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235 Most Adorable German Dog Names (+ Meanings)

Whether you have a German Shepherd, Rottweiler or any other German breeds. Whether you are from Germany or you just love German vehicles, giving your dogs German names will be perfect for them.

German dog names are frequently given to German breeds because they are well suited.

So, if you’re really thinking about giving your dog one of these names, then scroll down, and you’ll find a list of all German dog names, both for male and female (+ meanings):

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German Dog Names for Male Dogs:

  • Abarth – Name of a well-known racing car in Italy
  • Adalard – Noble and hardy/brave
  • Adalwen – Noble friend
  • Adelino – Noble, daring prince
  • Ahren – Eagle
  • Aldous – From wealth
  • Alexander – Protector of men
  • Alfred – Counselor
  • Alger – Noble spearman
  • Alhwin – Also meaning “noble friend
  • Alois – Famous warrior
  • Alrik – Noble leader
  • Alvaro – Truth-speaker or guardian
  • Alvin – Friend of the elves
  • Amald – Power of an eagle
  • Ame – Eagle
  • Amo – Little eagle
  • Amwolf – Eagle wolf
  • Andreas – German form of Andrew
  • Anson – Means “son of Ann” or “son of the divine”
  • Apsel – Father of peace
  • Archimbald – Genuine/Precious
  • Ardal – Intelligent or noble
  • Are – Eagle
  • Aric – Ever-ruler
  • Armando – Army man; variant of Herman
  • Arnold – The eagle rules
  • Audwin – Noble friend; variant of Alvin
  • August – Great, magnificent
  • Augustus – Majestic dignity
  • Aurik – Noble leader
  • Axel – Friendly
  • Baltasar – Protected by God
  • Beethoven – A famous German composer and pianist
  • Benz – Famous luxury car manufacturer
  • Berdy – Intelligent
  • Bergen – Mountain dweller
  • Berlin – Name from the city of Berlin, capital of Germany
  • Binge – From the kettle shaped hollow
  • Brendis – Flame
  • Bright lad – Royal staff
  • Brody – Male
  • Bronson – Brown’s son.
  • Bruno – Shield/Armor
  • Burnard – Variant of Bernard (powerful as a bear)
  • Caedon – Marshy land
  • Charles – British Charles Prince of Wales
  • Christofer – With Christ inside
  • Dedric – Gifted ruler
  • Deutsch – A German
  • Dierck – People’s ruler
  • Dolphus – Noble wolf
  • Edward – Wealthy or fortunate guardian
  • Ehren – Honorable
  • Eldwin – Old friend
  • Emery – Strong
  • Emo – Serious
  • Engel – Angel
  • Errol – Earl; nobleman
  • Falk – Wolf
  • Falken – Surname relating to falconry
  • Felix – Lucky
  • Fonzie – Abbreviation of Alfonso (noble and ready)
  • Franz – Meaning “free”
  • Freddie – Peaceful ruler; shortened form of “Frederick”
  • Frido – Powerful
  • Fritz – Good king
  • Garin – Fighter
  • Garren – Guardian
  • Garry – Spear
  • Gilbert – Bright lad
  • Hackett – Little hacker
  • Hardy – Bold, courageous
  • Hartman – Strong
  • Haydn – Fire
  • Heinrich – Home of the king
  • Henrik – Ruler of the home
  • Hermann – Armyman
  • Hobbard – High or bright
  • Imre – Great king (a suitable name for an energetic dog!)
  • Ingel – From angel
  • Izaak – Meaning “laughter”
  • Jantis – Sharp spear
  • Klaus – German form of Nicholas
  • Kulbart – Calm
  • Kurt – Polite; courteous
  • Lambrecht – Light of land
  • Leopold – Prince of the people
  • Liam – Helmet of will (a shortened version of “William”)
  • Lindeberg – From the linden tree hill
  • Lukas – From Lucania, an ancient district of southern Italy
  • Luther – Renowned warrior
  • Manfred – Peaceful
  • Martel – Knight of Mars
  • Max – Meaning “the greatest” (a famous name)
  • Maynor – Powerful
  • Meinrad – Strong advisor
  • Milo – Beloved; merciful
  • Monty – Male
  • Nikolaus – Victorious
  • Orland – Form of Roland
  • Oswald – Power of God
  • Otis – Wealthy
  • Pepin – Petitioner
  • Prinz – Meaning “prince”
  • Rainer – Strong instructor
  • Rambert – Intelligent
  • Ramond – Guards wisely
  • Reginald – Powerful leader
  • Robby – Shining
  • Roland – Roland was a legendary hero
  • Roswald – Horse mighty
  • Rune – Secret
  • Siegfried – Victorious
  • Sigwalt – Victorious ruler
  • Stein – Stone
  • Terrel – Thunder ruler
  • Ubel – Evil
  • Vilhelm – Form of William
  • Waldo – Powerful
  • Walfred – Peaceful ruler
  • Waren – Loyal
  • Wendel – Wanders
  • Wilber – Will; desire and fortress
  • Willamar – Resolute or famous
  • Wilpert – Resolute or brilliant
  • Wolfgang – Male
  • Zacharia – Jehovah
  • Zaki – Smart; pure/pious
  • Zanucchi – Male

