Are you looking for that perfect dog name that just fits your German Shepherd? Naming a dog can be difficult.
We have gotten several emails from wonderful and dedicated German Shepherd owners over the years asking for their own article on German Shepherd name suggestions! Here are some suggestions from them!
We hope this list of German Shepherd names gives you an idea on naming your pup. Do you have a good German Shepherd name suggestion? Email us your dog name ideas and we will try to add them to our German Shepherd name list!
German Shepherd Dog Name Ideas
Axel – means the Bringer of Peace
Bruno (brown bear)
Cash – after Johnny Cash
Chase – “Go chase the ball, Chase!
Danke (German for Thank you)
Diana – Diana for Diana the Huntress. Named for a GS that lies to “patrol” and “hunt” for whatever she considers a “pest” (like mice). Her name means “hunter”….
Faulker – which was a German warplane
Frost (for a beautiful white one)
Jazmine (or Jazz)
Kaiya – which is pronounced Ki (long “i” sound) – a (short “a” sound)
Karpa (in honor of a wonderful military dog that was killed in the line of duty – thanks Mark)
Keona – I was told it means “gift from God”
Kima (pronounced KEE-MAH). after a police dog that was killed in the line of duty
Koa (It means strong and mighty in Hawaiian)
Luggar (like the gun)
Mr Squad, cause he was part of our Squad
Marley – after Bob Marley
Morse (morse code)
Nanuke – polar bear in Alaska (white dog too)
Oliver – means peacemaker
Phantom of the Opera
Roscoe (deer wood)
Rupeni – Rupeni Caucaunibuca (fastest rugby player in the world)
Schnitzel. I think its a fun name. I think a schnitzel is supposed to be some kind of sausage.
Shiloh -means “peace” as in Shalom, there was a battle of Shiloh in the American Civil war
Scout – cause my boy liked to explore and lead the way
Segun – It is pronounced like “Cajun,” but with an “S” at the beginning
Simon – it means- he who hears well, and since his ears were so large we thought it fit.
Sunny Boy – because he is the Sunshine in my family’s life
The Rock (like the actor)
Thor (the god of thunder)
Truman, Trumie as a nickname. We have a small, but mighty German Shepherd that we named after President Truman.
Do you have a cool dog name? Or better yet, a cool German Shepherd dog name? Tell us the cool dog name and how you came up with it! Email us!
More German Shepherd Dog Name Ideas
Didn’t find your perfect dog name on the above list? Here are some name ideas to go with your dog’s personality traits such as independent dogs, playful dogs, funny dogs, cute or beautiful dogs, loving dogs, sweet dogs, big dogs or dogs with big personalities, small dogs, aggressive dogs or good watch dogs, smart dogs, not so smart dogs, strong dogs, fast dogs, ornery dogs, or talkative dogs?
Or do you want to name your German Shepherd based onhis hair coat color or type such as he is white, yellow, red or brown, silver or grey, black, black and white, spotted, wrinkled or a fluffy dog. Check out the links associated with any of those words and get our list! We have the perfect name for your German Shepherd!
Or have you found a stray dog or rescued a stray and want a name that fits?
Here is even a list of over 1200 common dog names. Or maybe you just want to look for an unusual dog name. How about cool dog names? We have tons of those!
Do you want to know what the most common dog names mean? Learn about the “meaning” behind common Male dog names and Female dog names.