down our lists of male and female German dog names and find the perfect name to reflect your puppy's heritage and character.


A - E ~ German Dog Names


  • Adel ~ Noble
  • Adler ~ Like an eagle
  • Adolph ~ Noble wolf
  • Aldo ~ Wise one
  • Alphonse ~ Noble and ready
  • Armand ~ Guardian
  • Axel ~ Peaceful
  • Baldwin ~ Fearless friend and protector
  • Ballard ~ Strength
  • Baron ~ Nobleman
  • Barrett ~ Bear-courage
  • Clovis ~ A famous warrior
  • Dedrick ~ Ruler
  • Emery ~ Ruler
  • Emmit ~ Hard worker



F - J ~ German Dog Names


  • Franz
  • Godfrey ~ God's peace
  • Griswold ~ He who comes from the gray forest
  • Hackett ~ The little woodcutter
  • Hamlin ~ One who loves his home
  • Harbin ~ Little shining fighter
  • Hardy ~ Adventursome
  • Hartman ~ Strong as a deer
  • Harvey ~ Army warrior
  • Herman ~ Man of the army
  • Jarman ~ German, Good name for German breeds
  • Jarvis ~ Professional with a spear
  • Johann ~ God is gracious



K - O ~ German Dog Names


  • Kaiser ~ Caesar, ruler
  • Lamar ~ Well known
  • Lambert ~ Radiant land
  • Leonard ~ Brave as a lion
  • Luther ~ Famous warrior
  • Mandel ~ Almond
  • Obert ~ Wealthy, brilliant man
  • Odolf ~ Very wealthy wolf
  • Otto ~ Prosperous



P - Z ~ German Dog Names


  • Panzer ~ Armour
  • Penrod ~ A once famous commander
  • Raymond ~ Wise guardian
  • Richard ~ Strong ruler
  • Roland
  • Rudolph
  • Saxon ~ Ancient germanic tribe
  • Sigmund ~ Champion protector
  • Stefan ~ Crown
  • Terrell ~ Thunder ruler
  • Ulf ~ Wolf
  • Ulfred ~ A peaceful wolf
  • Ullock ~ A sporting wolf
  • Ulric ~ A wolf that rules
  • Valdemar ~ Famous ruler
  • Volney
  • Wagner ~ Wagon maker
  • Waldo ~ King
  • Walter
  • Wendell
  • Wolfgang ~ Rising wolf



Didn't find the perfect name for your puppy here? Check out our lists of Male German Shepherd Dog Names
Female German Shepherd Names
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