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German Dog Names for Female Dogs:

  • Ada – Meaning noble
  • Adali – Noble
  • Adelinda – Sweet or gentle
  • Adelyte – Has good humor
  • Adolpha – Noble wolf
  • Agatha – Good
  • Ailis – Sweet; of the nobility
  • Alberta – Bright, noble (feminine of Albert)
  • Aldea – Rich
  • Alice – Sweet
  • Alvara – Army of elves
  • Alyda – Archaic
  • Alyshea – Of Noble Kin
  • Arabelle – Beautiful Eagle
  • Audi – Noble strength (German automobile manufacturer)
  • Ava – Meaning “life”
  • Bathild – Heroine
  • Berta – Meaning “intelligent”
  • Brune – Of the dark hair
  • Caylor – Variant of Scottish Keillor
  • Cheryl – Feminine form of Charles
  • Claudia – Feminine of Claude
  • Clotilda – Heroine
  • Delmira – Noble protector; famous in battle
  • Edwina – Rich friend (fem. form of Edwin)
  • Elbe – One of the major rivers of Central Europe
  • Elma – God’s protection
  • Elyse – Noble
  • Emilie – German form of Emily
  • Emma – Whole, universal
  • Eramana – Honorable
  • Ethelinda – Noble serpent
  • Evonne – Archer
  • Felda – From the field
  • Fraulein – Young woman (a miss)
  • Gabriele – God’s able-bodied one
  • Genivee – Of the race of women
  • Geraldine – Mighty with a spear
  • Gerda – Protected
  • Gretchen – Little pearl
  • Gretel – Meaning pearl; a famous bearer
  • Gudrun – Divine knowledge
  • Gunnel – Battle maiden
  • Harbin – Little bright warrior
  • Hedda – Vigorous battle maiden
  • Hertha – Of the earth
  • Hessia – (German: Land Hessen); a good name for female pup
  • Hildagarde – Warfare
  • Hildreth – Battle adviser
  • Holle – Beloved
  • Huberta – Intelligent
  • Idalis – Happy (a combination of Ida and Elissa)
  • Irma – War goddess
  • Isole – Strong will
  • Jakobe – Feminine form of Jakob
  • Karla – Strong and Womanly (the feminine form of Karl)
  • Karli – Womanly
  • Karola – Free
  • Kathe – German form of Katherine
  • Kerstin – Follower of Christ
  • Lara – Famous
  • Leoda – Of the people
  • Lina – Delicate, pure
  • Lisa – Devoted to God
  • Loraine – Famous in battle
  • Luane – Graceful battle maiden
  • Lurlene – Temptress
  • Maddalen – Magnificent
  • Magnilde – Strong battle maiden
  • Margrit – Pearl or cluster of blossoms
  • Maritza – Of the sea (german variation of Marisa)
  • Marleena – Star of the sea; from Magdala
  • Marlina – Woman from Magdala
  • Marta – Lady, mistress
  • Mia – Meaning “mine”
  • Milah – Hard Working
  • Milla – Industrious
  • Minna – Love, will, desire
  • Mitzi – Pet name for Mary and Marie
  • Nadina – The courage of a bear
  • Nadine – Hope
  • Nordika – From the north
  • Norge – Norwegian
  • Odile – Elfin spear
  • Olinda – Defender of the land
  • Ottilia – Fortunate heroine
  • Petra – Solid as a rock
  • Porsche – Another German automobile manufacturer
  • Roch – Glory
  • Rolande – From the famous area
  • Romilda – Glorious battle maiden
  • Serhilda – Armored battle maiden
  • Sofia – Skill, wise
  • Sofie – Wisdom
  • Tresa – Saint’s name of uncertain meaning
  • Truda – Fighting woman
  • Uli – Mistress of all
  • Vanda – Wanderer
  • Vera – Meaning “truth”
  • Walborgd – Protecting ruler
  • Wandy – Wanderer
  • Warda – Guardian
  • Wilhelmina – Resolute protector
  • Winifred – Peaceful friend
  • Ziggy – Victorious peace

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So, what are you waiting for? Choose a name and enjoy every day, every hour, every minute by calling your favorite dog.

If you know another German dog names that not listed above, please, share it with us by comment.

Good luck.

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